Treatments and Techniques

Most recent Treatments and Techniques blogs and columns

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    Hey, I Like Your Hat

    I really miss my NYC coffee shop. Prodigy Coffee in the West Village brews the smoothest Americano I have ever had the pleasure of consuming–and... Read more

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    Please Stop Being Afraid of the Word “Diet”…

    “Diet” – it’s a word a lot of people avoid like the plague. I don’t, because I’m not afraid of words. Avoiding a word because you’re afraid of... Read more

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    Why Diets Often Fail (Video)

    In this video, Dr William McCarthy, a specialist in non-surgical weight loss medicine, describes some of the barriers many people experience as they try to... Read more

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    Treatments for Pediatric Anxiety (Video)

    In this medical health video Dr. Pine elaborates on the benefits and obstacles of the two main treatments for pediatric anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, or... Read more

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    From Red to Pink: Tips for Managing Rosacea

    April is Rosacea Awareness Month. When the fresh spring air invites us out of our winter shells and into the sunshine, the increased wind and... Read more

  • Many women report that the tea, made by the Bell Lifestyles company, relieves symptoms of urinary incontinence within days, for others the tea takes months to work. Continue with this slideshow to learn what  Heather Gunn, clinical nutritionist (LDN) and clinical herbalist at the Maryland University of Integrative Medicine, says about the herbs in the tea.
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    A Good Herbal Tea for Incontinence

    NEW YORK—Marie, a woman in her early 70s, duly took the pills her doctor gave her, hoping they would give her an uninterrupted sleep. They... Read more

  • There is often less trauma when dental surgery is done with a laser, and therefore less pain and faster healing afterwards. (PIKSEL/thinkstockphotos.com)

    How Luke Skywalker Would Fix Your Teeth If You Let Him

    Many people imagine Luke Skywalker’s light saber when they hear “laser” and envision heads being lopped off. In the real world, lasers have become precision... Read more

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    Vitamin B12 May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

    Vitamin B12 is required for important biological functions like red blood cell production, nervous system function, and DNA synthesis. Deficiency in B12 can cause a... Read more

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    Massage Therapy Improves Circulation, Alleviates Muscle Soreness

    Massage therapy improves general blood flow and alleviates muscle soreness after exercise, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago... Read more

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    Forget Something? Ways to Strengthen Your Memory (Video)

    Misplacing keys and phones are the result of every day memory or cognitive lapses – the result of a failure in our working memory –... Read more

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    Running Tips for Beginners (Video)

    In this fitness video learn the best way to run so you make the most of your workout and don’t cramp up as easily. Running... Read more

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    How Much Sunscreen Do You Need For Your Body Type? (Video)

    WGNO’s Dr. Rachel explains everything you need to know about sunscreen.…... Read more

  • When used properly, with the correct dosage and combinations, natural remedies can have profound healing effects. (blyjak/thinkstockphotos.com)

    Natural Healing and Entrepreneurship

    NEW YORK—When fitness buff and Brooklyn-based real estate broker Jude Berquin discovered that he had water in his knee, he was told that would have... Read more

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    Glowing From Within

    Before spending unnecessary dollars on skin care products, consider that your complexion starts from the inside. Fueling your body with the foods necessary for skin... Read more

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    5 Tips for Glowing Skin

    “Your skin looks great!” The compliment we all love to hear. The reason we all appreciate that compliment so much is probably because our skin... Read more

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    Increased Awareness About Skin Cancer Needed for Minorities

    DETROIT—More awareness about skin cancer is needed for minorities because they believe they are at low risk of developing it, according to Henry Ford Hospital... Read more

  • The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the the neck just above the collarbone. It secretes hormones that regulate many body functions including metabolism and cell growth. (Shutterstock*)

    Ask a Doctor: Underactive Thyroid

    Epoch Times: What body systems does the thyroid affect? Dr. Ann Corson: The thyroid hormone acts on all tissues of the body. Virtually every aspect... Read more

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    How to Feel a Natural Rush of Oxytocin (the ‘Love Hormone’)

    Sometimes the simplest way to drop the baditude and bring on the happiness can come through an everyday action. Certain actions activate oxytocin, aka the... Read more

  • One of the most common misconceptions about acne is that it is caused by dirt. (Adem Demir/thinkstockphotos.com)

    Medical Treatments for Acne

    Although we know our inner beauty can shine no matter what our skin looks like, having acne or acne scars can be a heavy emotional... Read more

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    Learning The Language of Our Hearts

     This article was originally published on www.elephantjournal.com. Read the complete article here. My heart and I have been working on our communication skills lately. I... Read more


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