Archives for August, 2011

Acupuncture and Type 2 Diabetes

Recently I was asked what sticking needles in your body could possibly have to do with managing diabetes. That a complex disease such as type 2 diabetes needed medication to control the way the body handles excess sugar in the blood. Acupuncture is a whole body, natural approach to health. When one of the systems […]

Acupuncture and Allergies

Chinese Medical theory investigates the root cause of symptoms that would have your Western Medicine doctor diagnosing allergies and prescribing medication. A Chinese Medical Doctor or Acupuncturist would say allergies are a signal that a meridian and one or more of the twelve Organ Systems of your body are out of balance. Organ Systems have […]

What You Should Know About Infertility

In 2007 there were reports predicting the rise of PCOS in our country. With diabetes on the rise, it makes sense that more women would have issues like PCOS. Just like there’s a connection between diet and diabetes so too is there a connection between diet and PCOS. In most cases it’s the same issue. […]

How Do You Feel? A Case for Functional Medicine

Or Traditional Chinese Medicine vs Western Medicine What is the difference between Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Western medicine? Besides the fact that insurance companies routinely pay for Western Medicine and rarely for TCM, there are some differences in philosophy that it would be wise for consumers to pay attention to. For the most part, […]

Power Plate® – Fitness Equals Freedom

When Jack Lambiotte first heard about Power Plate® he thought it screamed gimmick. Jack is a movement therapist and a certified Personal Trainer at Whole Health Centers in Lone Tree. But now he’s a believer. The Science With 1800 vibrations per minute vibration training machines cause 30 muscle contractions per second. When you work out […]

Acupuncture Recommended for Children

At Whole Health Center we treat children with acupuncture. Paul Murray, Whole Health Center’s director, points out that acupuncture may actually work better on children than adults. Since they are young, their conditions are newer, less entrenched in the body. Chinese medicine believes that the fresher the condition, the easier it is to treat. See […]

Lose 10 lbs in 4 weeks – Guaranteed – No Gimmick, No Kidding

How many times have weight loss professionals, and not so professionals, claimed you could lose weight with their magic bullet? If it were only true that I could be thin on the ice cream Sunday diet. If only the tortilla chip makers could come up with a chip and dip diet that guaranteed I’d be […]