Acupuncture May Improve Memory Loss

Medical News Daily reports that a new study of outcomes combining Western and Chinese studies shows that acupuncture may improve memory in patients suffering Dementia. For those not familiar with its practice, Acupuncture is an alternative medicine practice involving...

Concussions – Should Parents Be Concerned?

Children’s brains do not reach full maturity until around the age of 25 depending on the person and anything that may halt, slow, or change developmental processes can really affect a child’s life. These can include factors such as drug use (prescription...

Why Men Should Get A Prostate Exam

For men over 40 the worst part of the year is going to get your yearly physical. This entails blood tests, a thorough examination, and the worst part is the prostate exam this entails both a rectal examination and analysis of specific protein produced by the prostate....

What You Should Know About Vaping

Although in prior generations cigarette smoking was prevalent among teens, it seems that it is evolving into a new form of consuming a tobacco like substance. Vaping is the new trend among teens.  Although Vaping originally began as a less harmful method for smokers...

Acupuncture and Painful Menstrual Periods

The medical term for painful menstrual periods is dysmenorrhea. Many women have painful periods. Sometimes, the pain makes it difficult to perform normal daily activities such as jobs or school-related activities for a few days during each menstrual cycle. Painful...

Acupuncture and Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. With insomnia, you usually awaken feeling unrefreshed, which takes a toll on your ability to function during the day. Insomnia can affect not only your energy level and...

Do Car Accident Whiplash Victims Have More Difficulty Driving?

A key component for a physician who is evaluating a car accident victim is to assess any changes/difficulties in activities of daily living. Examples of activities of daily living include things such as: going to church, dancing, shopping, cooking, doing the laundry,...