Sometimes my tongue gets bald, red patches, or thick yellowish coatings on it. I can’t figure out why this happens, or what it means. My tongue looks nasty. Suzy, I don’t know who else to ask since it’s very embarrassing. My doctor says that it’s nothing to worry about. Do you agree?
Does thinking positively about yourself and your external environment actually produce a noticeable and positive change in your life?
Chris Kilham looks at the popular Chinese herb rhodiola rosea and explains its many benefits in mental health and vitality. He explains why rhodiola makes his "short list" of the best herbs.
A friend of mine had a bad sore throat. She also had reason to believe she'd been exposed to strep. So she asked me this question:
The world is changing. The concepts of Western medicine have shifted in recent years and the public is demanding much more from our health care providers.
On my last trip to India, I met a yoga teacher at the center where I stayed. Every morning we’d wake before dawn. As we watched the sunrise over the mountain, he taught me how to breathe.
Most diseases have associated emotions. In practice, one should always look for a connection between body, mind and spirit.
Do tiny blacks shapes dance on your white living room wall? Do you catch little black circles or comes floating in your peripheral vision? Spots before the eyes, called floaters, can be frustrating to patients and doctors alike.
The things they do to patients in the name of medicine…
Actually, it would be more accurate to say: The things they do to patients in the name of selling medicine…
A few years ago, researchers stumbled across an interesting phenomenon. Some women who took certain cancer drugs developed menopause-like hot flashes. But the hot flash side effect was less pronounced among patients who were also taking SSRI antidepressant drugs.
Tai chi is one of those things that can look awfully funny to outsiders: A group of people, standing in rows, moving slowly and silently as if fighting in a low-speed martial- arts tournament.
But did you know that those slow, deliberate movements could bring some serious pain relief? Maybe these folks are the ones getting the last laugh… because a new study finds that tai chi can help people cope with knee osteoarthritis.