Phytotherapy (herbal medicine) – a method of treatment of diseases, based on the use of medicinal properties of plants and drugs from them.
Features of Phytotherapy
For long centuries, people have used a plants to maintain the health, evidenced by historical monuments. Ancient healers and witch doctors knew that the environment – is a source of health, and if used properly, herbs can cure many ailments. For the preparation of pharmaceuticals been used grass, young leaves, needles of coniferous trees, subsequently subjected to careful processing, and then has been used as a medicine. Continue reading
If you haven’t yet experienced the powerful results associated with cleansing process, you may be wondering why a cleanse is needed. The reasons behind this process vary for each of our patients, including those:
- Are looking to lose weight;
- Seek more energy and want rejuvenation;
- Want to cleanse and remove toxic waste and buildup from their bodies;
- And many others.
Since ancient times, leeches were used to treat many illnesses and disease through bloodletting, a method where blood was drawn out in the hope that removing impure blood would heal the body. Believe it or not, leech therapy is sometimes the best alternative in treating illnesses, and even surpasses pharmacological treatments. Because of its healing effects to the human body, this traditional method of curing diseases is still thriving today. Continue reading
Baldness (alopecia) is the total or partial loss of hair on the head. There are several types of baldness – androgenic, patchy, diffuse, seborrheic, cicatricial.
Androgenic alopecia – the most common type of hair loss that occurs at the age of 25 – 55 years, 30-35% of the male population. The same problem exists among women, but is much rarer. Continue reading
One of the best known climatotherapy sites is the Dead Sea, which offers formalized treatment facilities for psoriasis. At 1,200 feet below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on the earth’s surface. This creates a very unique climate that allows people to sunbathe for long periods of time without burning. Continue reading
Undersea medicine (also known as diving medicine) is a branch of sports and occupational medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that are caused by an exposure to undersea environments. This subspecialty is also associated with the prevention of injury and/or illness due to a person being exposed to environments wherein ambient pressure is increased (like in diving or exposure to a hyperbaric chamber); to treat disease by delivering oxygen under high pressure; and the use of high environmental pressure for therapeutic purposes.
Undersea Medicine is a corollary field related to diving because recompression in a hyperbaric chamber is used to treat 2 of the most common diving illnesses — arterial gas embolism and decompression sickness (commonly called diver’s disease). Continue reading
Chiropractic manipulations (adjustments) are a form of active manual treatment to help decrease pain, to increase motion, to return the subluxated vertebrae (spinal misalignments) to as normal a position as possible and to restore communication from the brain to the rest of your body.
What can chiropractic adjustments help with?
Chiropractic adjustments are effective in helping patients with conditions such as headaches, neck pain and back pain. Continue reading