Treating Pain with Acupuncture

Migraine

A recent article in the research database, Science Direct describes migraine as a disruption in the neurovascular system, and more specifically, cranial and cerebral blood flow. Many studies have been conducted to find the underlying etiology for migraine, including studies of platelet status, artery and venous circulation to the heart, and nerve disorders. So far, there… Continue reading Migraine

Herbal Medicine

Berberine: its beautiful roots in Chinese medicine and its cardioprotective and digestive health benefits

So once again, a "new" supplement hits the ground running and I'm left wondering how it all comes to pass.  Berberine is the active chemical alkaloid derived from the Chinese herb Coptis.  This herb is one of the "big yellows" and is one of a group of intensely yellow roots used in Chinese medicine to… Continue reading Berberine: its beautiful roots in Chinese medicine and its cardioprotective and digestive health benefits