Month: July 2018

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The Effects of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder on Your Physical Health

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder- What It Is and How it Manifests Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a neurochemical disease characterized by chronic and uncontrollable thoughts, as well as attendant behaviors that are repeated time and again, in order to somehow satisfy the anxiety plaguing its sufferers. The brain chemical that most directly affects the presence and […]

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The Care and Keeping of Your Digestive Accessory Organs- The Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas

The Gastrointestinal system Made up of 12 structures that include the mouth, salivary glands, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anus, appendix, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas, the gastrointestinal system is a vital assembly of parts that work non stop to keep us alive, healthy, and energized. The liver, gallbladder, and pancreas are the only […]

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Gastrointestinal Health and Depression

The Gastrointestinal System The gastrointestinal system is comprised of six hollow shaped organs and three that are solid. This system, often referred to as the GI tract, extends in order, from the mouth to the esophagus, into the stomach, then onto the small and large intestines, reaching the final destination, the anus. The three gastrointestinal […]

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Bone Health and Vitamins

Bone Function, Purpose, and Structure The skeletal system contains over 200 bones that provide a frame for the muscles, cartilage, and ligaments that make up the human body. Bones provide a structural base as well as a supply of rich nutrients to the rest of the body. Our bones are not only responsible for encasing […]

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Acupuncture and Pain

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a part of traditional Chinese medicine, referred to often as a branch of alternative medicine, that dates back well over 2,000 years. Though it has taken the United States several centuries to appreciate just how therapeutic and efficacious acupuncture can be, it is now a frequently sought after treatment both […]

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