Monthly Archives : January 2016

How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture is a traditional healing practice in Chinese medicine, which utilizes thin needles put at specific points in the body in the healing process. It has been developed and used for thousands of years. Though primarily employed to relieve pain, it is now also used to treat many other conditions. It has grown in popularity…Continue Reading…

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture, when translated into English, literally means “needle piercing”. It is formed by combining from the Latin words acus, which means “needle”, and pungere, which means “to prick”. The Origin of Acupuncture As an alternative medical technique, its main purpose is to promote health and to alleviate pain. Acupuncture is a part of a larger…Continue Reading…

Understanding Conjunctivitis: Causes and Cure

Conjunctivitis is one of the most occurring eye problems with children. It is characterized by the presence of inflammation, redness, and itching of the eyes. When there is conjunctivitis, you will notice that there may be yellow, greenish, white or clear liquid that collects in the eyes. It is also called the “pinkeye” because, when…Continue Reading…