The Five Elements and Health

Having worked with the five elements, or the Five Transformations, for over 10 years, it never ceases to amaze me just how much wisdom and insight are contained within this simple and logical way of understanding change and transformation. Developed by the Chinese, over two thousand years ago, this theory that explains the various stages [...]

By | September 11th, 2015|Health|0 Comments

Do you enjoy good digestion?

A healthy digestive system is the gateway to better health. Our gastrointestinal system extracts nutrients from food into our blood. It also digests nutrients into small enough units to be absorbed, and then eliminates anything left over that we don't need. Because digestion is the mechanism that makes our bodies work, any imbalance or faulty [...]

By | August 18th, 2015|Health|0 Comments

Oriental medicine: Body, mind and spirit

One of the four basic ideas within Eastern medicine is that each human being is a unified whole of body, mind and spirit. Because these three aspects are one, it follows that one cannot exist without the other. Therefore, no problem can be effectively solved without dealing with all three realms. When we look at [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Health|0 Comments

Pigmentation and acne: Beyond skin deep…

Like all health issues, pigmentation is another manifestation of dead red blood cells not cleared away by the body's lymphatic system. Acne, eczema, and dermatitis are similar in that they all indicate a deeper blockage in the body's natural system. What appears at the skin's surface is always an indication of something working less efficiently [...]

By | July 8th, 2015|Health|0 Comments

Cold laser vs hot laser. What’s the difference?

What is the difference between the therapeutic laser that we use at Laser Medicine, and the kind of laser for hair removal or eye surgery? As I'm often asked, here's a little insight. Welcome to the geek edition... First off, what is laser? LASER stands for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Laser [...]

By | June 18th, 2015|Health|0 Comments