Alternative Medicine

Tightness at Back of Legs

Posted by Lloyd on June 13, 2011
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Q.I’m 32 and have done light weights and some cardiovascular exercise fairly religiously my whole life. In the last year I have noticed that my back and the backs of my legs are extremely tight. I have pulled muscles or just noticed a lot of sore/muscle tension. I think I have pinched a nerve in my lower back/leg area making it hard to bend over. What would be the best approach to gain more flexibility? Should I continue with the weightlifting or switch to taking more classes, such as yoga? Continue reading…

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Combating Poison Ivy Rashes

Posted by Lloyd on April 19, 2011
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Ah, July — long sunny days, clear blue skies, lush vegetation bursting out all over and kids home from school spending those long hours in the yard, in the weeds and in woody areas near home or camp. Ah, July! Ooohh — poison ivy! Continue reading…

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Your 3 Month Old Baby

Posted by Lloyd on January 12, 2011
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Your baby may be showing his particular personality at around three months of age. He is less inner directed and will start to enjoy his surroundings.

Sleep. At the end of this month, your baby should be sleeping through the night. He may wake for short stretches, but you may want to wait and see if he can put himself back to sleep. By rushing in when he wakes, your are teaching him that he cannot get to sleep without his mom or dad to comfort him. If you have trouble getting him to sleep be sure his is getting enough stimuli during the day. Do not leave him in the crib too long when awake. He needs to associate the crib with sleep time. Place your infant down in the crib at night when he is drowsy, but not fully asleep.

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How Is It Done

Posted by Lloyd on January 05, 2011
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During a circumcision, the infant lies on his back in a “circumstraint,” or tray, with his arms and legs strapped down. Many doctors and midwives give the baby an injection of anesthetic before beginning the procedure to lessen the baby’s pain. His penis is visible through a hole in the sterile sheet that is laid over his body. The tip of the foreskin is then crushed and enlarged by making a slit in it. The doctor uses a small instrument to get between, and then separate, the foreskin and glans, two layers that normally adhere to each other.

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Using the Detoxifying Foot Pads and Their Positive Results

Posted by Lloyd on September 14, 2009
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Do these detoxifying foot pads really work?
It really depends on who you are asking.

A physician who works for a state medical facility will advise you that detoxifying foot pads are ineffective.

It has to do with logics. These individuals do not respect information from the world of alternative medicine. They really don’t think natural products work. Continue reading…

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