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Our Stress Our Health

By JoelWhitehead

Articles Our Stress, Our Health When Dr. Robert Sapolsky compares us to zebras in his book ‘Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers,’ he is trying to make an obvious point about stress. When the zebra that goes through life grazing and…

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Shingles That Just Go On Forever

By JoelWhitehead

Articles Shingles That Just Go On Forever If you have a challenging life at all, as the years roll by you’re likely to meet the shingles nemesis at one point or another. ‘Shingles’, or Herpes Zoster, is opportunistic when certain…

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Stress And Our Immunity

By JoelWhitehead

Articles Stress and Our Immunities I have just recently had a patient come back with a deep sore throat that usually lands him on a course of antibiotics and several days off work. He has a young family, a new…

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Stress And The Bowel

By JoelWhitehead

Articles Stress and The Bowel To fully understand stress, Dr. Robert Sapolsky, author of Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers always takes us back to that meeting with that lion. Basically, in extreme stress, all operations of the body give in…

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The Many Faces Of Diabetes

By JoelWhitehead

Articles The Many Faces of Diabetes In Chinese medicine, we don’t have a diagnosis of Diabetes.  But in its many forms, diabetes has always been known to us. So, it is confusing when someone asks us to treat their diabetes. …

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The Swamp Inside Us

By JoelWhitehead

Articles The Swamp Inside Us “No, I’m not really thirsty, but I try to drink lots of water,” is something that I hear all the time. I look at their nails; they’re pale. They are cold, bloated, and may go…

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The Taking Of Herbs

By JoelWhitehead

Articles The Taking Of Herbs It would be nice if herbs were a one-off. “I took the herbs you gave me. the bad condition of my health that has been there for the last fifteen years is all cured. Thanks Doc!”…

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Endometriosis in the uterus

The Uterine Connection

By JoelWhitehead

Articles The Uterine Connection Part 1: It Should Be Saved Sometimes I come home a little down because a female patient isn’t responding to treatment as she should.  I don’t like to discuss cases too much too openly, but my…

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Yin And Yang Lakelands Acupuncture Penticton

The Yin And Yang Of It

By JoelWhitehead

Articles The Yin and Yang Of It Though acupuncture, or more broadly speaking, Chinese Medicine has been a complete healthcare paradigm for anywhere from 3,000 to 5,000 years, to the modern day person seeking a solution to their health problem,…

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Depression, holistic overview

Tiredness

By JoelWhitehead

Articles Tiredness Lots of people come into the clinic saying that their main complaint is that they’re tired. Since holistic health care has largely become a do-it-yourself trip to the health food store, or the miracle remedy your friend involved…

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