Barbara’s story: A recovery almost too extreme to be believed

Natural healing 04/29/19, 09:53

It was early morning on June 3rd when Doctor Margaret Trey’s Qantas flight landed at Tom Bradley International Airport in Los Angeles after an extended delay at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport. She hastily glanced at her watch, noting nervously the exceedingly little time she had before her connecting flight to New ...

The ears are the legend of the human body’s map

Natural healing 03/23/19, 02:57

Did you know that through your ears you could be able to read the human body’s map and discover all of the possible diseases affecting it? According to western medicine, ears are nothing worthy or special attention. They are just cartilaginous structures that help us capture sounds. However, for traditional Chinese ...

Thirty years of chronic pain healed in four months

Culture 03/11/19, 10:36

Ann Teurlings, from Belgium, is the mother of six children. Thirty years ago she sustained injuries from a severe car accident, which left her with chronic pain for decades. However, all of that changed after she began practicing Falun Gong (also known as Falun Dafa), a traditional Chinese cultivation practice ...

When you’re grateful, your brain becomes more charitable

Natural healing 11/26/18, 08:48

‘Tis the season when the conversation shifts to what you’re thankful for. Gathered with family and friends around a holiday feast, for instance, people may recount some of the biggies – like their health or their children – or smaller things that enhance everyday life – like happening upon a ...

Martins Rubenis, an Olympic medalist’s story of change

Culture 11/19/18, 11:59

Martins Rubenis is a retired Olympic medalist from Latvia. Born in 1978, Rubenis started learning luge when he was 9 years old. Despite the honors, an athlete’s lifestyle can inflict a huge toll on the body. “I was in my 20s, but I felt like I was 45, because my back was ...

Finding Hope in Life

Natural healing 10/16/18, 11:57

Ursula lives in southern Germany. She has a wonderful family that anyone would dream of—a caring husband and three healthy children. However, she often tells her friends, “It was not as it seemed to be. I actually had nothing at all.” A Living Death Ursula had a strange illness when she was ...

How Exercise Works According to Chinese Medicine

Natural healing 08/26/18, 13:21

I grew up in a swimming pool. My dad was a swimmer both in college and during World War II, and he expected us kids to be swimmers, too. I remember every summer weekday practicing at the local swim club, come rain or shine. Sometimes it was fun; sometimes not ...

Drug-Free Help for Chronic Pain

Natural healing 08/26/18, 13:20

Before popping pills, try these gentle alternative treatments Let’s face it: Being in chronic pain is awful. It creeps into every aspect of life. Your sleep may suffer, it’s tough on loved ones, and you feel like there are so many things that you can’t do. Over time, being in unrelenting ...

Supercharging Your Food With Essential Oils

Natural healing 08/26/18, 13:20

Adding essential oils to food is an ancient practice that can help the body heal. When we think of cooking with herbs and spices, we usually reach for the fresh or dry versions of those ingredients to add flavor and depth to our culinary dishes. Now imagine enjoying those herbs and spices ...

How Acupuncture Can Help Allergies

Natural healing 08/26/18, 13:18

Those with allergies suffer many unpleasant symptoms. Luckily, Chinese medicine offers effective relief for allergic rhinitis, including nasty symptoms like itchy, red, watery eyes, digestive disturbances, itchy throat or skin, congestion, postnasal drip, and sneezing. What Causes Allergies? Allergies are a great example of a misplaced immune response. Exposure to allergens elicits the release of immunoglobulin E (IgE) ...