Category Archives: immune system

Manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome Through Lifestyle Change

Updated: 8 May 2020 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) may cause much discomfort in the large intestine. But it is not considered a serious health risk. It also does not cause more serious diseases such as intestinal bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease or cancer. IBS can also irritate, aggravate and inflame hemorrhoids which is a separate medical condition. What causes IBS? No one knows for sure. There is not one identifiable organic factor. However clinical studies and (more…)

Covid-19 Social Distancing – “Exercise Activity Plan B”

On 18 March 2020, I showed up to the front door of a fitness center I frequently use. They were allowing 25 members in at a time to comply with Covid-19 social distancing rules. Regardless, the gym was closed the next day until further notice. Since my wife and value daily exercise, we pulled out Exercise Activity Plan B. On 19 March which was a Thursday, we walked to Dirksen Nature Park and made use (more…)

Acupuncture a PsuedoScience or Not – Baffles Many

Updated: 9 April 2020, Marc Woodard At one point in my life I sought alternate treatment for severe chronic back pain. I only did so after all other conventional treatments had failed. It’s true physical therapy, diet, ideal body weight, prescriptions and exercise do help with weight bearing, pre-post surgery pain relief and the healing process. But when you have substantial structural and neurological damage in/around bone and soft tissue which includes tendons, ligaments and muscle, you’re most certain to experience varying levels of acute and chronic pain (more…)