Functional Medicine

Dangers of Chronic Inflammation in The Body

Chronic inflammation is often viewed as a silent killer, since it adversely affects the body in ways which are difficult to detect. Inflammation is actually a normal process that’s used to combat infections. When an infection occurs in the body, the immune system responds with the formation of swelling, redness and other associated symptoms. However,…

Effective Natural Nausea Treatment

The next time you feel nauseous, maybe you should try a proven natural remedy. Most people immediately go for the bottle of Pepto-Bismol or similar stomach-relieving medicine, but there are dozens of other solutions available, some of which may prove to be more effective. So, let’s take a look at some of the most effective natural…

Managing Exercise-Related Muscle Soreness and Pain

Most of us often experience some pain and/or soreness after working out. This condition, known as delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), is characterized by sore, aching muscles after an intense workout session. As the name suggests, it doesn’t occur immediately, but instead the symptoms begin 24-72 hours after the workout. The good news is that you…

Proactive Healthcare vs Reactive Healthcare

Americans spend an estimated $3 trillion on healthcare each year, which is nearly twice the amount of the developed world. Whether it’s going to the doctor for a routine “checkup,” getting a prescription for your back pain, or having a surgical procedure performed, healthcare is downright expensive. But these costs could be significantly reduced if…

Can Acupuncture Treat High Blood Pressure?

Do you suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension)? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 70 million men and women in the U.S. — or a third of the entire U.S. — suffers from hypertension. Many people ask me the question: “Can acupuncture treat high blood pressure (hypertension)? Let’s look at some evidence.…

Acupuncture for Shoulder Pain and Bursitis

Shoulder bursitis is one of the most common types of shoulder pain we see at the Dunetz Wellness Center – Acupuncture Boca Raton. It’s also referred to as rotator cuff tendonitis,  a condition occurs when a small fluid-filled sac in the upper shoulder, known as the bursa, becomes inflamed. Normally, the bursa contains fluid that works…

Four Foods To Lower Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a dangerous condition that can result in organ failure or even death if left untreated. The pressure placed against the artery walls can damage these otherwise sensitive vessels, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, aneurysm, and numerous other related health problems. If you have hypertension, you need to seek…