|Traditional Chinese Medicine and Cancer Treatments Part 1: Surgery
Western medicine interventions on cancer take three general forms: surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. In this article, the first of four about cancer and Traditional Chinese Medicine, I will be discussing the challenges of surgery. Although the treatment scenarios I present are typical of cancer patients, they can be
|Liposuction and Lymphedema?
Various surgical procedures for the treatment of lymphedema have been practiced for over a century and advancements in medical technologies have led to increased discussion of the role surgical treatment as an alternative or additional treatment option for a select group of patients affected by lymphedema.
Recent research indicates
|What is Lymphedema?
Like the arteries, veins and capillaries that transport blood through our bodies, our bodies also contain an extensive drainage system that returns water and proteins from our tissues back to the bloodstream. Called the Lymphatic System, it is part of our immune system and works to defend the
|The essentials of successful natural weight loss
We all know that weight loss is easier said than done. There is a vast difference between talking about losing weight and shedding some extra pounds. Many obese and overweight people know how to achieve weight loss but when it comes to bringing their knowledge to fruition, they