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Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that causes high blood sugar.  In a healthy person, the hormone insulin transports sugar from the blood into the body’s cells to use as energy. 

Hay Fever

Hay fever, (technically called allergic rhinitis), is a common condition that typically causes a runny nose, sneezing, or itchy/watery eyes.  Hay fever may be seasonal, occupational, or may last all year round

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration (or age-related macular degeneration, AMD) is an eye disorder that affects many people.  This eye condition affects your central vision and can often lead to blindness.

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

hypertension is a condition that occurs when your blood pressure is too high.  This condition usually develops slowly, so it’s best to get regular blood pressure readings for early diagnosis. 

Depression

There are many external causes of depression, but very few people consider the internal causes. In Chinese Medicine, the organs within your body are linked to your physical and emotional health.  If there is an imbalance in the functions of any of your organs, you may experience illness.

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is inflammation or degeneration of the ligament that connects the heel to the front of the foot.  This ligament is called the plantar fascia.

Sciatica

The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body which runs from the lower back, through the buttocks, and into each leg.  When the sciatic nerve gets irritated you may experience sciatica.  This condition may cause moderate to severe pain in the lower back, legs, or buttocks, as well as sensations like numbness, burning, weakness, or even sharp pain. 

Headaches

Headaches are very common and cause pain in the head, neck, or scalp.  The pain may be mild or intense and may last for varying amounts of time.  Headaches may also cause difficulty concentrating and may interrupt daily tasks.

Frozen Shoulder

What is a Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder, technically called adhesive capsulitis, is when your range of shoulder motion becomes limited.  In a healthy shoulder, your shoulder joint can rotate freely giving you a full range of movement.  But when your shoulder tissues get tighter and thicker, they may form scar tissue, which can restrict the movement of the shoulder joint.  …

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that causes high blood sugar.  In a healthy person, the hormone insulin transports sugar from the blood into the body’s cells to use as energy.