How Acupuncture Improves Digestion

Acupuncture It is a Chinese healing technique or we can say a traditional Chinese treatment. National Institute of Health researched and observed acupuncture's effectiveness and safe treatment method for a number of medical problems and found that Acupuncture can impeccably treat several health issues. Acupuncture treatment involves insertion of fine sterilized needles in the skin at some specific points of the body called as acupuncture point or acupoint. Needles are inserted at strategi

Ancient Treatment of Acupuncture

Acupuncture Acupuncture is an ancient treatment technique used for thousands of years. It is one of the main pieces of Traditional Chinese Medicine (T.C.M.) along with herbs, nutrition, and moxibustion. Acupuncture is used not only for pain but as an effective treatment for most disease and illness. By inserting specialized sterile needles at (acupoints) specific points on the body a practitioner is able to regulate many body functions including blood flow, hormones and immune function. Acupu

Functional Medicine – Stress Relief Measures

Functional Medicine – The Right Approach to Healing Hundreds of years ago, the oldest civilizations have documented the way that they treated their sick. Their fundamental approach was to treat the actual patient (mentally and physically) by performing a series of tests, rather than mask the ailments. Over time, tremendous developments have taken place in the field of medicine, but the number of chronic diseases have only gone higher. There is no direct explanation for this effect, since va

Knee Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Introduction The knee is among the largest and most complicated joints in the human body. It joins the shin bone (tibia) to the thigh bone (femur). Your knee performs the important role of holding your body weight. It absorbs much of the pressure whenever you are walking, jumping or running and therefore prone to pains and injuries.   What is knee pain? Knee pain is a common problem which can originate from bone structures of the knee, the kneecap (patella), cartilage (meniscus) or the

What is Functional Medicine?

[caption id="attachment_1153" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Hand with latex glove holding blood sample on white background,Close up[/caption] Functional Medicine is an individualized approach to medicine that raises the bar when it comes to the standard of care we have become accustomed to. It is a systems-oriented approach built between patient and practitioner tailored specifically to the needs of the patient. The goal of functional medicine is to address the underlying causes of disease

Healthcare Clinic In Greenwood Village CO

Peak Vitality is a healthcare facility dedicated to meeting each patient’s personal health and wellness needs. With convenience in mind, Peak Vitality offers a variety of services all in one spot! Whether a client is trying to live a healthy lifestyle with help from our nutritional counseling or lifestyle & wellness programs, or is seeking pain relief through the acupuncture and acupoint/trigger point injections, our experienced and friendly staff are here every step of the way!

The Thyroid and Coffee Beans

Every nose is familiar with the wonderful aroma of coffee beans. Non-coffee drinkers and coffee lovers alike can appreciate the smooth, rich smell of fresh roasted coffee. Even as you read this many of you are activating the amygdala and hippocampus areas of your brain that will recall past coffee smells and associated memories. Well today we are going to combine the brain, the thyroid and coffee beans into a nice step-by-step process of growing and brewing our bodies very own free trade cof

7 Signs of Stress

The 7 Signs of Stress are as follows: Fatigue Headaches Allergies Digestive Issues Insomnia Irritability/Depression Neck or Back Pain Fatigue is a feeling of tiredness that can usually be relieved with rest. When we become stressed our body's ability to regulate sleep and alertness during the day can become compromised. Excessive fatigue can be a sign of adrenal fatigue, which can be helped by restoring function and giving appropriate supplementation. Headaches trouble a lo

Nutrition for Seniors

Nutrition for Seniors While some of the basics of nutrition remain the same as we age, there are some that need to be adjusted as we age.  The food we consume has a huge impact on our lives.  Various diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis can be attributed to poor eating habits.  Good nutrition can improve our immune function and other bodily functions that help prevent injury and disease. Eating healthy is not just about what you eat, but how you eat.  For exa

Hormone Therapy

Hormone Therapy Hormone therapy is a common treatment for women dealing with the various symptoms of menopause.  It additionally helps to thwart the long-term changes to the body, such as bone loss.  A few of the many symptoms it can help to treat are: Hot flashes Vaginal dryness Sleep disruption Osteoporosis Due to health risks related to prolonged hormone therapy, it is typically advised that a woman not exceed five years of treatment.  However, so long as this cautionar