Articles from: May 4, 2017

Treating Diverticulitis with Traditional Chinese Medicine

flame-98678Diverticulitis is an acute inflammation of the small pouches (called diverticula) lining the large intestine. It is one of three types of what is known as diverticular disease; the other two being diverticulosis (formation of the pouches) or diverticular bleeding. The small pouches are found throughout the entire digestive system, and when they become blocked with waste material, bacteria builds up, resulting in inflammation or infection. Symptoms of possible diverticulitis include abdominal pain and/or cramps of varying degrees, alternating constipation and diarrhea, tenderness in the lower abdomen and possibly the left side of the abdomen, chills, and/or fever. These symptoms can also reflect other types of gastrointestinal disorders. Continue Reading

Mud Run for Kids: M-o-o-ving Thru’ The Mud With Landon

eb_mud-run7034-adjThe sixth annual M-o-o-ving Thru’ The Mud With Landon mud run for kids, hosted by Circle N Dairy, will be held June 3, 2017 to raise funds for the nonprofit Hope for Hypothalamic Hamartomas (HH), a form of brain lesion, to provide information and support to HH patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers, and promotes research for early detection, improved treatments, and finding the cure. Gates open at 9 a.m. and the main event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on a working dairy farm with obstacles designed for children 4 to 15 years old. The kids will be challenged by a course of 10 farm-themed mud pits, including a tunnel Mud Run For Kids Raises Funds for HH Research crawl, rope swing, pig pen, great calf escape and tractor tire dive. There will also be hayrides, face painting, calf petting and other fun activities. Participants are encouraged to bring a towel and change of clothes. No pets are allowed. Continue Reading

Try Celluma LED for Pain Management and Skin Care

cellumabackVitality Life Center has added light emitting diode (LED) phototherapy to its menu of services. According to owner Andy Hopkins, LED phototherapy is cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for pain management and skin care. Continue Reading

Open House at Blazing Sky Body Work

crg_blazing-sky-giovinazzo-adjDenise Giovinazzo, LMT, of Blazing Sky Bodywork, is having an Open House from 5 to 7 p.m., May 17, at 2121 Spring Creek Parkway, Suite 107, in Plano, with light snacks and a raffle for free 30-minute lymph therapy of neck and face ($50 value). Continue Reading

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