March 13, 2018

Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic, widespread pain and tenderness in the body. It is difficult to diagnose because there are no diagnostic tests or x-rays that can detect it, and the symptoms of fibromyalgia mimic symptoms of other medical conditions. Research s...

January 24, 2018

It’s that time of year in the Pacific Northwest when the days are short, cold, and rainy. For many, these winter months of little sunshine cause a type of depression known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is related to changes in seasons - it begins and ends a...

December 1, 2017

As a Reflexologist, clients come to me with a variety of health issues, the latest being rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This prompted me to learn more about this condition, as well as the difference between RA and osteoarthritis (OA).

Simply stated, OA is caused by continue...

October 17, 2017

“Don’t worry, be happy!” For many people, this is easier said than done! After all, there are so many things to worry about! People die, they lose jobs, friends, money, and homes. There are natural disasters, diseases, and politics that add to an unpredictable future....

July 27, 2017

Reflexology research has shown that reflexology aids children and adults who are challenged with mental health issues. The study results are listed below:

Aggressive and anti-social children - Reflexology work showed a reduction in aggression, stress and anxiety, and an...

April 5, 2017

Stress shows up in our bodies in many different forms. It shows up physically, psychologically, and/or behaviorally so gradually, that before we know it we are in pain, depressed, ill, or have a myriad of other symptoms that leave us feeling just plain "blah".  If you'...

March 2, 2017

Reflexology is much more than a relaxing "foot rub"! While one of the main benefits of reflexology is relaxation, I think that people often underestimate the benefits of this type of bodywork. The relaxed state achieved during a reflexology session is called the alpha...

January 16, 2017

Did you know that 75% of disease is caused by stress? Have you noticed, for example, that when you have been on the go for too long, or when work and/or home life is stressful,  that you get sick, tired, have headaches, back pain, neck and shoulder pain, stomach proble...

October 15, 2016

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to any event that results in psychological trauma. This event may involve the threat of death to oneself or to someone else, or to one's own or someone else's physical, s...

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