Shoe Wear Evaluation

Your shoes  and shoe wear can give us clues to what is wrong in your body by evaluating where you put pressure when you walk. Sometimes people shift their weight away from certain reflexology points to avoid a mild form of discomfort. At other times you will put extra pressure on reflexology points to stimulate energy and circulation to area. This is only one of the body’s attempts to heal what ails it.

Itchy Ears in Pets

If your animal is shaking its head, scratching at one ear, or has gotten an attitude problem recently (especially when you are rubbing their head), PLEASE have the ear canal checked by your local veterinarian. Grass awns (also called foxtails) can easily penetrate the...

Fingernail Analysis

Fingernail Analysis: A good practitioner of this art can look at a patient’s nails, tongue, eyes, skin and even (if they are really good) shoe wear and the pattern of moles and freckles and be able to tell which organs are weak and which are healthy.  Since the nails are the last to receive oxygen because they are the farthest from the heart, they are often the first to show signs of disease processes.

Listeriosis Outbreak

Health in the News: Listeriosis (March 3, 2014) 1 Dead, Babies Ill from Listeria Linked to Cheese Listeria monocytogenes Michael and I were talking the day before this came up on the internet about cheese contamination. He mentioned the possibility of E. coli from the...

Improvest Vaccines

Health in the News: Improvest Vaccine   This is old news but revisited from a recent interview with Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms ( ). Apparently the FDA approved use of a vaccine called Improvest in 2011 in the swine industry. As...