Yeast Infection From Topical Antibiotics

Acupuncture Is a successful Yeast Infection Treatment

Text on screen: Acupuncture How to Eliminate Yeast Infections, Thrush, and other CandidiasisRelated Conditions from Your Life Forever Chapter Two: What is Acupuncture How does it work to treat yeast infections? NANCY ANANDA STEVENSON: Do you know what acupuncture does? Do you know anything about the history of acupuncture? FAITH: A little bit. I mean, I know that it has to do with energy and you have to have needles put in your body in different places. NANCY ANANDA STEVENSON: It's an ancient art, but it's a science and it's very, very effective. The way it works is by, of course, placing metallic needles in the body. And we are a body electric; we're an electromagnetic being. And these needles send signals through the body and it basically awakens a natural blueprint that your body has innately and your body knows. And so, the needles effectively help you to connect with the part of you that is your natural healer, that knows the balance, that knows how things function.

And each needle is placed in a particular point that has, actually, a spirit name. And so when we take a history, when we think about how we are going to approach this patient, it's unique to the patient in that we think about these spirit names and how this patient has been fractured or hurt or on a physical level has pain in a certain area of the body. And so at that point we know where to place those needles, and that is what your body needs in order to reconnect with the natural blueprint that you were innately born with. FAITH: OK. And how young can a person start receiving acupuncture? NANCY ANANDA STEVENSON: Oh, you know. Sometimes babies can run fevers. I've certainly treated a lot of babies. Children can get very sick in life and acupuncture's very effective for pediatrics. Through puberty, the stress level today in the children and the teenagers is very high, and I certainly treat a lot of teenagers very effectively. FAITH: So, you talk about being a; connecting everything, so somewhere along the way there was a disconnect because of situations along… NANCY ANANDA STEVENSON: Stress; 99 percent of all illness is stress. So some level of stress got into that person, into yourself or anyone that's just displaying symptoms or has a disease state. FAITH: So, again, would part of this also be learning to manage your stress along with, or reduce your stress along with the acupuncture?

NANCY ANANDA STEVENSON: Sure, absolutely. Sometimes the stress even belonged to someone you were with: a boss or a parent, and you take it on. So of course, yes. Do you have any questions about how acupuncture works, or do you know about it? FAITH: Actually, I just know that there are needles and, I mean, I've heard some people say it doesn't hurt. Some of them say there's a little sting, you know. But then they say it's all over the body at different places for different problems. So, yeah, I'm a little nervous about how it's gonna feel, and… NANCY ANANDA STEVENSON: Well, here in California we're welltrained. You know, it's six years of school to get the license. And we have a ; we see a lot of women that come into our . So, yeast infection is commonly treated by acupuncturists so we have a lot of experience with that. And as for the acupuncture needles being something that you might be uncomfortable with, they're very thin; they're the size of a hair. And when we insert them we usually use guide tubes, so it's really relatively painless. The one thing that you do feel is you'll feel a distending, kinda achy feeling when we get what we call chi at the end of the needle. And we need to do that in order to move the channel energy, which is basically what's going on with acupuncture is that we're inserting needles in the body related to the nervous system but not entirely part of the nervous system.

And what happens is it's like catching a fish on the line when you're out fishing; you feel that tug, initially. You'll feel that after I insert the needle. You'll feel kind of a distending. FAITH: Will it be pain? So it won't be, really, pain? NANCY ANANDA STEVENSON: It's different. You have to educate yourself. At first, it will be unfamiliar. So you might want to rush into thinking that, quot;Oh, is this painful? Well, no, actually, no.quot; So you know, you get used to it. And it's kind of an achy feeling. And that's what we want. If we don't get that, we're not really giving a treatment that can be as effective as if we do get that. And sometimes some needles are more guide needles so we need to get the chi effect at that needle more than, say, another needle. FAITH: How deep does it go? Is each one different? NANCY ANANDA STEVENSON: Every situation calls for a different, kind of, sized needle maybe a different depth, so we're going to put them in in a way where they don't even break blood vessels. Because they're rounded at the tip, they aren't pointed like a hypodermic needle, so when they are inserted it usually pushes everything out of the way in the way that we insert them.

FAITH: And how long for each treatment? NANCY ANANDA STEVENSON: About 45 minutes. Sometimes we retain the needles for 30 minutes, but usually about 45 minutes. And we try to use as few as possible, so, you know, we don't put a lot of needles in. Maybe six to eight. That's about it. FAITH: OK. I do have a question: Why do the overthecounter treatments. Why, in your opinion, or your expert opinion, do they; have they not worked? And do they work for some women? NANCY ANANDA STEVENSON:Well, I think that they do work for some women. Some women just have; they can have an issue where, you know, they just got married and quot;honeymoon syndromequot; or something. Or, you know, they took antibiotics and they never really took antibiotics and they developed a yeast infection. Some women go on birth control pills and birth control pills are something they're not used to and they develop one. There can be varying reasons. Maybe it's very hot and they're wearing the wrong kind of underwear, you know; there can just be a lot of issues. And so for somebody with a chronic one, it's usually more of a systemic problem and it's related to stress and it can be kind of a psychoemotional issue or it also can be just the way somebody is just operating their life and they might have more of a sympathetic reaction to life. Text on Screen: To continue watching the interview proceed to Chapter 3.

20 Health benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

happy Christmas thats bitter, apple cider vinegar, today I'm going to talk to you and tell you about the 20 health benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar or including it in your diet in some form, Hippocrates the father of medicine thousands of years ago used vinegar as one of his key medicines, so that father of modern medicine was a herbalist,where are the herbs today in modern medicine this is the challenge facingme as a herbalist, Tom OBrien Master Herbalist at Empowering Medicine, trying to help people understand the healing and health beneifts of herbs and foods as medicine, thats the real evidence based medicine so lets start with the 20 health benefits of apple cider vinegar,

No. 1 its rich in potassium which is a key nutrient to feed nerves and muscles and its nurtures the heart, an essential component of good health, No. 2 Apple cider vinegar, promotes an alkaline body, according, to Charolette Gerson Cancer can't grow in an alkaline body, and one of the main things that apple cider vinegar does is it promotes alkalinity and neutralises aciditity that comes from too much processed foods, No. 3, its anit fungal, and kills bacteria, and again this is one of the main ways it helps, promote health, bacteria in the mouth, in the blood, in the gut, bad bacteria that there, thats blocking digestion, and causing sluggish digestion, apple cider vinegar, kills that bacteria, and its one of the things, I have used myself, I have a cavity, and a little bit of pain, from a build up of pain, its a great mouth wash, its a great pain killer, I will have to get the tooth removed,

but the apple cider vinegar, neutralizes the bacteria, neutralizes the pain eventually, and brings good health, we know that bacteria in the mouth is connected with heart disease, because the bacteria in the mouth, enters the blood stream, so again anti bacterial, Apple cider vinegar, improves digestion and reduce acid reflux a key problem for a lot of people by balancing the acid, by reducing the acidity in the body, it neutralizes acid reflux, and calms and increases digestion and therefor a great treatment for acid reflux No. 6, apple cider vinegar, is a good treatment for those with diabetes as it helps to balance blood sugar in the body of research backing up the use of apple cider vinegar,

management and treatment of diabetes No. 7 promotes heart health, apple cider vinegar, breaks the plaque and reduces the plaque that builds up in the arteries and reduces cholesterol and therefore helps to promote heart health with potassium as well strenghtening the heart muscle, number seven apple cider vinegar, promotes good skin, health and clear skin from the inside out from having a good digestion the best place to have good skin is on the inside, by having good digestion, and that promotes cleansing through the biggest organ in the body which is the skin, but it can also be rubbed on the skin to reduce blemishes and increase the skin health and vibrancy of the skin

No. 8 apple cider vinegar, can be used to treat warts, soaked on to a cotton pice of wool and placed over the wart, twice a day topically, it can help to reduce that wart over time, number nine in the hair apple cider vinegar can be rubbed into the hair, its a great conditioner and helps to strenghten the hair, and increase the shine, of your hair so apple cider vinegar, in your hair, it might smell, but you can wash it off later with shampoo. No. 10 apple cider vinegar can be used to reduce weight, and obesity it has an appetite suppressing effect, When you take apple cider vinegar, it has that bitter taste, it helps to improve digestion and reduce appetite, No. 11 Apple cider vinegar reduces sinus congestion, by breaking the mucus that gets clogged up in the system, apple cider vinegar helps to break it down, and give relief to the sinus pathways, No. 12 helps when you have a soar throat, its that anti bacterial effect, it can be used as a mouth wash, gargled and swallowed, its kills the bacteria, thats causing the throat infection

No. 13 Apple cider vinegar, gives an energy boost the potassium and the enzymes, with in ACV and within have to speed up the process of nutrients getting to the cells and cleansing the cells, and that leads to better health, better vitality and better energy, No. 14, natural teeth whitener ACV can be used as a mouthwash as I said earlier, and that can help to whiten the teeth over time, when practiced on a regular basis No. 15 ACV helps to fight seasonal alergies, it breaks down the mucus, improves lymphatic drainage, and has an over all health benefit on reducing the impact of allergies, No. 16 Apple cider vinegar, can be used to teat cold soars, because it is loaded with probiotics and vitamins helps to boost the immune system and boost the response to cold soars from within, No. 17 helps to soothe sun burn, when ACV is mixed with coconut oil and some lavender oil, mixed and rubbed on to the skin, is a great calming relief for sun burn,

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