Acupuncture For Anxiety Relief During Aftermath of Philippines Earthquake

When a massive earthquake hit our country hard last October 15, everyone was rightfully concerned about the availability of basic necessities such as food, water and shelter.  Beyond that, medical care was obviously also needed.  It should be noted, however, that the damage was more than just to property, public structures, and physical bodies.  The collective psyche of a nation in general and earthquake victims in particular was hammered into submission. It’s a good thing th

Pre-Op Jitters? Acupuncture Helps!

I recall the story of a famous surgeon. He was a reputed miracle worker whose talent with the scalpel was unparalleled. Countless lives were saved under his care in the operating room. Imagine my surprise, then, when he once told my father (who then obviously told me the story later on), that when the time came for the surgeon to go under the knife, the surgeon was scared out of his wits. Irony aside, we have to acknowledge the fact that even the greatest surgeons are human