Health

STD Treatment and Overview

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sometimes called sexually transmitted infections (STIs)are diseases that are primarily transmitted sexually, although they can also be transmitted through other kinds of nonsexual contact. There are many types of STDs/STIs, but some of the most common include HPV, chlamydia, and HIV/AIDS. (Learn More — STDs/STIs) Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most …

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What Is Transcendental Meditation? How Is It Used?

Popularized in the 1960s, Transcendental Meditation (TM) is a trademarked meditation technique that has received positive feedback from the bulk of practitioners and many celebrity endorsements. Research points to it being a net positive, although there are still some controversies surrounding it.(Learn More — Transcendental Meditation) Some of the benefits attributed to Transcendental Meditation include …

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Microbiomes and Health

The collective number of microorganisms in your body is referred to as the microbiome. (Learn More – The Microbiome) The bacteria in your intestine (or gut) are the most widely studied of these microorganisms, and they affect your health in numerous ways. (Learn More – Gut Microbiome) The development of the gut microbiome starts with …

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Acupuncture & Alternative Treatments for Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is caused by bacteria that are transmitted to humans by infected black-legged ticks. It starts benignly, but without treatment, it can cause severe problems in the brain and limbs. (Learn More, What Is Lyme Disease?) Standard treatment consists of antibiotics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). However, alternative therapies like acupuncture, intravenous immunoglobulin, and …

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