Jade Erick was interested in natural healing and suffered from eczema, according to a friend.
A basic blood test could predict how likely people are to have a heart attack within the next fives years, scientists claim. Researchers have discovered that people with high levels of Immunoglobin G antibodies in their blood stream were less likely to suffer from heart attack and stoke compared to those with lower levels. The research monitored 1,753 people over fives years and found that those with a higher level of the antibodies had a 58 per cent lower chance of cardiovascular disease or heart attack and a 38 lower per cent chance of stoke.
Acupuncture can become part of your regular skincare routine. Jaded and (sometimes literally) scarred by Western medicine, I looked to my roots and sought Chinese traditional medicine, namely acupuncture, to see if it could clear my skin, and maybe even give me a health boost beyond the face. I consulted two different Manhattan-based acupuncturists, Shellie Goldstein of Hamptons Acupuncture and Su-Jung Lee of Truing Acupuncture, to teach me about skincare beyond Western medicine. Before you decide to stick needles all over your body in the pursuit of beauty though, here are eight basic tenets to know about acupuncture, skin, and wellness.