Health Plans Less Traveled: Natural Medicine

Increasing numbers of women looking at non-traditional ways of staying healthy Naturopathic medicine is by no means new, but as more people struggle to find affordable health care, the growth of naturopathic practices is booming. Still, since most of us raised in the U.S. have been taught to look with a biased eye at alternative…

11 Proven Health Benefits of Ginger

Here is another Great Article “11 Proven Health Benefits of Ginger” about Ginger Root and its Medicinal uses, I included a Recipe using Ginger root from my book: The Wisdom of Well Being: The Joy of Eating for Moms and Their Kids at the bottom. Enjoy! 11 Proven Health Benefits of Ginger Ginger is among…

Herbal medicine – Better Health Channel

Herbal medicine is defined as the use of natural herbs and plants for the treatment or prevention of diseases, disorders and for the promotion of good health. Some herbs have potent ingredients and should be treated with the same care and respect as pharmaceutical drugs. In fact, many pharmaceutical drugs are based on the synthesised…

Women’s Health

Women’s Health Dr. Diana Joy Ostroff provides excellent focused women’s health care for women in Honolulu on Oahu, Hawaii. She will assist you in the treatment of acute and chronic conditions such as women’s cancer, while providing personalized guidance for optimal nutrition and lifestyle to improve energy levels, physical stamina and radiant energy. She will…

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Chinese Medicine

Chinese Medicine Dr. Diana Joy Ostroff is trained in the fundamentals of Oriental medicine and diagnosis (a well-respected alternative medicine tradition), and incorporates these principles into diagnosis and treatment. According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), the licensed acupuncturist, L.Ac., or doctor of Oriental medicine (DOM) (of which Dr. Ostroff has both distinctions) will look at…

Acupuncture

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an essential part of traditional Oriental medicine, a comprehensive system of health care with a continuous clinical history of over 3000 years. Oriental medicine includes acupuncture treatment, Chinese herbology and bodywork, dietary therapy and exercise based on traditional Oriental medicine principles. These therapies work with the natural vital energy inherent within…

Why Exercise?

Everyone knows it’s important to exercise, but do you know why? It’s not just about losing weight – exercise has a beneficial impact on every system in your body and can help alleviate numerous conditions.

Here are just a few of the benefits of physical activity:

I have fibromyalgia, and the conventional treatment doesn’t seem to help. Is there an alternative?

From what I have observed in my 25 years of practice, is that there are many conditions in which symptoms are being lump-summed and labeled; yet are nothing more than a list of imbalance that have occurred in a once healthy person because of lack of awareness, knowledge, understanding, and care to the delicate individual.

Whether treating fibromyalgia, CFS, chronic fatigue syndrome, IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, PMS, pre-menstrual syndrome or any other condition; care and attention must be placed on the whole individual rather than spot treating the symptoms of the disease entity.