Entries by Dr. Myra Reed

Soothe Back Pain with Restorative Yoga

A mind-body practice, Yoga combines physical poses called asanas, breathing exercises, and guided meditation in a session that is typically 75-minutes long. For many people, yoga is an effective way to reduce inflammation, relieve stress and muscle tension and change habitual posture patterns that result in back pain. While there are many styles of Yoga […]

Reduce Pain & Inflammation with Devil’s Claw

Devil’s Claw is indigenous to southern Africa where, for thousands of years, tribes prepared the herb as an internal remedy for migraine, gastrointestinal problems and fever reducer. Salves were prepared to heal skin conditions. Today, Devil’s Claw is a scientifically validated remedy for pain and inflammation associated with degenerative joint conditions and back pain, as […]

Prevent & Reduce Back Pain Naturally

“Oh my aching back!” Most of us will say this several times over the course of our lifetime. Sometimes it’s a chronic issue, a deep nagging ache that impacts daily activities. Other times, it’s sudden, acute and amazingly painful, the result of a “wrong move” from lifting a small child, unloading groceries, or working around […]

Nature’s Sweet Herb: Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)

Naturally sweet cinnamon revives our senses with its wonderful aroma and can enhance health with its medicinal properties. Cinnamon was first used in China (2700 B.C.) to treat fever, digestive, and menstrual problems. Indian healers used cinnamon to treat gastrointestinal complaints, as well as sore throat and cough. Today, modern herbalists continue to use the […]