Month: April 2008

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Pregnancy Massage

Most people enjoy human touch. A touch can convey comfort, love, awareness and many other sensations. It can also help alleviate aches and pains. All of these are of benefit, especially when you are pregnant. Benefits of Pregnancy Massage include: Tranquil relaxation and reduce stress. Relief from muscle cramps, spasms, and myofascial pain, especially in …

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Treating juvenile arthritis.

Juvenile Arthritis

The University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami Children’s Hospital, Duke University Medical School studied children with mild to moderate juvenile rheumatoid arthritis who were massaged by their parents 15 minutes a day for 30 days (and a control group engaged in relaxation therapy). The children’s anxiety and stress hormone (cortisol) levels were immediately decreased …

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Dr. Pfau – New Patient Visit Forms

(click on any form below to open, read, print and/or fill out) Adult Application (PDF Format) or (Word Format) – Please print, fill out document and bring with you to your first office visit. Dear New Patient, Thank you for scheduling an appointment with me. In this section you will find information to expedite your …

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Early childhood abuse can have effects into adulthood

Of Mice and Men

Last week I came across an interesting study involving mice. The researchers took newborn mice and with half of them put them in cold water and let them swim for their life for 30 minutes. This went of for 2 weeks. The other half of the newborn mice lived a normal life. Once the mice …

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Is the fluoride in our water worth it?

Is It Worth It?

Fluoride is added to 2/3 of US public water supplies with the expectation that it reduces cavities. Just how little it reduces cavities was revealed by a study done in Australia. In the study 60,000 five- to six-year-olds were studied over a 5 year period. The fluoridated children averaged decay in about one tooth. Non-fluoridated …

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