1. Health
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.
Cathy Wong, ND

Updated Articles and Resources

By Cathy Wong, ND

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Can DHEA Increase Men's Testosterone Levels? Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Learn the science behind DHEA, a hormone said to rev up your sex drive and build muscle by boosting testosterone levels.
    • 20 Detox Foods Created: Saturday, September 29, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Here are our 20 detox foods. Find out what they are, why they are used for detox, and tips on how to cook with them.
    • Can Guided Imagery Ease Pain Naturally? Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      To soothe the pain caused by conditions like arthritis and fibromyalgia, a mind-body technique known as guided imagery may be helpful and stress-reducing.
    • The Benefits of Light Therapy Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      A type of treatment found to alleviate seasonal affective disorder, light therapy may help lift your mood and ease sleep troubles.
    • Prolotherapy for Pain Relief Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      An injection-based alternative treatment, prolotherapy may help soothe back pain and alleviate arthritis.
    • 4 Natural Solutions for a Dry Scalp Created: Thursday, July 17, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Find out which botanical oils and nutritional supplements might help restore moisture to your skin and stop the flaking and itching of dry scalp.
    • Therapeutic Touch for Pain Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      An alternative healing technique said to stimulate the body's flow of vital energy, therapeutic touch shows promise in the treatment of pain-causing health problems.
    • Can Trager Therapy Tame Your Pain? Created: Friday, July 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      A type of bodywork designed to soothe tension and boost mobility, Trager Therapy may help ease some pain-causing conditions.
    • Healthy and Unhealthy Stool Created: Tuesday, October 04, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      We don't normally talk about what our stool looks like, but it can reveal a lot about our health. Find out what's normal and what's not.
    • Ophra Wolf | About Me Video Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Learn all about Ophra Wolf, host of About.com's "Basic Massage Techniques" videos!
    • Tips for Couples Massage Video Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Couples can make the best massage partners. Watching this video and learn a few tips to share this experience with one another.
    • Using a Foam Roller for Back Massage Video Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Using a foam roller is a great way to massage yourself! Check out this video and get in on these great tips and massages.
    • How to Give a Gentle Abdominal Massage Video Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      There are some very important tips for giving a gentle abdominal massage. Watch this video and get started with easy to follow steps!
    • How to Give a Neck and Shoulder Massage Video Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Trying to figure out the process to a great a neck and shoulder massage? Let us show you how! Watch this video and learn step by step.
    • How to Give a Back Massage Video Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Removetension by giving someone a back massage! Let us show you how. Follow these great steps to give your partner a great experience.
    • How to Massage the Trapezius Muscle Video Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Massaging a tight trapezius muscle is important to the entire body. Watch this video and learn great tips and techniques to avoid sore muscles.
    • How to Give Someone a Back Massage Video Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Release stress and give your partner a full body massage on the back area. This video will show you how to perform these important steps to the perfect full body massage.
    • How to Give a Back Shoulder Massage Video Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Let us show you how to give someone a shoulder massage from the back of the body! Watch this video to learn with easy to follow steps.
    • Vitamin D for Weight Loss Created: Friday, January 21, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Some research shows that taking supplements of vitamin D, the so-called sunshine vitamin, may help with weight loss.
    • Deep Tissue Massage Created: Tuesday, April 04, 2006 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      What is deep tissue massage? Does it hurt? Get a description of this popular massage technique and find out the benefits and possible side effects.
    • Canker Sore Remedies Created: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Canker sores are small, painful ulcers in the mouth. Get the lowdown on four natural remedies and treatments for canker sores, including herbs, supplements, and more.
    • Home Remedies for Bad Breath Created: Thursday, February 07, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      These all-natural remedies and tips may help to fight bad breath naturally.
    • Natural Relief for Sore Muscles Created: Wednesday, June 09, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Get the scoop on four natural remedies that may help to ease exercise-related muscle pain including ginger, vitamin C, massage therapy and arnica.
    • Natural Remedies for Acid Reflux Created: Thursday, June 05, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      For the 30 million Americans with acid reflux, alternative treatments such as herbs and acupuncture may offer relief.
    • What is Lomi Lomi? Created: Monday, May 05, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      What is lomi lomi? Learn more about this spiritually-based form of massage long practiced in Hawaii.
    • The Benefits of Theanine Created: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      An amino acid found naturally in green tea, theanine is said to offer a number of health benefits. Find out more about it.
    • Homeopathic Remedies for Cancer Created: Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      For people coping with cancer, homeopathy may help soothe some of the side effects of treatments like chemotherapy and radiation.
    • Guided Imagery for Headache Created: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Can guided imagery, a mind-body technique, help to provide some relief from headache? Find out more about the research behind it.
    • Chelation Created: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      An overview of chelation, an alternative therapy that has been scientifically proven to remove excess or toxic metals.
    • The Benefits of Berberine Created: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      What is berberine? Find out more about this herb, said to be a holistic treatment for conditions such as diabetes, PCOS and heart conditions.
    • DMAE Created: Monday, February 27, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      What is DMAE? What are the benefits of taking DMAE? Get the lowdown on this natural compound.
    • How to Prepare for a Detox Diet Created: Monday, April 06, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Interested in trying a detox diet? To get the most out of it, you need to make a few changes to your daily routine before you begin. Here are suggestions on how to prepare to detox.

    ©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.