In the summertime we are all tempted by cold dishes but this can be dangerous to our digestive systems, depending on what kind of constitution we have as individuals. Salads, fruits and uncooked foods tempt us during the warm summer months, not to mention ice cream and smoothies. The danger here is that most of us don't have the internal heat to properly digest these foods even if it is hot outside. Some of us, on the other hand, can. While other people are so excess they need to incorporate more cold foods.
New research demonstrates that acupuncture is an effective treatment for hot flashes in breast cancer survivors.The research demonstrates that acupuncture reduces both the frequency and intensity of hot flashes while at the same time improving the overall quality of sleep. The researchers examined feedback and found that the acupuncture treatments were described as relaxing by most participants. The researchers also noted that the results show that acupuncture is cost effective, safe and does not exhibit the adverse affects caused by medications.