Monthly Archives: May 2012

Middle back pain when pushing wheelchair

In response. Yes. This is a rather common discomfort of caretakers, especially older caretakers who have to push a wheelchair often during the day. Home carpeting and household rugs cause a lot of resistance and the wheelchair does not roll … Continue reading

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Immunodeficiencies

In specific response. Immunodeficiency is the “inability to produce a normal complement of antibodies or immunologically sensitized T cells esp. in response to specific antigens, see AIDS.” [Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary] “AIDS” is “a disease of the human immune system that … Continue reading

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Sharp pain upper chin

In response. Sometimes a sharp pain like rapid pin pricks is felt at the upper chin. The pin prick feels like it comes from the outside, not from the inside. In my own experience, it was a reaction to general … Continue reading

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Dreams of two Buddhas

Dreams of Jesus, the Virgin Mary, Buddhas, saints, Taoist deities, religious figures such as the Pope and the Dalai Lama are auspicious dreams. They are blessings. I dreamt of meeting the Dalai Lama and he praised my work. To me, … Continue reading

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Colors of the palms

If you look at the palms, you will see several different colors or color spots. A healthy palm is warm. It should have large areas of light red and some scattered white spots or dots. These white spots or dots … Continue reading

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Exercises and kidney stones

In response to two enquiries about exercise and kidney stones: “Does tai chi move kidney stones?” and “Can exercise cause kidney stones?” The answer to both of these enquiries is NO! Tai chi is a slow moving respiratory exercise, known … Continue reading

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“Traveling” with gangrene in toe

In response. Usually when traveling, it is not difficult to find some hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. On a cruise ship, the general store on ship should have hydrogen peroxide or baby powder. In Arab countries, peroxide, baking soda and … Continue reading

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