Dr. Kane's Articles

Acupuncture

Q: I’ve heard about acupuncture, and that it helps people to get better. But I just don’t get it. How...

Addictions

In this land of plenty, a conservative estimate calls 4 out of 10 Americans “addicts.” Abused substances include sugar, caffeine,...

Allergies

Q: Tis the season to be sneezing. Is there ANYTHING I can do about my pollen allergies?

Alopecia In Women

The Spectre of Balding Women – Caroline, a new mother in her mid-twenties, came for help in a state of...

Altitude Adjustment

To have the best time possible when traveling from a low place (like Juneau) to a high place (like Denver)...

Are You Toxic?

Would you benefit from cleansing? Yes, if you: Smoke Are regularly exposed to environmental toxins Drink less than a litre...

Asthma I

Please note: This is a two part post because of the length. The link to the second part is at...

Asthma II

Please note: This is part two of a two part post because of the length. Part one of this article...

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot isn’t exactly a sexy topic, but that is one good reason to stamp it out. Two other reasons...

Cancer Prevention

Prevention is the most important step in any health-care plan, and preventing cancer is 99 possible with a sensible sleep/work/play...

Chinese Medicine

Health, as defined by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), is balance. The Qi (pronounced chee), or vital force, will flow smoothly...

Cholesterol

The standard definition of high cholesterol is having an excess of cholesterol in the blood, usually more than 200 mg/dl,...

Constipation

Despite its prevalence, constipation is often not understood, nor mentioned to doctors and thus may go untreated for years. While...

Depression

Clinical depression affects 15 million Americans yearly, and countless more suffer from milder versions of this illness. Antidepressants are among...

Diabetes

Adult-Onset Diabetes Mellitus (Type II) The name of this set of symptoms comes from the Greek; diabetes means “passing through”...

Diverticular Disease

Diverticula are pouch-like projections from the inner wall of the large intestine. They are caused by slow-moving stools which increase...

EARTHING

First published in December 2012 issue of Better Nutrition Q: Hi Doctor Em!  Have you heard of earthing? A: Yes,”earthing”...

Eye Strain

Helping Your Eyes Last A Lifetime Can you imagine your world not being able to read, or appreciate the scenery,...