Nonfiction Articles

Pamela Israel has written nonfiction articles for Peaceful Spirit Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Centers.  Topics range from basic anatomy to using massage, acupuncture, and chiropractic care to resolve different health problems.

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A Light at the end of the Carpel Tunnel

Many Americans suffer from carpel tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by repetitive motions.  Written in an engaging style, this article lays out the basics of carpel tunnel syndrome, including symptoms, causes, and potential treatments.

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The Importance of adrenal health

What are the adrenal glands and how can they affect your health?  Basically, the adrenal glands are responsible for secreting a number of hormones, including cortisol and adrenaline.  When these hormones get out of balance, illness can occur.  This article gives an overview of the adrenal glands, the hormones they produce, and other factors that can affect them, such as stress.

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Treating Menopausal Symptoms with massage, acupressure, and acupuncture

Menopause can be difficult, simply because of the symptoms many women go through.  And unfortunately, western medicine has not had a great deal of success in treating the symptoms. On the bright side, many women report improvements in their symptoms through the use of alternative medical techniques, such as acupuncture and massage.  This article discusses several different types of alternative treatments that have been shown to help alleviate symptoms.