Doctor is bringing medicine back to nature June 11, 2007Posted by Dreamhealer in Health.
As a young girl in Iran, Lida Aghdam watched her father suffer with back pain.
He never bothered with prescription or over-the-counter painkillers. Instead, her mother would heal his aches with a small flame and cup, which acted as a vacuum on the skin.
After she moved to Texas with a medical degree a couple of decades later, Aghdam studied the ancient cupping technique in China. She now uses it on her patients to treat colds, aches and pains, and congestion.
Aghdam, who specializes in internal medicine and gynecology, has turned to minerals, vitamins and herbs to treat patients.
“Everything here is medication, medication, medication,” said the 43-year-old physician, who moved to the United States from Iran in 1987. “People are so overmedicated they’re making themselves sick.” Read More….