As it turns out, yoga is no longer just a gentle stretching for aging hippies. Ongoing research shows that this ancient ritual improves mood, helps breast cancer survivors, reduces inflammation and counteracts fibromyalgia.
Brush aside any thoughts that massage is only a luxury splurge that has no real health benefits. To the contrary, hands-on healing helps you unwind, lowers blood pressure, promotes muscle relaxation and boosts your immune system.
Energy Medicine is a term used to describe a number of effective therapies that can address physical illness, emotional distress and mental imbalance, promoting overall health, vitality and well being. Energy medicine works to restore health by activating and enhancing the body's natural healing energies that may have been thrown out of balance due to stress, injury, illness, and poor dietary and lifestyle habits.
Take a deep breath because there is something you need to know. Ongoing research has shown that proper breathing can be an intelligent way to respond to chronic fatigue, high blood pressure, stress and other ailments - no health club membership required.
The healing capacity of green tea has been understood and cultivated by the Chinese for more than 5,000 years. Western medicine has been very slow to embrace the many health benefits attributed to drinking green tea, as it has been with many super foods known to lower the risk of chronic disease.
Olivia Newton John hosts this insightful piece on the medicinal uses of licorce root featuring the herbal expertise of Mark Blumenthal the founder and Executive Director of the American Botanical Council.
Find out what ayurvedic medicine is and learn about how it treats the root cause of disease rather than just the symptoms.
Meditation in its many styles and forms has become increasingly popular in the West, and for a good reason: when practiced regularly, meditation has great potential to promote physical, psychological and spiritual well-being in our lives and provide a much needed antidote to the daily pressures and stresses of our modern society.
Have you ever considered that your dog may find changes in his normal routine stressful? The hustle and bustle of festivities, houseguests, or just changes in his schedule can be more than a little hard on your canine companion’s nerves.