Caring For The Elderly Through Therapeutic Massage

August 10th, 2013

The care of elderly people is something that should be taken very seriously, as doing small things that can improve the overall quality of life of someone who is older in age is not difficult, yet can show amazing results. One of the most effective things that can be done for an elderly person to make them healthier and happier is therapeutic massage.

Therapeutic massage is a gentle type of massage that can create a great deal of benefits for an elderly person. To start, blood circulation has been shown to Read the rest of this entry »

The Benefits Of Massage Therapy For Special Needs Children

June 26th, 2013

Massage therapy is a wonderfully beneficial kind of therapy. It can be especially good for children with special needs, including those children who have learning disabilities or movement disorders.

The reason for this is because many special needs children feel stressed knowing they are different. The healing touch of massage can help these children to relax because it will stimulate the endorphins in their brain, making them calmer and easier to teach and get along with. Accomplished therapists will also be able to help children with certain disabilities visualize Read the rest of this entry »

Using Acupuncture To Relieve Cancer Treatment Side Effects

May 12th, 2013

Acupuncture is often used as an alternative to medications and other types of traditional treatments for assorted ailments. Acupuncture originated in Ancient China and has been used in areas around the world ever since. There are many reasons people use acupuncture. One of those reasons is for the relief of side effects caused by cancer treatments. The many cancer treatments, such as radiation and chemotherapy, can leave people feeling low on energy, depressed, and even fatigue. However, acupuncture can help to Read the rest of this entry »

Meditate Your Way To Better Health

March 26th, 2013

People often overlook all the health benefit that meditation can have on the body. They acknowledge that it can be a life-saver in terms of calming the mind, but meditation also has profound effects on the physical being as well. Here are just a few of the ways you could benefit.

First, meditation lowers your blood pressure and heart rate. Because you are calmer during the process and for a while after, you can actually feel a noticeable difference in your blood pressure. Your doctor will be able to tell the difference as well.

You may Read the rest of this entry »

Fighting Off Migraines The Natural Way

June 20th, 2012

Many people have found that treating their migraine headaches naturally is more effective than when using prescribed medications. Some people have adverse side effects, while others simply do not get relief from these medications.

When battling a migraine headache, one or more of these natural remedies may help to ease the pain and eliminate the headache.

Warm soak in Jasmine scented water. Soak in a tub that has been scented with real Jasmine. Make the water warm enough to be comfortable, without making it too hot. The smell of Jasmine, combined with the Read the rest of this entry »

How To Attain Inner Peace Through Meditation

October 1st, 2011

Believe it or not, meditation can really make a difference on a lot of different things. Meditation can give you the best results that you have been longing for. The best way to take part in this type of meditation is to basically try practicing it the best way that you can. You have to learn the techniques that come along with meditation before you can actually participate in it. Once you realize the positive effects that meditation brings, you will see it begin Read the rest of this entry »

Acupressure Your Way To A Good Night’s Sleep

September 30th, 2011

Difficulty falling asleep is very frustrating. Traditional Chinese Medicine provides an explanation and solution. It’s based in the natural flow of the day and night. Day energies are aggressive, known as yang. Nighttime energies are receptive, or yin. During daytime hours vital energy flows through the physical body in ways that energize, allowing us to complete tasks, interact with family, friends and co-workers. As the sun begins to set, energies naturally calm and transition from aggressive or yang should move toward receptive or yin energy.

Blockages in the flow of energy in the body may prevent this transition. When this Read the rest of this entry »

Obtaining Emotional Well-Being Through Meditation And Relaxation

September 29th, 2011

It is now becoming commonly understood that meditation and relaxation (when done correctly) can unburden the mind of an array of stress factors and achieve emotional and mental balance.
Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years and been perfected to work for just about anyone willing to try it. The key to meditation is understanding the fundamentals that make it so effective and then utilize the mind and body connections to essentially strip yourself Read the rest of this entry »

Natural Supplements to Stay Away From

September 25th, 2011

Your physical safety is important to you – that’s why you wear reflectors at night and look into ADT pricing whenever you can. But what about natural health supplements? It’s hard to know when things are labeled “natural” what’s good for you and what’s nothere are a few of the supplements you need to stay away from.
Bitter Orange – It sounds harmless enough (if not pretty distasteful) but Bitter Orange is Read the rest of this entry »

Using Biofeedback For Relief Of Stress and Anxiety

July 18th, 2011

Many people rely on biofeedback to relieve their stress and anxiety. It helps people to control their stress and anxiety by learning to use and control signals to your body. This type of technique can also be used to control pain. Biofeedback machines have the ability to detect your levels of anxiety and stress. There are a few different biofeedback machines that are used on people. Many do not like these techniques, and others find them very helpful. There is temperature biofeedback, electromyogram biofeedback, and galvanic skin response. Many people like Read the rest of this entry »

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