Many people are starting to realize that ancient medical practices may be the right choice for them. There are medical techniques, including acupressure, acupuncture, aromatherapy, herbal medications, and chiropractic therapy that are making major comebacks in the 21st century. People Are Understanding the Politics and Economics of Medicine Many people are becoming skeptical that major drug companies and some health care providers may be playing games with people's health. According to MM&M, “people commonly point to Big Pharma and the healthcare industry as being greedy and having deep pockets. Frequent examples are the unreasonable rise of cost for insulin and medicine [...]
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Throughout the years, many people have found relief from their symptoms when they took natural supplements. While the more popular supplements like fish oil and vitamin B12 have garnered a lot of positive attention from nutrition experts and consumers, this article will talk about helpful supplements with which you may not have as much familiarity. Rhodiola Also called roseroot, rhodiola can improve your energy levels, focus, and stamina. Rhodiola is known as an adaptogen. An adaptogen helps the user "adapt" to the stressful times in their life. Adaptogens such as rhodiola can also help provide users with relief from depression. [...]
Playing sports or even having a job that involves physical contact will put you at a higher risk of getting injured. Injuries can range from mild to very serious when it comes to both of these aspects of life. Sometimes, there is really no way to prevent yourself from getting injured. However, being aware of common injuries can certainly help you to lessen the likelihood of it happening to you. With that being said, here are 4 of the worst sports injuries to keep an eye out for. Concussion Concussions are a very common injury that happens when you take [...]
Although the benefits of modern Western medicine are vast, traditional Eastern medicine has a multitude of benefits when used as a treatment option for the diseases that afflict many Americans. Practitioners of this type of treatment protocol believe that there is no separation between the mind, the body, and the environment, and that the three must be treated together. Here are five of the leading health concerns in America and how Eastern medicine can help to treat these maladies: HEART DISEASE: As the number one cause of death in the United States, heart disease is a problem for many, as [...]
Getting active and fit after an injury can be tough. But there are certain points in your body that could help you get better, according to holistic medicine. Whether or not you practice yoga or meditation, you have probably heard the word chakra. Defined as a disk or wheel, each individual is thought to have seven primary chakras, also referred to as focal or energy points, located between the crown and spine. Through meditation and practice, the chakras maintain balance and alignment. According to holistic believers, when any of the chakras are blocked a person may experience emotional, physical, or [...]
Most people have heard of chiropractors, but few know exactly what they do. A chiropractor tends to symptoms and effects of neuromuscular disorders or those health complications that have to do with the nerves and muscles. Typical treatment involves manual adjustments and manipulation of the spine. Although most of their work focuses on taking care of your spine, the effects of their treatments have benefits for the body as a whole. They note the relationship between the spine and the nervous system as a whole and believe that reducing pressure on the sensitive neurological tissues can improve the overall health [...]
Your body loses much energy during the day when you are undertaking your daily activities. Some cells die while the skin gets scratched of exposing some body tissues. All these need to be repaired while the dead cells need to be replaced. There is no better way than using the following seven natural ways to boost your body. Meditation Stress is a psychological state that prevents you from being focused on your daily activities and anything that may be required of you. When stressful, you are not in your right state of mind. To eradicate stress and increase focus, engage in [...]
Looking for a natural plant supplement that contains sufficient product labeling detail can be a challenge, especially if no explicit descriptive wording is provided for whatever derivatives a particular plant contains. It may take some research to know exactly what part or parts of a plant are in a certain supplement. Here are a few ways to help identify what plant materials are going into a supplement. Plant Form Specifics and Ingredients If you want a supplement that is specific in its ingredients and is one that you know is beneficial to your health, you are probably going to look for [...]
In the past years, homeopathic medicine and personal training have seen their profile spike and alternative approaches to medicine and treatment gain additional legitimacy. But these industries still don't have the credibility of the professional medical industry. Working in the field requires an added level of diligence, as any mistake you make can reflect poorly on the industry as a whole. Here are some of the most common mistakes you should avoid. Making Promises You Can't Keep Homeopathic medicine and personalized training plans can improve wellness to a significant degree, but making bold claims about giving someone the perfect beach [...]
Medicine is meant to fix our health problems and bring hope to patients. This, however, is not so for patients who take medication only to suppress symptoms. Holistic medicine, on the other hand, does not concentrate on the illness because it looks at health as the wellbeing of the whole body. This holistic approach takes into consideration the connection that exists between mind, body, and spirit. To achieve wellbeing, these types of therapies work on improving the overall well-being of the person—after this, any manifested health concerns as well as latent ones, subside to improve the overall condition and lifestyle [...]