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The Top Five Natural Treatments For Ringworm

The Top Five Natural Treatments For Ringworm

Even though the name ringworm may conjure up horrible images and ideas, ringworm is actually a fungal infection that occurs in the skin. It is actually the exact same thing as athlete’s foot, only it appears on other areas of the skin [Athlete’s foot remedies]. It is most commonly found in the hair, on the […]

Zen Meditation As Pain Management Technique

Zen Meditation As Pain Management Technique

A recent study found that individuals who are well-trained in the  Zen meditation practice appear to be less sensitive to moderate pain. Researchers studied individuals who were healthy and who were already experienced in meditation. The longer the amount of time that study participants had been practicing meditation, the more the meditative state allowed them […]

Comforting Cancer Patients With Massage Therapy

Comforting Cancer Patients With Massage Therapy

The American Cancer Society has sanctioned massage therapy. They believe that this form of therapy will help to give comfort to cancer patients. The thought in the past was that massage therapy was not a good thing for cancer patients. The American Cancer Society believed that massage therapy circulated the blood too much, and that […]

A Diet Rich In Fruits And Vegetables

A Diet Rich In Fruits And Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables are crucial to a healthy diet. You will feel so much better by including them in the list of foods that you like to eat. Essential vitamins that you need for good health are in fruits and vegetables. They also contain minerals and fibers. All three of these things can help you […]

The Benefits Of Using Asian/Chinese Ginseng

The Benefits Of Using Asian/Chinese Ginseng

Alternative medicines can be found throughout the globe, originating from ancient remedies and rituals. Very often China is the source of a lot of herbs widely used instead of manufactured drugs. Asian ginseng, also known as Chinese ginseng attracts numerous claims over the benefits it can provide. Much like a multi-vitamin, it is said to […]

Alternative Health Practitioners Not Keeping Up With Latest Research

Alternative Health Practitioners Not Keeping Up With Latest Research

The assumption is that any professional running a clinic in their own particular field will be aware of any relevant research carried out. Furthermore when the information is out there these experts in alternative medicine can understand any implications that are involved for their patients. In the area of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), two […]

Treating Bed Wetting With Acupressure Therapy

Wetting the bed is common in young children. If your child has this problem they are not alone. You will need to take your child to a physician for this problem to see if bed-wetting is an underlying medical condition. A medical condition is not always to blame for bed wetting though. Sometimes bed-wetting can […]

Top 10 Best Home Remedies For The Most Common Aches, Pains & Health Concerns

Top 10 Best Home Remedies For The Most Common Aches, Pains & Health Concerns

There are a lot of home remedies which are equally effective as over-the-counter drugs and the one advantage that natural treatments have over pills is that they do not cause any side effects.