RSSArchive for February, 2011

aromatherapy for acne

Aromatherapy for Acne – Cure Acne with Essential Oils

Aromatherapy can be used to treat ailments, ease anxiety and depression, sooth nerves, and eliminate insomnia. Also, this therapy is used to treat acne and is a great non toxic way to treat mild acne on your face and body. Various essential oils have wonderful acne treatment properties. Each time you apply the essential oil […]

chronic fatigue patients

Cognitive Therapy and Exercise Could Help Those with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is defined as a condition that causes a person to become fatigued for no reason; a tiredness that is not relieved by rest, and which persists for 6 months or more. This incurable condition is typically accompanied by other symptoms such as memory problems, muscle pain and disturbed sleep patterns; and is […]

rheumatoid arthritis

Living With Arthritis

Everyday the lives of millions of people world wide are affected by Arthritis, a condition that damages the bodies’ joints and is almost impossible to completely cure. Sufferers will endure pain, especially in their hands or whilst walking, that is caused by inflammation around the joints and joint damage as a result of the condition. […]

cupping therapy

Cupping Therapy for Common Ailments

Cupping therapy is the ancient Chinese method of using cups made from glass or plastic to create a vacuum to exert pressure causing blood to arrive at the site and assist in healing.  Cupping therapy is targeted at the Chinese belief in Meridians and the body’s energy force or ‘Qi’. This alternative therapy, which is […]

acupuncture for asthma

How Effective Is Acupuncture for Asthma?

Around 20 million people in the US are seeking out drug free methods to manage asthma symptoms. One of the most popular forms of these treatments is acupuncture. Asthma is one of those 40 diseases for which acupuncture is beneficial. Asthma care can be a frustrating one for all of us and is very difficult […]

clove oil

A Natural Remedy for Toothache – Clove Oil

Traditional societies have long used the common spice for tooth related ailments; western societies are only now waking up to the many benefits of clove oil. Rather than common medications such as Anbesol Orajel and Benzocaine, try clove oil for tooth pain the next time it erupts. The natural analgesic and antibacterial properties of essential […]

chiropractic treatment for neck pain

Is Chiropractic Treatment for Neck Pain Effective?

Neck pain is a common condition that many people experience at some point in their lives. Women experience more pain when compared to men – i.e. 15% of women and 10% of men. The first thing that most people consider in neck pain is pain medications, but they pose various side effects. Chiropractic treatment for […]

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Unique ‘Alternative’ Gifting Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Candy and chocolates are not only clichéd, they are also not the best thing for you to indulge in health wise, so consider these alternative gifting ideas for Valentine’s Day that are not only unusual but actually good for you! Integrative practitioner and health journalist Dr Sharon Ufberg decided not to go the candy and […]