RSSArchive for March, 2011

Alternative Therapies for Insomnia

Alternative Therapies for Insomnia – Part 1

Those of us who suffer from insomnia or disturbed or poor quality sleep on a regular basis are aware of how debilitating it can be not to have enough rest. However most of us may be uncomfortable with the idea of using drugs to induce sleep, because of the possible addictive nature of drugs as […]

Beat Depression with Yoga

Beat Depression and Anxiety with Yoga

Yoga is a means for manipulating the nervous system, just like the drugs. So, it can greatly benefit for people with depression and anxiety. It won’t hurt you, so practice daily in whatever form you like by continuing the medications that your doctor recommends. Studies showed that there is a real and considerable change in […]

Reiki

How Reiki Helps Alleviate Problems Relating to Cancer Treatment?

As the west becomes more receptive to alternative therapies and complementary medicine, these therapies are now finding more acceptance and wider application. Acupuncture is now used to alleviate pain as well as deal with menopause symptoms, yoga and meditation are effectively used for reducing stress, hypnosis is used to reduce weight and beat addiction and […]

Accupunture for Pediatric Pain Management

Acupuncture – A Popular Means of Pediatric Pain Management

A lot of parents are turning to alternative therapies such as acupuncture in order to manage pain that their children undergo. Both parents and children are coming around to the idea of thin needles being inserted at various points in order to relieve pain. In a study relating to the use of acupuncture for pediatric […]

treating high blood pressure

10 Effective Alternative Treatments for Treating High Blood Pressure

Searching for an alternative way to lower the high blood pressure without the use of drugs? Most people think that medicines are the only option for treating high blood pressure. But, there are various types of alternative treatments for high blood pressure. Sometimes, high blood pressure can lead to heart attack or stroke. Here are […]

acupuncture for high blood pressure

Acupuncture for High Blood Pressure Treatment

There are various treatments, such as medications, natural remedies and alternative treatments to treat high blood pressure. Among those alternative methods, acupuncture for high blood pressure treatment is the most commonly used option. High blood pressure or hypertension is one of the most commonly found health issues, mainly due to stressful lifestyle. Sometimes, it is […]

alternative remedies

The Military Tries Alternative Remedies for Pain

Being in the military and particularly being in war like zones and on deployment can place undue stress and burden on a soldier’s musculoskeletal system resulting in chronic aches and pains that can be difficult to live with. Also the fact that those in uniform are somehow expected to be tougher than most and the […]

eat right

Eat Right with Color This March, the Nutrition Month

March is celebrated as Nutrition Month and this is not a new observance – it was founded by the American Dietetic Association way back in 1917 and continues to be relevant even today. The theme for this year’s Nutrition Month is Eat Right with Color, which aims to help in providing people with practical tips […]