RSSArchive for June, 2011

Reflexology Treatment

Maternity Reflexology to Ease Common Pregnancy Discomforts

Maternity reflexology is reflexology used to cherish the woman and her baby on a physical, emotional and spiritual level throughout the pregnancy (Pregnant Weeks). This technique uses restrained energies of your feet to harmonize and balance the entire body thus leading to better health and well-being. This therapy works on the belief that there are […]

Herbal Colon Cleanse

Herbal Colon Cleanse – Is it Advisable and Is It Safe?

There is a school of thought that advocates colon cleansing, believing that the food in the colon rots and decays and that fecal matter collects in the intestines over the years, requiring the intestine and the colon to be detoxed periodically. However the contrary view says that the colon has an excellent self cleaning mechanism […]

Deep Meditation

How to Practice Deep Meditation

Meditation is simply the practice of focusing the mind. This can mean focusing on a repeated thought, or just emptying the mind of all thoughts and focusing on a sound or the breath. The goal is to achieve peace and tranquility, both mentally and physically. Meditation is beneficial for stress, anxiety as well as sleep […]

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy – Things to Keep in Mind

Massage is not just about relaxation and working out the kinks in the body – though clinicians do not fully understand the mechanics of massage, the therapeutic impacts of massage are obvious and many. Massage can be used for pain reduction, for rehabilitation after a sports injury, it can help control depression and anxiety and […]

Ayurvedi Oil Massage

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Hot Oil Massage

Ayurveda is the ancient Indian system of healing that incorporates herbal and other medications, certain surgical techniques and also focuses on meditation, yoga and massage. Various different kinds of massages that are based on Ayurvedic principles have become popular in western countries – variously termed as hot oil massage, Ayurvedic massage, Kerala massage, Shirodhara (which […]

Acupuncture for Back Pain

Acupuncture for Back Pain – How Effective?

Have you ever wanted to try acupuncture but were unsure whether or not it really works? Maybe you are hesitant because you are worried that it might be painful. The following information will address some of these concerns, and hopefully shed some light on whether or not acupuncture can help with everyday problems like back […]

Benefits fo Yoga For Seniors

Yoga Particularly Beneficial for Seniors

Web MD recently carried an article about the particular benefits of seniors practicing yoga – it was seen that seniors who had suffered a stroke could specifically benefit from the practice of yoga, by helping rebuild body balance and also prevent falls in the future. The results of the study conducted by researchers at the […]

Water Consumption

How Much Water Do I Need?

By Tracey A Planinz, PhD This is one of those questions where many experts have a difficult time coming to an agreement over the answer.We have all heard the rule, “8 – 8 oz. glasses of water each day”, also known as the 8 x 8 rule. According to the Mayo Clinic, doctors generally recommend […]