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Adrenal Fatigue

What Is Adrenal Fatigue? What Are the Symptoms and Treatment?

The term Adrenal Fatigue is often used by practitioners of alternative medicine to denote a hormonal imbalance and other problems arising from exhaustion of the adrenal glands. This is the sort of condition that is characterized by sleep disturbances, body aches, low blood pressure, hair loss, unexplained weight loss, digestive disturbances, nervousness, tiredness, salt craving […]

olive oil

Know the Wonderful Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Benefits of olive oil are varied and many. One of the famous exponents of monounsaturated fat is olive oil. It is also a main component of Mediterranean diet. It is a natural juice, which maintains the taste, vitamins and the properties and aroma of olive fruit. You can find olive in various forms, based on […]

Maternity Acupressure

How to Perform Maternity Acupressure

Acupressure is a technique which activates specific energy points on the body to facilitate healing. It has its roots in Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, and is based on the concept that there are numerous channels of energy throughout the body called meridians. These meridians may become either blocked or over-stimulated, resulting in pain or […]

Auriculotherapy

What Is Auriculotherapy? What Are Its Benefits?

Auriculotherapy is also known as ear acupuncture and is an alternative therapy based on the understanding that the ear is a sort of micro system of the entire body and that the body’s ailments can be cured by specific manipulation of the ear. While the roots of Auriculotherapy are to be found in the ancient […]

Swedish Massage Techniques

Swedish Massage Techniques – The 5 Steps of Swedish Massage

Swedish massage techniques are different from other massage techniques in that they are quite specific in the order in which the massage is done. These techniques apply deeper pressure than other kind of massages and they are also known to increase oxygenation of blood and release metabolic waste such as lactic and uric acids from […]

The McKenzie Method

The McKenzie Method – A Natural Therapy for Conventional Medicine

The McKenzie Method is a popular form of therapy used by many physical therapists, chiropractors and other health care professionals. It actively involves the patient with a series of specific exercises designed to relieve back and neck pain. Many of the exercises can be performed at home following formal instruction, which allows patients on going […]