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Acupuncture: An Introduction to Acupoints
Acupuncture: An Introduction to Acupoints
Acupuncture is reported to have successfully treated; arthritis, PMS, headache and pain from sprains. It has also been used to assist withdrawal from alcohol and drug…...
Adjusting your Posture with Rolfing
Adjusting your Posture with Rolfing
The theory behind Rolfing is based on the premise that the tissues surrounding muscles become stiff and thickened with age, leading to musculoskeletal dysfunction and…...
Alleviating Insomnia with Progressive Relaxation
Alleviating Insomnia with Progressive Relaxation
Insomnia is a complex but common problem for more people than most realize. Progressive relaxation can help alleviate insomnia because it works with the total body and…...
Alternative Medicines for Cancer
Alternative Medicines for Cancer
There are a number of alternative treatments for cancer available. Some of them have been shown to be more successful than others....
Alternative Therapies for Pain Relief
Alternative Therapies for Pain Relief
There are two basic types of pain; acute pain and chronic pain. There are several alternative therapies fro treating pain....
Ancient Indian Ayurvedic Medicine
Ancient Indian Ayurvedic Medicine
The Ayurvedic approach is the traditional medicine of India. It focuses on the promotion and maintenance of harmonious relationships, not only between the body and the…...
Art Therapy to Overcome Emotional Problems
Art Therapy to Overcome Emotional Problems
Art can be used as an amazing tool to help people overcome emotional difficulties or disturbances. Are therapy is especially good for those who have trouble…...
Biofeedback: Controlling Your Body
Biofeedback: Controlling Your Body
Biofeedback operates on the notion that we have the innate ability and potential to influence the automatic functions of our bodies through the exertion of will and…...
Bowen Therapy to Manage Pain
Bowen Therapy to Manage Pain
Many people struggle with pain all their lives, but some people believe that a simple technique can change the way they feel in just two to three sessions. Bowen…...
Can Applied Kinesiology Help Treat Disease?
Can Applied Kinesiology Help Treat Disease?
Applied kinesiology combines ancient Chinese medicine with modern Western principles, and this type of muscle testing claims to help with everything from curing…...
Chiropractic Art of Bone Manipulation
Chiropractic Art of Bone Manipulation
People of all ages and from all walks of life can benefit from chiropractic treatment, from babies and children, through adulthood and into later years and including…...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Natural Remedies
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Natural Remedies
Chronic fatigue syndrome, (CFS), or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), is a complex and debilitating disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that cannot be improved by…...
Colour Therapy
Colour Therapy
Colour therapy dates back many years and has been used as a method of addressing the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of the human body....
Crystal Healing to Strengthen the Body
Crystal Healing to Strengthen the Body
Crystal healing has been used for centuries to help bring calm and focus to both mind and body. But does it really work?...
Does Complementary Therapy Really Work?
Does Complementary Therapy Really Work?
More and more doctors these days are recognising the benefits of complementary therapies, in addition to conventional medicine. If you use them the right way, under…...
Does Leech Therapy Really Work?
Does Leech Therapy Really Work?
If the idea of having a parasite attach itself to your body and suck out your blood appeals, read on. Leech therapy may sound unappealing but there are lots of…...
Flax Seed and Arthritis
Flax Seed and Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks normal tissue components as if they were invading pathogens. Flax seed as been shown…...
Food, Mood and Concentration
Food, Mood and Concentration
If you have days when your mind feels foggy; when you can't seem to think straight or concentrate on anything no matter how hard you try, you may need to adjust your…...
Hatha Yoga for Optimum Health
Hatha Yoga for Optimum Health
Hatha yoga is the style that is most well known in the west. These days it is practiced mainly for god health and to improve vitality. Hatha yoga is also a great way…...
Healing with Magnetic Therapy
Healing with Magnetic Therapy
All life exists within and responds to a magnetic field. Magnetic therapy provides the body with the necessary ingredients it needs to repair itself....
Healing with Remedial Massage
Healing with Remedial Massage
Remedial massage is a holistic treatment. That is to say, it works for the whole body and to improve total health, not just for the part being treated....
Herbs for Baldness and Hair loss
Herbs for Baldness and Hair loss
Balding, also known as alopecia, is commonly a hereditary condition that affects some men. Herbal remedies can benefit hair loss in a number of ways....
Homeopathy: What the Ancients Knew
Homeopathy: What the Ancients Knew
Homeopathy's origins stem from the findings, teachings and writings of German physician, Dr. Samuel Hahnemann. Homeopathy is popular today throughout Europe....
Hopi Ear Candling: Help or Hoax?
Hopi Ear Candling: Help or Hoax?
Hopi Ear Candling has become a popular way to not only relieve ear problems, but to promote a feeling of calm and well-being as well. The jury is still out, however,…...
Hot Stone Therapy:  La Stone Massage
Hot Stone Therapy: La Stone Massage
LaStone massage, or hot stone therapy has become increasingly popular over the last ten years. It has a number of beneficial effects including improved circulation,…...
Hydrothermal Therapy: Health Benefits
Hydrothermal Therapy: Health Benefits
Hydrothermal therapy has a number of beneficial applications. These include relieving joint pain, reducing local inflammation, stimulating the immune system and…...
Iridology as a Diagnostic Tool
Iridology as a Diagnostic Tool
Iridology is a way of telling a person's state of health simply by looking into their eyes, a diagnostic form of alternative medicine that dates back to the 1800s....
Keeping your Liver Young and Healthy
Keeping your Liver Young and Healthy
Liver disease ranks as the third leading disease-related cause of death for British people ages 25 to 59. Incorporating herbs into your regular diet may help to…...
Meditation for Health and Creativity
Meditation for Health and Creativity
Meditation is mindful relaxation. The first step on the path to meditation is mindful breathing....
Music Therapy and Mood
Music Therapy and Mood
Music therapy consists of the use of music to induce relaxation, promote healing, enhance mental functioning, and create an overall sense of well-being. Music…...
Natural Healing with Aloe
Natural Healing with Aloe
Aloe (aloe vera) is a succulent plant originating from tropical Africa. It has many healing properties....
Natural Healing with Echinacea
Natural Healing with Echinacea
Echinacea is also known as Black Sampson, Coneflower and Purple Coneflower. It has a number of healing properties....
Natural Healing with Feverfew
Natural Healing with Feverfew
Clinical research has shown that feverfew can reduce the severity and frequency of recurrent headaches, including migraine. It is the combination of ingredients in the…...
Osteoporosis: Keeping the Bone Thief at Bay
Osteoporosis: Keeping the Bone Thief at Bay
Osteoporosis does not need to be a consequence of aging. It is largely a preventable disease....
Prolotherapy; an Alternative for Healing Injuries
Prolotherapy; an Alternative for Healing Injuries
Prolotherapy is a simple technique that stimulates the body to repair a painful area. It works when your own healing processes needs some help or you want to speed up…...
Reducing Stress at Work
Reducing Stress at Work
For most people, work is a significant and meaningful part of life. In the UK it is estimated that work-related stress is responsible for six million days of sick…...
Seasonal Affective Disorder and Light Therapy
Seasonal Affective Disorder and Light Therapy
During the winter we are all used to the shortened hours of daylight and most people find that at this time of year they sleep and eat slightly more. For some people…...
Soothing Tension with Craniosacral Therapy
Soothing Tension with Craniosacral Therapy
Craniosacral therapy involves the manipulation of the skull bones (the cranium) and the sacrum to relieve pain and a variety of other ailments. The craniosacral…...
The Cleansing Effects of Wheatgrass Juice
The Cleansing Effects of Wheatgrass Juice
Wheat grass, a variety of grass akin to barley and oats and is grown outdoors whereas "wheatgrass" is grown indoors, from wheat berries, in trays for ten days and is…...
What is Huna Healing?
What is Huna Healing?
Huna is a form of traditional Hawaiian healing which can be traced back to roots going as far back as 2,000 years ago - or perhaps many, many more. It involves an…...
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