General Health

Sorted by:  

Approaching AD/HD with Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese system (several thousand years old) of balancing the flow of subtle energies through the body. In the last 30 years or so, the practice has been studied quite extensively [more…]

Acupressure and Reflexology Misconceptions

The healing arts of acupressure and reflexology are often misunderstood or incorrectly represented. Here are a few common fallacies surrounding these practices. [more…]

Catching Up with Your Runny Nose

Although often called hay fever, allergic rhinitis itself doesn't cause a fever. If you do run a temperature while experiencing symptoms that resemble hay fever, you may actually be suffering from a viral [more…]

What Acupressure and Reflexology Can Do for You

Many healing arts, including acupressure and reflexology, are based on the beliefs of Chinese energy medicine — which people first practiced more than 5,000 years ago. The ancient Chinese believed that [more…]

Parkinsonism Isn't Parkinson's Disease

The same symptoms that indicate Parkinson's Disease (PD) can also indicate other conditions, thus parkinsonism is a generic term referring to slowness and mobility problems that look like PD. Parkinsonism [more…]

Integrating Hypnosis into the Mind-Body Connection

If your mind can affect the way your body functions, and hypnotherapy can affect the way your mind functions, then it stands to reason that hypnotherapy can ultimately affect your body's responses. Using [more…]

Reviewing Risk Factors for Stroke

A stroke occurs when a blood clot or bleeding suddenly interrupts the flow of blood to an area of the brain. When deprived of blood, brain cells lose their ability to function and, if deprived for too [more…]

Opening Wide to See the Mouth of Chi

Everything that comes into your workspace enters through your front door, bringing its positive and negative energy with it. In Feng Shui, the front entrance is called the [more…]

Preventing Age-Related Memory Loss

The brain changes that come with age are inevitable — but they don't have to slow you down or trip you up. There are some medical, natural, and nutritional ways to increase and balance neurotransmitters [more…]

Picturing the Primary Symptoms of AD/HD

AD/HD has three primary symptoms: inattention/distractibility, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. These symptoms don't all have to be present in order for you to have AD/HD, and if you do have one or more [more…]

Examining Your Hypnotherapist's Ethical Responsibilities

Any reputable, professional hypnotherapist holds an ethical responsibility towards every person she treats. But what does this term mean and how does it apply to you? In therapy terms, [more…]

Making the Most of Living with Multiple Sclerosis

No one asks to be diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and no one's happy when it happens. But long gone are the days when a person could do nothing but [more…]

Taking a Pregnant Pause at the Pool

If you're thinking of trying water workouts, but you aren't sure where the nearest pool is, consider the following locations that may have a pool that you can use: [more…]

Exploring Current AD/HD Research

Although the exact cause of AD/HD is still unknown, there is no shortage of research into the biology of AD/HD. This research fits into four broad categories: genetic, anatomical, functional, and chemical [more…]

Taming Tremor Associated with Multiple Sclerosis

Tremor is tough — of all the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), it's probably the one with the least satisfactory treatment options. It's a close relative of the balance problems caused by demyelination [more…]

Enriching Your Life with Acupressure and Reflexology

Acupressure and reflexology can have many positive effects on your life — physically, emotionally, and mentally. Here are some of the major benefits you can enjoy by taking part in bodywork sessions. [more…]

Making Your Home Parkinson's Disease User-Friendly

With Parkinson's Disease and the medications that can make you more prone to falling, a check of your home is imperative to your safety. You may want to schedule one as often as you check the batteries [more…]

Taking a Look at the Three Phases of Compulsive Gambling

Gambling involves the betting or wagering of valuables on uncertain outcomes and takes many forms — from games of chance to skill-based activities. People have many motivations for gambling, but all involve [more…]

Discovering the Joys of Delegating

Remember that old maxim, "If you want something done right, do it yourself"? Yes, that saying holds some truth. However, by doing it all yourself, you quickly discover that your stress level shoots skyward [more…]

Supporting Your Immune System with Echinacea

As he traveled across Sioux country in the mid-nineteenth century, a German doctor noticed that tribe members chewed on the root of a small prairie plant [more…]

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Arthritis

Arthritis can strike anyone at any time, and the warning signs easily can be confused with conditions that don't require medical attention. Almost everyone has had an ache or pain at some time or has overextended [more…]

Soothing the Savage Beast with Sound

If you've ever been yelled at, then you know that the wrong kind of sound in the wrong place at the wrong time can be frustrating, annoying, and even harmful. But sound used correctly can be appealing, [more…]

Sizing Up Future Trends in Asthma Therapy

No matter how good a product is, it can almost always be improved. In that spirit, researchers are continuing to develop more effective formulations and delivery devices for existing asthma medications [more…]

Determining Whether You're Right for Cosmetic Surgery

Only when you are realistic about the real risks of having cosmetic surgery, the costs, and the recovery can you make the best possible decision for yourself. Remember, you're in the driver's seat here [more…]

Improving Your Life When You Have AD/HD

Having AD/HD presents many challenges, especially when you interact with people who don't have the condition. Here are some of the more important issues that people with AD/HD have when they live with [more…]


Sign Up for RSS Feeds

Health & Fitness