Category: Therapies

Lifestyle

Study Shows Yoga Can Help You Combat Depression

Yoga is known to increase strength, flexibility, and overall physical health. But research out of the Boston University Medical Center is showing that yoga can be used to help boost mental health as well. Presented in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, researchers...
Lifestyle

How to Breathe for Better Health

Just breathe! At some point we’ve all been told this when we were visibly stressed or excited, and although this advice may sound cliché, it’s actually pretty good advice.  We all know that breathing is crucial for life, but just because we breathe automatically doesn’t...
Lifestyle

5 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health With Cycling

More and more people are taking up cycling everyday as a method to improve their physical health. In fact, the League of American Bicyclists reported that from 2000 to 2013, bicycle commuting rates in large Bicycle Friendly Communities increased by 105 percent. Cycling is great...
Diet

How My Ayurvedic Doctor Cured Somatic Symptom Disorder

There once lived a mentally distressed woman in my neighborhood. She suffered from somatic symptom disorder. Her infirmity caused her psychological distress to manifest itself in the form of acute physical discomfort. She experienced aches and pains that could not be be attributed...
Diet

Rare MRSA Infection and an Unrivaled Cure

My friend developed painful boils on her legs a few days after her visit to the hospital to see her gynecologist. She had been living in Africa with her husband who was working on behalf of UNICEF to build stable homes for orphaned kids. Since skin infections are common in third world...
Diet

Healing From the Scars of War the Natural Way

My next door neighbor was diagnosed with 5 psychiatric disorders. She had been a soldier and a war hero and found it very hard to adjust to life back home after returning from the battlefield. Anxiety disorder, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive compulsive...
How to

8 Natural Ways to Treat Back Pain

Lower back pain is a problem which many people face at some point during their lives. It can be disabling, and reduce your quality of life by a significant amount. However, there are ways to treat back aches without resorting to chemicals, pills or medical treatment. Natural...