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Free E-Book "Rise": 125 Milestones in the 5 Eras of the History of Integrative...
At what point can an emergent movement look back and claim a history And what is that history if, over the course of the time chronicled, separate strands have knit together into a whole that was unimagined at the outset Do the lineages of each become the shared ancestry of what is emerging These are the opening lines of what is effectively the first written history of the movement for integrative health and medicine. I put history in quotation marks becau ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 15
Natural Arthritis Remedies For Dogs
According to Professor Eric Troncy of the University of Montreal s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, arthritis pain in dogs can be alleviated, with no side effects, by a combination of medicinal plants and dietary supplements. While acupuncture and electrical stimulation are two approaches that have been shown to have positive effects on dogs, until now few studies have investigated a plant-based approach to therapy, explained Troncy, who is senior author of ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 15
AMA, Other Leading Medical Organizations Urge Insurance for Non-Pharma/Integra...
The nation s crisis in pain treatment and need to reduce opioid dependence has lifted a powerful chorus of voices to change insurance practices. The American Medical Association is among the organizations urging payers to cover non-pharmacological approaches. Many specifically extend this call to integrative treatments. The statements were discovered by representatives of the Acupuncture Now Foundation ANF and the American Society of Acupuncturists ASA amo ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 15
Food For The Soul
Food is really and truly the most effective medicine. Dr. Joel Fuhrman I was having a conversation with a new medical doctor at the clinic where I worked one day. We were discussing my radio program, and I had mentioned that some of my recent interviews were with nutritional experts, including speaker and author of the bestseller, Eat To Live , Dr. Joel Fuhrman and national speaker, rehabilitation specialist, and founder of Fully Alive Today , Dr. Scott St ...
Huffington Post - Sat. Oct 6
Relief for Depression: The Key May Be Individualized Help
With increasing demands at work, family responsibilities, and the expectation of what having it all should look like, statistics show depression affects women at a rate higher than men in every age group. Although labeled as one of the most common mental disorders in the US, it manifests differently for each person. And it s because of this individuality that creating a treatment plan based on specific needs may be the key to finding relief. Depression can ...
Huffington Post - Sat. Oct 6
Acupuncture Can Help Treat Pain and Many Other Ailments
Dear Savvy Senior, Is acupuncture a proven treatment for arthritis pain I have a lot of back and neck pain and am wondering if it s worth trying. What all can you tell me about acupuncture --Afraid of Needles Dear Afraid, Many well-designed studies over the years - funded by the National Institutes of Health - have found acupuncture to be very effective in easing arthritis pain, and can help with a variety of other ailments too. Here s what you should know ...
Huffington Post - Sat. Oct 6
Relief for Depression: The Key May Be Individualized Help
With increasing demands at work, family responsibilities, and the expectation of what having it all should look like, statistics show depression affects women at a rate higher than men in every age group. Although labeled as one of the most common mental disorders in the US, it manifests differently for each person. And it s because of this individuality that creating a treatment plan based on specific needs may be the key to finding relief. Depression can ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 1
Acupuncture Can Help Treat Pain and Many Other Ailments
Dear Savvy Senior, Is acupuncture a proven treatment for arthritis pain I have a lot of back and neck pain and am wondering if it s worth trying. What all can you tell me about acupuncture --Afraid of Needles Dear Afraid, Many well-designed studies over the years - funded by the National Institutes of Health - have found acupuncture to be very effective in easing arthritis pain, and can help with a variety of other ailments too. Here s what you should know ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 1
Acupuncture Eases Hot Flashes For Half Of All Women, Study Finds
Hot flashes which last an average of 7.4 years can be cut in frequency by almost half for about 50 percent of women with the help of eight weeks of acupuncture treatment, according to the scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. In a report published in the Sept. 28 issue of the journal, Menopause, scientists reported that about half the women in the Wake Forest study experienced an easing in the frequency of hot flashes, while half did not. Women ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 1
Yoga And Dance Programs For Incarcerated Women And Refugees In Sweden
This is an interview with Josefin Wikstrom, who has been practicing yoga for the past 24 years. She has been dancing since she was a teenager, and teaching yoga the past 10 years in Sweden and internationally. She is studying dance and creative movement therapy with Tripura Kashyap in India, and has been a part of the Swedish Prison Yoga Team since 2010. Currently, she is developing a collaboration between the Swedish Prison Yoga Project and the one establ ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 1
Yoga: How We Serve Those in Homeless Shelters
This is an interview with Lisa Gabriella Mehos, a certified yoga instructor and nutritional coach. Lisa began her yoga outreach work volunteering in shelters during college. For the past three years, she has been teaching yoga to inner-city children and survivors of domestic violence in shelters and schools in New York City. Rob What originally motivated you to do this work, and what continues to motivate you I have seen how yoga service can help people tr ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 1
Food For The Soul
Food is really and truly the most effective medicine. Dr. Joel Fuhrman I was having a conversation with a new medical doctor at the clinic where I worked one day. We were discussing my radio program, and I had mentioned that some of my recent interviews were with nutritional experts, including speaker and author of the bestseller, Eat To Live , Dr. Joel Fuhrman and national speaker, rehabilitation specialist, and founder of Fully Alive Today , Dr. Scott St ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 1