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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
6 Rules for Pregnancy-Safe Sunscreen
By Emily Barth Isler Summer is in full swing, and you have a bun in the oven. We ve got bad news for you pregnancy leaves your skin more susceptible to wrinkles, dark spots and sunburns, and many conventional sunblocks contain chemicals and additives that can enter your bloodstream and affect baby s health before he s even born. Luckily, there are a slew of natural, mineral-based facial sunscreens that are much gentler and safer than their chemical-based c ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Sep 17
Meditate For Peace And Heal The Planet
In the aftermath of recent global shootings, bombings and terrorism, many wonder how to prevent future violence. Now recent research reports group meditation can decrease and prevent violent crime, terrorism and war. The researchers suggest positive societal trends may be created in a unified collective consciousness when large groups of people practice meditation. Here s an antidote to the world s insanity and a way for us to heal the planet. Meditation D ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Sep 17
4 Foods that Contain Vitamin C which You May Have Never Thought
Vitamin C is an effective way to energize our body immediately. Vitamin C has been known to boost our immune system, to energize our body and uplift mood. It is an important component for growth and repairing of tissues in all parts of the body. It helps the body to make collagen, and is popular for healing wounds, preparing and maintaining bones and teeth, for treating and preventing cancer, colds, and other immune related illnesses. These 4 Foods Contain ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Sep 17
Thoughts On Depression
The passing of Chris Cornell sparked stunned sadness in many people, in no small part because his lyrics, music, and signature singing style had given shape and meaning to their own struggles with isolation, with depression, with despair. His music helped a generation feel less alone. He couldn t give himself the same comfort he gave others and left. He left just as my best friend left in 2012, after she fought a long, hard battle with depression. After ho ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 27