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Benefits of aloe vera for hair
Aloe vera is a plant that grows in tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world. People appreciate it for its decorative uses and medicinal properties.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 28
Eight health benefits of gelatin
When someone thinks of healthful food, gelatin may not be one of the first things that come to mind. But gelatin is more than just a jiggly childhood snack or a hospital staple.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 28
Did I Manifest My Cancer?
I m not gonna lie. I ve dabbled in my fair share of woo woo -- however we wish to define it. From mind-body medicine to mantra-based meditation. Acupuncture, feng shui, psychic readings, past life regression, rebirth experiences, tarot card readings -- you name it, I ve probably done it. I trust that all of these experiences are tools we have in our arsenal to embracing a deeper conscious awareness in our everyday life. As I reflect back on the early days ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 24
Love Is All You Need to Thrive
As a touted NYC professional and successful businesswomen who runs three clinics, sees about 50 patients per week, runs her own beauty line and just released her third book, Yes, You Can Get Pregnant Natural Ways To Improve Your Fertility Now and Into Your 40s , I still manage to thrive in my personal and professional life and, most importantly, practice what I preach to all those who follow my message. What s my message When you are in optimal health -- m ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 24
It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey
I m an architect, so scale, perspective, and yes, the infamous words of Mies van der Rohe form follows function are important parts of my vocabulary accessed daily. But I have a secret. Growing up words like these carried a completely different connotation. A weighty pardon the pun subject s on my mind. One s perception of body size and what reflects back in the mirror -- and the scale -- can be the source of a sometimes life-long struggle. My flawed persp ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 24
How I Manage My Bipolar Disorder
I went six years between my first 2007 and second 2013 hospitalizations. I pride myself on that. I was hospitalized for a third time in 2014. Through my three hospitalizations and three IOPs Intensive Outpatient Therapy I ve met people on their 10th or 15th hospitalization. Some people are chronically unemployed or on disability. Their illness dictates the course for their life. It doesn t necessarily have to be this way. To make sure I stay stable and hig ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 24
Why Conventional Medical Doctors Are Opting for Slow Medicine
As a child, I always wondered why we are here and why people suffer . Not surprisingly, I ended up becoming a doctor, driven by a heartfelt devotion to helping people get well and experience relief from suffering. I embraced the world of conventional medicine with my entire being. The longer I worked in the field, however, the more disenchanted I became. While my colleagues and I were able to effectively help those with acute medical issues, such as life-t ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 24
Slow Medicine Is the Medicine of the Future
Kenneth R. Pelletier, Ph.D., M.D. hc -- clinical professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine and professor of public health at the University of Arizona School of Medicine, and clinical professor of medicine in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco UCSF -- is one of many doctors on the forefront of changing the way medicine operates today ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 24
13 (Non-Pharmaceutical) Ways to Deal With PTSD
Creative Commons image Apothecary cabinet, courtesy of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery on Flickr. On Oct. 28, 2000 I witnessed the murder of my dear friend Wendy, and the shadow of that trauma has shaped my life ever since. But that s not my whole story, nor do I want it to be. I can almost hear Wendy out in her Great Beyond singing, Finally, Sezin. Finally. Post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD is like any chronic illness -- it needs managing. So, each da ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 24
Yoga and Prison Rehabilitation Programs
This is an interview with Kathryn Thomas. Before training as a yoga instructor, Kathryn was a Naval Officer and Naval Aviator flying SH-60 helicopters. She suffered a permanently disabling non-combat related injury in 2011, and was medically retired from active duty in 2013. She moved to Kailua, Hawaii, to join her husband in 2012, and rediscovered yoga as a means of coping with the emotional and physical challenges of her injury. My practice gave me new d ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 24
The Top 3 Myths of Adrenal Fatigue
1. Adrenal glands get fatigued. 2. Your adrenals need lots of pills. 3. You are stuck with adrenal stress. Do you tend to gain weight easily Ever feel weak, tired, stressed, anxious, or dizzy Some would say you have adrenal fatigue. Today, people talk freely about their adrenal glands being shot or fatigued, and there is growing industry of supplements called adrenal tonics. Meanwhile, conventional doctors claim there is no such thing as adrenal fatigue. [ ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 24
Beauty "Tricks" From My Grandmother's Garden
These tricks are really not tricks at all. My grandmother and her neighbors all gathered beauty supplies from their local farmers market long before it was trendy to do so. They picked fruit from their gardens and used it as masks and creams. Doctors would prescribe various teas as remedies. And worried mothers would keep cinnamon and garlic nearby for sick children. Bosnia healed itself with the stickiness of honey, the crunch of dried herbs and the slipp ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 24