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Very brief mindfulness training helped heavy drinkers cut back
Very brief mindfulness training could help heavy drinkers to start cutting back. So concludes a new study that found that as little as 11 minutes of mindfulness training helped heavy drinkers to reduce their alcohol intake in the following week.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 28
Coconut oil for sunburn: Does it work?
There are many health and wellness claims associated with the oil produced from coconuts. Some of these claims include increasing weight loss, lowering cholesterol, and boosting energy levels.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 28
Five ways to cope with migraine
Migraines are not just your average headaches. They can be debilitating, come unexpectedly, and be accompanied by a varied range of upsetting effects, such as extreme nausea, cognitive impairment, and eyesight disturbances. We have investigated the best ways of dealing with them.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 28
Ginger for arthritis pain: Will it work?
Ginger is most commonly known as a unique, aromatic spice, but it has also long been used in traditional and modern medicines. Ginger may be beneficial in managing the inflammation and pain of arthritis, owing to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 28
How yoga, meditation benefit the mind and body
Yoga and meditation have both become increasingly popular in the Western world, and practitioners praise their psychological and physical benefits. Current research also suggests that meditating and doing yoga can boost overall well-being and resilience to stress factors.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 28
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