The effects of holistic health group interventions

Holistic Health Group Interventions New research shows that culturally sensitive sessions of holistic health group interventions help mild cognitive impairment. Persons with mild cognitive impairment (PwMCI) are at a higher risk of developing dementia than those without cognitive impairment. This research study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a holistic health group intervention, which is …

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The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life: Need for healthy sleep

Healthy Sleep In a bustling 21st century world, we often do not appreciate healthy sleep. However, a good eight hours can not only make you more productive but also healthy. Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about …

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Free Webinar– Homeopathic Medicine Research

Homeopathic Medicine The Office of Integrative Medicine and Health at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the American Institute of Homeopathy will host a 90-minute research presentation reviewing new research findings in the field of homeopathic medicine and the developing understanding of the biological basis for homeopathic remedy response. Iris Bell MD, …

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Tibetan yoga practice may improve sleep quality for breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy

Tibetan Yoga Participating in twice-weekly practice of Tibetan yoga may reduce sleep disturbances and improve sleep quality in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, according to a study from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The research, published in the journal Cancer, found that women who practiced Tibetan yoga at least two times …

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Jani on spiritual journey in times of crisis

A Spiritual Journey for Health If natural disasters like hurricanes Harvey and Irma are sadly inevitable, is it possible to alleviate the human suffering that results? Uday Jani, MD, says the answer is a resounding yes, but it largely depends on an individual’s spiritual strength. A proponent of holistic care, Jani has long encouraged patients …

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6 Ayurvedic Herbs to Induce Sound Sleep: From Brahmi to Ashwagandha and More!

Ayurvedic Herbs According to Ayurveda, when we have excess Vata and our minds are active with too many thoughts, it becomes impossible for us to relax. So, it is imperative to relieve the stress from our brains, which eventually will help in inducing sleep. Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine that is based on the …

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How to make your Starbucks PSL healthier

A Healthy Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte “Although pumpkin itself is loaded with nutrients, the pumpkin spice lattes traditionally served at coffee shops are artificially sweetened and contain little, if any, real pumpkin,” says certified holistic health coach Kara Mosseso. “The combination of the caffeine from the espresso and that high refined-sugar load with no fiber to …

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Ayurveda Means Life Knowledge

Ayurveda Means Life Knowledge “The first time someone hears the word ‘Ayurveda,’ they say, ‘Ayuer-what?’” jokes Carol Nace , Ayurveda practitioner and founder of Bodhi Ayurveda . Ayurveda is a wellness system that originated in India thousands of years ago, well before modern medicine supplied evidence for the mind-body connection, Nace says. “It is broken down …

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Science of Gua Sha

Scraping for an Answer While scraping might sound counter-intuitive as a way to deal with pain, there is growing use and evidence. The article by Arya Nielson, PhD shows new ways to think about the centuries-old remedy. Gua sha is a modality used across Asia both in the clinic and in the home and now …

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