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WHO Promotes Back Pain Alternatives

WHO Says No to Drugs and Surgery in Back Pain Guidelines

WHO Promotes Back Pain Alternatives It may have taken decades but there is an opening for non-drug and non-surgical alternatives in new guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO) where WHO promotes back pain alternatives like manipulation and acupuncture. These approaches are good first lines of care and do not introduce risks associated with medical …

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30 day meditation results

30-day meditation results

30 day meditation results As mental health gains attention and respect around the world, there is the possibility that mental health issues are medicated / overmedicated. What if the US health system promote more “meditation” before medication? A recent article in Fast Company highlighted  30 day meditation results for the article’s author.  Shortness of breath. …

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Neuroscience Shows That 50-Year-Olds Can Have the Brains of 25-Year-Olds If They Do This | Inc.com

Meditation Neuroscience Meditation neuroscience may be a thing. As more Westerners look to mindfulness practices like meditation, yoga, tai chi, qi gong, and more there is growing opportunity for Western science to play a role. The Modern Lifestyle as well as social determinants have been highlighted as not only the cause to many of our …

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sleepless Americans trying meditation

Many sleepless Americans trying meditation and yoga | Health | unionleader.com

Sleepless Americans Trying Meditation There are plenty of sleep aids out there, from warm drinks to over-the-counter to prescription medications but recent research has found many sleepless Americans trying meditation. As Americans feel more and more over-medicated, it is little surprise that many have investigated meditation through exercises like yoga to help with sleep. For …

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complementary alternative medicine platform

Complementary and alternative medicine platform CAMP launch, nutrition e-commerce

Complementary Alternative Medicine Platform Healthcare consumers are making themselves heard. There is more light being shed on pharmaceutical pricing, the role of Pharmacy Benefits Managers (PBMs) and other medical costs. Both medical providers and consumers pay more attention to the effects of lifestyle and social determinants on health. Now the forces of free markets and …

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yoga popularity

Here’s How Popular Yoga and Meditation Really Are | Time

Yoga Popularity There may no better sign of the shift in consumer healthcare than yoga popularity. The number of Americans who have practiced yoga continues to rise and so does the money they put into lessons and equipment. Yoga and meditation have not reached all parts of American society equally, but that will continue to …

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sophrology

This Mind-Body Technique Is France’s Best-Kept Secret For Reducing Stress

Sophrology Sophrology seems to be a growing mindfulness practice in many parts of Europe. It is even making a start in the US. Mindfulness practices are wonderful additions to our healthcare. Whether for prevention, balance, or even treatment these millennia-old practices still work. Sophrology is only a few decades old, by comparison, but has capture …

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The One Thing That Actually Helped With My Anxiety

Yoga Helped Anxiety “Just breathe”… probably some of the best advice for those who are moving into anxiety. Breathing can help focus the mind as well as brings a steady supply of oxygen into the body. For some, going an additional step with yoga helped anxiety. My mother always looked for natural alternatives to cure …

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Yoga for Pain

Yoga for Pain | NCCIH

Yoga For Pain The US National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) conducts reviews and research on complementary therapies like yoga for pain management. In a recent analysis, NCCIH found that yoga was helpful for some types of pain but not all. Yoga may help relieve low-back pain and neck pain, …

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Stressed Students

Students Are More Stressed Out Than Ever. Here’s How Colleges Are Designing Campuses To Fix That

Stressed Students College has always been stressful. Stressed students are moving further into adulthood and away from the lives they knew while balancing demanding coursework and new communities. This is a situation ripe for trouble. Germany’s University of Heidelberg even had a “student jail” (Studentenkarzer) for wayward students until 1914. But today’s stress is worse. …

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