meditation and yoga

Meditation and Yoga Are Both Shown to Change Your Genes

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Adopting a healthier lifestyle can mean changing the way we think about food and our approach to exercise. It’s no secret that dietary guidelines are shifting, as more research surfaces to show how important good fats, meat and dairy are to our diet: but what about exercise? According to new research, meditation and yoga are […]

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A Veterans Bill For Acupuncture Has Been Introduced

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The types of healthcare available for veterans in this country may be about to include Traditional Chinese Medicine, as a new veterans bill is on the docket. A measure to increase veterans’ access to acupuncture was recently introduced in the House of Representatives. Sponsored by Californian Rep. Judy Chu, the bill is entitled “Acupuncture for […]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Benefits Heart Disease Patients

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Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. What preventative steps are being taken? Nutrition, exercise and medication are often deemed the best methods for decreasing a person’s chance of a fatal heart event. But there is a viable alternative for heart disease patients.  In recent years the medical community’s […]

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Herb Found To Include Compounds That Reduce Alzheimer’s Symptoms

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For thousands of years, Traditional Chinese Medicine has used herbs in order to better treat complex health complaints. When single herbs are combined, their unique properties work to cure a number of problems at once. These concoctions are herbal formulas. The process of understanding which herbs are most effective at treating certain diseases continues today, […]

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Acupuncture Helpful In Treating Stress Incontinence

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New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has emerged highlighting the benefits of electroacupuncture on the symptoms of stress incontinence. Stress incontinence affects both sexes, and occurs when the pelvic walls are damaged and a person is unable to retain control of their bladder when coughing, laughing, sneezing, or any other […]

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Bleeds and Fatality Risks Much Higher In Daily Aspirin Use Than Expected

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New research from the UK reports that the risks of daily aspirin use are much more severe than originally expected, particularly affecting those 75 and above. Aspirin is typically prescribed as a blood thinner and helps to prevent blood clots. They are often recommended after a heart attack. Once a person begins taking the drug, […]

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FDA Requests That Opioid Painkiller Be Removed From The Market

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a statement demanding the removal of the Opana ER opioid from the market. Five years ago Endo Pharmaceuticals reworked its Opana ER painkiller to make it “uncrushable” in the hopes of stopping people from snorting tablets in powder form. The goal to crack down on addiction backfired […]

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Research Shows Acupuncture Reverts Heart Arrhythmias

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Ever experience a flutter in your chest and feel a little lightheaded? It could be that you’re having cardiac arrhythmia, a condition wherein the heart beats too fast (tachycardia) or too slow (bradycardia). Arrhythmia can be fatal when the heart beats too fast as this causes valves to not operate properly, cutting off blood supply […]

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Extreme Forms Of Exercise Can Compromise Gut Function

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Along with a well-balanced diet rich in proteins, fat, and plenty of dark, leafy vegetables, exercise is seen as the key to staying healthy. While there’s no doubt that being active is far more beneficial to your overall wellbeing than staying glued to the couch, over-exertion is shown to be just as harmful. High-intensity exercise […]

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heart disease

Acupuncture Reduces Heart Disease Risk In Fibromyalgia Patients

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Heart disease in the United States is an area of growing concern. It is connected directly to the stresses of modern living, and more young people are suffering heart attacks than ever before. What we eat, whether we exercise, if we worry too much, and if we get enough sleep all have an effect. The […]

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