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More and more people are beginning to realize that there ARE alternative solutions for many conditions and illnesses outside of mainstream medicine. Perhaps this realization comes on the heels of revealing reports on what's really going on with Big Pharma. Perhaps people have even experienced first-hand the negative consequences of the chemical cocktails offered up as cures for every known affliction to man. For whatever reason, people are finding relief through alternative therapies.
Winter time brings more than chilly temperatures, biting winds, and blustering snow storms. For some people, fall and winter also usher in the blues. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a condition where episodes of depression occur every fall or winter and subside during the spring and summer.
When I was young, my grandmother kept a certain green, thick and fleshy cactus looking plant on emergency standby. Whenever I would get a scrape or burn, Grandma would break off a piece of the plant and rub the gooey substance from the leaves on to my wounds. Instant relief!
Learn about the philosophies of homeopathy and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
When we are born into this world the very first thing we feel is human touch. A tender, loving touch largely determines our mental, physical and emotional well-being beginning in infancy. As a newborn baby, touch makes us feel loved and secure in a brand new world. As adults, touch is critical for our emotional health.
Ongoing research has shown that there are a number of safe, natural botanicals that can help you control your blood sugar levels without suffering from the numerous side effects of popular medications.
The existence of biofilms is an important consideration in the treatment of infections and is speculated to be one of the reasons that pathogenic organisms can be so difficult to eradicate.
A cleanse is aimed at lightening your body by shedding unnecessary pounds and toxins—and this is a task that encompasses not just your physical body, but your emotional and mental facets as well.
If there is one common myth that needs to be dispelled it’s this: just because something is “natural” doesn’t mean it’s good for you.
Now, you may be thinking everyone knows you shouldn’t eat, for example, poisonous plants and berries. Nor, should you pick up the dead carcass off the road and serve it up for dinner. These things are “natural.” That’s just common sense, right? Yet, there are plenty manufacturers of products we use every day that have discovered they’ve hit a marketing gold mine when they attach “natural” to their advertising.
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), roughly 38 percent of adults in America used complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in 2007. Increasingly, the integrative approach to medicine is gaining in popularity because of the benefits that it provides to patients.
Millions of people across the country have pets. We are a nation that loves to have companion animals. Whether they are birds, snakes, horses, cats or dogs, we have pets of all kind. We consider them part of the family and when something is bothering them, whether physically or spiritually, we make it our mission to help relieve them of their pain. The AIM Program for Energetic Balancing may just be the answer that so many pet parents have sought.
As distrust for organizations such as Big Pharma, Big Business, and Big Agriculture builds, more and more people are turning to natural and sometimes ancient techniques to safeguard their health. One of the philosophies receiving a lot of attention is the idea that “you are what you eat.” Actually, the concept has been around for thousands of years but its coming full circle as people realize the implications.
Each year in America, over $300 billion is spent on prescription drugs. We are essentially a nation that looks to external forces to try to heal us internally. Yet many people are beginning to turn to alternative methods of healing which focus more on internal sources. Self-healing, has always been part of mankind’s knowledge, however, it is becoming both a more powerful and a more commonly used solution, one to which people with all sorts of ailments are turning.
EMC², a company specializing in natural forms of self-healing, is offering their program free to all those with autism. The AIM Program for Energetic Balancing aims to help remove any energy imbalances a person may be experiencing – imbalances that could keep them from achieving self-healing. The program is designed to be used as a self-help tool, with the goal of helping individuals to be more successful at self-healing.
On the first of the year, millions of people made New Year’s resolutions. But research shows that only about three percent will see them through, and of those, less than half will be still be holding strong at the six-month mark. One company, EMC², has a solution to the problem of broken solutions. And it’s one that can help you successfully get past the six-month mark, as well!
For over a decade a hot debate has brewed regarding the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes, and continues to rage on even amidst some states considering legalizing the drug for non-medical use. On the surface, the reasons for the controversy seem rather obvious. The social stigma associated with “stoners” and “pot heads” is difficult to rise above.
And the fact remains that under federal law it is illegal to grow, possess, use or distribute marijuana. That applies to patients living in states where medical marijuana is legal under state law. It doesn’t matter if the patient is following doctor’s orders nor breaking state laws – using or possessing cannabis is still illegal under federal law.
Do you avoid strenuous exercise because you’re afraid of another “little accident?” Are you afraid to sneeze or laugh too heartily because you may wet your pants? For many people suffering from incontinence, these are real fears and can cause embarrassment and discomfort.
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We all have the same intelligence and wisdom within. How can we ever be separate from our source and creation when we all came from, and will return to the same place? The difference isn’t our appearance or labels, nor anything else physical for that matter. The ONLY difference that distinguishes our very being and magnificence is the way we THINK, nothing more.
For centuries the extracts from this versatile plant have been used to treat a variety of ailments. The healing secret lies in the seed of the Evening Primrose, a plant found in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Now that Halloween is here, spooks and goblins are getting ready for the most colossal haunting event of the year. Trick-or-treaters and Halloween partygoers will be masked in their ghoulish best. It’s a pretty safe bet there will be a lot dapper fellows masquerading as Edward Cullen from the Twilight movie series. I can see them now, walking around with properly pained and sullen expressions searching the crowds for a lovely Bella. I guess it’s a sign of the times.