It fights the symptoms of muscular sclerosis, fights diabetes and its effects, increases insulin production to help those with type 1 diabetes, treats rheumatoid arthritis, treats psoriasis, and helps ward off Alzheimer’s disease. And it does much, much more.
is an internationally renowned mind-body health practitioner, author, motivational speaker and teacher. He holds doctorates in both Oriental and alternative medicine, has done research in eight countries and has developed a model of health and wellness grounded in a self-directed, self-cure approach.
A tight back and shoulders prevents ease of movement and restricts range of motion. Painful trigger points develop from sitting and typing all day or from overuse, causing more pain and restricted movement. Foam rolling is a great way to release those trigger points.
It is important to employ as many safe, inexpensive, non-invasive means as possible to help patients feel better. This means reducing stress, fear and anxiety before surgical procedures and also while in recovery. Music seems to fit the bill nicely.
If you do this simple posture correcting exercise two times per week, it will not only strengthen your core, it will correct your posture, align your muscles and skeletal structure, and relieve the pain associated with muscles that are out of balance and tight.
It seems when faced with diagnosis of cancer, and its drastic treatments, patients who hold close some form of religion or spirituality fair better in three areas of quality of life when compared to those who do not.
Having a loose and supple waist, low back and hamstrings is one of the best things to reduce injury and increase feelings of wellbeing in the body. There is a simple exercise that can do it without having to leave the home.
I love traditional martial arts, especially the kind that are focused on self-development and grounded in traditional methods of mind-body development and physical culture. Plus, there are many movements from traditional martial arts that can carry over into everyday life.
Oftentimes people complain of low back pain, and this can be related to imbalances or weakness in the strength and tone of the leg muscles; the quadriceps, hamstrings, and calves. Squatting is a great way to develop leg strength through the full range of motion.
Everyone experiences a normal level of fatigue every day, be it from overwork, exercise, stress or just the length of a day’s activities. But for those suffering with multiple sclerosis (MS), fatigue seems to be a particularly tough hurdle to clear.
Pu-erh is in a category of its own because of its special post-fermentation process. It makes pu-erh at once unique in flavor but different in its chemical composition, thus lending itself to delivering potent healing properties.
Multitudes of studies have been carried out on different types of tea and herbal tea preparations, but understanding the differences between them can be daunting. But with a little guidance and effort you can find a tea suited for just about any health issue you may need to relieve.
Stretching is not enough to get the legs ready to exercise. Often there are old injuries to work through, scar tissue adhesions that bind, and trigger points to release. To do all of this would require visits to the gym, massage therapist and physical therapist. Fortunately, there is a device...
Finding the motivation you need to reach any goal can be difficult. To keep working at reaching your wellness goal can often be overwhelming. Even though the payoff can be huge, we feel like we need that “something” that keeps us going.