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Tai Chi Therapy for Hypertension

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 Milos Pesic (January 30, 2008)  According to New Medicine.com, “Tai Chi is a Chinese system of physical exercises that is believed to facilitate the flow of Qi (life force) in the body, promoting good health and vitality. Tai Chi utilizes movements that are Yin Yang opposites: softness and strength, forward and backwards, action and calm. " Back in 2003, in the October issue of the Journal of Alternative and .. (Healing Arts)

Back Pain, Kidney, Intestine Connection

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 Dr. Brett Saks (January 28, 2008)  If you have consistent back pain, then getting the structural alignment checked by a chiropractic physician would be the first thing to do. The initial evaluation would likely include x-rays to see if there is any degeneration or other concerns with the bones and joints of the spine. Back pain, especially in the morning when arising that slowly reduces as the day progresses is often .. (Healing Arts)

Peering Through the Hourglass

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 Susan A. Anderson (January 24, 2008)  In today's fast paced world, we are always on the go, trying to beat the clock. We are driven from the moment we get up in the morning until our head hits the pillow at night. Our mind is always buzzing - we have our job to think about, the kids to worry over, appointments to keep, schedules to follow, the house to care for and on and on it goes. The light at the end of the tunnel seems . (Healing Arts)

Money as Energy For the Healing Arts Practitioner - Master Minding for Monetary Support

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 Marilee Tolen (January 10, 2008)  "It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. " -Napoleon Hill A main ingredient in the recipe for successful healership is heaping amounts of support. Successful healers surround themselves with supportive people, and carry out many supportive practices and measures. There are many areas in which to be supported, many types of support, and .. (Healing Arts)

Energy Healing Programs - Typical Studies

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 CarolAnn Bailey-Lloyd (January 10, 2008)  Find Energy healing programs in the United States and Canada. What is it that draws individuals to unique healing arts like energy medicine? Aside from the effectiveness of helping in self-healing, energy medicine courses offer individuals a variety of interdisciplinary fields of the art including breathwork, chakra balancing, distance healing, pranic healing, Reiki, and Vaastu, among .. (Healing Arts)

Stress Busting Activities As A Natural Cure For Acid Reflux

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 Richal Peyton (January 06, 2008)  Acid reflux is actually quite common among individuals and highly treatable. However, people still want to know the best cure for acid reflux. There's a lot of medication and oral treatments that can be used to cure it. However, they usually cannot be used as long-term treatment. This is why many turn to a natural cure for acid reflux, whether it is used in conjunction with conventional . (Healing Arts)

Finding Quality Natural Healing Schools

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 CarolAnn Bailey-Lloyd (January 04, 2008)  Prospective students who are new to the holistic and natural healthcare scene should make an effort to examine the many educational opportunities available through natural healing schools. Some of the essential items you will need to review are prerequisites, programs of study, curricula, and tuition costs. If you are primarily interested in attaining a certificate or diploma, several .. (Healing Arts)

The Essential Oil Called Palmarosa - Widely Used in Ayurvedic Skin Care

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 Linda Lee Smith (December 31, 2007)  Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martini) is in the family of grasses (Poaceae or Gramineae) and comes from India and the Comoro Islands. It is a relative of lemongrass and was used in temple incense by the ancient Egyptians. Palmarosa oil, also called “Indian" or “Turkish" geranium oil, has been distilled since the 18th century. It was shipped from Bombay to Constantinople and .. (Healing Arts)

The Essential Oil of Oregano - An Anti-Aging Oil that is Also Antiviral and Antibacterial

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 Linda Lee Smith (December 31, 2007)  Oregano (Origanum compactum)is in the mint family (Lamiaceae or Labiatae) and the oil comes from the U. S. Turkey and France. Hildegard of Bingen referred to it in the 12th century. This is the true oregano we grow in our herb gardens but it has a very ancient medical reputation. Traditionally it has been used as a home remedy for digestive upsets, respiratory problems like asthma, .. (Healing Arts)

The Essential Oil of Lemon - A Powerful Antioxidant and Immune Supporter

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 Linda Lee Smith (December 31, 2007)  Lemon (Citrus limon)is in the citrus family (Rutaceae). The lemon tree has its origin in Asia and first appeared in the Mediterranean area about 200 A. D. By the Middle Ages, it was being cultivated in Spain and Sicily. As a medicinal, it became popular when it was discovered that it warded off scurvy during long sea voyages. Traditionally, lemon has been one of Europe's cure-alls .. (Healing Arts)

Health Myths Abound Through History That Kill As Much As Cure - How Many Myths We Continue With

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 Derek Dashwood (December 31, 2007)  When I first wrote about these health myths, perhaps implicit but not spelled out explicitly was how important it was to observe when a news finding was of such note that it was important to not simply turn the page to check the ball scores, but to pause and orient my, or your, life to this adjusted reality, decide to change several habits, and act on it. I went out and bought several .. (Healing Arts)

Medicine Men And Witch Doctors

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 Melvin Polatnick (December 30, 2007)  Billions are spent by pharmaceutical companies in hope of adding vigor to an aging population. Medicine men and witch doctors have mixed and brewed thousands of plants for centuries in hope of finding that right combination. They even resorted to chanting in order to restore vitality to elder tribesman. Their failure to produce results caused many of them to be put to death, for that .. (Healing Arts)

Distant Reiki Benefits - II

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 A. Lee (December 26, 2007)  Distant healing helps heal a person on all levels, in many situations. This article is a continuation of an earlier article on the benefits of distant healing energy. More Distant Reiki Benefits On an emotional level, Reiki helps heal hurt, allowing the person to view personal relationships from an empowering perspective. It can make you aware of relationships and situations which are . (Healing Arts)

Aromatherapy Oil - The Natural Base of Healthy Life

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 Mercy Dorson (December 25, 2007)  In your everyday life, you have to go through a hectic schedule and fatigue is obvious. Sometimes, we get minor injuries also. And, we always look for some viable medication that has the capacity to bring back the charm of life into our soul. Aromatherapy is the process by which natural elements like herbs and plants, their roots, leaves and other parts are used for healing the bodily .. (Healing Arts)

Distant Reiki Benefits - I

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 A. Lee (December 25, 2007)  All practitioners will tell you that distant Reiki balances the person receiving the healing energy on all levels: the physical, the mental, the emotional and the spiritual. Yet, they don't always tell you how to interpret this broad notion. For that reason I want to give you some specific examples of how it can benefit you. Benefits What is so absolutely wonderful about Distant Reiki, . (Healing Arts)

How I Reduced My Blood Pressure Within 63 Days

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 Arindam Chattopadhyaya (December 22, 2007)  High blood pressure is the cause of millions of deaths every year around the globe because it leads to heart attacks, heart disease, strokes and other health related problem. What are the causes of Hypertension? (a) Use of tobacco and cigarette, alcohol (b)Anxieties, stress, poor diet, lack of physical exercise, lack of sleep are also responsible for these symptoms. (c) Use of some .. (Healing Arts)

The Essential Oil of Hyssop - A Valuable Aid at the Time of Death

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 Linda Lee Smith (December 21, 2007)  Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) is in the mint family (Lamiaceae or Labiatae). This is an ancient oil mentioned twelve times in the Bible: Leviticus 14:4,6,49,51-52; Exodus 12:22; Numbers 19:6, 18; 1 Kings 4:33; John 19:29; Hebrews 9:19 "Purge me with hyssop and I shall be clean. " Psalm 51:7 The Romans used hyssop to protect against plague and to disinfect their homes. Israelites .. (Healing Arts)

The Essential Oil of Helichrysum - A Valuable Anticoagulant

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 Linda Lee Smith (December 21, 2007)  Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum) also known as Everlasting, is in the daisy family (Asteraceae or Compositae) and the oil today comes from Yugoslavia, Corsica, Utah and Ecuador. Helichrysum is an aromatic shrub with silvery-grey lance like leaves and clusters of small bright yellow flowers. When dried, the plant keeps its shape and the flower heads their yellow color-hence the name .. (Healing Arts)

What is Qigong?

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 Scott Bryant (December 21, 2007)  Qigong is an ancient Chinese art form for strengthening the body's vital energy. It works to improve recovery time, energy levels, and immune function using a variety of methods, which are discussed below. The first recorded evidence of Qigong's health benefits reach back to 2500 B. C. during the birth of Chinese Medicine. The ancient character for Qi was . Why did they use this .. (Healing Arts)

Herbology Programs - Discover the Healing Art

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 CarolAnn Bailey-Lloyd (December 21, 2007)  Why settle for conventional medical training when you can gain an edge in the field of herbal medicine through one of a number of herbology programs in and around the United States? Today, prospective healthcare students can enroll in a wide assortment of herbology programs that range from introductory courses in herbal gardening to Master Herbalist programs in Chinese medicine. While .. (Healing Arts)

Top Programs at Alternative Health Schools

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 CarolAnn Bailey-Lloyd (December 20, 2007)  If you've ever thought about becoming a natural healthcare practitioner, then you may wish to review some of the many alternative health schools, which offer a number of fast-growing career-training programs. In addition to specialized natural healthcare training options, alternative health schools provide practical instruction in healing arts like massage therapy, holistic nutrition, .. (Healing Arts)

Did You Say Reflexology?

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 CarolAnn Bailey-Lloyd (December 20, 2007)  As a specialized system of bodywork, reflexology facilitates particular points in the hands and feet, which are believed to correlate to specific areas of the body. In a reflexology education course, individuals learn how to identify these “reflex areas" by studying and understanding the Reflex Map relative to the body. Once candidates have mastered the map, they are taught how to . (Healing Arts)

Alternative Health Schools - Programs of Study

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 CarolAnn Bailey-Lloyd (December 17, 2007)  If you've ever wanted to pursue a career as a natural health practitioner, massage therapist or doctor of natural medicine, now is the time to discover the infinite career-training possibilities at any one of several alternative health schools. As the demand for complementary and alternative medicine continues to be on the upswing, it's important to determine which course of study is .. (Healing Arts)

Enthusiastic About Acupressure?

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 CarolAnn Bailey-Lloyd (December 13, 2007)  If you're one of the many massage therapy enthusiasts today, you've discovered that acupressure training is a fast-growing bodywork course currently offered at any number of massage institutes or Oriental medicine schools. Of the numerous reasons why acupressure training is extended through healing arts programs is due in part to recent research developments. According to the British .. (Healing Arts)

Essential Oil Uses for Natural Therapy

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 Adrian Whittle (December 11, 2007)  The practice of using essential oils in various medical traditions goes back thousands of years. There is no doubt that they were used in Ancient Chinese and Indian cultures and that they are still used today in Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic care. Essential oils are also recorded in drawings in ancient Egyptian culture for health and beauty treatments. Indeed much of the modern .. (Healing Arts)

Rosemary - The Lost Holy Oil

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 KG Stiles (December 08, 2007)  Rosemary has been considered a Holy Oil since ancient times and many folk songs attribute deep mystery to its healing properties. With its long history of use Rosemary is one of the most highly valued of all the essential oils! Remnants of Rosemary plant have been discovered in Egyptian tombs. Its incense was traditionally used by the Egyptians for purification and healing. Rosemary .. (Healing Arts)

Best Oils to Balance Chakras - 2nd Chakra - Ylang Ylang III

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 KG Stiles (December 08, 2007)  SVADHISTHANA Chakra From Sanskrit Svadisthana can be translated as, “Primordial Abode. " Its element is Water and its color Rose, the color of relationship. There is an intimate energetic connection of support between your heart energies of compassion and love and your 2nd Chakra energies. YLANG YLANG ( Cananga odorata ~ True Ylang Ylang ) - high in sesquiterpenes Ylang Ylang .. (Healing Arts)




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