The complementary and alternative medicine field has come a long way. Natural remedies and healthy solutions are now widely accepted as effective and practical strategies for self-care and prevention. From supplements to massage to integrative therapies, we’re here to help you sort through it all.
If you suspect you have an anxiety disorder, I urge you to get the appropriate diagnosis and treatment from a mental health professional. But in addition to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and medication, there are some things you can do on your own to enhance your treatment.
The best defense against illness is a good offense. Smart health habits can go a long way in preventing the spread of respiratory illnesses like the flu. Protect yourself and your children from getting sick by practicing these healthy habits:
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Smoking a joint provides greater pain relief to men than to women, a new study indicates.
WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Americans spend a good chunk of their health care dollars on alternative medicine, such as acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care and natural supplements, a new government report shows.
by Ashley McCann
"You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day, unless you're too busy; then, you should sit for an hour." That's the wise advice of an old Zen proverb.
You may be familiar with the concept of meditation and the benefits of the practice, but on some days finding a quiet 20 minutes seems impossible—or at least unfathomably self-indulgent.
MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Legions of arthritis sufferers try physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to no avail. Now, a new study looks East for relief -- to the martial art tai chi.
THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A short session of hypnosis might lead to a better night's sleep, says a team of Swiss researchers.
Study monitored brain waves of people watching different types of videos
SUNDAY, April 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Laughter triggers brain waves similar to those associated with meditation, according to a small new study.
U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine
By Dennis Thompson
WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Folks on the West Coast are faithful followers of yoga and meditation. Midwesterners turn to chiropractors or osteopathic doctors for their aches and pains.