Online Guides and Resources for Alternative Medicine

The Many Uses and Benefits of Aromatherapy

If you always wondered what aromatherapy means, all you need to do is look at the name again. It is the treatment of the body and the mind by the use of scents and essential oils derived from plants. And to be specific these plants are known as being aromatic, hence the first part of the name. The second part is self explanatory. Aromatherapy is very effective in making you feel good mentally and physically by the way it affects your... ❯❯❯

Alternative Therapies For Asthma Treatment -- Biofeedback Holds Promise

Are there effective alternative therapies for asthma? Many researchers believe biofeedback holds promise as a way to help asthma patients. What is biofeedback all about? It involves measuring a person's body processes like heart rate, blood pressure, galvanic skin response, etc and providing this information to the person in real time. This creates awareness of these processes and in turn, can help the person gain conscious control... ❯❯❯

Herbal Therapies and Remedies: The New Wave?

While there are a lot of people who will naysay the virtues of alternative medicine and herbal therapies and remedies, there is also a subculture cropping of people who refuse to be swayed by the conventions of modern medicine and all the naysaying, and live a completely drug free lifestyle. And very successfully I might add. The funny thing is that some of the healthiest people I know never pop any sort of drugs or man made pills, not... ❯❯❯

Learn About Alternative Medicine

There is so much to be learned about health and medicine, sometimes it is easy to get overwhelmed. Most people I know do not really take the time to think about the ways they are taking care of their body and the effects of their choices on their short and long term health. I have been learning a lot about various types of alternative medicine and I have become convinced that more people need to be informed that there are options for... ❯❯❯

Alternative Health Treatments

Do you suffer with one of the many health problems out there? Are you getting fed up with the traditional forms of health treatment? Are you looking into the different forms of alternative health therapy that are available? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, this article may be of interest to you. In the article, I am going to write about some of these alternative therapy treatments which I, my family and friends have... ❯❯❯

Improved Health And Wellness Through Chiropractic

What Is The Meaning Of Wellness? According to the American Heritage Dictionary, wellness is defined as the condition of good physical and mental health, especially when maintained by proper diet, exercise, and habits. When considering the meaning of wellness, a logical next step is to consider the term “homeostasis.” Stedman’s Medical Dictionary defines homeostasis as the ability or tendency of an organism or a cell... ❯❯❯

Acupuncture - Traditional Chinese Treatment

Acupuncture forms part of traditional Chinese medicine. Included are Chinese herbalism, tai chi and chi kung. It is believed that traditional Chinese medicine originated around 2500BC and is one of the oldest forms of treatment. Acupuncture did not really become well known in Western countries until the 1950s, except for the few Chinese practitioners treating Chinese patients in those countries such as Britain. Today, even some orthodox... ❯❯❯

Herbs for Anxiety: How You Can Find an Alternative to Anti-Anxiety Prescription Medication

    Anxiety Disorder can be a debilitating and all-consuming condition for many of those who suffer from it. Whether you are affected by Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder or one of the many other forms of the disorder, you may have investigated the option of using prescription medication as part of your treatment. With over 19 million people in the U.S. alone reporting... ❯❯❯

Alternative Remedy for Carpal Tunnel

Finding an alternative remedy for carpal tunnel is a tricky subject. With so many products, from vitamin concoctions to various squeeze balls, all claiming to be successful treatments for carpal tunnel, how do you know where to begin? We do know that surgery is the last resort for helping carpal tunnel sufferers. It is for those who have tried everything else and failed. After surgery, your grip and hand function will never be the... ❯❯❯