Category Archives: health

Massage Therapy – What You Knead to Know

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massagewomanThere are many different forms of massage

Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, indian head massage, hot stone massage

Massage as often been seen as indulgence, a luxury, but recent research has shown that massage may also improve your health.

Massage can help to relieve pain, speed up the healing of sports injuries. By calming the nervous system and promoting the workings of the parasympathetic nervous system and can help to reduce stress, improve sleeping patterns.

Massage is also effective in managing and reducing lower back pain, which affects millions of people.

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http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/jul2012/feature2

Meditation may reduce death, heart attack and stroke in heart patients

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A recent study has shown that regular meditation can help to reduce the incidence death, heart attack and stress in patients who have a heart complaint. It can also help to lower blood pressure, reduce stress and feelings of anger.

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http://newsroom.heart.org/news/meditation-may-reduce-death-heart-240647

Acupuncture, fatigue and breast cancer

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This video explains how acupuncture can help to relieve the fatigue felt by women who are undergoing chemotherapy as part of their breast cancer treatment.


Dr Julia Wilson, Head of Research at Breakthrough Breast Cancer, explains the findings.

Follow the link below to view on youtube.

Acupuncture, fatigue and breast cancer

What is Mindfulness Meditation and how does it work

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Mindfulness Meditation helps to reduce negative thoughts and emotions such as anxiety, anger and frustration and promotes postive personal attributes like compassion, empathy and forgiveness.

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http://blog.naturaltherapyforall.com/2012/10/31/mindfulness-is-more-than-just-good-vibes-scientists-say—new-study-sets-new-model-that-demonstrates-how-mindfulness-meditation-works/