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Yin and Young

Yin and Young

Balance. Yin yang. These basic principles (TCM) that has been around and still thousands of years. believed that this balance is directly correlated person’s state of and wellbeing. Thus achieving it depends the individual’s own needs. Unlike medicine that approaches for various ailments singularly, the Chinese believe that ailments are brought different causes and each person responds to treatments differently, and therefore these must addressed by individualized treatments and according to their needs. has the same concept of harmony that our is connected by or paths energy, or qi, flows, and imbalance in energy lead to disease (Lee and Lio, p. 111). So may ask, can acupuncture acne? Is there in acupuncture or is it only brought by tradition?

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Alzheimer’s: Prevent Memory Loss, Dementia with Naturopathic Medicine

According to a recent 60 Minutes (CBS) story, 2 of every 5 U.S. seniors that reach 85 years of age will develop Alzheimer’s Disease. I was left with the impression from the program that developing Alzheimer’s and dementia is merely random. Is that true or is Alzheimer’s and dementia, potentially preventable? As a , I believe, it is.

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Brain Health, Oxidative Stress & Vitamin E

Brain Health, Oxidative Stress & Vitamin E

The brain acts as a control center that regulates the human body’s biological events such as respiration and metabolism processes. When compared to other organs, the brain requires higher amount of oxygen to meet metabolic demands1 but it possesses lower antioxidant capacity. Since the brain contains a high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), it is very susceptible to free radical-mediated oxidative stress that affects brain health negatively.2 Therefore, lipid soluble antioxidants such as vitamin E (tocopherols and tocotrienols) are crucial to minimize oxidative stress

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Healing with Homeopathy

Healing with Homeopathy

Homeopathy is just not another school of medicine but is a science that was founded by Hahnemann who belonged to Germany. The science of Homeopathy works on two basic principles.

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Homeopathy – the undiluted facts

Homeopathy – the undiluted facts

Homeopathy – the undiluted facts

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Does homeopathy work? | Why is it so popular? | What can it teach mainstream healthcare? | This book presents the evidence needed to help people answer these questions and more

As a junior doctor, Edzard Ernst worked in a homeopathic hospital, practised homeopathy, and was impressed with its results. As his career progressed and he became a research scientist, he investigated the reasons for this efficacy and began to publish the evidence.

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Curcumin: Powdered Gold?

Curcumin: Powdered Gold?

The world of herbal supplements has not had an easy time. Government scrutiny, industry politics and increasing consumer mistrust have threatened to greatly reduce the role of herbal supplements—just as the trend of “natural” health starts to get its stride.

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Acupuncture Soothes Knee Osteoarthritis With Anti-Inflammatory Effects

Acupuncture Soothes Knee Osteoarthritis With Anti-Inflammatory Effects

 

Researchers conclude that acupuncture reduces pain and stiffness while restoring physical functioning for patients with knee osteoarthritis. Using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays, the researchers made an important finding. Acupuncture successfully downregulated osteoarthritis related proinflammatory plasma levels of TNFα, IL-6, and apelin.

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Positive Reinforcement More Helpful for ADHD Kids?

Positive Reinforcement More Helpful for ADHD Kids?

Positive reinforcement is usually better than negative reinforcement but does positive reinforcement work the same in every child? According to a study out of the University of Buffalo and published in the journal Behavioral and Brain Functions, the answer would be no. They found that a little recognition for a job well done means a lot to children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder – even more than it would for typically developing kids.

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