Into Natural Health (02)
Yoga, from HealthyWomen
Much has been said about the myriad of benefits yoga brings. But is yoga for you? This section from HealthyWomen provides a rich resource of information about yoga in the form of articles. One such article, written by Barb Depree, MD, explains how exercise and yoga can keep menopausal weight gain at bay. Another article discusses how several studies have found that the practice of yoga eases depression symptoms and helps improve the quality of life in individuals with the condition. Another article discusses the benefits of yoga for pregnant women and lists simple yoga poses that pregnant women can do to get relief from common pregnancy aches and pains, and to prepare their bodies for labor and delivery.
The Full Spectrum of Holistic Information Online
If you're experiencing just about any medical condition or ailment, chances are that this web site includes holistic information about it, including the symptoms, causes and treatments. It also has sections on holistic spirituality, yoga, stress management, alternative medicine, herbs, massage therapy and more. You can also find alternative therapies here, including mainstream ones such as yoga, pilates, and meditation; and others such as colon therapy and glandular therapy.
Chiropractor Questions? Get Chiropractic Answers
On this web page from VeryWell.com, you can get the basics on chiropractors and chiropractic medicine itself. The site provides a clear explanation of chiropractic care and its impact on your overall health. You'll find a detailed description of the surgery-free, drugless alternative medicine option, including linked text for any medical terminology. The site also includes a directory of articles all related to chiropractic careits cost, its effectiveness, and much more. Through the site's sponsored links, you could also find links to chiropractors in your area. Finally, the site provides links to back and neck pain symptoms and conditions, pain management, and injury information.
Colonic therapy is "in." Not only do the stars use it to stay healthy and trim, but now anyone can find a certified colon hydrotherapy practitioner with the database on this Web site. It includes information on the FDA registered class 2 device known as the LIBBE (Lower Intestine Bottom Bowel Evacuation system), colon hydrotherapy device training and LIBBE device supplies and products. Training workshops are offered, so you can not only find a colonic therapist, but be a colonic therapist as well.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
The hub for the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, this Web site features health information, such as dietary and herbal supplements and holistic medicine alerts. A research section includes how to apply for a grant and get NCCAM funding. Training opportunities, information about natural medicine clinical trials, news and events is also included. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is 1 of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH is one of eight agencies under the Public Health Service (PHS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
Meditation: In Depth
Reiki (pronounced ray-key) is a type of complementary therapy that originated in Japan. Proponents of Reiki believe that this type of healing balances the energy fields in and around the body, therefore helping a person receive physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual benefits. Cancer patients who are given Reiki therapy after their treatment experience deep relaxation, stress relief and an overall feeling of wellbeing. This resource from the Cancer Research UK provides information for cancer patients who are interested in Reiki. In this page one can find research about the complementary therapy, how the therapy is done, and different Reiki organizations that can provide further knowledge about the therapy.