Alternative Treatments

February  22nd

Use of painkillers reduced by 50 percent with homeopathic medicine

Carsten Schertzer / Foter / CC BY Natural News – There is more and more concern with the significant increase in deaths as a result of painkillers. Thankfully, homeopathy can be a safer alternative to conventional prescriptions. Homeopathic medicine is the leading natural treatment offered by physicians in Europe, and based on a large study […]

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Zen Garden

The Morality of Meditation

adwriter / Foter / CC BY-NC NY Times – Scientific evidence of the practical benefits of meditation has been increasing its awareness and popularity as a practicing tool to improve one’s mind. Meditation is now widely known to enhance creativity, memory, and scores on standardized intelligence tests. But does meditation fulfill its originally intended effect — […]

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New Therapy for Depression

fakelvis / Foter / CC BY-SA NY Times – Some studies have shown that mild electric current that stimulates the brain may have a positive effect on treating depression. Click on this link to view full article

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dream yoga

It’s Not Too Late to Become a Yoga Believer

Nney / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA NY Times – Scientific studies have demonstrated that regular yoga practice can lower blood pressure and improve blood sugar, blood cholesterol, and fibrinogen, which is involved in making blood clots. Yoga can also help to increase antioxidants in the blood. Click on this link to view full article

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Sleepy time

Treating Sleep Apnea Without the Mask

NY Times – A small patch that fits over the nostrils is replacing the C.P.A.P. machine for treating sleep apnea. The C.P.A.P. is large and gets in the way and most patients do not use it regularly, so the nostril patch is a good alternative. Click on this link to view full article

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