Alternative Health

The Underdog of Massage?

Sports therapy is not just for people who do sports (Alexandre Chambon/Unsplash)
Sports therapy is not just for people who do sports (Alexandre Chambon/Unsplash)

Here we explore three major massage techniques, which are not your average deep tissue or therapeutic massage.  1. Sports therapy (remedial/injury and rehabilitation) Sports therapy...

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    5 Natural Allergy Remedies That Work

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    8 Ways to Detox Your Home

    We are exposed to more synthetic chemicals in our food, air and water, than ever before. While many people avoid chemicals in their food, the... Read more

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    Aromatherapy for Beginners: Scents to Uplift, Balance and Calm

    Bath and beauty companies have led most people to believe that aromatherapy is beneficial for relaxation, skin care and bathing. While it definitely helps in... Read more

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    Older Adults Might Be Able to Stave Off Arthritis Knee Pain With Fiber

    Older people who eat the most fiber are at lower risk of developing knee pain and stiffness due to osteoarthritis (OA), new research shows. Diets... Read more

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    5 Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergy Relief

    When seasonal allergies strike they can bring with them a host of nasty symptoms including itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, a running nose and sore... Read more

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    6 Hormone Balancing Powers of Red Clover

    Menopause can seem like torture. Women at midlife suffer with mood swings, stubborn weight gain, hot flashes, and low energy.  At the same time they... Read more

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    Understanding Essential Oils for Beginners

    Since the beginning of human history, essential oils have been an important part of cultural rituals—medicinally, recreationally, and even religiously. Anyone can enjoy the benefits... Read more

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    How to Lower Cortisol Naturally

    Cortisol is typically known as “the stress hormone.” In our modern day culture where busy is the new norm, stress definitely seems to be something we’re all... Read more

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    How to Live Peacefully With Negative Thoughts

    Do you have repetitive negative thoughts? If so, the diagnosis is confirmed: You’re human. The average person experiences 60,000 to 70,000 thoughts per day, according... Read more

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    Emotional First Aid: The Most Important Skill We’ve Never Learned

    We all know to cover a cut with a bandage or brush our teeth to prevent cavities, but why is it that we’re not taught... Read more

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    Exercise May Improve Fatigue Caused by Cancer

    Cancer-related fatigue can last throughout treatment and into remission, but a new study has found that exercise may be the key to fighting this exhaustion... Read more

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    Can Hearing Loss, Ringing and Vertigo Be Healed Naturally?

    Can we heal hearing loss, ringing and vertigo naturally?  Studies show that with the right nutrients, we can help repair hearing and ringing in the ears;... Read more

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    4 Ways to Support Your Mental Health

    We all go through difficult periods that may lead to poor mental health. Performance reviews at work, conflicts in relationships, world issues, money worries, the... Read more

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    How to Manage the Basic Anxiety of Life

    Underlying much of what we do is a sense of anxiety, uncertainty, fear, doubt, or dissatisfaction. And we react to this in so many unhelpful... Read more

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    Top 10 Ways To Stay Healthy This Winter

    Winter doesn’t have to zap your energy or pit you against this season’s new hard-to-beat bug. Stay well all winter long by following the action... Read more

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