I see many individuals in my practice who have been impacted by chronic pain and have a tried a variety of western medical solutions to manage their pain with varying results. Some of these solutions are successful but few address the root causes of pain or offer a more holistic approach to healing. To complement western medical approaches or to use a purely eastern holistic approach try the following: Nutrition Reducing inflammation is a key approach to balancing the pain with nutrition. Anti-inflammatory foods include spices such as ginger, cinnamon, tumeric, flax seed oils, walnuts, whole brown rice, berries and other fruits that contain quercetin (also a natural antihistamine that improves allergies).
As a health practitioner for many years I repeatedly ran into a phenomenon that some you may be familiar with. This phenomenon goes something like this. I develop a health problem, be it mental/emotional and/or physical. I go to see my health care practitioner and I get some understanding of the problem along with some form of treatment. The treatment either doesn't work or better still it works but only for a temporary period of time and then I experience a relapse. The relapse may not come immediately. Indeed it may not even be in the same form as the original problem. That is the relapsing symptoms may be very different. So I seek out the same or another health care practitioner (here the category of practitioner doesn't matter really) and I find myself going through the same scenario once again.
In this day and age it seems that more and more people are taking an interest in the various approaches that a person can take to alternative health. Between foot detox pads, spa wraps, cleansing of this organ and that organ-so many people have the ability to take their health into their own hands. Natural health practitioners are more in demand than ever before, and it seems that people have finally begun to grasp those alternative practices. Foot detox pads are just one of many tools that can be picked up for alternative health, but they are one of the easiest to use. You don't have to administer some cleanse, you don't have to visit a spa, and you don't have to go through a whole bunch of changes to get the benefit.
Even though genes play a vital role in determining the kind of diseases or conditions a person may be prone to, the person's choice of food is also crucial in the development of illnesses and other diseases. Everything that gets into the mouth must be considered carefully because what a person eats--and drinks--will ultimately determine whether he or she is susceptible to serious lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, heart ailments and many others. Aside from drinking plenty of water, eating judiciously, and exercising regularly, people should also consider undergoing detoxification, a process which can eliminate toxins and other harmful substances that have accumulated inside the body.
Holistic medicine, or "holistic health", is a belief that physical and mental aspects of life are closely connected and factor into the overall health and wellness of a person. Holistic health is usually associated with the topic of alternative medicine, but it is becoming more mainstream in this day and age. The concept of holistic health is not new. Holism has been around for ages, but it has only been integrated into mainstream healthcare recently. There is a certain element of stubborness in the medical field and sometimes it is slow to accept new ways of treatment or thinking. Holistic medicine is more an approach to how individuals should be treated, as opposed to a treatment method in and of itself.
Holism is the concept or belief that all of the properties of a system cannot be explained by the component parts alone. Rather, the system as a unit determines how the parts behave. The saying, "the whole is more than the sum of its parts", summarizes things nicely. The term "holism" came about when a statesman from South Africa named Jan Smuts wrote about the concept in a book. The definition that he gave to holism was "the tendency in nature to form wholes that are greater than the sum of the parts through creative evolution." The concept of holism has ancient roots. Examples can be found throughout human history. Scientific holism teaches that the behavior of a single system can't be predicted, regardless of how much data is readily available.
Types of toe nail fungus remedy: There are two ways to destroy the toe nail fungus. One is the home remedy methods which utilizes the home culinary stuffs to fight the infection. The other one is the meditative method which utilizes the chemicals to kill the fungus. Anti-fungal medications: There are two meditative methods to clear the infection. Topical ointments which are applied on the outside surface of the infected nails that helps to clear the infections. The other one is the tablets, which when taken orally can help to cure the toenail fungal infection. Topical ointments: The treatment utilizes many active ingredients that are effective against the oncomycete fungi.
Chinese medicine consists of two distinct parts: the empirical herbal knowledge, and the abstract medical theories. For a review, please see my two articles explaining each part. The theory of Yin Yang can be interpreted in many ways. The Chinese term literally means "dark, bright". It shows the contrasts between two different characteristics existing in our world. In this article, I wish to present a practical interpretation of this theory to help enhance the objectivity and practicality of Chinese medicine. What do we mean by Yin Yang? Yin Yang represents two opposite characteristics existing in this world. Yin means: dark, cold, female, night, water, descending, contracting, etc.
Imagine your typical day: You get up in the morning and brush your teeth with toothpaste. Then you have a shower; you use shower gel or soap, shampoo, conditioner and shaving cream. After you've dried yourself off, you apply moisturizer to your skin, makeup to your face and perhaps some hair gel, mousse or hairspray. A final spritz of perfume or cologne, an application of deodorant, and you're ready for breakfast. You have your usual breakfast of cereal with milk and grab an apple for the road. You're feeling pretty good and refreshed, you're clean, you smell nice and you've just kicked off your metabolism for the day with a nutritious and healthy breakfast.
Smoking is an addiction, the faster you finish it the more chances are it will ultimately finish you. Smoking start with being a fun thing and then progresses to become a bad habit having the ability to kill you, it is suicide, a slow suicide. If you can quit smoking then nothing better than that but you do not want to then it is advised that things like milk thistle extract, hawthorne berry, dandelion root, mullein leaf, ginger root, anise, elecampane, vitamin C, ginkgo biloba herbal extracts, astragalus root, cat's claw concentrate and others be consumed so that you allow the organs and body systems to live and not kill them with the inhaling smoke.