Wellness

Integrative Health and Healing as the New NATO Health Care Paradigm for the Military

By |September 12th, 2016|

Dan Nevins is a warrior on a mission to save others.
Eleven years ago, while serving in Iraq, an IED exploded under his Army vehicle. The blast destroyed both his legs. Nevins spent 18 months at Walter Reed Medical Center. With the help of the Wounded Warrior Project, he learned to climb mountains and play golf. […]

Italian Senate National Symposium on NHS, Equal Health Rights and Complementary Medicine

By |September 12th, 2016|

Mayo Clinic Publishes Data on Complementary Health Approaches to Pain

By |September 5th, 2016|

This new data review gives primary care providers — who frequently see patients with chronic pain — tools to inform decision-making on how to help manage pain.
Primary care providers have lacked a robust evidence base to guide recommendations on complementary approaches as practiced and available in the United States:
Data from a review of U.S.-based […]

Music Therapy: History, Healthcare and Music Star Ambulances

By |September 1st, 2016|

Lars Ole Bonde, PhD Aalborg University Music Therapy Expert talks about the history of Music Therapy; Music Therapy in Hospitals; the difference between Music Therapy and Music Medicine; and the relationship between Music Therapy, chronic Diseases, moments of hope and memory.

Music Therapy History
The history of music therapy begins at the dawn of civilization at […]

Virtual Reality Stanford University Pilot Studies on Pain

By |August 31st, 2016|

“Pain is our harm alarm and it does a really good job of getting our attention,” said Beth Darnall, a clinical associate professor at Stanford Health Care’s division of pain medicine. She says:
Virtual Reality is a psychological tool, like meditation, that can “calm the nervous system, and that dampens the pain processing.”
Read Pilot Studies from […]

Medical School Teaches Meditation: Generation Y is Forcing Medical Education to Become Healthier

By |August 30th, 2016|

 

Medical Students at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine learn about the science and methodology behind the transcendental meditation (TM) technique in the first TM elective course offered at a major medical school in the United States. It is called “Physician Wellness through Transcendental Meditation”

Read Chicago Medicine January 2016 articles:Physician Heal Thyself: Strict School of Medicine Students Give New Meaning to the […]

Brain Doctor Prescription for Heart Health

By |August 24th, 2016|

Change your lifestyle to improve your health.
In the last two-three years, articles touting the benefits of meditation are abundant in the news media, but labeled as “alternative medicine.”  Dr. Romie Mushtaq, traditionally trained neurologist with additional board certification in integrative medicine and featured inTED talk, “The Powerful Secret of Your Breath”, argues that meditation should not be considered […]

Over 85% of People Use Certain Complementary Approaches for Wellness

By |August 12th, 2016|

Why do people use certain complementary approaches?
Wellness.
People who take natural product supplements or who practice yoga are more likely to do so for wellness than for treating a health condition.
From NCCIH Director’s Page
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
November 4, 2015

I find it especially interesting that people who use a variety of complementary health approaches reported better health […]

Cardiologist says Lifestyle Changes Have Dramatic Impact on Health and Economy

By |August 2nd, 2016|

According to Dr. Aseem Malhotra, a London-based cardiologist and adviser to the National Obesity Forum,
Nuts, olive oil and vegetables are the best heart medicine…It may be hard to believe but poor diet now contributes to more disease and death than physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol combined, according to The Lancet…The combined costs of type 2 […]

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