Yoga

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Harvard study finds yoga and meditation reduces healthcare cost by 43%

By |August 16th, 2016|

A 2015 study done by Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)’s Institute for Technology Assessment and the Benson-Henry Institute (BHI) reveals how mind-body medicine could cut health care costs:
Evoking the relaxation response or a physiologic state of deep rest, helps alleviate stress and anxiety, while also affecting heart rate and blood pressure […] The study also found that practitioners primarily […]

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 […]

Therapeutic Yoga and Nutritional Awareness

By |July 31st, 2012|

 

 

Therapeutic Yoga

The practice of yoga has spread enormously in the west in the last decades. It is a concept most people have heard of and, in increasing numbers, are willing to explore. In India, where yoga originates, there has already been extensive research on its benefits for all aspects of the human being: body, […]

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