integrated complimentary and alternative medicine Articles
Sesame and Sesame Oil Benefits – Total Ayurveda Details
Thursday, February 24th, 2011 by Janardhana V Hebbar
Sesame is one of the most widely used Ayurvedic medicines. If sesame seeds were not there, I would say, 40 of Ayurvedic formulas would have been non-existent. Sesame is used in multiple dosage forms powder, paste, oil, in the form of sesame recipes. The wonder herb is used in mul... Read more
20 sleep tips on how to sleep better
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 by Janardhana V Hebbar
Sleep is one of the basic necessities of body, similar to hunger and thirst. Though sleeping is a natural phenomenon, some find it difficult to sleep naturally and suffer from sleep deprivation and related diseases. Before you start to think about taking medication for sleeping, ... Read more
Christchurch – The Experience
Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 by DragosRoua
Authors note As I write this, reports from a second earthquake in Christchurch are coming in. This one was even bigger than the last one in September. The city has many more buildings down this time. But, as one who has been in Christchurch just two days ago, and experienced its ... Read more
Day sleep – Sleeping in the day – good or bad? Ayurveda details
Monday, February 21st, 2011 by Janardhana V Hebbar
Day sleep is one of the debated topics. There are many opinions about sleeping in the day. One of the basic treatises of Ayurveda, Charaka Samhita written about 2500 years before, has complete details about sleeping during day, who can sleep during the day, who should not have da... Read more
An Ephedra Story
Monday, February 21st, 2011 by Lynn Jaffee
Lisa, a fit woman in her early thirties came to my clinic a couple of weeks ago to be treated for anxiety. Her anxiety was out of character, out of control, and punctuated by full-blown panic attacks that landed her in the emergency room on a couple of occasions. Her symptoms ran... Read more
A Testimonial from a Patient (J.S.)
Sunday, February 20th, 2011 by Chris Halliday
As an avid runner and lifetime athlete I battled through a variety of injuries in high school and college. I played through anything, with injuries ranging from sprained ankles, to broken hands, torn ligaments and bruises. At about 25 I got married, gained some weight, but still ... Read more
Learning To Fly. Literally
Saturday, February 19th, 2011 by DragosRoua
So here I am, in the middle of Christchurch, New Zealand, in a place called Cathedral Square, trying to find my way into a city I barely came in, a day ago. It was around 11 oclock in the morning and the square was filled with people visiting a trade fair. Comedians, little thing... Read more
How to Choose the Best Chiropractor
Thursday, February 17th, 2011 by Chris Halliday
A chiropractor or chiropractic physician specializes in the spine and the musculoskeletal system. Their job is to identify andor diagnose disorders relating to these, but also to provide treatment to, and prevention of, these disorders. Chiropractic is one of the elements of alte... Read more
The Color Purple
Thursday, February 17th, 2011 by Lynn Jaffee
A few weeks ago, one of my regular patients came to me because her back was really acting up. In her early seventies, I had treated this woman for a number of aches and pains, but had not spent much time treating her lower back. This particular patient is one of strong opinions, ... Read more
Stage fright – 16 effective tips on how to overcome public speaking fear
Thursday, February 17th, 2011 by Janardhana V Hebbar
Public speaking skills are highly necessary in any of the competitive fields. A good presentation may gift you with good job, may win you fans, may make your products sell. But not all are born skilled orators. Many will have to develop public speaking skills on their own. Stage ... Read more
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