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As the dangers of opioids become increasingly apparent, study-supported options such as acupuncture, meditation, yoga and CBD oil are gaining ground in treating chronic pain.
Half of American women say they want all-natural skincare products, and the growing demand is transforming a beauty industry long reliant on unnatural chemical formulations.
Although gentle, natural modalities effectively treat a host of major health issues, people that happily use them as a first resort to ward off illness often turn to mainstream medicine by default when confronted with a serious problem.
What began 25 years ago as holistic healthcare has evolved into functional medicine that looks at underlying causes of disease and incorporates genetics for customized diagnoses and non-drug treatment strategies.
Simply going without shoes for 30 to 60 minutes a day drains the body of inflammation, pain and stress and generates greater well-being, research shows.
Wait a few minutes before slathering on natural sunscreen or covering up with long sleeves. It turns out we need five to 10 minutes of direct sunlight a few days a week so that our bodies can produce the vitamin D we need.
By choosing self-direction instead of self-pity, we can turn difficult times into opportunities to grow and even thrive.
Meditation has many forms and functions, but with a little knowledge and experimentation, we find can find what works best for us.
In these anxiety-inducing times, eating a gut-healthy diet, exercising at the right intensity, and practicing mindfulness can keep illness at bay.
Unlike most other supplements, nutraceuticals are sold solely in medical offices and typically offer, for a higher price, clinically tested precise formulations of vitamins, minerals and herbs.
Shuck seasonal overwhelm with these simple strategies, from eschewing perfection to designating a binge day to building a snow fort.
When we’re aware of the physical and emotional components of diabetes, it’s easier to make the lifestyle changes that ward it off.
People seeking a deeper experience of life and self are increasingly turning to silent retreats offered by many spiritual centers and religious traditions.
Chiropractors today draw from more than 140 different techniques, which is why it’s important to find a practitioner with an approach that resonates with you.
Floating in a sensory isolation tank induces a deep state of relaxation that can bring on healing, stress relief and even ‘Aha!’ moments of creativity.
If you seldom feel rested upon awakening, simple strategies from diet to sleep position can help overcome what may be an undiagnosed case of sleep apnea.
Understanding cancer’s physiological and emotional roots gives us powerful tools to build a life free of the disease and related fears.
Our attitudes toward money are loaded with emotional and cultural baggage, so we may fail to understand that all earning is not necessarily good nor all spending bad.
Because we encounter some 100 chemicals in everyday products we need an ongoing detox practice to boost our body’s own cleansing process.
Natural, effective alternative treatments to dramatically reduce and relieve chronic pain.
For the one in four Americans that suffer chronic pain with little help outside of risky opioids, alternative approaches can offer dramatic relief.
Around the globe, women are organizing to bring compassionate, collaborative and consensus-building solutions to critical social, economic and environmental problems.
Seniors, cancer patients, athletes and babies each need specialized forms of therapeutic massage that take into account the unique aspects of their conditions.
How we eat and exercise, the environment we live in, our emotional and mental issues, and even our belief systems all affect how healthy our eyes are.