Aromatherapy Explained

Despite being widely accepted as a mere “smelly” practice or method of natural treatment for various minor issues, the science and art behind Aromatherapy practices actually goes much deeper than typically acknowledged. In this brief post, let’s clear up a little what exactly it is, where it originated, what it does for a person, and who can work with it. Origin &...
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Nutrition and Muscle Cramping

Most clients that come for massage with the intent to relieve muscle cramping ask, “What can I include in my diet to help prevent muscle spasms and cramps?” Well, here are a few tips regarding nutrition and muscle cramps! Can’t stress enough the importance of hydration! Similar to an automobile that can’t run without gasoline, the human body can not function effectively...
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Massage Listed As a Lifestyle Change to Alleviate Hot Flashes

Lifestyle changes to alleviate hot flashes Exercise Increasing your level of activity (for example, taking the stairs instead of the elevator) can reduce hot flashes and have a positive impact on just about every other symptom attributed to menopause and growing older, including: insomnia mood swings eroded self-image loss of libido fatigue elevated cholesterol levels heart, bone, and muscle...
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Diabetes and Massage

Is Massage Useful in the Management of Diabetes? A Systematic Review Jeanette Ezzo, MsT, MPH, PhD, Thomas Donner, MD, Diane Nickols, BA, PA-Cand Mary Cox, MsT, BS Next Section Abstract In Brief Massage is among the fastest growing complementary therapies used in the United States. This article systematically reviews the available evidence on potential benefits and adverse effects of massage for...
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TMJ Home Exercise

    What is an at-home exercise I can do to release jaw tension?   Dr. Michael Roizen answered: When you clench and grind your teeth, you can cause an imbalance in your jaw, making you more prone to temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, jaw pain, and headaches.Although you should seek help from your dentist, doing an easy at-home exercise can help release some jaw tension. Take a cork from a...
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Scoliosis

Scoliosis Definition By Mayo Clinic staff CLICK TO...
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Junk Food Blues

With Mayo Clinic nutritionist Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Question Junk food blues: Are depression and diet related? Can a junk food diet increase your risk of depression? Answer from Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Depression and diet may be related. Some preliminary research suggests that having a poor diet can make you more vulnerable to depression. Researchers in Britain looked at...
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Massage at Airports

  Massage Spas, New Oases for the Harried Flier Published: May 2, 2012 ABOUT five years ago, Richard Laermer, a public relations executive, found himself with time to kill during a layover at Logan Airport in Boston. Enlarge This Image Kevin P. Casey for The New York Times Shane King, a massage therapist, gives a chair massage at the Massage Bar. “I was milling around the terminal, and I noticed...
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Types of meditation

  Meditation is an umbrella term for the many ways to a relaxed state of being. There are many types of meditation and relaxation techniques that have meditation components. All share the same goal of achieving inner peace. Ways to meditate can include: Guided meditation. Sometimes called guided imagery or visualization, with this method of meditation you form mental images of places or...
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