Health, Body, Medicine

Health, Body, Medicine

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Herbalism
Also known as herbal medicine, herbalism is the term that covers the use of plants as medical treatments. This means that traditional medicine – which has been practised all over the wo...

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Gut Health
Your gut is an important part of who you are as a physical being. Humans' guts – or, more correctly, their gastrointestinal tracts – are formed early in our development, ready to consum...

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Healing Crystals
Healing crystals are semiprecious and often attractive looking stones that are used for the purposes of healing. In short, crystal healing is a practice whereby someone will use such st...

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Reiki
Reiki is a form of alternative therapy whereby a person's universal life force – otherwise known as qi or chi – is channelled in a more positive way to deal with blockages and other pro...

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Energy Healing
Energy healing – or energy medicine, as it is widely called – is a form of alternative therapy. In fact, you could say that it is a range of different therapeutic methods that come unde...

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Massage Therapy
Simply put, massage is the practice of manipulating the soft tissues of the body, usually by placing your hands on yourself or another person and moving them around. Although there are ...

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Acupuncture
Acupuncture is a form of TCM traditional Chinese medicine. It is a practice that uses needles that are placed into the body as a form of alternative medicine. The therapeutic results of...

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Reflexology
To begin with, reflexology is an alternative medicine therapy that is used to treat a wide range of conditions. In this regard, it is similar to practices like acupuncture or reiki inso...

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Probiotics & Prebiotics
Probiotics and prebiotics are both elements that are covered within nutritional science. They are, in the simplest terms, things that make up part of a healthy eating routine. If you do...

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CBD
Cannabidiol – or CBD as it is often called – is a chemical compound that forms naturally in cannabis plants. Cannabinoids are found in several plants, including the cannabis plant, whic...

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Chi Gong
Chi gong is the English translation of simplified Chinese characters that roughly mean life force cultivation. It is also known as qigong, qi gong, chi 'ung and chi gung, among other na...

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Ayahuasca
Ayahuasca is a plant medicine used in transformative ceremonies usually led by a shaman. It's a brew made out of two main ingredients: the Banisteriopsis caapi vine and the Psychotria V...

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Psychedelics
Psychedelics are usually regarded as a class of stimulants – or drugs – that will have a psychoactive effect when they are taken. In certain contexts, the term psychedelics will also re...

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Western Medicine
Western medicine is the term that is used for the diagnoses and treatments of diseases and other ailments in the west from the time of the ancient Greeks. In some cases, people simply r...

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Body Positivity
A social movement, body positivity is promoted as a way to celebrate the great diversity of the physical forms of human beings. According to the movement, too much emphasis – especially...

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Healthy Habits
A habit is a behaviour that becomes second nature over time, usually by repeating it frequently. Like skills, therefore, habits can be formed at any time in life although they tend to b...

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Alternative Medicine
Also known as complementary medicine, alternative medicine covers a wide range of treatments that people use all over the world to deal with their symptoms and to seek cures for their c...

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Holistic Medicine
The term holistic medicine relates to a wide number of therapies that are designed to treat the whole of a person, both their body and mind. It is often, therefore, seen in contrast to ...

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Yin Yoga
Unlike other forms of yoga, Yin yoga is characterised by a particularly slow pace with emphasis placed on holding its various poses, known as asanas, for longer. Some experts in this fo...

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Chronic Pain
Like any chronic condition, chronic pain is something that has been around for some time. This means that it is not a passing problem, such as a one-off headache. Nor is it something th...

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Hatha Yoga
Hatha yoga is practised all over the world, but it is mostly associated with India because it derived from the practices of the Yogis of the Natha Sampradaya tradition, in particular, t...

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Better Sleep
Getting better sleep does not mean spending longer in bed but obtaining a higher quality of repose. Usually, this will mean being asleep for a set number of hours in each 24-hour period...

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Allergies
When the body comes into contact with something that it sees as a threat, the immune system will be deployed in order to destroy it. This is perfectly natural and is the way that humans...

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TCM Tradidtional Chinese Medicine
Based on over 3,500 years of accumulated knowledge and skills, traditional Chinese medicine, or TCM as it is often called, is an alternative health system that is used widely all over A...

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Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is a type of complementary or alternative therapy that practitioners claim can help with a wide range of both physical and psychological ailments. It is sometimes used alon...