Alternative Mental Health Medicine
Defining Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture for back pain is more likely to help people who believe the treatment will work, new research suggests. The study included 485 people who received acupuncture for back pain and completed questionnaires before they began treatment, at two and three months... Read More
MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness meditation may help older adults get a better night's sleep, a small study suggests. Researchers found that among 49 older adults with sleep problems, those who learned mindfulness practices started sleeping better within six weeks. In fact, they did better than their... Read More
TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga is increasingly popular among U.S. adults and children, two new government surveys reveal. One survey found a little less than 6 percent of adult Americans said they had tried yoga, tai chi or qi gong back in 2002, but that figure... Read More
Some people who seek help for anxiety are looking for alternatives to medication. The good news is there are numerous natural remedies for anxiety, all of which can add to... Read More
Meditation is commonly recommended for dealing with the symptoms of stress. Regularly used throughout history in Eastern traditions, meditation and mindfulness are being recommended by medical professionals from a western... Read More
Can you come home to yourself? The Practice: Meditate. Why? Meditation is to the mind what aerobic exercise is to the body. Like exercise, there are many good ways to... Read More
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