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Chinese Herbal Medicine Vs. Western Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine Vs. Western Medicine

Those of us who have lived our entire lives in a Western nation are pretty familiar with Western medicine. Western medicine is a relatively new phenomenon that is based on the idea of hypothetical deduction. Whereas, traditional Chinese medicine and other Eastern medicine practices follow the inductive method. One of the biggest differences between the ... Read More
 
3 Health Benefits of Regular Qigong Practice

3 Health Benefits of Regular Qigong Practice

Individuals who participate in regular Qigong practice can tell you that there are numerous benefits that come from regular practice. Those who are unfamiliar with Qigong Reston are also not going to be familiar with the health benefits. Below we discuss a few of the health benefits that are a result of Qigong, and how ... Read More
 

Why Health and Wellness Depends On Integrative Therapeutic Care

When a patient comes to me complaining of pain, I begin by examining the area of discomfort, while also taking into account other possible sources of the pain. This is because I’ve found the effective treatment of pain employs an integrative therapeutic approach that takes into account physical, emotional and mental wellness. Our complex lives ... Read More
 

Health and Prevention: the role of interval training exercise

The role of inflammation in the formation of plaques that can lead to heart diseases and heart attacks has been documented in numerous research studies. Exercise plays a role in health and prevention by helping your body clear free radicals that cause inflammation and result in the formation of plaques that can break off from ... Read More
 

Mediterranean diet, health and longevity

The Mediterranean diet favors large amounts of fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, olive oil, seeds, nuts and fish. The diet also includes red wine (in moderation) and small amounts of dairy products and red meat. A comprehensive review of the scientific literature from 1966 to 2008 shows that the Mediterranean diet prolongs life and prevents ... Read More