Critical College Complaints

Major college complaints among new college students include mental health issues and physical health concerns. Here are some tips to promote college student health all year long.The first year of school is tough for everyone and college is no exception. For the first time, you’ll be on your own. As exciting as your newfound independence can be, it’s also challenging to maintain a busy schedule; after all, you’ll have to balance classwork, homework, clubs, and social events. At the end of the

3 Health Benefits of Balneotherapy

Balneotherapy involves treating health problems by bathing, usually in hot springs and other naturally mineral-rich waters. Long practiced in alternative medicine systems all over the world, balneotherapy is often offered at spa, wellness centers, and hot springs resorts. Some proponents claim that balneotherapy may help with a number of health conditions, including arthritis, respiratory disorders, and high blood pressure.What Studies Show About the Effect of Balneotherapy on Health
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Unani Medicine Health Benefits and Uses

Unani medicine is a system of alternative medicine that comes from  ancient Greece but is now practiced mostly in India . Involving the use of herbal remedies , dietary practices , and alternative therapies, Unani medicine deals with the prevention
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3 Ways You Can Biohack Safely, According To Molly Maloof, M.D.

These days, it's not uncommon for people to strive to be more proactive about their health and prevent diseases before even the preliminary signs of an illness arise. Molly Maloof, M.D., a personalized medicine physician and one of our speakers at this year's revitalize event, works with the top Silicon Valley investors and executives on how to seek empowerment and prescribe health in all aspects of life—not just for the body but for the mind and community around us.On this episode of the
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Colon cleansing: Is it helpful or harmful?

Our general interest e-newsletter keeps you up to date on a wide variety of health topics.Is colon cleansing a good way to eliminate toxins from your body? Answer From Michael F. Picco, M.D.Colon cleansing is normally used as preparation for medical procedures such as a colonoscopy. However, some alternative medicine practitioners offer colon cleansing for other purposes, such as detoxification.But colon cleansing — also called a colonic or a colonic irrigation — for such purposes isn't
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Taoist Sexual Practices

In the ancient Taoist tree of practices with branches such as acupuncture, herbology, massage, five element nutrition, qi gong, tai chi, feng shui, I Ching and meditation, the practices dealing with the sexual energy occupy a prominent place.In ancient China Taoist masters were well known for their specialized knowledge on sexual matters. Emperors and Empresses would consult in secret Taoist masters for learning the essentials of sexual practice. This would be done not only for enhancing sexual
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Conscious Conception: Nurturing Your Grandkids' Generation

Jocelyn Gordon is the creator of HoopYogini™ and Bhakti Boogie® Yoga. Catch her at Wanderlust Snowshoe, Wanderlust Stratton, Wanderlust Squaw Valley (look out for Jocelyn’s Conscious Conception Circle at Squaw), and the Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Brooklyn, Washington DC and Tampa 108s.Your children are your teachers even before they are bornThe potential for their life on earth calls you to journey into your wholeness (and broken spaces)They ask you to prepare a fertile and healthy space in body
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Nature’s Role in Mental Illness: Prevention or Treatment?

Source: Valiphotos/Pixabay, used with permissionIf you’re looking for some form of natural healing to achieve or maintain a positive mental state, what better place to start than outside in nature? You may instinctively feel the benefits of a day at the beach or a weekend wilderness jaunt, but is there any real evidence that being outdoors is good for your mental health?While it has yet to be determined whether activities such as walking through a desert or sitting on a bench in a city park are
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10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

Martial arts provides a number of excellent health benefits, in addition to instilling discipline and confidence within students. Through improving one’s skills during practice, a student of martial arts will also be able to build a healthier body and, by extension, lifestyle Since health and fitness are closely intertwined, let’s explore 10 of the most common health benefits of martial arts.1. Cardiovascular HealthMeeting the physical activity guidelines of the Center for Disease Control and
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