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Complementary Therapies


10 Killer Tips To Overcome Sleeplessness Without Addictive Drugs

We have all suffered from bouts of sleeplessness at one time in our lives but for many people, sleeplessness has become the norm more than the exception. Sleeplessness causes unnecessary exhaustion and has some serious implications to our health that are hard to ignore.

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Vitamin C, The Master Nutrient, Part I: Benefits

A report in the Lancet, March 2001, stated that those with the highest levels of vitamin C in their blood had one half the risk of death from all causes, including heart disease. Dr. Kay Tee Khaw found that there was a decreased risk of cancer for those with high levels of C in their blood.

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Relax Now or Repent Forever

Relaxation techniques are a big concern right now in our fast paced world. As the number of things on our minds continue to increase, learning to relax has become increasingly difficult. Today, using natural techniques is a preferred approach by many, as many people are leery of turning to medical assistance. There are many natural approaches to relaxation; there is no “one way”. You need to find the one that works for you, and stick with it.

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The Healing Benefits of Traditional Thai Massage

Thai massage, also known as Nuad Phaen Boran, is an ancient massage that involves not only deep muscle massage, but stretching, elements of shiatsu, yoga, and acupressure as well. Nuad Phaen Boran actually translates into “ancient massage” or “traditional massage.”

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Aromatherapy for the 21st century

Aromatherapy has become a very popular form of relaxation for many people. People find themselves under more and more stress in the 21st century than ever before. Many try to juggle a career, family, and still need to find time for themselves. Aromatherapy is a great method with which to relieve the stress of everyday life.

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The Importance of Continuing Professional Development as a Massage Therapist

Some professionals, such as physicians and nurses, are required to complete a certain amount of continuing education each year. This is to make sure they keep up to date on the newest techniques available to help their patients. While having a massage therapist license might not mean you must take continuing education, it is still very important and you should consider it a high priority.

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An Insomnia Overview

Insomnia affects more than 30% of the general population giving massive amounts of people difficulty falling or staying asleep. If not being able to falling asleep isn’t enough, the condition we know insomnia makes these people wake up frequently during the night for no reason at all, as if they wanted to take up and see what time it was. However, having trouble sleeping isn’t the only problem this condition causes as it irritability and difficulty concentrating.

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Hypertension - Forget The Salt And Spice Up Your Life

If you have hypertension, or are worried about developing high blood pressure, then you will probably know that one of the first things you need to do is to reduce your intake of salt. However, that is not always as easy as it sounds.

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The Truth About The Link Between Salt And High Blood Pressure

Salt is a very valuable part of our diet and has been used for thousands of years as a preservative and to add taste to our food. Indeed, although many people in the West take it for granted, in many countries it is a vital economic commodity and people of a certain age will no doubt remember the important role played by salt in bringing British rule in India to and end in the middle of the last century.

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Melissa Oil - What It Is And Why To Use It

Neroli oil took its name from Anna Maria de La Tremoille, who was once the Duchess of Bracciano and the Princess of Nerola. She is given credit for introducing this essential oil to Italy’s most affluent members of society, in the 17th century. During that period of time, Neroli oil was often used in bath water or as a perfume on stationary and clothing. Its rich, floral scent gained almost instant popularity and was used commercially by J.M. Farina, the famous Italian perfume manufacturer.

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