Alternative Health, Spas, Yoga and Wellness

Seeing Clearly: 4 Tips for Improving Your Vision

Improving Your Vision Tips

Fading eyesight is an issue for many Americans today. It’s an extremely common phenomenon that is experienced by many as the yage. If you feel like your eyesight is beginning to fail, don’t give up hope. Here are 4 tips you can use to help maintain, and maybe even improve your vision.

Box Your Way to Fitness

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One fitness trend that offers great health benefits, trims and shapes the body, and is a lot of fun, is boxing.  Boxing has been around for quite some time, but has picked up in popularity as an exercise in recent years. Many gyms are now offering boxing classes as a means of shaping the entire body and enjoying the benefits of an upper-body cardio workout.

Plan Ahead: 3 Health Problems That Are Easily Avoided Today

Tips to Avoid Health Problems

More than ever before, science has provided helpful information to allow individuals to take a proactive approach to maintaining their health. News organizations, magazines, TV and the Internet provide a wealth of data on the causes and prevention of disease. By implementing a few simple changes in your life, you can avoid some of the most serious diseases.

Top Psychological Benefits of Massage Therapy

There are many reasons why everyone should enjoy the gift of regular massage. Imagine, being relaxed in a beautiful spa with the scent of vanilla candles floating in the air while a skilled masseuse works their way into relieving all the tension from your body.

Okay, alternate scenario for people who might not be able to afford to go to spa is a really good massage chair working on your muscles and joints while you relax. Both the scenarios sound great, no?

If just thinking about it gets you feeling relaxed think of what the actual thing is like. So to tempt you further, here are five proven psychological benefits of massage therapy:

Efficient Treatment for Anxiety

Anxious people have constant fears plaguing their minds. They cannot seem to calm themselves and think rationally even for a little bit. We are not saying that they should quit their medicine and therapy sessions but massaging can prove to be a great catalyst for people who have anxiety. This is because massages help release hormones that make the recipient feel much more positive and confident about their life.

Relieves Stress 

Everyday tasks make a whole lot of stress get bottled up in your body and eventually it becomes difficult for you to figure out how to let that stress go without being destructive. The more stress you build up, the less productive and more exhausted you become.Science has proven that massage will help stimulate the body in such a way that you will feel all that pent up stress just melt away from your body, leaving you energized and inspired.

Great for Insomniacs

Much research has proven that people who find it hard to sleep at night have been able to do so efficiently with the help of regular massage therapy. In fact, people who get massages at least twice or thrice a week are get much better REM sleep; which means they sleep deeper and wake up completely energized.

Calming Effect 

If you are an emotional person and want to control your negative thoughts, you should get massages to help you stay more calm and relaxed. While you're being more relaxed you're more likley to respond to other people with a much calmer demeanor. 

As you can see there are numerous benefits of getting the massage. If you're looking for a good way to relax and relieve stress, massage might be a good option to try.

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Using Natural Remedies To Treat Morning Sickness

Treat Morning Sickness

If you're in that golden period between six and twelve weeks, you might wake up every morning feeling something else altogether: nausea. It is estimated that up to 75% of pregnant women experience nausea and vomiting (NVP) at some point after the sixth week of their pregnancy, and dealing with it can be difficult.

How to Think Natural When it Comes to Family Healthcare

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Millions of Americans rely upon natural or alternative healthcare. In fact, the National Institutes for Health found that more than one-third of U.S. adults choose natural healthcare alternatives for some health issues. Although only 5% of Americans rely solely on natural medicine, the average user spends more than $1,000 a year on natural practitioner fees, supplements and self-care.


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