Tag: alternative-medicine

Hot Bath Meditation

There are many ways to meditate! As part of a cleanse, I’ve been taking a hot bath every day for the last two months. A hot bath is a great way to meditate, and it is also a great way for your body to detoxify itself! You can do this in a hot tub or sauna, but since most people have a bathtub, a hot bath is easier.Like me, you might have a tendency to get out of a hot tub after about 5 minutes as you start to sweat. But if you can hang in there, that’s only the beginning of where the fun starts […]

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The Placebo Effect is Good Medicine

Documentary on the Placebo Effect Many look to science to determine the effectiveness of certain treatments on our health, and there is a belief in Western medicine that the solution to our problems is some procedure or pill from the outside. I write a lot about the power we have to heal ourselves, but sometimes it may seem unscientific to hold this view.Western medicine looks to physical science to prove or disprove certain hypotheses. However, Eastern belief systems indicate that our physical […]

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Who Needs Obamacare When You Have Meditation?

A new research study shows that a little yoga or meditation a day might just keep the doctor away.​Stress-related health problems are responsible for up to 80{517948df36ad51d7417aad347fee66a5a596eda505fff08c49e5c8a00692fdd7} of visits to the doctor and account for the third highest health care expenditures, behind only heart disease and cancer. But as few as 3{517948df36ad51d7417aad347fee66a5a596eda505fff08c49e5c8a00692fdd7} of doctors actually talk to patients about how to reduce stress. Read More… […]

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