Aromatherapy

Posted August 29, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture, Health & Fitness

A form of alternative medicine, aromatherapy utilizes essential oils and other plant compounds to treat and prevent disease and optimize mood. These compounds are often included in topical lotions and creams, massage therapy oils and other health care products. … Read More

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Usage Increasing

Posted August 21, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness, News & Events

According to statistics released in July 2009 from a nationwide government survey, U.S. adults spent $33.9 billion out-of-pocket over the previous 12 months on visits to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioners and purchases of CAM products, classes and materials. … Read More

Diet Pattern Associated with Increased Risk of Diabetes

Individuals who consume excess amounts of cheese, low-fiber grains, eggs, fried potatoes, tomato products, and red meat have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in Diabetes Care. Study results found that a diet pattern containing these particular foods can produce increased levels of two proteins in the blood, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and fibrinogen. These proteins are indicators of inflammation in the body’s system and are linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. … Read More

Getting in Step with Your Fitness Routine

Posted April 27, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness, Uncategorized

If you’re one of many exercisers having trouble sticking to an exercise routine, you’re not alone. Linda Shelton, a fitness and wellness authority and author, has a solution: Work with, not against, your fitness personality type. … Read More

Tai Chi Improves Balance

Posted April 18, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness

Stroke survivors can improve balance with regular Tai Chi practice, according to a new University of Illinois at Chicago study. Lead researcher Christina Hui-Chan, physical therapy professor at UIC, has previously studied and utilized Tai Chi as a method to reduce falls among healthy elderly subjects and to improve balance. … Read More

Acupuncture & Massage College Celebrates World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

Posted March 23, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness

Acupuncture & Massage College Celebrates World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 2009 11th Anniversary World Tai Chi and Qigong Day Event Worldwide … Read More

CDC Report on Nation’s Health Highlights Adults Aged 18-29

Health United States: 2008, the 32nd annual edition of the report prepared by CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, indicates young adults in the United States aged 18-29 face a number of health challenges, including increases in obesity, high injury rates and lack of insurance coverage when compared to older adults. … Read More

Dr. Browne’s Top Ten Tips.

Posted February 27, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness

1-Meditate twice a day for 30 minutes each session. By meditation I mean close your eyes and follow your breath. Nothing happens, great that is meditation. Now do it. … Read More

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