TAI CHI FOR ELDERS: IMPROVING BALANCE AND REDUCING THE RISK OF FALLS

Posted August 01, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Thirty percent of seniors over the age of 65 living in a community fall every year. An additional 50 percent of the same age group living in long-term care facilities suffer from at least one fall annually. One in 10 of these falls results in a fracture. Although any exercise is an effective intervention for fall prevention, one of the rapidly emerging exercise forms recommended by an increasing number of medical professionals is Tai Chi. … Read More

YOGA AND MEDITATION CHANGE GENE RESPONSE TO STRESS

Posted July 23, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Mind-body techniques like yoga and meditation that put the body in a state of deep rest, known as the relaxation response, can change how genes respond to stress, according to the findings of a new study by researchers at Benson-Henry Institute for Mind/Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Genomics Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The study appears online in the journal PLoS One. … Read More

SHOULD CITIZENS OF MIAMI FINANCE THE FLORIDA MARLINS?

Posted July 21, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

The Florida Marlins anticipate building of a new 37,000-seat retractable-roof ballpark to begin in November. Auto dealer Norman Braman objects to the funding plan to finance the new Florida Marlins stadium and has brought a lawsuit against the funding plan. Braman testified Monday during the first day of the trial, outlining that the public should have more input in deciding upon the plan, which was developed by Miami-Dade County and the city of Miami. … Read More

ACUPUNCTURE FOR HAY FEVER

Posted July 19, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is a chronic inflammation of the sinuses, nose and throat. It is typically caused by pollens and other external irritants carried in the air. While grass pollen induces summer hay fever, autumn and spring hay fever are related to weed and tree pollen. Other air-borne substances that can produce an allergic reaction include molds, plants, dust, spores, and chemicals, among others. … Read More

Massage Therapy Program

Posted July 18, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

August is a great time to enroll in Acupuncture & Massage College’s Massage Therapy program. Students seeking a rigorous professional natural care education will find quality and excellence in August is a great time to enroll in Acupuncture & Massage College’s Massage Therapy program. Students seeking a rigorous professional natural care education will find quality and excellence in AMC’s Massage Therapy program. … Read More

TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION EFFECTIVE IN REDUCING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Posted July 01, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Transcendental Meditation can effectively reduce high blood pressure, according to a recent meta-analysis of 107 published studies on high blood pressure and stress reduction programs. The study appears in a recent issue of Current Hypertension Reports. The Transcendental Meditation technique produces a significant reduction in high blood pressure that is not found with other forms of stress management, meditation or biofeedback. The new meta-analysis reviewed trials of all relaxation and stress reduction methods in participants with high blood pressure that have been published in scientific journals. … Read More

ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES FOR INSOMNIA

Posted June 27, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

More than 1.6 million U.S. adults use complementary and alternative therapies to treat insomnia, according to the results of a national survey published in a recent issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. … Read More

ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES FOR INSOMNIA

Posted June 26, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

More than 1.6 million U.S. adults use complementary and alternative therapies to treat insomnia, according to the results of a national survey published in a recent issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. … Read More

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