Mind-Body Exercise for Health

Posted April 20, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture, Uncategorized

Mind-body exercises such as yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates are not only beneficial for stress management, but have other potential health advantages as well, according to Ralph La Forge, M.S., a research analyst from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). … Read More

Lower Sodium Recommendation for Adults

Posted April 15, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Most Americans consume more than double the amount of their daily recommended level of sodium. A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more than 2 out of 3 adults are in population groups that should consume no more than 1,500 milligrams (mg) per day of sodium. During 2005-2006 the estimated average intake of sodium for persons in the United States was 3,436 mg per day. … Read More

Interview with Dr. Richard Browne

Posted April 03, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture, Uncategorized

After several years working in sales and other business-related areas, Dr. Richard Browne, Acupuncture Physician, decided to pursue his true passion to work in the fields of Oriental medicine, homeopathy and other natural health care modalities. He completed a three-year graduate program and additional postgraduate studies, training in the traditional Chinese style of acupuncture, traditional Chinese herbal medicine, homeopathy, and massage therapy. Dr. Browne’s approach to treatment includes a strong emphasis on patient education. … Read More

Hatha Yoga Reduces Fear of Falling

Posted March 17, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Hatha Yoga practice by older adults can reduce fear of falling, according to a new Indiana University study. Following a 12-week, twice weekly hatha yoga class, study participants expressed a reduced fear of falling, reduced constraints in leisure activities and increased lower body flexibility. … Read More

Fatigue and Physical Endurance

Posted March 16, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture, Uncategorized

When participants performed a mentally fatiguing task prior to a difficult exercise test, they reached exhaustion more quickly than when they did the same exercise when mentally rested, a new study finds. … 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

Vitamin D May Prevent Colds and Flu

Posted March 02, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Food & Nutrition, Uncategorized

A new study appearing in The Archives of Internal Medicine indicates vitamin D may effectively prevent colds and flu. Study findings were based on an assessment of nutritional habits, vitamin D levels and respiratory infection rates among approximately 19,000 study participants. … Read More

TAI CHI and CHI KUNG

Posted February 26, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness, Uncategorized

COME JOIN US FOR A Day of Exercise and Fun TAI CHI and CHI KUNG with Dr. Richard Browne … Read More

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