Massage Therapy Practice Management

Posted September 21, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage Therapy, Uncategorized, Holistic Medicine

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Yoga for Back Pain

Posted September 11, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Holistic Medicine

People with chronic low-back problems who do yoga also do better at overcoming pain and depression than people treated conventionally for back pain, a West Virginia University study funded by the National Institutes of Health shows. … Read More

Aromatherapy

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 News & Events, Holistic Medicine

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

Yoga for Weight Management

Posted August 11, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Holistic Medicine

Originating in India, yoga combines physical and mental disciplines which balance mind, body and spirit. Yoga encompasses many branches of practice, hatha yoga being the most common outside of India. … Read More

Diet Pattern Associated with Increased Risk of Diabetes

Posted April 30, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized, Holistic Medicine

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 Uncategorized, Holistic Medicine

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

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 Holistic Medicine

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

TAI CHI and CHI KUNG

Posted February 26, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized, Holistic Medicine

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

Insufficient Sleep May Be Associated With Risk Of Heart Disease

Posted December 01, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized, Holistic Medicine

Sleeping less than seven and a half hours per day may be associated with future increased risk of heart disease, according to a new study. Additionally, a combination of overnight elevated blood pressure and insufficient sleep may also be associated with an increased risk of heart disease. … Read More

Obesity and hypertension—two epidemics or one?

Posted November 21, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized, Holistic Medicine

Obesity is weighing heavily on America. Government and private sector health experts now estimate that 65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. The link between obesity and hypertension is well known, but the exact nature of the association between the two disorders remains unclear. … Read More

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