The Comprehensive Guide to Holistic Medicine Careers

Are you considering training for a job in massage therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic care or a related field, but want to learn more? Holistic medicine careers have numerous benefits that make them attractive to those who are looking to start down a professional path or switch their focus mid-career. … Read More

Flexible Careers in Holistic Health

Are you looking for a new career? Do you need a flexible work schedule? Do you yearn for a professional path into a field that's growing? Do you want to help people every day? If so, exploring flexible careers in holistic health makes sense. Find out some of the top careers in natural and integrative health fields that offer practitioners the ability to make their own schedules, choose from a variety of work settings, and otherwise customize their professional life to their needs, interests and desires. … Read More

Training Options for Holistic Health Careers

More than a third of all Americans use holistic therapies outside of traditional Western medicine to maintain their health and well being, according to research conducted by the National Institutes of Health. They also spend about $30 billion annually on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), according to federal researchers. That breaks down to about $500 per person. … Read More

How to Treat PTSD Naturally

Posted November 06, 2016 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Alternative Medicine, Health & Fitness, Yoga

Military veterans and others experiencing PTSD — or post-traumatic stress disorder — may turn to traditional methods of medical treatment for help. Those methods could include therapeutic practices like cognitive behavior therapy, stress reduction techniques and prescription drugs. However, many have also found relief from PTSD symptoms by incorporating holistic health and complementary and alternative medicine approaches into their treatment plans. According to Social Worker Today: … Read More

An Introduction to Balancing Chakras

The chakras are the seven life-force energy centers of the body which receive, transmit and assimilate energy, often called qi (chi) or prana. The word chakra is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning “wheel of light.” … Read More

How to Practice Mind Body Fitness

Posted July 14, 2016 by Carlos Sama, LMT & filed under Health & Fitness, Yoga

If you have trouble sticking to an exercise routine that’s based on getting in shape or losing weight, it might be because your approach to fitness lacks an important element. A mind body fitness routine — in contrast to one that just focuses on just the body — emphasizes the interconnectedness of the physical body and the mind and spirit. … Read More

5 Ways to Live Better with Health, Vitamins and Chinese Medicine

Holistic health practitioners have long recognized that combining healthy living, vitamins and Chinese medicine is key to achieving wellness of the spirit, mind, and body. These healthy living tips will help you live better -- holistically, every day. … Read More

From Depression to Hypertension, Yoga Benefits Overall Health

Posted February 29, 2016 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness, Yoga

Many people realize the yoga benefits of spiritual awareness. Yoga is used as a form of complementary and alternative medicine in treating health disorders, such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, atherosclerosis, and neuropsychiatric disorders. … Read More

More Yoga Benefits: Relief for Fibromyalgia

Practicing yoga benefits a variety of health conditions, including fibromyalgia. Yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia, according to a new study by York University researchers. The study is the first to look at the effects of yoga on fibromyalgia, specifically its cortisol levels in women. … Read More

Exploring New Uses: Acupuncture for Depression, Sleep Apnea

For individuals experiencing depression, acupuncture can stabilize moods and combat stress-induced fatigue. Acupuncture also can be utilized as a primary or complementary therapy for the treatment of sleep apnea and many other sleep disorders. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and its symptoms are associated with depression, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Read More

Yoga For Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted November 30, 2011 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Yoga

 Individuals who practice yoga for rheumatoid arthritis who show significant improvements in disease activity, according to a new Emirates Arthritis Foundation study. … Read More

Health Care Practitioners Recommend CAM

More than 30 percent of people use some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and that number continues to rise, attributed mostly to increases in the use of mind-body therapies like yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercises. … Read More

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