With all the hustle and bustle, the Christmas season and all the holiday stress it brings is undeniably the most stressful time of the year, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Instead of reaching for wine, or more coffee, which can cause a jittery effect, all can be calm and bright with Melissa, or how she’s more commonly known -- lemon balm.
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Research is uncovering a multitude of reasons why we should focus on gratitude in our everyday lives and not just during Thanksgiving. Gratitude is a key to our health that unlocks many blessings!
Thyroid disease, whether it is hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's, or Graves, affects patients in two contrasting types. I have been both types, and I want to empower you through my own healing journey of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis to find the courage and permission to heal yourself.
Everyone one of us has faced a situation that has given us anxiety, maybe even to the point to consider it a phobia. As moms, we still have these fears, but we must try even harder to get through what is causing this anxiety from our children, our spouses, and most importantly, ourselves. Some common phobias can include public speaking, doctors, or even heights. Personally, a phobia of mine has been the dentist. Today, I had a dentist appointment and I to face my fear so to speak. While facing a fear is a feat for anyone, here are five ways to help in any situation that may cause you or anyone else anxiety.
When it comes to probiotic food, there is no shortage of suggestions for which food is best for promoting gut health. The list of probiotic food suggested for healing, such as fermented foods and processed dairy products, as well as probiotic supplements have been part of food trends and fads despite their unhealthful affects on the digestive system. Honey is the one and only natural probiotic food that can heal and repopulate the gut while providing a substantial nutritional and healing benefits.
The healing properties of fish skin has been confirmed by different researches all around the world, and now it is being tested as a type of wound dressing in some clinical trials.
University of Texas Health Science Center researchers are exploring the use of therapy dogs in the intensive care unit to help elderly patients heal. Investigators from UT Health are launching a study that they expect will scientifically prove dogs can help ICU patients recover from disease.
A new report highlights the role of therapy animals for helping college students combat loneliness and depression that is common. Lack of funding and shortage of mental health workers make it necessary to find new ways to help college students adjust. A new study finds having a therapy dog available helped college students connect with their therapist.
"Life Is But A Merry Go-Round" is a book that can be picked up by anyone who has just experienced a major tragedy.
More American Indian tribes are blending traditional healing methods with Western medicine for treatment of various illnesses.
Body and Soul program enlists churches to help encourage African Americans to eat more fruits and vegetables. Churches play an important role in African American society, and Body and Soul taps into that, with full participation from the pastor, to teach healthier habits.
An intervention aimed at preventing depression and easing the burden of caring for a relative with dementia also helps to prevent complicated grief and depression following the death of the loved one.