What is Chinese Medicine? An interview with Dr. Leon Hammer

What is Chinese Medicine? An interview with Dr. Leon Hammer

TCM as it is taught and practiced today was invented by a group of traditional Chinese doctors in the 1950s under orders from Mao to create a medicine that is easy to teach, easy to learn and cheap.

Young people’s mental health suffering most during lockdown, research suggests

Young people’s mental health suffering most during lockdown, research suggests

Overall, young people are experiencing worse mental health outcomes from life during the pandemic their older counterparts, according to the survey, with those aged 18 to 24 reporting “amplified” feelings of low mood and poor wellbeing.

Wellbeing levels in UK at lowest since records began, new research suggests

Wellbeing levels in UK at lowest since records began, new research suggests

The UK population “is suffering from high levels of psychological distress,” a report by the London School of Economics (LSE) and Simetrica-Jacobs, a consultancy that measures social impact, found.

Homemade DIY Hair Mask For Curly Hair [Hydrating Recipe]

Homemade DIY Hair Mask For Curly Hair [Hydrating Recipe]

Apple Cider Vinegar2 tablespoonsHoney or Manuka1.5 tablespoonAvocadoHalfPeeled Aloe Vera Leaf2×3 inch pieceEgg1 crackedCocoa butter1 tablespoon (melted)Garlic1 cloveJamaican Castor Oil1 tablespoonNeem Oil1 teaspoonCinnamon1 tablespoonFlaxseed1/4 cupEssential Oils (Tea tree & Mint)3 drops eachThese ingredients are a perfect combination for a hydrating deep conditioner to help heal/nourish dry/damaged hair.

Coronavirus: Miss England who returned to work as NHS doctor ‘concerned’ about lack of PPE

Coronavirus: Miss England who returned to work as NHS doctor ‘concerned’ about lack of PPE

Miss England has said she is concerned about the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) available to NHS staff fighting Covid-19 on the frontline.Ms Mukherjee said that only medics working in intensive care units were given access to PPE, while nurse were given basic surgical masks, "a pinny" and gloves.

Strategies for Stress Management

Strategies for Stress Management

Lavender, Chamomile, Calendula, Motherwort, Rose, Rosemary, and St. John's wort, are all great herbs for relieving stress and tension in the body.Gail Edwards writes that nettles is invaluable at "restoring adrenal function" (1), so if you suffer from chronic stress, a nettle tincture would be a must-have.

Breakthrough discovery in plants' DNA may lead to slowing aging process in humans

Breakthrough discovery in plants' DNA may lead to slowing aging process in humans

(CNN)Science has identified in the plant kingdom the "missing link" of cellular immortality between human and single-celled animals, according to a new study led by scientists from Arizona State University and Texas A&M University.

Healing foods and your emotional state: 5 Natural ways to heal health complaints, regardless of what they are

Healing foods and your emotional state: 5 Natural ways to heal health complaints, regardless of what they are

Regardless of the keys that the survivors started with, Turner noted that they made drastic changes to their eating habits , such as incorporating more fresh fruits and vegetables into their diet.

Childhood traumas can stay with you for life – by messing with your hormone levels, says study

Childhood traumas can stay with you for life – by messing with your hormone levels, says study

The results showed that people who had high stress during childhood and in adulthood, particularly at age 37, had a flatter cortisol pattern.Fortunately, it does not necessarily mean that all people who had experienced childhood traumas will show this cortisol pattern in their adult life.

Crochet Through Depression

Crochet Through Depression

There have been numerous research programs focusing on how traditional crafts such as knitting and crochet help combat anxiety and depression.

Stay positive, live longer

Stay positive, live longer

When individuals were compared based on their initial levels of optimism, the researchers found that the most optimistic men and women demonstrated, on average, an 11-15% longer lifespan, and had 50-70% greater odds of reaching 85 years old compared to the least optimistic groups.

When it comes to exercise, age is just a number – SHOCKING study shows that even the elderly can benefit from working out

When it comes to exercise, age is just a number – SHOCKING study shows that even the elderly can benefit from working out

Before the current study, no research has taken a life course approach to determine how participation in physical activity throughout the various stages of adulthood may be linked to mortality risk.

3 Tricks for controlling your emotions in any situation

3 Tricks for controlling your emotions in any situation

A lot of people have anger management issues, but even those who handle their emotions well can still benefit from simple but powerful ways to control how they feel.The first step in gaining control over these feelings is to acknowledge them, followed by changing perspectives and participating in engaging activities.

Langenburg Oxygen Water

Langenburg Oxygen Water

We incorporate totally unique processes of purification and structuring to reach purity standards far beyond that of other bottled waters, and to achieve superior detoxification, hydration and oxygenation throughout the entire body. Along with extremely high, naturally occurring dissolved oxygen content, Langenburg Oxygen Water is perfectly pH and mineral balanced.

Gong Therapy Studio Offers Healing Through Sound And Vibration

Gong Therapy Studio Offers Healing Through Sound And Vibration

At Sacred Wave Gong Immersions in Clawson Christopher Davis uses a variety of gongs to bring about healing and relaxation. Davis says gong therapy has been around for ages. Davis plays the gongs for 60 minutes, there's a period of silence.

Aging, Pain, NAD+ Therapy and Why You Need It

Aging, Pain, NAD+ Therapy and Why You Need It

Whether that’s running marathons, hiking, cooking, or simply spending time with your loved ones, NAD+ therapy has been shown to vastly improve the quality of life in patients ranging from autoimmunity, extreme athletes just wanting better muscle function/recovery, to the everyday working class person struggling with metabolic concerns and consequences of aging in a toxic world.

World Blood Donor Day 2019: Who can give blood and how to do it in the UK

World Blood Donor Day 2019: Who can give blood and how to do it in the UK

On Friday, World Blood Donor Day is encouraging people to donate blood - an essential liquid in the healthcare system allowing medical procedures we take for granted to take place. New blood donors in England and parts of Wales can quickly register to donate online or over the phone through NHS Blood and Transplant.

Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment

Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment

The study, published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum , looked at the impact of acupressure on symptoms that frequently accompany fatigue in this population: chronic pain, anxiety, depression and poor sleep.

When Psychedelics Make Your Last Months Alive Worth Living

When Psychedelics Make Your Last Months Alive Worth Living

His team says that no other medicine has been able to produce results akin to those of psilocybin, both in the treatment of depression and addictions of all kinds.

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain. Reviewing the weight gain risks that hound women during their midlife has encouraged researchers at The Mayo Clinic to give out a series of recommendations to lessen the menopausal challenges during this trying time in their lives.

Encouraging younger people to follow a healthier lifestyle can help curb early-onset depression

Encouraging younger people to follow a healthier lifestyle can help curb early-onset depression

An international study has found a strong link between a person’s lifestyle and his risk of developing chronic mood disorders. Researchers used a five-item lifestyle score, which assessed a person’s body mass index, smoking habits, alcohol consumption, leisure time, physical activity, and diet.

How a Virus Can Save Your Life

How a Virus Can Save Your Life

5 Multidrug Resistant Organisms May Cause Over 90,000 Deaths Each Year Since the 1940s, 6 antibiotics have been used to treat infectious diseases caused by bacteria.

Can Negative Emotions Increase Inflammation?

Can Negative Emotions Increase Inflammation?

Blood Tests Suggest Negative Emotions Trigger Inflammation Authors of the study believe it’s the first investigation to explore the association between recalled mood and inflammation.

Top Traits Happy People Have in Common

Top Traits Happy People Have in Common

4 It could be, then, that making an effort to have deeper conversations could be a key to increasing happiness: "Together, the findings demonstrate that the happy life is social rather than solitary and conversationally deep rather than superficial … On one hand, well-being may be causally antecedent to having substantive interactions.

Exercise More! CDC Doubles its Weekly Exercise Recommendations

Exercise More! CDC Doubles its Weekly Exercise Recommendations

CDC Doubles its Weekly Exercise Recommendations In a major update of its previous exercise guidelines, the CDC has released the second volume of its Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans publication and the takeaway is rather straightforward—we need to exercise much more.

Could You Live Without Plastic?

Could You Live Without Plastic?

8 The rapid development of new plastic chemicals has been fueled by a throwaway mentality, and although several companies have begun pledging reduction in the use of straws and plastic cups, it's going to take greater change to make a significant impact on the environment and human health.

Wake Forest leads large study on diet, exercise and Alzheimer’s risk

Wake Forest leads large study on diet, exercise and Alzheimer’s risk

“An urgent need exists to find effective approaches for Alzheimer’s that can arrest or reverse the disease at its earliest stages,” said Laura Baker, Ph.D., associate professor of gerontology and geriatric medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and one of the study’s principal investigators.

One-Pan Paleo Chicken Paprikash Recipe

One-Pan Paleo Chicken Paprikash Recipe

17 8 Tips in Preparing and Cooking Chicken Paprikash Additionally, paprika is a good source of vitamin A, folate, beta-carotene and vitamin C.In fact, Albert Szent-Györgyi, a Hungarian scientist, found in his research that paprika contains vitamin C — a discovery that contributed to his Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1937.

Depression’s link to gut bacteria

Depression’s link to gut bacteria

In our population-level study we identified several groups of bacteria that co-varied with human depression and quality of life across populations.’ Previously, Prof Raes and his team have documented low microbial count and biodiversity among Crohn’s disease patients.

World Cancer Day: What is cancer, what are the signs and can it be prevented?

World Cancer Day: What is cancer, what are the signs and can it be prevented?

When changes to the genes occur in the body, this can cause cells to grow and multiply at a rapid rate, causing them to become cancerous. The estimated lifetime risk of men being diagnosed with cancer is one in two, or 50 per cent, Cancer Research UK states.