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American College of Physicians Recommends Massage and Acupuncture for Low Back Pain

In February, the American College of Physicians (ACP) issued new guidelines for treating low back pain that recommend massage, acupuncture and other non-pharmacologic treatments as the first treatments of choice.

A Natural Solution to Sleep Apnea

Many people believe sleep apnea is caused by a sagging soft pallet in the throat. According to Master Herbalist Steven Frank, it actually results from a diminishing signal from the brain to the diaphragm during the transition from semi-wakefulness into the next stage of lighter sleep.

New Progress in Cardiology Research

In a new Interheart study spanning 50 countries, doctors recommend that the most effective way to assess and improve a patient’s cardiovascular risk level is to use multi-marker screening panels, instead of a single, conventional lipid-only testing (compromised of total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides).

Rolfing Structural Integration Improves Sitting Posture

When sitting, many people believe that pulling their shoulders back, lifting up the chest and tucking in their buttocks to eliminate the curve of the lower back creates a healthy posture.

No Stigma Required for Conception Issues

Anxiety, inadequacy, uncertainty, frustration, sadness and hopelessness are some of the many emotions that make the struggle to conceive a child something many couples would rather keep to themselves.

Increasing Movement and Flexibility as We Age

Children move with the freedom to jump up or roll around without fear of injury, movements taking them in many directions—up, down, around and even upside-down.

New Scholarships at Rolf Institute of Structural Integration

The Rolf Institute of Structural Integration, in Boulder, Colorado, is offering two new tuition scholarships, along with Veterans Administration and Title IV financial aid for students interested in becoming a certified rolfer.

Aurum Lavender Rose Cream and Massage Oils for Wellness

Certain botanicals are useful for helping us to stay calm and centered and be less susceptible to contagious diseases.

Microneedling for Healthier Skin

Microneedling, a safe, clinically proven, chemical-free method to boost collagen and elastin production, reduces wrinkles, scars, sun damage and dark spots, shrinks pores, improves texture and youthful glow and helps maintain healthy skin.

Connections Between Mercury Fillings, Depression and Anxiety

Dental professionals have 40 times more mercury in their pituitary glands than the general population. Mercury toxicity, caused not just by working with amalgam fillings, but even just having them in our mouths, can lead to depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders.

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