As women prepare to become mothers, those last few weeks can often feel like the most stressful. It's common for women to have gotten to the point where they truly believe that they will have a baby on their due date. Women know rationally that it's very unlikely, but they've said that date so … [Read more...] about “I’m past my due date!” meditation
Both Endometriosis and Fibroids are influenced by hormones. Endometriosis is the result of abnormal growth of endometrial tissue outside of the endometrium (the inner wall of the uterus). Uterine Fibroids are muscular tumors that grow in the walls of the uterus. Although these tumors are … [Read more...] about Natural Treatment for Endometriosis and Fibroids
Here is exciting new research that proves acupunctures efficacy in reducing labor pain. This study “included 13 trials with data reporting on 1,986 women. Less intense pain was found from acupuncture compared with no intervention. One trial increased satisfaction with pain relief compared with … [Read more...] about Acupuncture or acupressure for pain management in labor
Beans are an excellent source of vegetarian protein. The proteins from beans (legumes) can help regulate water and sugar metabolism and should be eaten as part of a healthy diet. Some people are afraid of eating beans due to flatulence or digestive upset, however these symptoms are usually due to … [Read more...] about Black Bean Burger Recipe
Yoga has been well documented to assist with many health challenges. From heart disease, arthritis and osteoporosis, the benefits of a regular yoga practice have been linked to improved health and well being. According to Susan Winter Ward, author of the book Yoga for the Young at Heart (Nataraj … [Read more...] about Yoga for all Ages
The practice of traditional Chinese medicine (CM) is very complex. People often ask “how does acupuncture work?” or “what types of conditions can acupuncture treat?” The answers to such questions are much more involved than a simple list of ailments. Simply put, and CM is an ancient, energetic, … [Read more...] about Chinese Medicine 101: What is it?