Category: Health Topics

 

Self help techniques using the ancient secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine

An old saying from the tai-chi classics runs, Winning by fighting is the worst way; winning without fighting is better; winning hearts is best. We are currently living in the most peaceful, non-violent times in all of human history and almost nobody knows about it. Suffering from historical amnesia and media-driven myopia, most people today…

Finding the Flame: From A Columbine Survivor’s Standpoint Sometimes people believe that peace after trauma is not humanly possible. Trauma sticks with you like that mustard stain on your shirt that will never completely go away, no matter how many times you wash it. But the question is – why do they believe that? It…

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger! Instead of trying to avoid stress in our lives, perhaps we should embrace it. We need to gain a sense of mastery over life and the stresses that go with being alive. We all must choose at some point to become the hero of our own life story…

If you “feel” like the stress in your life is aging you faster, it is. Research into stress and the genetics of aging find that stress can indeed accelerate the rate of aging itself. Studies have shown that when stress-related hormones are injected into young healthy rats, the hormones quickly turn the rats’ hair gray,…

Complementary Approaches to Pain Can Really Help With over 64,000 deaths attributable to opioid drugs last year drug overdoses of both prescription and non-prescription heroine/opioid-related drugs have become a leading cause of death in the United States. The truly sick thing about this grisly tally is that carefully controlled scientific studies show that natural nondrug methods of pain…

It is all too easy to fall into the idea that our happiness, our enjoyment is dependent upon forces outside of ourselves – dependent upon our families, dependent upon our incomes, dependent upon our geographical location or the circumstances of our health. Meanwhile, scientists are finding what our ancestors knew: enjoyment comes from within the…

For all of you that have helped with the Oxford Study over the years and all of you that are helping make this a healthier world, Joe and Jacqui would like to pass along to you this very special gift of Life Long Learning Resources this holiday season. A gift to you from the University…

Living life with Cancer The earliest records of cancer treatment in Traditional Chinese Medicine appear in the oracle bone scriptures (16-11th century B.C.). Since that time Traditional Chinese Medicine has developed many therapies that work quite well in conjunction with western medical treatments. This cancer tutorial will show you several medical Qi Gong approaches to…

The United States currently has the most expensive health care system in the world. Different studies rank healthcare systems differently so results vary but anyway you look at it the U.S. always ranks poorly and never in the top ten despite the fact that we spend way more money. Here are the top seven health…

According to evolutionary biologist George Baker aging is defined as “the decline over time in the fitness of an organism to deal with the stress of daily life”. An ancient maxim in Chinese medicine runs “Wind is the mother of aging and disease.” Wind being the Chinese term for stress, both external environmental stress, and internal…