HERBS FOR HEALTH MANAGEMENT

Herbs are a foundational root in medicine and health treatments, dating back thousands of years throughout every culture around the world. Modern Western herbalism comes from ancient Egypt. The Greeks developed a comprehensive philosophy of herbal medicine by 100 BCE and the Romans built upon it to create a variety of medical practices, some of which are still used today.

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ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE IMPACTS PSYCHOLOGICAL HARDINESS

Psychological hardiness is an individual’s resistance to stress, anxiety and depression. It includes the ability to withstand grief and accept the loss of loved ones. Alternative medicine is a more popular term for health and wellness therapies that have typically not been part of conventional Western medical approaches but are often used along with conventional medicinal protocols.  Coping and dealing with stress in a positive manner play a major role in maintaining the balance needed for health and well-being.

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ALTERNATIVE REMEDIES FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

Interest in complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing as consumers and health care professionals search for additional ways to treat anxiety, depression and other mental health disorders. Some of these remedies include:

St. John’s Wort.  More than 30 studies show it to be effective for treatment of mild forms of depression,…

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Increased levels of physical inactivity have negative impacts on health systems, the environment, economic development, community well-being and quality of life as well. According to WHO, more than a quarter of the world’s adult population (1.4 billion people) are insufficiently active. The numbers are even starker for children and adolescents. Levels of inactivity are twice as high in high- income countries when compared to low- income countries. Low or decreasing physical activity levels often correspond with a high or rising gross national product. There has been no improvement in global levels of physical activity since 2001.


Make a difference in your life – and in the world! Get out there and move.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY OFFERS PLENTY OF BENEFITS


What happens when you slack on physical activity? People who are insufficiently active have a 20-percent to 30-percent increased risk of death compared to people who are sufficiently active.


Sedentary behavior can also:


Regular physical activity, such as walking, cycling, playing various sports or participating in other kinds of active recreation such as dancing and yoga, provides significant benefits for your health, says the World Health Organization (WHO).


These benefits include:



The WHO recommends at least 60 minutes of moderate-to vigorous-intensity physical activity every day.


There are numerous simple ways you can incorporate more activity throughout your day: