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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THE BENEFITS OF WATER EXERCISE

JEAN JEFFERS

Jean is an RN with an MSN from University of Cincinnati. She is a staff writer for Living Well 60+ and Health & Wellness magazines. Her blog may be seen on her website at www.normajan.naiwe.com

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full workout. Depending whether you use dumbbells and weight belts, you can burn between 400 to 500 calories in an hour of aquatic exercise.


Here are some safety considerations for exercising or just enjoying being in water:


  1. Don’t swim alone — buddy up.
  2. Learn CPR.
  3. Teach your children to swim.
  4. Supervise children when they are swimming.
  5. Always swim where there is a life guard.
  6. Know your limits — don’t swim farther than you are able and don’t stay in the water after getting tired. And don’t swim in bad weather.
  7. Swim in safe areas only.
  8. Remember: Alcohol and water don’t mix.

Swimming is an excellent way to get physical activity. It is the fourth most popular sports activity in the United States. Working out in the water is one of the best therapeutic activities you can participate in. It builds cardio, strength and resistance and at the same time it’s easy on the joints. And swimming is fun.


Benefits of water aerobics include: