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Using Garlic to Treat Athlete's Foot

Garlic has long been used for its antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties. One of the lesser known uses of garlic is to treat athlete's foot. Garlic can be either applied topically, or taken internally to combat a fungal infection. For athlete's foot that is stubborn and severe, it may take a course of garlic in conjunction with other natural remedies in order to do the trick. Here are some tips for using garlic to keep your feet fungus free....(more)

Yin Chao: A Cure For the Common Cold

Yin chao (also known as yinqiao) is a traditional Chinese formula containing numerous herbs for vitality and health. The formula is comprised of different flowers, mint, and roots, and is taken to help the body fight off the common cold. Yin chao may also decrease the length and severity of the common cold. But what are the side effects and health implications associated with yin chao?...(more)

7 Natural Remedies For Hangovers

Most people know the uncomfortable and unfortunate experience of having a hangover. Dizziness, a pounding headache, sensitivity to sound and light, moodiness, muscle aches, and irritability, all make for one unhappy camper. Aside from having the self discipline not to drink too much, there are a few things you can do to lessen the impact of a hangover. Here are a few natural treatments that can help you cope better the morning after....(more)

The Facts On Colloidal Silver

Colloidal silver is a solution of microscopic particles of silver in water, that has gained popularity as a alternative health remedy. Advocates of colloidal silver claim that it has antibiotic, antifungal, and antiviral agent that can boost the immune system and fight off infections including Lyme disease and tuberculosis. Some health experts warn, however, that colloidal silver is not an effective alternative treatment, and advise against taking the supplement. How exactly does colloidal silver effect your health, and what are some of the possible negative health consequences from taking the supplement?...(more)

Tai Chi

Tai Chi For Stress Relief

Tai chi (also known as t'ai chi' ch'uan, or taijijuan) is an ancient form of Chinese martial arts created as a form of self defense, as well as a system for increasing health and longevity. Tai chi consists of gentle exercises performed with slow, methodical, and graceful movements. Research has shown that tai chi has numerous health benefits, and can help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression....(more)

The Health Benefits Of Qigong

Developed in China thousands of years ago, Qigong was born from ancient martial arts practices, and has become a common form of low impact exercise in the U.S, used for maintaining physical health and emotional well-being. Qigong (also known as chi gong, chi kung, and qi gong) is similar to tai chi, and both practices focus on the non-physical energy body, which is believed to effect all levels of health: the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Qigong has been shown to improve health, and is an easy and gentle practice that most anyone can perform....(more)

Tai Chi Benefits for Elderly Patients

Rooted in ancient Chinese traditions and practices, Tai Chi offers an array of mental and physical health benefits to those who practice it. If you are a senior, the effects of Tai Chi are particularly appealing and offer significant improvements to your health and well-being. To learn more about the benefits of Tai Chi for elderly patients, review the following information....(more)

Lifestyle

13 Bizarre Ways to Increase Life Expectancy

Did you know that even a few of the simplest changes in diet and lifestyle can drastically increase your life expectancy? Here are a few of the bizarre ways you can live longer. ...(more)

The Top 5 Healthiest Places in the World to Live

Where you live can have an impact on your physical, emotional, and mental health. By choosing a healthy environment for you and your family, you can increase the likelihood of living a life free from disease and stress. Experts have evaluated some of the major locations in the world, observing the overall health of its citizens by looking at criteria such as incidence of physical disease, depression, unemployment rates, and crime rates, to determine the top locations for healthy and happy living. Other factors that play an important role are a slower pace of life, greater emphasis on human connection, lower cost of living, and close proximity to nature. Here are the top 5 places to live that support a healthy lifestyle....(more)

Creating a Holistic Lifestyle

Living a healthy lifestyle in this day and age can be challenging. With so many distractions, long work hours, and unending demands from family and friends, it can be easy to find yourself overextended and drained. Find time in your life to create balance and harmony using the following tips and techniques....(more)

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Mica Akullian

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Mica has been studying alternative healing modalities since 1998, and received his master's degree in marriage, family, and child counseling in 2008. Mica is certified in Acupressure from the Berkeley Acupressure Institute, and has received trainings in Neurocellular Reprogramming and Holotropic Breathwork. It was through his own process of healing... Read More

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