Lessons From The East: The Benefits Of Natural Health Care
Welcome. I hope you are in the best of health as you read this blog. If not, perhaps there will be some ideas on these pages to help with your ailments.
A decade ago, I was deemed healthy by my GP, but constantly suffered from various unidentified aches, pains and illnesses. It was after I started living in China that my general well-being improved. I started using a range of natural health care measures used by the locals. Massage, herbal medicines, specific exercises and a holistic eating plan saw me reach the peak of my fitness. Years later, I am still reaping the benefits of following a natural health care regimen which is preventative rather than reactive. I hope that my blog inspires you to explore at least some of the alternatives out there. Try natural and stay healthy!
Even if you don't have a diagnosable mental health condition, it's perfectly normal to feel that your mental health isn't ideal from time to time. Thankfully, there are plenty of natural remedies you can use to promote mental wellbeing without the need for medical intervention!
Get Back To Basics
Make sure you have the basics in place before you worry about anything more complicated: get at least seven hours sleep a night, drink plenty of water and eat some fresh fruit and veg, and get outdoors for a brisk walk in the daylight at least three times a week.
You enter into the indoor cycling room amid a buzzing crowd of eager participants clad in a bright colored spandex. You immediately adjust your bike and hop on it. For the next one hour or so, you have nothing else on your mind. No business meetings, no phone calls. It's only you and the bike. You begin pedaling faster and faster. A drop of sweat trickles down your forehead. You're in this.
Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune rheumatic disease that affects the connective tissues of many of the body's organs. More common in women than men, this disorder tightens the skin but also affects the heart, lungs, intestines and esophagus. Sadly, arthritic symptoms often accompany this disorder as well.
Although there is no cure, patients can work with a physiotherapist to help maintain independence, manage pain and improve functioning. If you have scleroderma, here are five things you should do with your physiotherapist: