by Meenakshi Joshi, BAMS, PG PPHC, PGCPK
Many of you might know of my intention behind writing this note at a very short notice. I was just shocked to see that we are not aware of what to do in case of accidental needle prick from an HIV infected source.
I will try to give all details at my level best so that in future this type of situation could not arise...
Editor's Note: I would like to wish our all of our readers a very happy new year. Here I am posting very useful information about AIDS for health professionals as well as the general public. This is one of the least talked about subjects but a very, very important topic as many of our doctors don't clearly know what action to take.
by Mary Ellen Coulter MD, CCH
Anxiety, which seems to be increasingly prevalent, affects approximately 40 million Americans. Of these, 6 million have been diagnosed with panic disorder, anxiety that is more severe, frequent and difficult to control. The more common symptoms of palpitations, light-headedness or dizziness, nausea and a feeling of impending doom, are common and may not help with the selection of a specific homeopathic treatment...
Editor's Note: Mary Ellen presents the distinguishing features of 9 homeopathic remedies for acute episodes of anxiety or panic attacks. As always, if these symptoms recur and are hindering a person's wellbeing, he or she needs to consult a professional homeopath for constitutional treatment which can be highly effective.
by Adri Kyser, E-RYT 500
Whether they are looking to loose weight or to release stress, yoga is becoming more and more popular across the globe. You see celebrities, professional sport athletes, even doctors endorsing the benefits this practice can bring to your life. No wonder why everyone is giving it a try...
Editor's Note from Lexi Yoga: More and more people are turning into yoga these days. Here are 8 ways to help start and sustain a proper yoga practice. Sometimes, all you need is a little motivation.
by Dr. David Hanscom, MD
Guest Editor of Integrative Medicine
Families present some interesting challenges to people who are trying to change their lives for the better, who are working to become healthier and happier. This phenomenon has been noted by many professionals treating people with chronic diseases including addictions, eating disorders, mental illness and, yes, chronic pain...
by Dr. Tate Gentile, DC
You don’t have to be a health care professional, a doctor, a philosopher, or even a scientist to know that our body is an amazing organism. Just think….. one sperm, one ovum meet, dividing into 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512 …… and over the course of the next 9 months the most amazing miracle known to man is growing, changing, adapting, specializing cells, and bringing LIFE to another human being...
Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: As Dr. Tate Gentile says in his article, we are all taught two main principles growing up: Don't do drugs and don't call people names. Unfortunately, the medical culture does not follow these rules. If these principles are important to you and your family, there are better options out there.
by Meagan Hughes, MT-BC
ATH Co-Editor of Music Therapy & Sound Healing
For those of you interested in professional education opportunities this summer, the following are two conferences to keep your eye on...
Editor's Note from Meagan Hughes: This article features information on upcoming conferences on music therapy and music in medicine.
Music Therapy & Sound Healing
from LD online.org
The good news about learning disabilities is that scientists are learning more every day. Their research provides hope and direction.
If parents, teachers, and other professionals discover a child's learning disability early and provide the right kind of help, it can give the child a chance to develop skills needed to lead a successful and productive life...
Editor's Note: This is Part 2 of a 6 part series on Learning Disablities. Read part 1: What is a Learning Disability?.
by Joseph Burgo, PhD
I don’t usually relate to the trending topics on Twitter — often about celebrities I don’t know and TV shows I’ve never watched — but earlier this week I noticed that #WhatHurtstheMost was a popular hashtag for the day...
Editor´s Note from Nancy Burnett: Dr. Burgo responds to everyday Tweets about what hurts right now with a reflection on his personal past in this informative post. His cutting edge professional services to clients around the world identify him as a savvy and seasoned practitioner.
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