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Treating Stress with Alternative Therapies Home
... Alternative Therapies for Stress
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Treating Stress with Acupressure
... Acupressure Practitioners of acupressure recommend that you identify the cause of your stress, which is essential for any therapy to be truly effective. In addition to practicing acupressure, create a...
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Treating Stress with Alexander Technique
... Alexander Technique The connection between anxiety states and muscle tension is now generally accepted. In particular, chronically contracted muscles are associated with mental and emotional imbalance...
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Treating Stress with Aromatherapy
... Alternative Therapies: Aromatherapy Many plant essences can help to bring on a calm, relaxed state of mind. Aromatherapy is simple to do: just a dip cotton in the essences and inhale. A mixture of lav...
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Treating Stress with Arts therapies
... Arts therapies Dance movement therapy allows stress sufferers to release their pent-up feelings in a manageable way. It helps to explore resources through the therapist. Art therapists will give the s...
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Treating Stress with Autogenic Training
... Autogenic Training Autogenic, which means "self-regulation or -generation," refers to the way in which your mind can influence your body to balance the self-regulative systems that control c...
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Treating Stress with Bach Flower Remedies
... Bach Flower Remedies Remedies will depend on the cause and the nature of the stresses. Stress due to frustration and a sense of injustice might respond to vervain. Stress due to impatience may be trea...
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Treating Stress with Biofeedback
... Biofeedback Biofeedback operates on the notion that we have the innate ability and potential to influence the automatic functions of our bodies through the exertion of will and mind. Stress affects yo...
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Treating Stress with Chiropractic
... Chiropractic Anxiety and stress frequently attack the weak spots of the spine, and it is the spine that can cause general muscular tension, headaches, migraine, neck pain and back pain. This pain can ...
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Treating Stress with Color therapy
... Color therapy Color therapy helps to alleviate stress by utilizing the colors of the rainbow through visualization, colored oils, colored glass or colored silk in a therapeutic environment. See Also: ...
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Treating Stress with Crystal and Gemstone Healing
... Crystal and gemstone healing Under the guidance of a qualified practitioner, crystal healing may promote a feeling of relaxation and facilitate a release of stress. Crystals may be placed on or around...
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Treating Stress with Homeopathy
... Homeopathy In homeopathic medicine ailments such as food allergy, hypoglycemia, high blood pressure, asthma and digestive disorders are regarded as being manifestations of stress, so treatment is like...
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Treating Stress with Humor Therapy
... Humor Therapy Humor is a wonderful stress-reducer and antidote to upsets. It is clinically proven to be effective in combating stress, although the exact mechanism is not known. Experts say a good lau...
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Treating Stress with Hydrotherapy
... Hydrotherapy: A Warm, Hot Bath Hot baths can do more than keep you clean. It has been found that warm baths (water temperature between 100 to 102 degree F) not only relax the muscles but help provide ...
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Treating Stress with Self-hypnosis
... Self-Hypnosis Hypnosis involves entering an altered state of consciousness in which all concentration is focused on a single objective or image, with all other stimuli blocked out. Many people think t...
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Treating Stress with Imagery
... Imagery/ Guided Imagery Imagine that you are a feather floating in the air. You become more and more relaxed as you drift downward toward the ground. You finally glide to the ground, gently and softly...
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Treating Stress with Kinesiology
... Kinesiology There are specific techniques for stress reduction, emotional stress release and relief from anxieties, fears and phobias. Treatment offered may include: Vitamin B supplements. Checking th...
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Treating Stress with Massage
... Massage Stress results in tense neck and shoulder muscles, leading to stiffness, headaches and even more stress. You can stop the cycle with a 15-minute Hellerwork self-massage. Do the massage every d...
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Treating Stress with Meditation
... Meditation Meditation and Relaxation Response can help combat stress and revitalize the mind. First choose a word or phrase-such as, peace or one. Then sit in a comfortable position, close your eyes, ...
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Treating Stress with Mind/Body
... Mind/Body Drop your shoulders, relax, and rotate shoulders in small circles. Breathe deeply and exhale. , , and Take a walk. Do progressive relaxation routines and meditations Talk to a friend or coun...
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Treating Stress with Music Therapy
... Music Therapy Listening to music does wonders to alleviate stress. Please note that everyone has different tastes in music. Listen to the music that you feel comfortable. Sitting down and forcing your...
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Treating Stress with Naturopathy
... Naturopathy Naturopathy is excellent for treating stress, including psychotherapy, relaxation techniques, herbal and homeopathic support, and osteopathic soft tissue treatments where appropriate. Supp...
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Treating Stress with Nutrition
... Nutrition Balanced nutrition is essential to maintaining overall good health, but it also can affect your capacity to cope with stress. When you are going through a period of stress, you need more of ...
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Treating Stress with Osteopathy
... Osteopathy Osteopathy is a touch therapy, and, just like massage or aromatherapy, it uses a fine sense of touch and relaxation to achieve some of the required results with patients who are in pain or ...
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Treating Stress with Pet Therapy
... Pet Therapy of Pets Research has shown that heart attack victims who have pets live longer. Even watching a tank full of tropical fish may lower blood pressure, at least temporarily. A study of 92 pat...
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Treating Stress with Reflexology
... Reflexology An overall reflexology session, touching all of the major points of the hands and feet, will help relax you and ward off stress. To deal with extra tension, pay special attention to the di...
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Treating Stress with Relaxation And Meditation
... Relaxation And Meditation Any of the relaxation and meditation techniques, such as mindfulness meditation, autogenics, progressive relaxation and stretching, will relieve stress. Find the technique th...
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Treating Stress with Tai Chi
... Tai Chi for Stress Reduction T'ai Chi, a Chinese form of body movement, has developed over the centuries a very simple yet highly sophisticated method of influencing mental/emotional changes throu...
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Treating Stress with Guided Imagery (Visualization)
... Guided Imagery or Visualization Your thoughts have a direct influence on the way you feel and behave. If you tend to dwell on sad or negative thoughts, you most likely are not a very happy person. Lik...
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Treating Stress with Vitamin And Mineral Therapy
... Vitamin And Mineral Therapy To help offset some of the damage caused by stress, try the following daily supplements: 200 to 400 milligrams of magnesium, 10 to 100 milligrams of B- complex vitamins and...
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Treating Stress with Other therapies
... Other therapies Hellerwork may be useful by reducing symptoms and harmonizing the relationship to gravity. See also Rolfing may be very useful, since when the muscles are encouraged to move more appro...
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Kava: Is It Safe?
... The South Pacific herb, Kava Kava, is a best-seller — ranking ninth in retail U.S. sales in mainstream markets in 2000 — based on its proven ability to relieve stress, anxiety and tension. Recently ka...
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American Botanical Council Announces New Safety Information on Kava
... Austin, TX. (December 20, 2001). Herbal experts are advising caution with the use of the popular herb kava. The American Botanical Council (ABC) is suggesting that consumers follow additional precauti...
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Relaxation Techniques for Relief of Anxiety & Stress
... Women with increased levels of anxiety and nervous tension often need to develop more effective ways of dealing with day to day stresses the minor everyday pressures that women with a healthy emotiona...
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The Hidden Link Between Stress, Aging and Caffeine
... It’s the common complaint you hear uttered by friends, family and co-workers throughout the day. “I just can’t get going without my cup of coffee!” What happened to the days of childhood when we used ...
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Aromatherapy for the Heart and Circulation
... The circulatory system transports blood throughout the body. It includes the heart and the blood vessels, as well as the lymphatic system, which supplies nutrients and moves cellular fluid through the...
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Herbal Therapy & the Adrenal Glands
... Alternative medicine abounds in ideas about and remedies for the adrenal glands. Unfortunately they are often just an expression of a fundamental lack of knowledge about the adrenals. The ideas couch...
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Stress Reduction for Relief of Fibroids & Endometriosis
... Many of the fibroid and endometriosis patients I see in my medical practice complain of major stress along with their physical symptoms. My personal impression as a physician who has worked with women...
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Aromatherapy for the Nervous System
... The nervous system provides the intricate connection between mind and body. As a result of mental or emotional responses, a problem in one area of the body may affect another. For stress in general, t...
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Ashwagandha
... Ashwagandha is a shrub cultivated in India and North America whose roots have been used for thousands of years by Ayurvedic practitioners. In Ayurveda, the classical Indian system of medicine, ashwag...
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The Effects of Stress
... Stress of a psychological or emotional nature can produce marked changes in the musculo-skeletal system, profoundly influencing the overall functioning of the body. All emotional changes are mirrored ...
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Stress
... Stress is the way our bodies react both physically and emotionally to any change in the status quo - good, bad, real or even imagined. Some physical symptoms created by stress include an increased hea...
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Women''s Health: Stress
... Stress is the way our bodies react both physically and emotionally to any change in the status quo, either good, bad, real or even imagined. Some physical symptoms created by stress include an increas...
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Effects of Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields (PEMFs) on Stress
... The very presence of life means that stress is also present. The recognition of and the reaction to stressors is fundamental to physical and emotional existence. Our reactions to stressors are either ...
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Herbal Remedies and Stress Management
... Herbs can play a fundamental role in any stress management program. When used within the context of a program that addresses a range of factors, herbs can facilitate a dramatic change in the quality o...
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Managing Stress: An Overview
... There is much that can be done to ease the impact of stress and lessen the weight of the anxiety and tension we so often carry around with us. However, the very range of approaches that we have to ch...
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Herbal Programs for Stress
... Stress seems to be an unavoidable part of life. Some people handle it well and others are more negatively influenced by it. Many react to stress in their lives with a myriad of nervous system complain...
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Rx: Halting Time Pressure
... This article was adapted from The Healthy Mind, Healthy Body Handbook by David S. Sobel and Robert Ornstein. Publisher: Drx, Los Altos, CA, 1996. May not be reproduced without written permission. Kath...
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6 Steps for Handling Stress
... You''re fed up. The kids are bugging you, your job is demanding and the housework never ends. Tired, irritable and unable to sleep at night, you want relief. This is stress. Stress starts when your bo...
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Anti-Stress Nutritional Program
... Type of Stress Common Stress Factors Various Therapies for Stress Anti-Stress Nutrient Program In the future, stress may come to be seen as the primary contributing cause of most disease. Research co...
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Natural Substances Offer New Hope For Stress Relief
... The notion that stress can predispose us to physicial illness has persisted for centuries. However, current research in the rapidly developing field of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) may ultimately prove...
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Your Pet''s Emotional Health
... Whether you live with animals as a companion or work among them, the human-animal bond can be a vital part of life. Animals have feelings and can experience stress. They react to changes in their envi...
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