The workplace is one of the top sources of stress in the average person’s life. According to a 2009 study conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), a staggering 69% of employees in the U.S. say work is a “significant source of stress,” and 41% say they are tense throughout the workday.
As you get older, good nutrition plays an increasingly important role in how well you age. Eating a low-salt, low-fat diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and fiber can actually reduce your age-related risks of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, osteoporosis, and other chronic diseases.
Many people familiar with acupuncture recognize that it is an effective treatment for many pain conditions and physical ailments affecting the body. Yet, acupuncture is just as effective at treating mental and emotional conditions as well, such as stress, anxiety and depression.
Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Americans just aren’t getting enough. Chances are you’ve heard these phrases a time or two in the past. But what exactly does plenty mean? Five bowls of fruit? Six salads? Nine apples? Two sweet potatoes?
Are you a busy entrepreneur or employee who is usually on the go and doesn’t have a lot of time, but still wants to make 2008 the year that you get more healthy?
Don’t worry, you’re not alone.
With the coming of winter, many people look forward to skiing and other winter sports, but for those millions of people with chronic or acute sinus problems, winter can be a dreaded event. Sinus problems affect at least 30 million Americans, and are one of the most common complaints of patients seeking medical attention.
We are most vulnerable to colds and influenza during the long winter, Many people suffer not only from the respiratory symptoms of cold and flu, but can also fall victim to various complications of these diseases, some of which can be serious.
Welcome to the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This book is an invitation to join me on an adventure into ideas and practices that may be new to some of you, and will hopefully be intriguing to all of you. These pages offer an introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine