Chinese Medicine Benefits, Mirroring in Acupuncture, Tai Chi Yoga For Your Body, Mind And Spirit

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an ancient form of healthcare that dates back over 2,500 years and includes natural treatments such as acupuncture, herbal remedies, dietary advice, stress/emotional support, exercise including tai chi and qi gong and treatments such as cupping and moxibustion. TCM along with Ayurveda two of the oldest and most renowned forms of ancient medicine in the world and are returning quickly in popularity…

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Psychologists Needed in College Sports – Athletes and Mental Health

College students in general are reporting more depression and anxiety than ever. Varsity athletes cope with those issues while under a spotlight and balancing studies with time-intensive training. Alongside weight rooms and nutrition programs, mental-health services are growing into indispensable parts of major-college athletic departments…

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Florida Hospital Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

The athletic fire runs deep at Florida Hospital. Our team of multi-specialty physicians shares the same passion for sports — and returning athletes to them — as the range of competitors who have become devout fans of our world-class treatments and training programs. Equal parts sports and medicine, our services are available to any athlete at any level, and are geared as much toward your healing as they are for preventing further injuries…

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Use Isometic Holds to Improve Leg, Shoulder and Core Strength

Tennis is a sport requiring players to be strong enough to hold very awkward positions. For example, picture Kim Clijsters finishing in a split on a wide forehand or Novak Djokovic looking like Gumby after stretching to hit a low, open-stance backhand. Core strength is required not only to get into to this position to hit the shot…

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Anti-Aging Benefits of Probiotics – Are Gut Bacteria the Key to Healthy Aging?

An increasing number of recent studies are asking an important question: Do gut bacteria hold the key to healthy aging? New research, recently presented at the London Microbiome Meeting, brings us closer to the answer.

In the ancient myth of Tithonus, the eponymous protagonist asks the gods to live forever but forgets to demand eternal youth…

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Addiction Rehabilitation Treatment – Experiential Programming

Addiction alters the brain. It hijacks the reward pathways that teach us what success is. Our central nervous systems log events that stimulate those pathways and in a very real sense addiction places faulty entries into that logbook. The brain, over time, believes that intoxication is superior to real success, as it understands being high as success. Because being under the influence registers as the ultimate triumph in the substance use disorder patient’s mind, they are unable to see consequences clearly until they see the faulty logic…

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