Are There Any Risks Involved In Massage Therapy?

Regardless of how it is phrased or worded, one question which must always be asked of a potential massage therapist is the following, "Which health conditions would you consider preclusive of massage therapy and why?" And the correct answer, whether stated in exactly those words or different ones, should be, "There are certain health conditions…

Living With Diabetes

There are many celebrities from all walks of life that are living with diabetes. Comedic actress Mary Tyler Moore, pop singer Nick Jonas, pro football player Jay Cutler, and many others are managing to live a full life with the disease. Learning that you have diabetes can be an emotional shock that takes some getting…

Vanadyl Sulfate and Diabetes

Vanadyl sulfate is a form of vanadium, a trace mineral. In Europe, vanadium is often used as a natural treatment for diabetes. Vanadium has been found in human studies to imitate the effects of insulin in our bodies. This ability may allow some of those with diabetes, a natural method to help lower blood sugar,…

Negative Effects of Bee Pollen

Despite being rich in essential nutrients and possessing certain therapeutic qualities, bee pollen does have a number of side effects that one must know about. Individuals who are sensitive to the substances may experience a severe reaction if exposed to the material through the air. There are a number of possible bee pollen side effects…

The Incredible Sandalwood Oil Benefits for Skin Care

Sandalwood tree is a part of the Santalaceae family and it is often called East Indian Sandalwood. A type of hemiparasitic evergreen in nature it requires root systems belonging to other trees to join in order to grow. Sandalwood heartwood is used to obtain sandalwood essential oil. For more than four thousand years, Sandalwood oil…

Diet and Success

According to the Oxford dictionary the word diet has two meanings: The kinds of food that a person, animal or community eats Restricting oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food, in order to lose weight. Currently the UK population follows the second meaning, as there are various diets that the UK community can…

Avoid A Monotone And Add Colour To Your Speech

Speaking with a monotonous delivery where every word sounds at the same pitch level will make your audience bored and inattentive. The sound of your voice has a huge impact on the acceptance of your message, your image, and your trust. To avoid sounding like a drill sergeant or an IT technician repeating numbers in…

Using Water Fountains With Massage Therapy

Many people deal with environmental noise on a daily basis. Noise pollution that disrupts and distracts regular functioning can be found in the workplace and in the community. Car traffic, airplanes, leaf blowers, and office noises bombard your clients on a daily basis. Even in the home, noise pollution from televisions and other electronics leaves…

Overcoming Injuries With Water Therapy – the Burdenko Method

Water has long been used for its therapeutic effects. Russian immigrant Dr. Igor Burdenko has combined water therapy with land exercises for some incredible results. Among his success stories is former Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan. Many athletes have been helped by the Burdenko Method, but the results with average people, who have had serious injuries,…

Religion and Your Health

Did you know a person may or may not support a medical practice or advancement based on his or her religion? It’s true, and to a degree it’s not at all shocking. Many Christians and Catholics alike oppose abortions because they feel an abortion murders a child and therefore goes against God and his Word,…