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…

Weight Loss – The Cookie Diet Plan

When people talk about the cookie diet plan, there are usually two types of reactions. One reaction is to say “Wow, that’s exciting! I’d love to eat cookies and lose weight!” and the other one is, “Oh yea that’s a nice fantasy…eat cookies and lose weight, ha ha..” or something to that effect. In my…

10 Trillion Best Reasons to Be Appreciative

Do you appreciate the fact that there are currently 10 trillion working for you — doing their level best 24/7 to keep you alive and well? Have you taken the time recently to thank them or do you, like most, take them for granted? We are talking, of course, about the estimated 10 trillion cells…

Normal Anxiety or Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Most people will experience anxiety and nervousness at various times in their lives. This is not unusual, but when it is characterized by exaggerated anxiety and worries about everyday life events, this may be caused by a condition known as Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). In order to qualify as having this disease you must experience…

Some Foods to Reduce Stress

Often get stressed after work? Do not worry! You do not need to spend a lot of money to reduce stress. There is always a solution for all problems. You will get surprised seeing how reducing stress could be so easy! When you get stressed, the first thing appears in your mind may be hanging…

Death Stalks the Night

As you can imagine, when I tell people what I do for a living, it raises quite a few eyebrows. “You mean like a Karate teacher?” most ask. “Not quite”, I always respond with a chuckle. “What we teach are true, documented, and proven methods of self-defense and personal protection”, I explain. “No theory, no…

Aloe Vera and Its Benefits

Aloe Vera has long been the calming gelatinous plant, used for almost all kinds of healing. Inside the plant lies the soothing and cool gel that can miraculously heal almost all sorts of cuts, wounds and burns. The leaves of the plant form a rosette and despite the spiky look and feel she is quite…

Soccer Trophies

Football, or Soccer as it is known in America, is the most popular team sport played professionally and by amateurs worldwide. Soccer players are revered as icons and soccer teams sign millions of dollars as endorsement deals. Soccer is a game between two teams of 11 players, each trying to net the most goals in…

Colitis Cure – Natural Remedies That Work

Many people diagnosed with ulcerative colitis have already tried prescription drugs and often surgery to combat their illness. In most cases, the medical treatments only work to suppress the symptoms for a while. But since they do not heal the underlying causes of colitis, it is nearly impossible to effect a cure using medical methods.…

What Causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

With the birth of technology and the rise in popularity of the cellular phones as a mode of communicating with people, we have become addicted with using the short messaging system. Text messaging via cellphone is also another way of communicating these days. Because of these new avenues of communication, people make use of keypads…

Health Reform Bill and Medical Compliance in a Physician Practice

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148), also referred to as the “Health Insurance Reform Bill”, is a federal statute that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. This legislation includes a new requirement for an effective compliance program for healthcare organizations. What was formerly voluntary is…