Electronic media increasingly dominates our social interactions, as well as consuming much of our free time. Some experts have gone so far as to coin the disease term "Facebook Affective Disorder."
You've probably heard about the health benefits of yoga, but did you know there is an ancient practice called the "mother of all yogas" that can reverse symptoms of anxiety and stress in as little as three minutes?
It has been established that inflammation is a root cause for multiple diseases in western society. Unfortunately, the Standard American Diet as well as poor lifestyle choices contribute to the wide-spread presence of inflammation in the population. However, we may only need to turn to our kitchens to help reduce this inflammation and therefore hopefully prevent some of the most harmful diseases that are born from inflammation running ramped in the body.
The ancient practice of meditation is enjoying a resurgence. Its proven health benefits have been discovered by such unlikely advocates as military programs and corporations
Although cannabis was a medicinal plant for thousands of years, its medical use was suppressed and banned throughout most of the 20th century
Modern brain imaging shows that Kundalini Yoga causes a shift in cerebral blood flow to the part of your brain responsible for feelings of joy, happiness and compassion
Scientific studies support the use of marijuana to address symptoms of PTSD, including anxiety, depression, flashbacks, nightmares, psychosis, and pain
EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) represents a major breakthrough in the treatment of anxiety, PTSD, depression, and a wide variety of other mental and physical issues
Kundalini yoga shows promising effects for those suffering with PTSD.
Sufferers of chronic pain have been faced with a perilous decision—risk a crippling addiction to opioids or find a way to live with the pain. A clinical study has focused on medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids, and the results may be a turning point towards a safe, plant-based option for easing pain
Contrary to conventional wisdom, brain regeneration is possible. One promising therapy that promotes neurogenesis and is effective in pre-clinical studies of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s is near infrared light therapy, and it may improve other mental illnesses and neurodegenerative disorders including dementia, stroke, ALS, and traumatic brain injury as well
Music, which may be the most ancient human language, has the potential to improve neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders by creating new brain cells and neural connectivity. Not only that, but music restores hormonal and immunological balance in a way mirroring adaptogenic herbs.
GreenMed Info exclusive excerpt from the upcoming book, How to End the Autism Epidemic.