rethinking how we deal with back pain

Rethinking How We Deal With Back Pain

According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010*, back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In Western Europe, 15% of people suffer from back pain, while in the USA it’s thought that as much as 80% of the population experiences at least…

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How Can Yoga Therapy Help With Depression?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression recently overtook lower respiratory disease as the most common illness, holding the unenviable title as the leading cause of disability, globally. Its increasing prevalence and the devastating impact it can have on individuals and their families, is…

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The Benefits of Integrative Medicine

The concept of Integrative Medicine is gaining recognition as a practical and effective way to tackle the growing healthcare crisis, however there are still a number of challenges, and perhaps misconceptions, that are inhibiting its complete acceptance. Skepticism on the efficacy of alternative treatments, questions…

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Mindfulness for Dermatological Conditions

by Nicole Schnackenberg https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27169607 The psychological/emotional underpinnings and ramifications of suffering from various skin conditions have only recently been given serious consideration in the scientific literature. This is despite the fact that emotional correlations with dermatological conditions such as eczema and psoriasis were made more…

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Interoceptive Awareness and Attachment in Early Infancy

By Nicole Schnackenberg https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12959491 Interoceptive awareness describes a lived sense of our bodies from the inside. It includes an awareness of our internal, physiological processes including heartrate, respiration (breathing) rate, body temperature, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, feelings of malaise and so on. Interoceptive awareness…

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Mindfulness for Suicidality

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27592123 Suicide is the intentional ending of one’s own life. It is a serious and growing problem. The highest suicide rate in the UK is for men aged 45-49. Whilst male suicide rates have decreased slightly in the past couple of years, female suicide rates…

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