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Children with asthma, hypnosis can help to reduce symptoms including habit coughing, unexplained sensations of breathing difficulty and reducing a child’s discomfort during medical procedures.   Ran D. Anbar, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University, in Syracuse, NY, recommends hypnosis as a treatment option when a child’s respiratory symptoms appear to have […]


Researchers at Ohio State University, who’ve previously conducted landmark research on the mind-body connection, Dr. Jane Kiecolt-Glaser and her associates, conducted a study to determine the stress reduction benefits of hatha yoga, and its chemical pathways.    They compared inflammation and endocrine chemical levels, in experienced yoga practitioners and novices before during and after a […]





Fish Oil (Omega-3) consumption has been previously associated with improving the symptoms of depression. A new study published in the February, 2010  Archives of General Psychiatry reported a three month course of fish oil supplements were as effective as drugs, in reducing the rate of schizophrenic episodes of psychotic illness.   Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids […]




We all experience varying degrees of stress in our daily life. It is also quite common to have been prescribed a tranquilizer, to help you cope with stress. Juggling between a load of tasks and things to worry about has become a daily routine in all our lives. But amidst this stressful life that you’re living, did you ever stop to think how you need to take better care of yourself? Did you ever stop to think about taking charge? Have you ever tried to destress?


Have you ever caught someone else’s boisterous laughter?  Surely you did! Stronger bonds are formed when laughter is shared, and nothing beats the feeling of happiness when you indeed share a great laugh with another. Did you know that laughter not only tickles your funny bone, and is also now confirmed as a powerful medicine? A continuously expanding body […]

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