Massage Therapy for Headache Relief

On , In Body
Woman pressing on a trigger point on her back, highlighting massage therapy as a treatment for headache relief

Experiencing pain, whether it’s from an injury or a repetitive posture, can be a complicated and frustrating process. Although there are similarities in the expression of pain, every individual’s encounter with pain is unique to them. Massage therapy can be applied using a variety of techniques to help reduce pain and educate the client about…

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Nature-based therapy: Forest bathing for women with breast cancer

On , In Soul
Lush green forest trail with mountains in background and sun peeking through trees, highlighting the benefits of forest bathing and breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women and the second highest cause of female cancer mortality.1 Nature-based therapies (NBT) such as forest bathing (aka forest therapy or FT) shows promising research in its ability to upregulate the immune system in women with breast cancer. While most of us intuitively feel better…

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Mindfulness Helps Headaches in Teen Girls

On , In Mind
Thoughtful teenage girl with laptop on sofa suffering from headaches due to stress. This article outlines that mindfullness may be help.

It may surprise you to learn that teenagers report higher levels of stress than adults. In 2013,  the American Psychological Association’s annual report concluded that while stress among Americans was not new, teenager stress is growing, and teenagers cite school as the highest contributing factor. Recently, some schools have turned to mindfulness-based programs as a…

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