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Butterbur: The Herb that Relieves Migraines, Allergies, Asthma & More

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Charles PlattEvery year, nearly a million people in the United States end up in the emergency room seeking relief from debilitating migraine pain.  Severe migraine headaches remain an unresolved medical issue for millions of people despite the availability of powerful drugs and specialty migraine clinics.For most people, taming their migraines is an ongoing series of trial and error events using various medications and stress-reduction therapies. For some, however, the very drugs taken to resolve a migraine may actually create a chronic migraine condition.2 Alarming studies have even shown that those who suffer from a certain type of a migraine are at risk for a life-threatening cardiovascular disease.Given the severity of the problem, alternative methods are urgently needed to deal with this serious health issue. Clinical...

Buteyko Breathing Technique

Buteyko Breathing Technique and 5 Other Natural Treatments for Asthma

What is Buteyko Breathing Technique?The Buteyko (pronounced bew-TAY-ko) Breathing Technique was developed by Russian-born researcher Konstantin Pavlovich Buteyko.It consists of shallow-breathing exercises designed to help people with asthma breathe easier.The Buteyko Breathing Technique is based on the premise that raising blood levels of carbon dioxide through shallow breathing can treat asthma. Carbon dioxide is believed to dilate the smooth muscles...

Write Your Way to Better Health: the Physical Benefits of Journaling

Write Your Way to Better Health: the Physical Benefits of Journaling

How can we improve our health and heal our diseases? After studying this question for a number of years, I’m convinced that two key factors are effective stress management and recovery from emotional trauma. Fortunately, both of these issues can be tackled with a scientifically-proven, drug-free approach: writing therapy. Expressive, pen-to-paper journaling reduces stress, boosts the immune system and helps the mind to process emotional trauma. Its positive effect on immunity helps people with many different chronic illnesses and reduces the severity of symptoms.Julia Cameron’s iconic work on creativity, The Artist’s Way, introduced the concept of Morning Pages, the daily practice of off-loading worries and preoccupations onto the pages of a journal.But many scientists have also investigated the power of expressive writing in the past 30 years...