Posted on: March 24th, 2017
More and more people are contacting AHHA to gain information about a healthcare career that includes the holistic health approach. To support these queries, AHHA has compiled a special section of our website, Career Research, that supplies considerations and resources to support those researching their career options. We encourage you to share this resource with those friends who may be contemplating a career change entering the healthcare field.… Continue Reading →
Posted on: March 22nd, 2017
William Collinge, PhD
Have you ever wondered if you can comfort someone whose life has been touched by cancer? It may be a parent, a sibling or other relative, a spouse, partner or fiend. No matter who it is, we share the common experience of a natural desire to help and bring comfort, to alleviate suffering that person we care about.
The article link below explains a program that teaches family members and friends how to use simple forms of touch and massage to reduce symptoms and side effects of treatment.
Caregivers using the techniques achieved significant reductions in stress/anxiety, … Continue Reading →
Posted on: March 20th, 2017
with Lester “Mac” McCurtis
How much do you know about your digestive system?
In the video link below learn about the digestive system and how to increase energy with good digestive health.
This also includes information about enzymes, probiotics, aloe vera, supplements, and behaviors that inhibit good digestion.
Video Link: Proper Digestion to Increase Energy with Lester “Mac” McCurtis
For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit AHHA’s Self Help Videos section.… Continue Reading →
Posted on: March 17th, 2017
In the context of reducing health insurance and health care costs, corporate wellness programs that both encourage employees to be healthier and also reduce the insurance premiums the employees pay are of great value to the individual. For this reason, it might be expected that federal bill H.R. 1313, the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act, would have broad support. It includes a controversial section, however, that challenges the privacy rights of employees who undergo genetic testing. Supporters of the bill feel employers already have the right to require genetic testing for any employee that volunteers for their wellness program. Some … Continue Reading →
Posted on: March 15th, 2017
Robert S. Ivker, DO
True story of a middle-aged female who had a sinus condition that had become progressively worse with infections becoming more frequent, of longer duration, and greater severity. And her remarkable healing journey using a variety of alternative options.
The article link below tells you about her program designed to nourish the entire being, the mind, the body, and the spirit. It included diet choices, exercise, affirmations, environmental changes, reducing medications, and other changes.
The sinus/asthma survival program gives you the tools you need to rebuild your body and mind and soul, which in turn gives you … Continue Reading →
Posted on: March 14th, 2017
Judy E. Buss
The avocado should make a frequent appearance in the landscape on your plate. Brimming with nutrition, this delicious and unique fruit is extremely low in sugar and is primarily used as a vegetable. The creamy Haas variety – the small type of avocado – is the most popular also because of its superb flavor. The larger cultivars, some known as Florida Avocados, are lower in fat and tend to be less flavorful.
The fruit offers good-for-you fats, including Omega 3 fatty acids, as well as protein, fiber, high levels of potassium, beta carotene and other disease-fighting antioxidants. … Continue Reading →
Posted on: March 13th, 2017
with Michael Reed Gach, PhD
Discover wellness stretches to counteract stiffness and muscular pain.
In the video below learn a series of easy-to-do daily stretches to relieve muscular pain and reduce stiffness. Includes acupressure points to boost your immune system.
Acupressure points open the healing energy to flow, which tones the muscles, and makes stretching more effective and therapeutic.
Video Link: Wellness Exercises & Stretches for Long Life with Michael Reed Gach, PhD
For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit AHHA’s Self Help Videos section.
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Posted on: March 10th, 2017
“Vitamin C may help you see better, according to a new study that found people with high vitamin C intakes had a decreased risk for cataracts.” from a healthnotes® NEWSWIRE research article “Eating Vitamin C May Reduce Cataract Risk.”
For more health conditions check out the Evidence-based Research Articles database.… Continue Reading →
Posted on: March 8th, 2017
Payam Ghassemlou, MFT, PhD
Sometimes your mind becomes a chatter box, and your inner dialogue can lessen your enjoyment of life.
The article linked below shows you that your situation is not hopeless. You can learn to grow beyond the activity of the mind.
You may not be able to stop your mind from producing thoughts, but you can fill the spaces between your thoughts with the energy of love.
Article Link: A New Way of Being by Payam Ghassemlou, MFT, PhD
For additional articles, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self-Help Articles Collection.… Continue Reading →… Continue Reading →
Posted on: March 6th, 2017
with Daniel Amen, MD
Did you know that strong food cravings could be playing havoc with your decision making? When your blood sugar goes low, less blood flows to your brain – and contributes to you make poor decisions.
In the video link below learn six important tips for dealing with cravings:
1. Keep blood sugar balanced.
2. Get rid of artificial sweeteners.
3. Stress management program.
4. Outsmart the food triggers.
5. Deal with hidden food allergies.
6. Use supplements to help cravings.
If these are not enough, you may be a compulsive overeater and need more tools.
Video … Continue Reading →