Healthing Living January
Jan Health Tip
Massage for Depression and Anxiety

Massage is touted as one of the first treatments that became available for depression. However, with the advances in science and technology in the 1940s and beyond, the treatment of massage for depression soon became replaced by drugs and other more scientific therapies. While massage is still an option, it lacks the same caliber of attention in comparison to pharmaceutical treatments.

The Touch Research Institute has conducted the majority of the studies investigating massage for depression. These studies have shown that massage reduces depression and anxiety and leads to a decrease in the levels of stress hormones in the bodies of participants. READ MORE
Acupuncture for Weight Loss

According to reports given by the World Health Organization (WHO), more than one billion people all over the world were found to be overweight, and around four hundred million people were found to be obese. They have also projected that by the year 2015, the number for overweight people would increase to about two billion and for obese people, to seven hundred million. TCM and acupuncture play a vital role in addressing the concerns related to excess weight. READ MORE
TCM for Thyroid Disease

Thyroid disorders fall into two categories. There is hyperthyroidism characterized by an overactive thyroid gland that produces too much thyroid hormone. Hypothyroidism, on the other hand, is characterized by an
under-active thyroid gland. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) regards both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism as a Yin/Yang imbalance. When treating either condition, TCM will typically employ acupuncture, herbal medicine, and dietary therapy to rebalance an individual's Yin and Yang.  READ MORE

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