As healthcare professionals, our patients and possible we ourselves are increasingly interested in alternative ways for healing and growth. Many have experienced sessions with acupuncture, Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, reflexology, or any number of energy modalities.
Heart and vascular disease continues to be the number one killer of both men and women, claiming a life every 60 seconds in the U.S. Traditional risk factors, such as age, gender, hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, smoking and family history explain about 50 percent of the cases.
There is increasing recognition that health professionals experience burn-out, compassion fatigue, and vicarious suffering. Practical energy meditations, based traditionally in Taoism and modernized in kiology (the study of human energy) are restorative and inspiring practices for both your self-care and to teach to your patients.
90 percent of visits to primary health care practitioners are due to stress or
Our environment has changed profoundly over the past 100 years. More than 87,000 new chemicals have been developed and integrated into our way of living without adequate testing to ensure safety for adults and, particularly, for children.
As a society we are moving from conversations about disease prevention to actively promoting health.