Tag - self-care

Self-Care In a Mexican Village

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews David Werner about the self-care network run by the farm people among the villages in western Mexico. These people with no formal medical training have learned how to handle preventive and curative medicine for their...

How Health Workers Can Promote Self-Care

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews John Travis, M.D. about his approach for self-care, once a specific organic illness is ruled out. He advocates that individuals are turned over to wellness educators, who act as consultants looking at life style choices...

Integrative Health Care

Few would argue that a patient is best served by a comprehensive health care program that integrates both conventional and traditional approaches to health/healing, as needed and desired by the patient. The World Health Organization recognizes that...

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Enlarged prostate

Although the conventional approach to an enlarged prostate (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) is drugs or sometimes even surgery, there are many alternative treatments backed up by sound scientific evidence.

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Stress and Immunity

Scientists have known for years that major and minor life stresses interfere with immune function and contribute to disease. Stressful life events increase your susceptibility to several types of infections, from the common cold to tuberculosis, and...

Gentle Movements and Postures, Part II

The self-applied health enhancement methods movements are meant to be the seeds of your own inventiveness. In “Gentle Movements and Postures, Part II” Dr. Roger Jahnke reminds you not to sabotage your mastery by thinking they must be done a certain...

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