Category: Alternative and Medical Practices

Mens Health Month – Spotlight on Cardiovascular Disease

Our Mens Health Month series continues with a spotlight on Cardiovascular disease. What is it and what can you do to help prevent it? Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term for the conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels. It usually is linked to a build-up of fatty deposits inside the arteries (atherosclerosis) and Read more…

Join us in June for Mens Health Month and Follow our Top Tips to Stay Healthy

June is Mens Health Month and we’ve put together a series of top tips to keeping your mind and body healthy. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives us an opportunity to Read more…

Bates Method – a natural way of improving eyesight without glasses

Did you know that glasses may not be necessary to improve your eyesight? Read on to learn about the once controversial Bates Method. The Bates method was devised by visionary eye-care physician W.H. Bates (1860-1931) who believed that spectacles actually caused harm to the eye and were not necessary. Claiming that the need for eyeglasses Read more…

Holistic Health – A Short Introduction

What is Holistic Health? Here at the Holistic List, we’re always talking about holistic health, and holistic practices. But its not always clear to the outside world exactly what holistic health is. So here’s a quick introduction to give you an idea. Treating the whole person: body, mind, emotion and spirit Holistic Health is an Read more…

Ayurveda – An ancient healing system still in use today

Ayurvedic medicine has been in use for many years, originating in India, although there are some reports that it originated in prehistoric times. Classical Ayurveda texts state that medical knowledge was transmitted from the Gods to the sages and on to human physicians. A number of different techniques are involved which have evolved over at Read more…