Complementary Alternative Medicine, Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

Get Ginger With It

Direct Link: https://vimeo.com/239854799 Why is ginger so effective? GINGEROL There are over 100 different chemical compounds in ginger, but gingerol is the one that gives us the therapeutic benefits. Gingerol is an oily substance that acts as both an antioxidant and an anti-inflammatory agent. Because of [6]-gingerol, ginger has been the focus of many studies… Continue reading Get Ginger With It

Complementary Alternative Medicine, Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

What the Rolf?

Let me paint a picture for you before we begin. Imagine you are getting dressed in the morning and you tuck your shirt into your pants. Now, as you are walking around you notice that you've tucked your shirt in too tight and it's pulling at your neckline. How do you fix this problem? Do… Continue reading What the Rolf?

Complementary Alternative Medicine, Health is Wealth, Wellness Wednesday

Hanging Out

So, what's the deal with all these people hanging out on these colorful silk hammocks? Basically it's taking the serenity, introspection, and contortion of yoga and elevating it to new heights - literally! My typical choice of yoga style is Vinyasa, so I am used to being able to flow through the various motions with grace and poise.… Continue reading Hanging Out

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CAM You Tell Me More?: Cupping

Whoa, put some clothes on girl! Don't worry, it's okay, I keep the content here SFW, I am wearing shorts. What the deuce are you doing, you ask? I am doing cupping. Yes, I know this looks like a weird scifi attack on my own leg with this weirdo pump and these bulbs sucking my skin up… Continue reading CAM You Tell Me More?: Cupping