Posted in Stress

Ashwagandha's Effects on Muscle Growth and Recovery

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 28 August 2021
Ashwagandha's Effects on Muscle Growth and Recovery
When we think of supplements for strength and muscle building, modern options like creatine monohydrate, whey protein, or BCAAs likely come to mind. But research continuously shows that Ashwagandha also known as Withania or Winter Cherry, a herbal supplement with ancient roots, deserves equal attention from today's performance and strength building communities.  Ashwagandha is a herbal supplement that has been used in Ayurvedic naturopathic medicine for centuries. It's made...
Posted in:NewsMind Body MedicineCancerHerbal MedicineStress  

Cancer-Related Fatigue

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 28 August 2021
Cancer-Related Fatigue
Fatigue is one of the most common side effects of living with cancer, and it can have a big impact, both physically and emotionally. Between 70 to 100 percent of patients suffer cancer-related fatigue, which for many, presents as an unprecedented wave of exhaustion. No matter how much rest you get, you can still be left feeling weak in energy and listless, as well as mentally and emotionally zapped. Even simple things like preparing a meal or using the TV remote can loom as massive feats, ...
Posted in:NewsCancerStressEnergyFatigue  

Toxic Emotions Suppress Immunity

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 16 July 2021
Toxic Emotions Suppress Immunity
Your thoughts and emotions can affect your health. Emotions that are freely experienced and expressed without judgment or attachment tend to flow fluidly without impacting our health. On the other hand, repressed emotions (especially fearful or negative ones) can zap mental energy, negatively affect the body, and lead to health problems.. It's important to recognize our thoughts and emotions and be aware of the effect they have, not only on each other, but also on our bodies, behavi...
Posted in:NewsCancerStressEmotions  

How to Navigate a Cancer Diagnosis

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 4 July 2021
How to Navigate a Cancer Diagnosis
Are you or someone you know dealing with a cancer diagnosis, overwhelmed by an array of emotions, and figuring out the next steps? Here are some strategies that are critical in the quest for optimal health and healing. 1. Find Calm in the Chaos After the diagnosis of cancer, it is normal to lose specific skills such as communication, research, decision-making, problem-solving, negotiation, and speaking up for rights. Establishing a sense of relaxation is paramount for creating calm an...
Posted in:NewsCancerStressDiagnosis of Cancer  

The beneficial role of Hypnosis during Cancer Treatments

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 28 June 2021
The beneficial role of Hypnosis during Cancer Treatments
Hypnosis is an old practice and is mentioned in Hindu texts as "temple sleep" and by Avicenna (980-1037 AD) who wrote in The Book of Healing about the distinction between sleep and hypnosis. Despite its long history, hypnosis has had memorable runs of being stigmatized. One of the historical lightning-rod figures of hypnosis was Franz Anton Mesmer (1734-1815) who theorized that the benefits of hypnotic suggestions he saw in his practice were due to "animal magnetism". He w...
Posted in:NewsMind Body MedicineEvidence Based ResearchCancerStress  
< Previous | 1 | 2 | Next >

Associations

  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Australasian Integrative Medicine Association
  • Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia