What avid horse-lovers know, people in emotional distress are now learning: Horses have a way of encouraging us to feel whole and happy.
Most vets turn first to pills and surgery, but functional medicine vets consider an animal’s genetic makeup and exposure to toxins and generally lean toward more gentle natural treatments and prevention.
By relaxing gently into unfocused vision, we enter into a state of spacious calm that invites us into stillness to serenely observe passing thoughts.
Such seemingly intractable conditions as Parkinson’s, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis can respond to surprisingly low-cost treatments.
If you’re among the many of us that can’t keep pounds off, the cause may lurk in an imbalance in gut bacteria, thyroid function, immune response or exercise method.
Adolescent brains are wired for high emotions and thrill-seeking, which is why teens need honesty, trust and calm understanding from the adults in their lives.
Food allergies and gut parasites can dull our complexion, but through switch-ups in diet and using holistic facial products, we can restore a healthy natural glow.
Using an acupuncturist or massage therapist usually means digging into our own pockets and purses, but some pioneering insurers are covering complementary practitioners and supplements.
Kettlebells are coming of age, delivering a speeded-up, full-body workout that burns as many calories as a six-minute mile.
For the majority of people, those that aren’t gluten-sensitive, removing it from our plates can hurt our gut flora and depress immune function, new studies show.