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Did acupuncture help with insomnia?

Posted by on Jan 30, 2016 in Health | 0 comments

Acupuncture can significantly improve postmenopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes and insomnia in breast cancer patients. This is the conclusion of a study. Women with breast cancer are often suffer more from menopausal symptoms like hot flashes or sleep disorders, than healthy women of the same age. Researchers, now, want to examine the effect of acupuncture on these symptoms. In the randomized, double-blind study 94 women participated, who were undergoing treatment for breast cancer and one suffering from climacteric symptoms. Of the patients who were on average 61 years old, 31 received acupuncture, 29 receive sham acupuncture, and a the remaining 34 women in the control group stay without acupuncture. Acupuncture and sham treatment were carried out once a week for 15 to 20 minutes over five weeks in total. The acupuncture needles were placed along the meridians on...

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International Women Day

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Beauty | 0 comments

Worldwide women¬† celebrate on March 8, International Women Day each year. In order to give the demand for equal rights and the women’s suffrage emphasis, for the first time in 1911 were countless women in many countries on the road. In August 1910, the introduction of the International Women’s Day was decided – the Socialist Clara Zetkin had, based on the American model, are used for this. The focus of this protest was clearly the women’s suffrage, for the Socialist Party had uttered a long time. The first Women’s Day was celebrated then on 19 March 1911 in Germany, Switzerland, Denmark and Austria-Hungary, since then had its place in the calendar and found since 1921 always held on 8 March. After the introduction of women’s suffrage engaged other topics such as regular school meals, working time reduction, and the...

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Help of Mindfulness Training in case of pain and burnout?

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Mental health | 0 comments

At this year’s congress, the American Pain Society accent attention on the efficacy of mindfulness training for chronic pain and stress. In case of burnout is often a disturbed stress management center. Likewise, chronic pain are often associated with stress and mental health problems. Mindfulness training can help to reduce stress. This allows to help with both, burnout and chronic pain. In mindfulness meditation, the patient learns not-judgmental deal with pain and stress. Thereby it can develop an attitude of acceptance, the tendency to avoid or control decreases and the orientation on your own values rises again. This also allows feel the sensation of meaning in life, which seems to be often lost during burnout and chronic pain, to strengthen again. American Pain Society emphasizes sense of mindfulness training. The useful effect of mindfulness training in case of various...

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The Thyroid

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in Health | 0 comments

Produces thyroid hormones insufficient, there is a sub-function – called in the jargon as hypothyroidism – before. The disease usually occurs between 20 and 40 years; Women are affected more often than men. About one percent of the population suffers from this metabolic disorder. The thyroid gland, because of their shape often referred to as a “butterfly”, located directly in front of the trachea in the lower part of the neck. It provides controlled by the hypothalamus and pituitary gland in the brain the two hormones triiodothyronine and thyroxine forth, which are of great importance for several metabolic functions of the body. Essential for the production of iodine, which must be supplied through food; accordingly provides a relevant lack a possible cause for the sub-function is however most frequent trigger for the disease is (chronic) inflammation of the thyroid...

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Unnecessary surgery for back pain?

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in Health | 0 comments

Many Americans suffer from back pain, and often doctors advice, for those who affected by this pain, an operation. But many of these procedures are unnecessary, as a study shows. Back pain have become a widespread disease. Approximately twelve percent of people in US suffer from back pain every day, about 42 percent suffer repeatedly. The pain is the most common reason of sick leave and may sufferers begging for mercy. Therefore place annually in US nearly 230,000 spinal surgery instead, and there are more and more. Sun rising in US, for example, between 2007 and 2010 the number of intervertebral disc operations by 30 percent. In 2007, the Federal Statistical Office registered 140,000 interventions, 2010, there were already 171,000. The number of spinal fusion with screws and plates made of metal has even almost tripled during this period....

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