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New therapies for treating multiple sclerosis

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

The multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system affecting the brain, brain stem and spinal cord. Myelin, the substance that covers nerve fibers, is damaged and then the ability of the nerves to conduct commands from the brain is disrupted.

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Although it is a chronic disease more common in young adults in Europe and the second leading cause of disability in this population, yet unknown to one hundred percent of the causes of this disorder, but they suspect that it is a multifactorial problem.

This disease, which in our country each year 1,800 new cases are diagnosed, hardly any symptoms in its early (usually occurs between 18 and 50 years), with tingling in the hands, so not right to move any foot or some visual disturbances the only manifestations or signs that may warn of their presence. Fortunately, is having enough progress therapeutic. (more…)

Alternative therapies: Moxibustion

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Traditional Chinese medicine offers many therapies that are widely known to all, such as acupuncture, acupressure or cupping.

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However, these are not the only treatments of this type to which we can turn to Western medicine complement or improve our symptoms, as there are many others who, though lesser known, are also increasingly used in the West. One is the moxibustion.

Moxibustion is a technique that is applied to the acupuncture points of the body, but to encourage rather than needles used heat. This heat is transferred to the body using the root of a plant pressed mugwort or nominated mugwort, which is cigar-shaped, forming what is the moxa, the instrument to apply the heat.

It is used to improve the overall health status of the patient and, in particular, disorders more specific as weakness, muscle problems or osteoarthritis, among others. It is also used to treat digestive problems, menstrual disorders and immune system enhancement.

Moxibustion is applied in different ways, although the most common methods to do this are: (more…)

Hypnosis to improve health

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Hypnosis has become so far a very common practice in the world of medicine. Indeed, it can cure various diseases and can be used in several ways and in particular to reduce pain, or as an analgesic. To improve health, hypnosis is thus a very effective method.

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Hypnosis and medicine

Many studies, most of which are recent, identified the areas of intervention of hypnosis in medicine. However, it is that it is in some cases fairly complicated to define exactly what is the extent of the benefits received by the hypnotic effect, but also its impact on interventions. (more…)

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