Category Holistic medicine

Progressive muscle relaxation
Holistic medicine

Progressive muscle relaxation

Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR for short) is a relaxation procedure. It is also called progressive muscle relaxation (PME), progressive relaxation (PR) or deep muscle relaxation. Different muscle groups are deliberately tensed very consecutively; then the tension is released, while the reactions in the body are carefully observed all the time.

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Bloodletting

Bloodletting is an age-old form of therapy and belongs to the rejection procedures of naturopathy. A certain amount of blood is drawn, which is supposed to relieve the body of both full blood and harmful substances in the blood. Bloodletting has traditionally been seen as a means of retuning chronic diseases.
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Animal-assisted therapy - therapy with animals

Animal-assisted therapies are said to alleviate mental, psychosomatic and neurological diseases; they help people with intellectual disabilities; Animals bring joy to life in old people's homes and kindergartens. Dogs also work as "therapists" like cats, horses, llamas or dolphins. Animal-assisted therapy refers to all procedures in which contact with animals is supposed to change people's lives in a positive way, from borderline patients who get a daily structure through dogs to autistic people who learn with animals to lose their fear of being touched, to depressed people who take the first steps in communicating with people through contact with an animal.
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Biological cancer therapy

Biological cancer therapy is a complementary medicine and therefore a complement to conventional medicine. This includes various means and methods that can support and optimize conventional methods. These treatment methods aim to restore the unity of body, mind and soul.
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Salt caves - variants, health effects and providers

Salt binds water from the air and holds it in the airways. This makes salt air a humidifier for the mucous membranes and makes it easier to cough up in the event of respiratory infections. Using salt caves for healing purposes was originally a Polish tradition. Doctor Feliks Boczkowski found in 1843 that miners in the Wieliczka salt works were more resistant to respiratory diseases than workers in other industries.
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Wilderness education: implementation and application

First of all, people are nature: we are born, we mature and we die. We desire other people sexually to reproduce; we perceive our environment; we suffer from diseases; we communicate with a multitude of other living beings without consciously grasping it: we smell flowers, we watch crows in the trees, we hear the birds singing.
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Self hypnosis - effects, techniques and instructions

Self-hypnosis is hypnosis in which the hypnotized and the hypnotized are the same person. Forms of this auto-suggestion differ in the way the actor sets himself into a state of hypnosis and in the type of trance himself. Although hypnosis and self-hypnosis have the reputation of being magical-esoteric, they are real relaxation methods.
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Native American medicine - medicinal plants and medicine

The Indian, who says wise words about Mother Earth with a howling wolf in front of the full moon, has turned into a cliché. But every cliché has a real core: understanding animals and plants was one of the most valuable skills that a first American could develop. Indian medicine is a natural medicine of experience that has been handed down from generation to generation.
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Therapeutic painting

Therapeutic painting releases creative energies through colors and shapes. Feelings, thoughts and moods can be expressed without words and so often more directly than in conversation or writing therapy. This method can help with psychological conditions in which those affected are "flooded" with stimuli and experiences; painting helps them to calm down and concentrate better, for example in the case of hypomania or a bipolar disorder.
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Therapeutic writing

A writer is the most beautiful profession in the world: if my house burns down, my partner leaves me, or I am in a hospital after a car accident, I can still write a story about it. Writing can help. In many ways, it is not cynical to say to someone who has been traumatized: Just write?
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Rolfing - method and areas of application

Rolfing or Structural IntegrationThe name "Rolfing SI" comes from the founder of this therapy method, Dr. SI stands for "Structural Integration". Rolfing starts with the fascia, a connective tissue structure that runs through the whole body. Manual, massage-like touches are intended to loosen adhesions or matting of the fascia, thereby alleviating complaints such as tension or chronic back pain.
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Inca medicine: healing arts, application and plants

The Inca Empire once stretched across much of South America. The center was in the Andes: Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia were entirely part of it, and it also spanned parts of Argentina, Chile and Colombia. The Incas bundled extensive knowledge in science, medicine, administration and urban planning in their centers such as Cuzco and Machu Picchu.
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Mayan Medicine

The Mayan civilization extended from Mexico to Honduras and included parts of Guatemala, Belize and El Salvador. Several million people lived in their city-states. Today about 7 million people are considered to be descendants of this indigenous civilization. The ancestors of the Maya settled around 2600 BC.
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Aromatherapy - effects and recipes

What is aromatherapy? This holistic form of therapy aims to harmonize and harmonize body, mind and soul through the action of essential oils. There are various forms of application, for example massages, baths, inhalation, evaporation via fragrance lamps and many more.
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Yoga

Yoga is mainly seen in the Western world as a Far Eastern method of relaxation. The body is supposed to be strengthened and the mind calmed down with the help of flowing movements, which are carried out in rhythm with the inhalation and exhalation. However, the original teaching of yoga includes much more than that.
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Taping or taping - effectiveness and application

Taping - an overviewTaping - a relatively new, therapeutic method that is on everyone's lips. This technology has been established in Asia, Japan and the USA for many years. It is used by physiotherapists, doctors and naturopaths and is becoming increasingly popular in Europe, including Germany.
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Iris diagnosis - application, limits and benefits

Iris diagnosis is an alternative medical diagnostic technique with thousands of years of roots. With their help, it should be possible to identify existing or, in some cases, future, future diseases of a person using the iris of the eye (iris). This is the colored area in the eye, which surrounds the pupil in a circle and which can be tinted in various shades and mixtures of the colors blue, gray, brown or green.
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Relaxation methods: effects, instructions and tips

Overview of relaxation procedures and regeneration techniques Relaxation is a physical and mental state, the opposite of tension. Tension is not negative, but a change from tension to relaxation is part of a healthy body. However, if tension is at the center, this leads to health problems such as inner restlessness, headaches, back problems, anxiety and poor concentration.
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Ear candles - application and effects

Ear candles or ear candles are discussed very controversially: Some see them as a pure relaxation agent. Others claim that ear candles have a cleaning effect because they can remove ear wax. For others, they are an alternative healing method that is said to alleviate pressure and pain in the ears and head or even ringing the ears (tinnitus).
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Own urine therapy

Self-urine therapy (also called self-urine therapy) is one of the stimulus and retuning therapies. Similar to autologous blood therapy, autologous urine should serve to spark a stimulus in the body, after which a reaction of the immune system is then to be expected. Urine therapy is used either internally, externally or as an injection.
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