What is the Primo-Vascular System?

May 27, 2016 purposelywell 0

In the 1960’s, a Chinese researcher by the name of Bong Han Kim discovered and elaborated upon a pseudo-vascular system within the human body, comparable to but distinct from both the blood and lymphatic systems [1]. Using high-quality stains, Kim was able to figure out the logistics of a sweeping […]

Energy Psychology in Prenatal Care

April 29, 2016 purposelywell 0

Energy psychology is a form of treatment stemming from Applied Kinesiology (a system of thought that also grew into Emotional Freedom Techniques, and Health Kinesiology, both of which utilize energy psychology’s concepts). As this piece [1] from Eden Energy Medicine summarizes: George Goodheart introduced Applied Kinesiology in the mid-1960s. The […]

Swiss to Cover Alternative Medicine

April 22, 2016 purposelywell 1

Some alternative medicines are to be given equal insurance coverage next year in Switzerland. Legislation that was recently passed, coming into effect May, 2017, will provide patients of alternative practitioners with much needed financial relief. According to SwissChannel [1], the five disciplines detailed will be given special status and, in […]

Homeopathy; A Survey of Satisfaction

April 19, 2016 purposelywell 0

How do Americans feel about homeopathy? This article [1] from ScienceDaily explores surveys reporting the satisfaction of people that utilize homeopathic treatments. “The information provided by this survey is important to regulatory officials at the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), both of which have […]

Does EFT Help Tension Headaches?

April 14, 2016 purposelywell 0

Emotional Freedom Techniques, more commonly abbreviated to EFT, are a hybrid of various methods based in alternative medicine. Utilizing combinations of acupressure, neuro-linguistic programming and more generalized energy medicine, EFT is said to be a wonderful remedy for a variety of emotional problems as well as surprisingly easy to do […]

Mastering Your Body with Biofeedback

March 28, 2016 purposelywell 0

  Anxiety, asthma, depression, and many other disorders have a large unconscious component to them. Heart-rate, muscle tension and many painful or lethal factors play into them and cause numerous complications. Thankfully, the technology of biofeedback has began to unravel ways to consciously guard against these things. What is Biofeedback? […]

Three Medical Uses of Aromatherapy

March 27, 2016 purposelywell 1

Traditional medicine has long held[1] aromatherapy as useful for hygiene, therapy and spiritual purposes. We’ve previously done articles on some of the excellent health benefits it can provide. As alternative medicines gain more mainstream acceptance, more evidence has arisen about the potential benefits of including them in your life. 1. […]

Could Acupuncture Help Treat PTSD?

March 26, 2016 purposelywell 0

Acupuncture has been proven time [1] and time againĀ [2] to have amazing medical uses, even being used as a painkiller post-tonsillectomy for young children. [3] Now, studies across the globe have shown that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder may have its symptoms managed by acupuncture. Researchers at Chengdu University of TCM [4] […]