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What is Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy?

You may or may not have heard of cognitive behavioral therapy before. Cognitive behavioral therapy is now a commonly used treatment for a variety of mental health disorders. While Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was originally designed to help treat symptoms of depression, it is now being widely used to manage a variety of other medical conditions. Cognitive behavioral therapy involves…
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When Mindfulness Is The Best Medicine

Mindfulness is a term used to identify the focus and awareness of the present moment. Mindfulness can be achieved in more ways than one. There are a number of practices that are being utilized around the world with the common objective of awareness and  focus as well as improving physical and mental health. Mindfulness can be viewed as an exercise,…
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The Best Workouts for Those Living With Chronic Pain

Time and time again we are reminded that regular physical activity is a necessary weapon in the arsenal to combat chronic pain. For many people the idea of regular physical activity can seem tedious and inconvenient. For people who live with chronic pain, strenuous activity can mean increased soreness, stiffness, and pain. Regular physical activity, while necessary, is not always…
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Is Acupuncture A Suitable Form Of Treatment For My Chronic Pain?

Acupuncture has come a long way since its Chinese origin more than 2000 years ago. Acupuncture is now a mainstream treatment for a variety of medical conditions if performed by a licensed professional who has had the proper training. Acupuncture consists of inserting hair-fine needles into the skin. These needles are strategically inserted at specific spots around the body. It…
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Fish Oil Supplements for Healthy Joints

In today’s society we are being bombarded with health information and advice about how to maintain our health. It can be overwhelming for many of the individuals who truly do wish to be healthy, but aren’t sure where to start. Our bodies are comprised of different systems. Each system has its own needs in order to stay functioning at optimal…
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TMJ Related Pain Explained

You have likely heard of or know someone who suffers from TMJ pain. Perhaps you yourself have been diagnosed or you suspect that you suffer from TMJ pain. The truth is that TMJ pain is quite complex and often not fully understood. What many do not know is that TMJ is not a diagnosis, although many people refer to the…
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