There’s always some inconsistency when it comes to the definition about the end of the second trimester… some entities claim that it goes up to 26 weeks, another 27, 28… well, I just decided to follow the guide that seems to be more aligned with the end of the 6th month (and really, does it really matter that much?!).
How did I know/suspect i was pregnant? Tiredness, nausea and “mental fog”; none of these symptoms are familiar, so I knew something had changed! What i didn´t know was the amount of changes i was due to experience in my life in such a short time. New priorities, new lifestyle and mindset came to my life. A change within you that shapes everything around you!
Many couples with fertility issues seek medical treatment (IVF, etc) as their first option, without first exploring the effectiveness, low cost and safety of natural solutions: nutrition, herbalism & other complementary therapies, adequate exercise, etc. Let’s look at these natural solutions together into more depth in this post.
In essence, the biotype is a genetic predisposition to certain conditions and characteristics (phenotypes), that dictates, in part, our health and lifestyle; meaning, if we know our predisposition to certaint ailmentes we can do something about it to prevent them – worthwhile learning a bit more, no?!
I still find this is a blurry area when I am discussing medical approaches, and quite honestly, I even get confused at times with the so called “titles” for each medicine model… it is important to know “who is who” – conventional, complementary or functional medicines – and make informed decisions when it comes to manage our health and healthcare.
Massage therapy has a long history in cultures around the world; It dates back thousands of years. References to massage appear in writings from ancient China, Japan, India, Arabic nations, Egypt, Greece (Hippocrates defined medicine as “the art of rubbing”), and Rome.
Ayurvedic Medicine (“Ayurveda” for short) is one of the world’s oldest holistic (“whole-body”) healing systems. It was developed more than 5,000 years ago in India. It is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit. Its main goal is to promote good health, instead on focusing in disease.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China and has evolved over thousands of years.
It’s a pretty straightforward word. It suggests that the mind is fully attending to what’s happening, to what you’re doing, to the space you’re moving through.
Alternative treatments, such as aromatherapy, are now offered in therapeutic practices, including massage centers, yoga studios and spas. So what is aromatherapy, exactly?