Complementary & Alternative Medicine

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Spa Tourism: Trends and Prospects

Thermal spas, many of which have received international acclaim for their therapeutic properties, a part of the Greek economy. The contemporary tourism product in Greece has met heated international competition and has prompted calls for ongoing renewal.

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Take Wellness to Heart: Healthy Employees Worth Weight in Gold

Corporate wellness is a broad term presenting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and encouraging employees to change their habits. The goal can be achieved in various ways including vouchers for sports activity, workshops with dieticians, or lectures.

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Serenity: Natures Powerful Ally in Healing

Healing gardens are thoughtfully created environments with many sensory experiences and natural elements that alleviate stress. A well-crafted healing garden offers a natural setting that evokes positive feelings, reduces negative emotions and stressful thoughts.

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Turkey: Renaissance of Thermal Therapy

The healing effect of hot spring water is utilized by many cultures for centuries, ages, people took advantage of thermal centers. Various minerals in hot spring water solve different kinds of health problems and provide significant help in medical treatment.

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Adult Stem Cells Abroad

Clinics around the world extract adult stem cells from fat, generally taken by liposuction from the stomach and are autologous. Autologous stem cells transferred to the heart will seek damage in that area and replenish dying cells regenerating damaged tissue.

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Roles and Responsibilities of Physicians in Patients Decisions about Unproven Stem Cell Therapies

Stem cell science using embryonic and tissue-specific stem cells, is advancing rapidly and promises future medical care improvements. Anecdotal suggest a substantial number are trying stem cell-based interventions despite questions about safety and efficacy.

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Stem Cell Therapies Beginning to Come of Age in Philippines

Stem cell treatments are the future of medicine, research has already yielded historic breakthroughs against incurable diseases. Stem Cell treatment can be used to treat progress against cancer, diabetes, HIV and other illnesses.‍

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Thalassotherapy and Aesthetical Tourism

The denomination thalassotherapy is a neologism created by the French doctor Joseph de la Bonnardière, in 1867 using greek words. The preventive benefits of thalassotherapy start from the similarity between seawater composition and the human blood plasma.

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Stem Cell Research Gives Patients Change of Heart

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a very common, but incurable form of the disease, strikes about one in every 3,500 boys. A team of doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital implanted a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) during a groundbreaking surgery.

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Wellness Tourism Travel Agents Get On-Board for the Ride

Wellness travel is one of the fastest growing trends in medical tourism today, and worth more than US $106 billion. Travel agents are catering to the needs of young and old, many of whom are focused on maintaining or restoring their youthful appearances.

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Medical Tourism Industry: Picture of Good Health

People don’t think twice when traveling, despite economic descents, world travel and tourism is as robust as ever. Research shows journeys abroad continue to grow – totaling a 3 percent increase to the world’s Gross Domestic Product.

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Therapy that Works - Prime Essential for Inbound Medical Tourism

The benefits of the “Mediterranean Diet” for heart health have made headlines, but are they effective enough for the diet. With respect to effectiveness the “ORS Method,” is specific and targeted; its objective being to inhibit the activity of two enzymes.

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Ozone and Thalassotherapy: an Alternative Form of Healing

Thalassotherapy is the use of ocean and seawater, ocean climate, marine products like algae, seaweed, mud, for medicinal purposes. Ozone therapy is the method of introducing molecule into the body, creating an oxygen-rich environment to stop various diseases.

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Algarve Portugal: Beyond Surgery in the Medical Tourism Industry

We hear about news and studies involving new treatments, surgeries and the increasing possibility of the cure of many diseases. Algarve, in Portugal, is one of the most beautiful and prepared places for short- or long-term treatments to recover from a surgery.

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Health and Wellness Tourism Today

According to the WHO health is a state of physical mental and social well-being and not merely the complete absence of disease. Health and wellness involves several well-being dimensions including physical, mental, social, sexual, emotional, cultural, spiritual.

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Regenerative Medicine and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

A Future for Regenerative Medicine” discusses that regenerative medicine will be the forefront of 21st-century healthcare. Physicians, scientists and others expect that the use of regenerative medicine will enable the repair of injured tissues and damaged organs.

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Japan - Realizing Medical Tourism Potential

Japan has already been accepting thousands of patients from overseas annually – mainly from other Asian countries. The Japanese government has realized the rise in popularity of medical tourism and is now prepared to make efforts to become part of this.

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Unconventional Medicine in a Conventional Setting

The most commonly recognized CAM practices in the U.S. are acupuncture, massage, vitamins, supplements and herbal remedies. Conventional medicine is medicine and surgery practiced by holders of an M.D. degree or a D.O. degree and by allied health professionals.

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The True Value

The true value of health of ourselves or our environment can never be measured in dollars or consumables. The costs from the loss of serenity harmony and quality of life are steadily rising in correlation to our own self neglect.

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Medical Tourism is a Search for Value not Low Prices

From my perspective I saw synchronous business expansion reports of increasing traffic and a future that holds healthy steady growth. Significant capital investments in facilities and capacity were evident at all the facilities.

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Patient Heal Thyself ~ The Promise of Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative Medicine is an innovative program that involves the engineering of living cells, tissues and organs to preserve and enhance organ function and improve the quality of life. Proponents of the treatment say it can be used to prevent disease.

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The Farm at San Benito: Exceptional Healing Environment for Holistic Treatment

The Farm at San Benito, a multi-award winning health resort in the Philippines, is one such case of taking an idea far to prove a point. Here, the point is that the one’s appreciation of oneself holistically brings about and sustains the gift of wellness.

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OH MY ACHING BODY

The real problem is that there really isn’t any specific test at this time for Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Some researchers do believe that they are one and the same illness but back to fibromyalgia.

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When the voice doesn't match the sex

Voice feminization can be achieved by shortening the vocal folds and increasing the voice frequency. The surgery is quite simple, actually, using very thin equipment, the surface of the upper side of the vocal folds – the mucous membrane.

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Voice Rejuvenation ~ Do you look young while your voice sounds old?

Voice is produced when the two vocal folds inside the throat close and vibrate. The vocal folds come together and close in order to prevent food from going down into the lungs when swallowing food.

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What is Rolfing Structural Integration?

Rolfing® is an original and scientifically validated holistic system of bodywork and movement education. It releases the body’s segments – arms, legs, torso, and neck from patterns of tension and bracing in a systematic and scientifically validated manner.

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The Age-Old Healing Art of Hilot

“Hilot” is a word from the Tagalog dialect meaning massage-rubbing or touch with soothing strokes. Touch is the modality of “hilot.” Initially, one might think it is simply a massage, but “hilot” is more. It is energy manipulation.

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I THOUGHT DIABETES WAS FOR OLD PEOPLE?

Not too many years ago when somebody spoke of Diabetes Mellitus, it was because a young child had it or some very old person. When the doctors at John Hopkins described diabetes in their most recent health alerts it was simply referred to as a metabolic disorder.

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A Leap of Faith

I know that the Medical Center, the Doctors and staff are considered top drawer internationally. So what’s bugging me about what I’m doing? My mind is racing and exploding as someone had just shaken a bottle of soda inside my head.

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