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Air Pollution & Your Health

Mar 31, 2021

Beware of the invisible killer called air pollution. It gets into our bodies as we unknowingly inhale its microscopic ammunition, gradually damaging our organs and tissues until they cease to function.  There are many contributing factors to air...

Studying Breathwork

Nov 10, 2020

Breathing does more than allow air in and out of the lungs; it relieves emotional distress, enhances energy flow and stimulates creativity. That's why breathwork is considered a vital aspect of many mind-body exercises like yoga, meditation, tai chi...

Studying Buteyko Breathing Technique

Oct 05, 2020

Did you know that how we breathe can improve or worsen our health? The Buteyko Breathing Technique doesn't involve taking in a lot of air. But, it does a great job of improving blood circulation and delivering the right amount of oxygen to the cells, tissues...

How Much Do Mental Health Therapies Cost?

Sep 28, 2020

Our mind and body function together. Once our mental health goes downhill, our bodies will cease to function, and everything in life turns awry. Just like a machine, our minds require regular inspection. Seeing a specialist doesn't mean there is something...

6 Quick Pick-Me-Ups For Low Energy

Aug 10, 2018

Feeling a tad sleepy? Before reaching for the nearest sweet treat, consider these 6 quick pick-me-ups for low energy – bound to put the pep back into your step. 1. Drink some water First thing's first, hydration can be a major cause of fatigue. So...

What is conscious breathing?

Apr 24, 2015

Are you aware of your breath? Sounds like a silly question, but the truth is that while we inhale and exhale without much thought throughout our lives, few of us master proper breathing. Some say that for the tens of thousands of breaths we take each...

Exhale, Pause & Breathe: Happiness and its Causes 2012 Forum

Mar 08, 2012

One of Australia's pioneers in mind-body medicine, Dr. Ian Gawler, is leading me through my first guided meditation. Together with a roomful of delegates, I am at Happiness and its Causes 2012 – a "forum on human happiness". I'm at the workshop to...

Study Finds Yoga Eases Back Pain

Nov 22, 2011

Practitioners of yoga have always touted the health benefits of yoga, but little in-depth research has been done to verify the claims of those who have tried it and benefited by it. A recent study in the United States reported by the National Institutes...

Top 10 Tips for Stress Management

Oct 13, 2011

Learning how to manage stress is one of the most important things you can do for your health and wellbeing. The following tips are designed to help you reduce stress and keep it under control. Get regular exercise, even if it’s just a short walk...

Maximise Your Lung Capacity

Mar 10, 2011

Jim Efthimou from aeror Breath Well extols the virtues of his all natural breathing airflow trainer to ntpagesTV Roving Reporter Kat Tate. This simple device is placed in your mouth and is designed to maximise lung capacity utlilisation by using less...

How the Body Relaxes: Things You Can Do

Jun 11, 2010

Relaxation is important for everyone, to let go of the stress of everyday life and recharge. There are many, many different ways that the body can relax and which one you choose will depend on the amount of time you have, what you are comfortable with...

Depression and Breathwork

May 27, 2010

A medical doctor may diagnose you with depression if you have been feeling down for an unusually extended period of time. Along with the potentially prescribed medication, they may recommend you see a psychotherapist to resolve once and for all the...

Breathwork for Stress and Anxiety

May 20, 2010

What is Breathwork? Breathwork is a breathing discipline with techniques that are designed to help our physical and psychological state - and can be helpful in reducing stress and other negative energy in the body. Other disciplines that utilise forms...

What You Need to Know About Air Ionisation

Sep 24, 2009

Indoor air pollution is a problem that is not often thought about. Air ionisation is one way to achieve cleaner, healthier air in the home. Read on to learn more. Indoor air pollution is prevalent but not something that most people think about. However, consider...

Shortness Of Breath

Sep 11, 2009

Shortness of breath is characterized by an intense tightening in the chest or feeling of suffocation. Almost anyone can experience shortness of breath in varying degrees. Causes Shortness of breath may be due to non-serious causes like extreme temperatures, high...

Chi/Prana Breathing: What You Need to Know

Jul 01, 2008

We all know that breathing is necessary just to stay alive, but how many of us have thought about the other important things that occur when we breathe?  Chi/prana or life force body enters the body through the breath, and correct breathing means...

Just Breathe

Aug 05, 2007

There is an underestimated resource within all of us. It is the breath. It is so easily overlooked because it is what we all do, all the time. We take it for granted. If we start to appreciate and breathe consciously, we will relax more and let life...

Buteyko Breathing Method 101: The Basics

Aug 04, 2007

What is Buteyko? The Buteyko Breathing Method is a series of lectures on breathing that teach people to understand the concept of "normal breathing" according to the physiological norms of the body. It is a drug free therapy that consists of breathing...

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

May 31, 2007

Mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a form of oxygen therapy that raises the levels of oxygen in the body’s blood plasma. Increased oxygen in the plasma leads to higher amounts of oxygen being delivered to the body’s tissues, organs and brain. The...

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