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This unique approach has over time developed in a comprehensive and integrative model of all the factors that play a role in one’s health, aptly named “The Circle of Health.”
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“Walking is a man’s best medicine.” So said Hippocrates more than 2400 years ago and it is just as true today, as the health benefits of walking have been proven repeatedly by modern scientific studies. Any physical activity is a boon to overall heath and...
Serotonin is a small molecule that functions both as a neurotransmitter in the CNS (Central Nervous System) and as a hormone in the periphery. Serotonin is generally known as the “feel good” hormone, as low levels are associated with depression. Apart from the...
Severe cases of COVID-19 are generally associated with older people and people with preexisting conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. However, it was unclear why so many young and seemingly healthy people were also hospitalized with severe...
Mushrooms are not a vegetable as they appear to be, but are a kind of fungus. Some wild mushrooms can be toxic, but the commercially grown edible ones are quite tasty and come in different shapes, sizes, and colours. Adding flavour and meaty texture to...
It is not easy to admit that you are getting on in years and the dreaded three-letter word “old” is far worse to hear than some four-letter words! Rather use the fancy description that you have “senescence” and that your condition is caused by zombie cells in...
Aging, like death, is an unfortunate certainty! There are much more involved in aging than just grey hair or wrinkles. Gerontologists (scientists who study aging) are of the opinion that aging and the rate of aging (individuals age at different rates) result...
The brain is not only an extraordinary system, but also immensely flexible and adaptable. The way in which cells in the brain and other parts of the nervous system can adapt to change serves important functions in the brain, such as learning, the forming and...
Sleep on it – in the morning you will know what to do: We often wrestle with a problem or cannot make up our minds about a decision to be taken, then decide to sleep on it. The next morning, we usually have clarity on what to do. But how does it...
Throughout the ages, dreams have had special significance for people. You may not remember most of your dreams, but everyone spends about two hours per night dreaming. The brain does not switch off when you go to sleep, but it is highly active during...
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