Article Archive for Alternative Therapies

Don’t use the term “alternative medicine” around Pamela Peeke, M.D., M.P.H., FACP. A physician who has appeared regularly on The...
When a brown layer of air seems to have taken up residence around your city or town, you might think you're better off staying...
Stress can have a significant impact on the accumulation of fat in your belly,  says Pamela Peeke, M.D., author of the best-...
Sure, time flies when you're having fun. But when the fun catches up ... look out. During your 20s, 30s, 40s and now often into...
A biography of Francesco Garripoli and the history behind his transformative experiences with Eastern healing.
Francesco "Garri" Garripoli almost became an M.D. But when he realized soon after beginning pre-med in the mid-1970s that Western...
People come to me to learn qigong because they want to take control of their health. So many say they don't want to be victims of...
Instruction on how to shift from unconscious reactions to mindful responses
In his second book, Moving Toward Balance: 8 Weeks of Yoga with Rodney Yee, the author devotes one day's instruction in each...
Gain some support around the early stages of meditation with these helpful tips
Gaiam: In your second book Moving Toward Balance, you highlight two meditation poses: hero pose and seated crossed-legs pose. Why...
Arthritis affects roughly 40 million Americans. Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a process where...
An introduction to the Pilates history and workout
The Man Behind the Method Joseph Pilates grew up in Germany between the two world wars. A sickly, skinny child and very self-...