Prescriptions & Self Help Resources

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Anxiety

Anxiety PrescriptionAnxiety is a psychological and physiological state characterized by somatic, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral components. The root meaning of the word anxiety is ‘to vex or trouble’; in either the absence or presence of psychological stress, anxiety can create feelings of fear, worry, uneasiness and dread.

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Arthritis

Arthritis PrescriptionArthritis
from Greek arthro-, joint + -itis, inflammation; (plural: arthritides)
is a form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints.

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Asthma

Yoga Therapy - AsthmaAsthma (from the Greek άσθμα, ásthma, “panting”) is the common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm. Symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.

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Bronchitis

Bronchitis is an acute inflammation of the air passages within the lungs. It occurs when the trachea (windpipe) and the large and small bronchi (airways) within the lungs become inflamed because of infection or irritation from other causes.

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Cervicalgia

Cervicalgia is the term for neck pain which does not radiate outward and is derived from the Greek ‘algos’ meaning pain, and the Latin ‘cervic’ meaning neck. The pain is most likely due to causes other than nerve compression in the neck, such as from the cervical spinal muscles which have become tired and overused, or after injury or trauma.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is the most common name used to designate a significantly debilitating medical disorder or group of disorders generally defined by persistent fatigue accompanied by other specific symptoms for a minimum of six months,

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Depression

Depression PrescriptionDepression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person’s thoughts, behaviour, feelings and physical well-being. Depressed people may feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, helpless, worthless, guilty, irritable, or restless.

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Diabetes

Diabetes PrescriptionDiabetes Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes—is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced.

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Eczema

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis (from Greek ἔκζεμα ēkzema, “to boil over”) is a form of dermatitis,or inflammation of the epidermis (the outer layer of the skin).

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Flu (Influenza)

Influenza, commonly known as the ‘flu’ , is an infectious disease of birds and mammals caused by RNA viruses of the family Orthomyxoviridae, the influenza viruses.

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Hay Fever

Hay Fever is a common allergic condition that affects up to one-in-five people at some point in their life. It is a reaction to pollen and some of the symptoms include: runny nose, itchy nose and eyes, and sneezing.

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Headaches

Headaches A headache or cephalgia is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. It can be a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and neck. The brain tissue itself is not sensitive to pain because it lacks pain receptors. Rather, the pain is caused by disturbance of the pain-sensitive structures around the brain.

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Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hyper Tension PrescriptionHypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a cardiac chronic medical condition in which the systemic arterial blood pressure is elevated. It is the opposite of hypotension. Hypertension is classified as either primary (essential) hypertension or secondary hypertension.

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Hypercholesterolemia (High Cholesterol)

Hypercholesterolemia (known as High Cholesterol) is where there is an extremely high level of lipids in your blood. Too much cholesterol in the body can cause health problems such as coronary diseases such as angina, heart attack and stroke.

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Insomnia

Insomnia PrescriptionInsomnia
(from Latin “in” meaning “not”, and “Somnus” meaning “sleep”) is most often defined by an individual’s report of sleeping difficulties.

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Knee Pain

Knee  Pain is a common complaint for many people. There are several factors that can cause knee pain. Awareness and knowledge of the causes of knee pain lead to a more accurate diagnosis

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Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain PrescriptionLow Back Pain (or lumbago, English pronunciation: ) is a common musculoskeletal disorder affecting 80% of people at some point in their lives. It can be either acute, subacute or chronic in duration.

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Migraine

Migraine (froMigraine Prescriptionm the Greek words hemi, meaning half, and kranion, meaning skull) is a debilitating condition characterized by moderate to severe headaches, and nausea. It is about three times more common in women than in men.

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Sinusitis

Sinusitis PrescriptionSinusitis is inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, which may be due to infection, allergy, or autoimmune issues. Most cases are due to a viral infection and resolve over the course of 10 days.

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Sciatica

Sciatica (or sciatic neuritis) is a set of symptoms that may be caused by general compression and/or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots that give rise to each sciatic nerve, or by compression or irritation of the left or right or both sciatic nerves.

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Vertigo

Vertigo (from the Latin vertō “a whirling or spinning movement) is a symptom rather than a condition itself. It’s the sensation that you or the environment around you is moving. Feeling sick, vomiting, blurred vision, weakness of legs and experiencing dizziness are indications of vertigo.

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Pregnancy

Pregnancy  A beautiful feminine experience! Mp4’s, MP3’s & PDF downloads – for all your pregancy needs.

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Relaxation

Relaxation  The important part of your yoga practice and for anytime of day, when you need to chill out, up wind and simply relax!

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