Health Care: East Meets West

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Quick Facts - East Meets West

Below are quotes to help link and simplify the commonalities between Western Health and Medicine with the Eastern Philosophies and Medicine. These come from years of working in the health care industry, teaching, and using alternative health concepts. Be sure to follow us on Facebook. Enjoy. ~

  1. The Central Nervous System in Western Medicine = The Chakras in Eastern Medicine.
  2. Homeostasis in Western Medicine = chakra balancing in Eastern Medicine
  3. The peripheral nervous system in Western Medicine = the meridian system in Eastern Medicine
  4. You are an electrical power plant. Nature's masterpiece of the heart, brain, and nervous systems contain electrical conductors.


(c) 2011 Laura Bonetzky-Joseph - All Rights Reserved.

Quick Meditation Facts

By: Laura Bonetzky-Joseph

Below are little quicks facts about Meditation.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can help you restore your natural state of homeostasis

MEDITATION FACT: The ability to meditate can be applied to almost anything in your life.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation is a practice of intense concentration.

MEDITATIONFACT: Meditation can be used in a way that suits you best

MEDITATION FACT: Those who live busy stressful lives tend to gain the most from what meditation has to offer.

MEDITATION FACT: Some forms of meditation can be done by almost anyone, anywhere, anytime.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation relaxes your body and calms your mind.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation attracts all kinds of people from all walks of life.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation is an ancient practice.

MEDITATION FACT: U Penn Research showed meditation shuts off certain info that normally would be allowed in.

MEDITATION FACT: Research shows many of the areas of the brain slow down during meditation.

MEDITATION FACT: Research shows that blood flow increases to the limbic system of the brain which is a group of structures that play a role in emotion and memory.

MEDITATION FACT: MEDITATION is Not a religious practice

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation teaches you to stay calm and concentrate intently.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation helps you connect w self.

MEDITATION FACT: Athletes use principles of meditation to get "in the zone"

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation helps you live life to the fullest.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can be a powerful tool for personal change.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation is a means of achieving better physical and spiritual well-being.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation is a way of focusing on your inner experiences.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can improve your overall emotional and physical health.

MEDITATION FACT: if stressed, meditation can help keep you well.

MEDITATION FACT: scientific studies show meditation can help prevent symptoms of several diseases.

MEDITATION FACT: Medical research shows meditation can be as effective in lowering high blood pressure as medication.

MEDITATION FACT: Medical Research shows meditation decreased hardening of arteries that could lead to stoke or heart attack.

MEDITATION FACT: Medical research show meditation reduced emotional distress and several physical symptom in cancer patients.

MEDITATION FACT: Medical research shows meditation decreased symptoms associated with fibromyalgia

MEDITATION FACT: Medical research shows meditation led to less emotional distress and fewer physical symptoms in patients with a wide range of long term illnesses.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation stimulates a relaxation response which is a deep rest that reverses the physical and emotional effects of the fight or flight response.

MEDITATION FACT: By practicing meditation you can learn to call upon the relaxation response.

MEDITATION FACT: One of the main reasons people meditate today is to relax and manage stress.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can affect you on every level: mind, body, and spirit.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can be used to excel in school.

MEDITATION FACT: studies show meditation can help students do better in school.

MEDITATION FACT: research shows students who meditate showed greater gains in scores on tests of intelligence, creativity, and other mental abilities.

MEDITATION FACT: studies showed students who meditate showed higher GPA, increased self- esteem, better work habits and fewer absences.

MEDITATION FACT: Tiger Wood practices meditation and learned it as a child from his mother, Buddhist.

MEDITATION FACT: helps access our physical power.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can improve ability of a person to bring on that state of will.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can be used to access your spiritual power and self discovery.

MEDITATION FACT: word comes from Sanskrit (India & Hinduism) "medha" which means "doing the wisdom"

MEDITATION FACT: word traces back to Latin "meditari" which means "to ponder".

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can bring about contemplation or reflections in life.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can develop greater mindfulness

MEDITATION FACT: research shows mindfulness meditation helped people w long term pain.

MEDITATION FACT: research shows mindfulness meditation helped decrease symptoms of anxiety disorders.

MEDITATION FACT: research shows mindfulness meditation helped speed up healing psoriasis when added to standard medical treatment.

MEDITATION FACT: mindfulness meditation is at its core an off shoot of Buddhist meditation.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can be used to improve heart rate, blood pressure, and reduce your risk for heart disease.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can be used to heal the mind and relieve anxiety, fear, and stress.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can help improve memory and concentration

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation has been scientifically studied and proven to reduce stress.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can calm the chitter chatter of your mind

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation can help bring balance and peace of mind.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation is one of the preferred alternative treatments for ADD/ADHD

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation is complimentary to other forms of relaxation or treatment options.

MEDITATION FACT: Meditation is the oldest form of relaxation

MEDITATION: it's NOT what you think!


© 2010 Laura Bonetzky-Joseph. All Rights Reserved. May not be reproduced without permission or written authorization. All rights reserved. This information is for general educational uses only. It may not apply to you and your specific medical needs. This information should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation with or the advice of your physician or health care professional. Communicate promptly with your physician or other health care professional with any health-related questions or concerns. This article does not share the opinions of MedSpa New England, LLC. Be sure to follow specific instructions given to you by your physician or health care professional.

Quick Reiki Facts

By: Laura Bonetzky-Joseph

Below is a growing list of simple Reiki Facts we have compiled. Enjoy.

REIKI FACT: A study done in 2007 by the National Health Interview Survey indicates that 1.2 million adults and 161,000 children received one or more sessions of energy healing therapy such as Reiki in the previous year. According to the American Hospital Association, in 2007, 15% or over 800 American hospitals offered Reiki as part of hospital services.

REIKI FACT: Reiki is a great way to reduce stress and improve your overall health.

REIKI FACT: Reiki can be used to heal the shadow self.

REIKI FACT: Reiki is an ancient Japanese form of energetic healing

REIKI FACT: Reiki is an alternative form of healing that is accepted by many in the medical community including Dr. Oz

REIKI FACT: Reiki is a great way to reduce stress and improve your quality of life.

REIKI FACT: Reiki is not a religious practice but is spiritual.

REIKI FACT: Reiki can assist in cutting those chords that bind you

REIKI FACT: Reiki embraces the unseen energy that flows through all living things

REIKI FACT: Reiki promotes healing

REIKI FACT: Reiki creates many beneficial effects including relaxation and feelings of peace, security and well being.

REIKI FACT: Reiki is beginning to be incorporated as part of therapy in hospitals and doctor's offices.

REIKI FACT: Reiki is administered by "laying of hands"

REIKI FACT: Reiki is a spiritually guided life energy.

REIKI FACT: Reiki is both powerful and gentle

REIKI FACT: Reiki works in harmony with all other kinds of treatment.

REIKI FACT: Reiki can improve the results of any medical treatment.

REIKI FACT: Reiki can shorten healing time

REIKI FACT: Reiki can reduce negative side effects such as those from chemotherapy, surgery, and invasive procedures.

REIKI FACT: Reiki has also been used in conjunction with psychotherapy to improve the healing from emotional trauma.

REIKI FACT: Reiki can improve memory

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© 2010 Laura Bonetzky-Joseph. All Rights Reserved. May not be reproduced without permission or written authorization. All rights reserved. This information is for general educational uses only. It may not apply to you and your specific medical needs. This information should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation with or the advice of your physician or health care professional. Communicate promptly with your physician or other health care professional with any health-related questions or concerns. This article does not share the opinions of MedSpa New England, LLC. Be sure to follow specific instructions given to you by your physician or health care professional.

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