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The Key to Reaching Personal Goals in 2014: Conquer Stress First

The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living helps tackle new year’s resolutions and find joy and contentment in the new year ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 2, 2014 — Americans will start the New Year with resolutions that are doomed to fail if they don’t deal with the underlying issue of stress before they [...]

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Do You Have #HolidayStress? We'll Chat About That

This time of year can be a challenge and too often stress and depression derail holiday cheer.  Join @mayoclinic, @NIMHgov, @NCCAM and others for a #HolidayStress chat moderated by @BrophyMarcus from @HealthDayEditor. Give yourself permission to join the chat!  Wednesday, Dec. 18  1-2 p.m. ET   Topics for discussion: Holiday stress and the red flags/symptoms Avoiding triggers [...]

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Holiday Stress: Becoming Overwhelmed

  Expert Alert: Avoid Holiday Stress by Setting Realistic Expectations, Setting Aside Differences For many, the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately unwanted stress and depression can derail holiday cheer when trying to juggle all of the parties, family gatherings, shopping, baking, cooking and more. Amit Sood, M.D., a Mayo [...]

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Alternative Medicine

Dr. Brent Bauer, a Mayo Clinic specialist in complementary and alternative medicine discusses Mayo Clinic's evidence-based approach to alternative medicine.

Dr. Brent Bauer discusses Mayo Clinic's evidence-based approach to the use of massage therapy.

Dr. Brent Bauer discusses Mayo Clinics evidence-based approach to the use of herbs and dietary [...]

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Alternative Medicine

Herbal supplements, acupuncture, chiropractics and massage. It used to be that alternative therapies like these were ignored by many doctors. But that's changing. Thanks to public demand and an increasing amount of positive research, many doctors are embracing some alternative therapies. So how do you know if the herb [...]

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Herbal Supplement Study

Herbal supplements are big business. Millions of people spend billions of dollars on herbs such as ginseng, ginkgo and St. John's wort. Many of these supplements have real health benefits. But many don't and some are downright dangerous. Dr. Aditya Bardia, M.D. led a Mayo Clinic study that shows that most people [...]

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Alternative Medicine

Herbal supplements, acupuncture, chiropractics and massage. It used to be that alternative therapies like these were ignored by many doctors. But that's changing. Thanks to public demand and an increasing amount of positive research, many doctors are embracing some alternative therapies. So how do you know if the herb you're [...]

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Is Ginseng the Answer to Cancer-Related Fatigue?

For thousands of years, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have used the herb ginseng to increase energy, endurance and brain power. Research shows that in many cases, the herb may help. Researchers at Mayo Clinic, including our guest Debra Barton, Ph.D., led a study with ginseng and found it may also help [...]

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Meditation

On the most recent program, we discussed meditation with the director of research and practice in Complementary and Integrative Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Amit Sood. Once thought of as far-fetched and strange, meditation is now being used in Western Medicine for stress management, pain relief, improved sleep, reduced blood [...]

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Omega-3s Twitter Chat Today!

  Omega-3s are a popular supplement and it's important to understand the real benefits and the latest research.     Join Today's Twitter Chat hosted by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine  @NCCAM to discuss what research says about the science and safety of omega-3s.     TODAY - Thursday Aug. 29th, 4 [...]

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Using Acupuncture for Hot Flashes (pkg)

For thousands of years, the Chinese have used acupuncture to treat a variety of conditions. Today many western health experts have incorporated the ancient art into their practice. Stress, digestive problems, headaches, mood disorders, infertility and chronic pain are just some of the ailments acupuncture may help. Now you [...]

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FRIDAY MYTH OR MATTER-OF-FACT

"MEDITATION IS LIKE HYPNOTIZING YOURSELF" This Saturday we'll discuss meditation with the director of research and practice in Complementary and Integrative Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Amit Sood, M.D.  More and more, meditation is being used in Western medicine for stress management, pain relief, improved sleep, reduced blood pressure and it may [...]

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