Do you think you’re too old to have sexual relations? You may be surprised to learn that sex can add eight years to your lifespan. In 2010, a study found that not only is sex good for your mood and health, it also does wonders for your heart’s health. Out of 1,165 middle-aged men tested, those who engaged in intercourse more than twice a month were 45% less likely to have a heart attack when compared to people who only had it once a month or less.
By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives.
In western training we were raised to think that "health is the absence of symptoms and problems". But eastern sensibilities has educated me that "Health is state that allows one to use the full capabilities of their body, mind and intellect. Therefore, healthy living is a balanced state of well being: physically, mentally, socially and spiritually." This implies that healing is not a "one-pill-fits-all", but a personalized experience.