Do you know what your body's largest organ is? Surprise, it's not the brain—it's your skin! That's right, your skin makes up about 16% of your body weight, and for most adults, that's a hefty 20 pounds or more. But what happens when your skin isn't at its best? Enter eczema.
Arthritis, a group of more than 100 rheumatic diseases causing joint inflammation, affects millions of people worldwide. For those suffering from arthritis, life can be a constant battle with pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. However, amidst this struggle, nature offers a ray of hope through certain herbs with potent anti-inflammatory properties. In this blog post, we'll explore the world of natural remedies, focusing on the healing potential of ginger root, Boswellia, and Avocado Soybean Unsaponifiables (ASU), and how these herbs can bring relief to arthritis sufferers.
Most of us love the summer, the beach, and…the sun. What we don’t like is sunburn. Not only is it painful, but sunburn causes serious long-term tissue damage. Enter Saint John’s Wort. You’ve heard of this peppy yellow flower for depression, but did you know it has potent burn healing properties? Long before this remedy became the natural medicine de jour for mood, Europeans were grabbing it as their main go-to for burns, including sunburn. Take my advice, and don’t get burned in the first place, but if you do, use a high quality St. John’s Wort oil. Pharmacological research supports the topical preparations for the treatment of minor wounds and burns, sunburns, abrasions, bruises, contusions, ulcers and muscle pain.
Who doesn’t have bad digestion these days? Water cooler talk will reveal that all your coworkers have funky guts. From heartburn and ulcer to constipation and gas, it seems like everyone’s ornery digestive tract is making an appearance.
PCC's 200-hour yoga teacher class certifies people for yoga teaching. The course also lays a solid legal and foundational basis to take the 300-hour yoga teacher certification course and become a 500-hour RYT. Taking PCC's 200-hour yoga teacher class also equips you with pertinent knowledge to make your students reach their wellness potential.
Wellness is a growing focus in the healthcare industry, and Portland Community College's 200-hour yoga program is a great way to become certified as a yoga teacher. Holistic wellness connects body, mind, and spirit through yoga's physical postures, meditation, and breathwork. It provides the additional focus of Ayurvedic yoga, qualifying people to teach a full-body wellness lifestyle.
PCC's 200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification prepares individuals to teach both Yoga and (Ayurveda), providing benefits beyond yoga alone. Our Registered Yoga Teacher training program is approved by Yoga Alliance and gives you the practical and theoretical knowledge required for personal and professional transformation. Yoga teacher certification requires you to complete four 50-hour modules.
As our population ages, losing one's mental faculties can take first place on the list of concerns. Alzheimer's disease and other forms of senile dementia affect some 25 percent of all people over 80. Research, though, is revealing natural approaches in treating and preventing mental decline. Not only aging grabs our attention. Many of us deal with mood disorders, including depression and anxiety.