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Use Reflexology to Help You Take Your Life Back

Aug 17, 2007
I have a lot of bones to pick with Western Medicine. We are in such a crisis these days and yet our society still trusts that the people behind western medicine have our best in mind. That couldn't be further from the truth. Western medicine looks at a disease as a separate entity from the person, as an invader that they must remove. When in fact, disease is a reflection of an individual's lifestyle, surroundings, habits, beliefs and energies. If you look at cancer for example, when a doctor finds a tumor, they cut it out or attack it with radiation and other harmful chemicals. This does nothing to benefit the patient. It does not get to the root of the cause and it does not protect them from reoccurrence, hence, why it usually shows up elsewhere in the body at some point.

The body is designed to heal itself if we support it correctly and feed it the correct fuel.

Far Eastern cultures have been using alternative treatments for thousands of years. Furthermore, in most places of the world, natural medicine is the first line of defense against sickness and disease, not a last resort. Even the most technically advanced countries such as China and Japan, appreciate the effectiveness and simplicity of natural medicine because it works. In fact, we need to pay more attention and take some important lessons from our ancestors if we are going to take our health back.

Reflexology is the practice of strategically applying pressure to areas of the feet and hands as they correspond with specific body organs. By stimulating nerves on specific areas of the feet and hands, we can stimulate blood flow and eliminate toxin buildup in the corresponding organs and systems of the body. Reflexology is not only effective for self-healing, but has made its mark as an effective detoxification procedure as well. And, if you are unaware of the importance of detoxification, please listen up. Toxins are everywhere. The food we eat, the products we clean ourselves with, as well as the air we breathe all contribute to the build up of toxins in our bodies. Without effectively eliminating those toxins from our organs, they will eventually cause havoc and we will be led down the path of sickness and diseases such as cancer.

One of the most common uses for reflexology is for stress relief. In our fast paced society today, everyone is looking for a way to unload the stress of everyday life and for good reason. Stress is a silent killer. The effects of stress have been studied for quite some time and it is known that if you do not release stress from your body on a regular basis, it will eventually wreak havoc on your body in the form of one of many different sicknesses or diseases.

Reflexology is also a beneficial tool for improving circulation, relieving pain, and as an immune and nervous system stimulator. In fact, many people with illnesses such as allergies; chronic sinus problems; acid reflux; migraines; PMS; menopause; insomnia; fertility problems; fibromyalgia; depression and even arthritis report significantly improved conditions as a result of the treatment.
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Scott Meyers is a staff writer for Its Entirely Natural, a resource for helping you achieve a naturally healthy body, mind, and spirit. You may contact our writers through the web site. Follow this link for more information on Reflexology.
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