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Definitions of Terms
Bereavement Bereavement is defined as the objective situation one faces after having lost an important person via death.[ 1 ] Bereavement is conceptualized as the broadest of the three terms and a statement of the objective reality of a situation of loss via death. Mourning Mourning is defined as the public display of grief.[ 1 ] While grief focuses more on the internal or intrapsychic ...
Spirituality and Quality of Life
Spiritual and religious well-being may help improve quality of life. It is not known for sure how spirituality and religion are related to health. Some studies show that spiritual or religious beliefs and practices create a positive mental attitude that may help a patient feel better and improve the well-being of family caregivers. Spiritual and religious well-being may help improve health and ...
Tips for Reducing Stress
WebMD's tips for managing stress.
10 Ways to Boost Your Energy in 10 Minutes or Less
Need a quick energy boost to get you through the day? Try these pick-me-ups when you’re feeling tired.
Complementary Medicine - Health Tools
Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Should I use complementary medicine? ...
Complementary Medicine - Biologically Based Therapies
These therapies use substances found in nature to treat illness or promote wellness. They include foods, vitamins, and both herbal and nonherbal dietary supplements. Alternative diet programsAntioxidantsBeta - sitosterol plant extractButterbur extractCapsaicinChamomileChelation therapyChromiumCoenzyme Q10EphedraGinkgo bilobaGlucosamine and chondroitinHerbal and natural ...
Complementary Medicine - Manipulative and Body-Based Methods
These therapies involve the movement or realignment of parts of the body. BodyworkChiropractic treatmentMassage therapyShould I use complementary medicine? ...
Complementary Medicine - Alternative Medical Systems
An alternative medical system is a set of practices based on a philosophy. Most of these systems have evolved apart from and earlier than the conventional medical system used in the United States. AyurvedaChinese medicineHomeopathyNaturopathyShould I use complementary medicine? ...