Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Dealing with Diabetic Problems

Diabetes is a growing concern in our society. Here is some information to help prevent or relieve this deadly disease.

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May 2010 – Asthma and Deep Breathing

Do you or a loved one have problems with asthma? Don’t fret, here is a some information and a simple exercise to help with deep breathing.

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April 2010 – Relieving TMJ and Jaw Strain

Do you clench or grind your teeth? Do your jaw muscles ever get sore? Here is some help to relieve that.

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March 2010 – Tips for Improving Distance Vision

Are you near-sighted? Well you can improve how far you can see.

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February 2010 – Tips For Lower Back Pain

Do you suffer from back pain? Here are some simple techniques that may help you.

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A Revolution In Vision Therapy for Stroke

This Wall Street Journal Story describes how vision replacement therapy works for those who have experienced stroke. The adult brain isn’t fixed and immutable as once thought, but rather has the ability to “rewire” itself. Vision replacement therapy aims to train healthy brain neurons to perform the […]

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‘Lazy eye’ treatment shows promise in adults

New research supports The School for Self-Healing’s experience that the eyes can and do change by performing simple visual exercises.   In this study, 28 out of 30 adults had dramatic improvement in amblyopia, or lazy eye. Some even achieved 20/20 vision by performing simple visual tasks for […]

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Brain Reorganizes to Adjust for Loss of Vision

“Our results show that the patient’s behavior may be critical to get the brain to reorganize in response to disease,” said Eric Schumacher, assistant professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Psychology. “It’s not enough to lose input to a brain region for that region to reorganize; the […]

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Refractive Errors Affect Vision for Half of American Adults

About half of U.S. adults age 20 and older have refractive errors, or eye problems that result in less than 20/20 vision, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

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‘Mind’s eye’ influences visual perception

Letting your imagination run away with you may actually influence how you see the world. New research from Vanderbilt University has found that mental imagery –what we see with the “mind’s eye”– directly impacts our visual perception.

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