What can alternative health practitioners offer to help lower high blood pressure? A great deal!
The world is looking to change direction to a healthier lifestyle. We are looking to bond with nature instead of working against her by caring for the planet and caring for our own health.
Eastern medicine has remained relatively the same for centuries while western medicine shifted it`s emphasis away from healing with the whole herb and healing the whole person. No longer does research look for the cause but concentrates too much on curing the symptoms.
A brief description of what each therapy involves will help you choose which may help your personal needs.
Please be aware! I have only noted particular illnesses that each therapy can help treatment options for high blood pressure. Linking to each therapist`s page, or direct contact by phone will further inform you of the full range of illnesses that can be helped.
A & B Group of Alternative Health Practitioners
Acupuncture stimulates specific points on the body affecting the functioning of certain organs. The aim is to regulate the flow of Chi and Blood in the meridians and organs, and remove blockages. Acupuncturists believe that to achieve health, the balance of Yin and Yang must be restored.
Dr Pier Tsui-Po – Victoria, Australia – Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine Clinic
Dr Pier Tsui-Po is a specialist doctor of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. He offers his 21 years of experience to help you learn about your illness so you can improve your well-being.
Aromatherapy is the use of well over 80 essential oils distilled from plants and flowers to stimulate mood and relaxation of the mind and body. Essential oils have differing aromatic properties prompting a variety of emotional and physical reactions. The oils are also beneficial for their anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. For massage therapy, the essential oils are mixed with a carrier oil and applied to the skin. The therapist uses combinations of oils for each individual client, according to his emotional make-up and condition. Aromatherapy has been proven to help depression, nervous tension, anxiety or panic attacks, pain, irritability, and insomnia. All conditions that can raise blood pressure.
C – H Group of Alternative Health Practitioners
Chinese Herbal Medicine
Using hot and cold temperatures and pressure of water to stimulate and massage muscles, skin and circulation. This therapy helps to relieve stress, dilate and stimulate blood vessels, massage muscles easing tension, and relieve pain.
M & N Group of Alternative Health Practitioners
The body is relaxed through touch and muscle manipulation. This is a very effective therapy for those suffering herbal treatment of high blood pressure and along with essential oils, massage can help to reduce stress, anxiety, tension, stimulate blood circulation, and help insomnia, problems that contribute to the illness.
O & P
Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)
R & S
Reflex points that are located on feet and hands are massaged to control pain and promote well being. The therapy is helps ailments like heart disease, insomnia, liver problems, pain and stress as well as other major illnesses.
Traditional Chinese Medicine