“Have you ever felt stressed?” The answer is very probably a resounding “yes”. At the best of times Hong Kong is a stressful city, but with natural disasters like the Japanese tsunami impacting people we know and work with, there is naturally an increase in feelings of helplessness and of anxiety about our own future. […]
Many people accept low level symptoms of illness as “normal”, living with them rather than seeking help — and a cure. Perhaps because they’re busy, perhaps because they don’t think that their “illness” will be taken seriously by the medical profession. At Holistic Central 15 professionals provide more than 20 therapies, bringing together western medicine […]
This article has a number of videos describing different ways to cope with stress and effect how the body physically reacts to it.
You’d think that psychotherapists and counsellors would be the busiest people in Hong Kong during this financial crisis. However, surprisingly, it seems that this is not necessarily the case. Is this perhaps because people don’t recognize that they are suffering from stress and more to the point, that something can be done about it? This release discusses symptoms and treatments.
Dr Susan Jamieson interviews Candace Pert, an internationally recognized pharmacologist with considerable expertise in peptides and their receptors, the role of these neuropeptides in the immune system and on emotions and mind-body communication. Sitting having breakfast midmorning in the coffee shop of the Albuquerque Hilton, I felt increasingly excited at the prospect of interviewing Candace […]