Help for Prolapsed Uterus

Help for Prolapsed Uterus

In this article, I look at natural and mechanical ways to improve prolapsed uterus. Prolapsed uterus is a result of a weakness in the supporting structures of the organs such as muscles, ligaments, and fascia. The weakness can be caused from lack of proper alignment of the pelvis, sacrum, traumatic falls or accidents, emotional component/trauma, spleen qi deficiency, kidney yang deficiency, and from using the excessive Valsalva maneuver.

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Hello Kidney-Nourishing Kidney Chi Kung

Hello Kidney-Nourishing Kidney Chi Kung

Nourishing kidney chi kung. “The Kidney consolidates and stores the Qi that initiates and keeps life growing. Like a minister of interior who conserves natural resources, stockpiling essential raw materials for use in times of growth, crisis, or transition, the Kidney...

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Digestive Health-Part 1

Digestive Health-Part 1

In Part 1, I cover how the brain and our connection to food affect digestion. “Our two brains-the one in our head and the one in our bowel-must cooperate.  If they do not, then there is chaos in the gut and misery in the head-everything from “butterflies” to cramps,...

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The Calf Stretch

The Calf Stretch

I spent way too long at the computer today. I was on a creative roll and didn’t think to step away until my energy started to crash. Immediately I thought, “I need some coffee to wake me up.” But I knew coffee wasn’t the best choice for me so late in the day so I decided to do my calf stretches instead. Within minutes of doing the calf stretch, I

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Lung Chi Nei Tsang

Lung Chi Nei Tsang

Our bodies are reflections of nature, and we experience in our bodies cycles similar to the seasons. According to Chinese medicine, each internal organ is associated with an element and season. Mantak Chia explains, “The five elemental phases are expressions of energy that can be observed in nature and throughout the universe. On Earth, they represent the four seasons: winter, spring, summer and fall

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Preparing To Get Pregnant

Preparing To Get Pregnant

As a body worker and educator of abdominal therapy, who specializes in reproductive health, I’m dedicating this post to fertility from a bodywork perspective. Whether you have fertility challenges, or you’re preparing to get pregnant, you should plan at least three months ahead before trying to conceive.

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Spooning the Restorative Exercise™ Way

Spooning the Restorative Exercise™ Way

I love watching a good movie but dislike sitting on the couch. I tend to tuck my tailbone under as I sink into the slouch couch. When the tailbone is tucked under it flattens the natural lumbar curve putting pressure on the discs of the low back. This C posture also cranes the neck forward and creates excessive abdominal pressure.

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Laugh for Your Health

Laugh for Your Health

"The old saying that 'laughter is the best medicine,' definitely appears to be true when it comes to protecting your heart," says Michael Miller, M.D., director of the Center for Preventive Cardiology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and a professor of...

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About Me

About Me
Hi, I'm Barbara Loomis. I specialize in several forms of abdominal therapies for reproductive and digestive health. What lights me up is to see people connect with the inner beauty and wisdom of their bodies.

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