Monthly Archives: April 2012

Music Therapy to Heal

Apr, 26, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

Research has shown that music has a profound effect on your body and psyche. In fact, there’s a growing field of health care known as music therapy, which uses music to heal. Those who practice music therapy are finding a benefit in using music to help cancer patients, stroke patients, hospice patients, children with ADD, …

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Pet Therapy Benefits

Apr, 05, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

I am the owner of 3 really cute Shih Tzus. I have taken my oldest, Bentley to nursing homes and love to see the smiles he brings to the residents of these facilities. Pets love you for who you are. They don’t judge you and accept everyone who gives them attention. Here are other benefits …

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Laughter For Your Health

Apr, 03, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

Laughter is good for your health Laughter relaxes the whole body. A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after. Laughter boosts the immune system. Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease. Laughter triggers the …

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