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The Sick Building Syndrome Phenomenon

By |2020-04-30T14:04:02+03:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sick building syndrome (SBS) is a common worldwide health concern. Under the Sick Building Syndrome phenomenon, the people in a building suffer from symptoms of illness or become infected with chronic disease from the building they work in or reside in. Many cases involving fatalities [...]

Historia Plantarum – An Important Book of Natural History

By |2020-04-26T15:09:59+03:00April 26th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants|Tags: , , , , , , |

Theophrastus's Enquiry into Plants or Historia Plantarum (Greek: Peri phyton historia) was, along with his mentor Aristotle's History of Animals, Pliny the Elder's Natural History and Dioscorides's De materia medica, one of the most important books of natural history written in ancient times, and like [...]

What is the Alexander Technique?

By |2020-04-21T16:42:57+03:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Alexander Technique, named after its creator Frederick Matthias Alexander, is an educational process that was created to retrain habitual patterns of movement and posture. Alexander believed that poor habits in posture and movement damaged spatial self-awareness as well as health, and that movement efficiency [...]

The Miasma Theory

By |2020-04-08T15:56:25+03:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The miasma theory (also called the miasmatic theory) is an obsolete medical theory that held diseases—such as cholera, chlamydia, or the Black Death—were caused by a miasma (ancient Greek: "pollution"), a noxious form of "bad air", also known as the night air. The miasma theory [...]

Black Death -One of the Most Devastating Pandemics in Human History

By |2020-03-14T21:15:57+03:00March 14th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |

The Black Death, also known as the Pestilence, Great Bubonic Plague, the Great Plague or the Plague, or less commonly the Black Plague or the Great Mortality, was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 75 [...]

Hydrotherapy – The Therapeutic Power of Water

By |2018-08-03T00:31:50+03:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hydrotherapy unfolds an ancient and a very long history relating to the therapeutic use of water. Hydrotherapy is also called water therapy. Hydrotherapy is the use of water in the treatment of disease. The use of water for therapy has been around for hundreds of [...]

Hippocrates: The Father of Modern Medicine

By |2018-07-31T21:54:19+03:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

"Sickness is not sent by the gods or taken away by them. It has a natural basis. If we can find the cause, we can find the cure." – Hippocrates In a time where the majority of the people believed every illness had a supernatural [...]