20 Apr, 2024

Alternative Medicine – The 5 best mutual insurance companies 2024

More and more French people tend to turn to alternative or natural medicine such as aromatherapy, hypnosis, acupuncture or chiropractic. These practices represent alternatives to classical medicine but still remain poorly recognized. Social Security does not in fact cover these therapies which aim to care for the body and mind: only a mutual health insurance […]

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My fiancé makes me pay for his friend every time we go out together

When the line between empathy and obligation blurs, personal stories emerge that challenge our perceptions of responsibility and support. One woman’s experience, shared publicly, highlights this dilemma. A woman sitting by the window | Source: Pexels In September 2022, a woman aired her grievances against her fiancé on Reddit, propelling her personal life into the […]

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Reducing meat consumption by 50% is necessary to achieve France’s climate objectives and would improve the health of the population

The study provides new scientific data on diets that can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from our food, with a 50% reduction in meat consumption compared to the current French average, while satisfying all recommended nutritional intakes. A necessity to meet climate objectives: 22% of the national carbon footprint depends on food Food, which represents […]

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Intermittent fasting, fitness recipes, weight loss… When influencers endanger the health of Internet users

On Instagram and other social networks, neo-nutrition experts are flourishing daily, pushing a public, sometimes very young, to increase dietary restrictions. What are the dangers, how can you protect yourself from them? Advice from a nutritionist at franceinfo. Self-proclaimed influencers who are experts in nutrition are multiplying on social networks, giving ever more advice to […]

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for Jean Viard, alternative medicines “help to live, it is care in the broad sense that should not be opposed to basic medicine”

Magnetizers, acupuncturists, homeopaths: the French are turning more and more towards so-called unconventional care. The Seine-et-Marne Health Insurance was at the heart of an imbroglio this week, singled out for having put in place reimbursements for sessions, and it had to backtrack. This made the doctors angry. According to surveys, one in two French people […]

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Investing in health… is investing in a fairer and more united Wallonia!

Lhe Belgian health system is often considered to be among the best in the world. However, under the radar, this shared observation masks a chilling reality: social inequalities are accompanied by inequality in terms of good health and inequality in terms of death, in shameful proportions. Our studies (1) have thus demonstrated that people living […]

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here is the most favorable time of the month for muscle strengthening

The menstrual cycle is at the heart of a woman’s health and well-being, and yet very few scientific studies have focused on women’s specificities in the field of sports science. Conversely, many sports programs do not take into account the different phases of the menstrual cycle and the associated hormonal fluctuations. However, it turns out […]

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“Everyone had to drink their urine”: shamanism, alternative medicines… the worrying sectarian drift

Shamanism, naturopathy, kinesiology, reflexology, homeopathy, balancing with crystals, quest for the sacred feminine… So-called “New Age” alternative medicines have once again taken center stage since the Covid crisis. If these alternative therapies are Praised by their followers, they nevertheless carry excesses, particularly sectarian ones. The medical profession is particularly concerned about a resurgence of “guru […]

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Are medicinal mushrooms really good for your health?

According to Heather Hallen-Adams, assistant professor of food science and technology at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, laboratory studies are very controlled compared to human clinical trials and the results are not necessarily applicable in practice. She adds that although a growing body of research highlights the potential anti-tumor properties of compounds from shiitake, […]

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