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Health and Wellness Words and Phrases

Acupuncture– A Chinese medical practice or procedure that treats illness or provides local anesthesia by the insertion of needles at specified sites of the body.

 

Aromatherapy– The use of fragrances to affect or alter a person’s mood or behavior.

 

Ayurvedic Medicine– The belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit.

 

Breathwork– New Age practices in which the conscious control of breathing is meant to influence a person’s mental, emotional and/or physical state, with a claimed therapeutic effect.

 

Business Coach– An individual or team who is within a business, profit or nonprofit organization, institution or government and who is the recipient of business coaching.

 

Chinese Medicine– Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, exercise, and dietary therapy,

 

Chiropractor– A practitioner of the system of integrative medicine based on the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments of the joints.

 

Cupping– (In Chinese medicine) a therapy in which heated glass cups are applied to the skin along the meridians of the body, creating suction as a way of stimulating the flow of energy.

 

Diet– The kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats.

 

Dietician– An expert on diet and nutrition.

 

EFT– Emotional Freedom Techniques, or EFT (often known as Tapping or EFT Tapping), is a universal healing tool that can provide impressive results for physical, emotional, and performance issues. EFT operates on the premise that no matter what part of your life needs improvement, there are unresolved emotional issues in the way

 

Energy medicine– Alternative medicine based on a pseudo-scientific belief that healers can channel healing energy into a patient and effect positive results.

 

Essential Oils– A natural oil typically obtained by distillation and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source from which it is extracted.

 

Food Sensitivity– A food intolerance, or a food sensitivity occurs when a person has difficulty digesting a particular food.

 

Holistic– Characterized by the treatment of the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the symptoms of a disease.

 

Homeopathy-The treatment of disease by minute doses of natural substances that in a healthy person would produce symptoms of disease.

 

Keto– A high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet

 

Life coach -A person who counsels and encourages clients on matters having to do with careers or personal challenges.

 

Massage -The rubbing and kneading of muscles and joints of the body with the hands, especially to relieve tension or pain.

 

Meditation– The action or practice of meditating.

 

Microbiome– The microorganisms in a particular environment (including the body or a part of the body).

 

Mind-body– The set of mechanisms through which one’s thoughts, emotions, or spiritual practices can directly affect the way the body functions, being conducive to illness or to health, as seen in the effects of stress on the immune system

 

Mindfulness-The quality or state of being conscious or aware of something

 

Naturopath– A system of treatment of disease that avoids drugs and surgery and emphasizes the use of natural agents (such as air, water, and herbs) and physical means (such as tissue manipulation and electrotherapy)

 

Nutrition– The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth.

 

Nutritionist– A person who studies or is an expert in nutrition.

 

Paleo– A diet based on the types of foods presumed to have been eaten by early humans, consisting chiefly of meat, fish, vegetables, and fruit, and excluding dairy or grain products and processed food.

 

Positive Psychology– the study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals, communities and organisations to thrive

Physical Therapist–  Health care professionals who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives.

 

Probiotic– Denoting a substance which stimulates the growth of microorganisms, especially those with beneficial properties

 

Reflexology-A system of massage used to relieve tension and treat illness, based on the theory that there are reflex points on the feet, hands, and head linked to every part of the body.

 

Reiki-  A healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient’s body and restore physical and emotional well-being.

 

Spiritual coaching– A coach that helps you change your life by changing the way you operate on a deeper level. Rather than just examining your behaviors, habits, and goals, they delve into your deep rooted beliefs and your connection to the divine.

 

Supplements– A manufactured product intended to supplement the diet when taken by mouth as a pill, capsule, tablet, or liquid. A supplement can provide nutrients either extracted from food sources or synthetic, individually or in combination, in order to increase the quantity of their consumption.

 

Vegan– A person who does not eat or use animal products.

 

Vegetarian– A person who does not eat meat, and sometimes other animal products, especially for moral, religious, or health reasons.

 

Vitality- The state of being strong and active; energy.

 

Weight loss– Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health, or physical fitness, refers to a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon, and other connective tissue.

 

Wellness– The state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal.

Yoga– A Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation.