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ISSN 2573-4393

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine , Volume 7 , Issue 1 (2022)

Pages: 187

Published: April 2022

(This book is a printed edition that was published in OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine)

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Cover story: While many benefits of mindfulness-based-programs have been reported, the background of mindfulness (Buddhist) may sometimes be a barrier to Christians. In this article, poetry is introduced as a way to engage Christians in mindfulness practice, with comparisons drawn between Christian poetry and themes previously identified in secular and Buddhist poetry. View this paper.

Volume 7,Issue 1

Open Access Original Research

Co-administration of Zingiber officinale Extract and Sodium Valproate Ameliorates Seizure Severity, Cognitive Deficit, and Neuronal Cell Loss in Pentylenetetrazole-kindled Mice

Received: 25 February 2022;  Published: 31 March 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201013

Abstract

Preparations of Zingiber officinale are used in Nigerian folk medicine to manage colds, pain, arthritis, nausea, and epilepsy. T& [...]

Open Access Case Report

Photobiomodulation Therapy (PBMT) is Feasible and Acceptable in Pre-conditioning and Post-operative Recovery of Patients after Total Knee arthroplasty (TKA): A Clinical Case Series

Received: 03 February 2022;  Published: 21 March 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201012

Abstract

Photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) for minimal to moderate Kellgren and Lawrence grade knee osteoarthritis has significant evidence for effectiveness. The effect of PBMT in severe grades of osteoarthritis is less clear; and no studies have investigated the effect of PBMT before and after knee replace [...]

Open Access Research Article

Holy be the Lay: A Way to Mindfulness Through Christian Poetry

Received: 23 November 2021;  Published: 11 March 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201011

Abstract

Mindfulness practices have exploded in popularity in public awareness and in therapeutic applications. While mindfulness in a therapeutic context is presented as a secular practice, its primarily Buddhist heritage may make some Christian clients wary of engaging. Research indicates that both reflect [...]

Open Access Commentary

Cluster Sets for Muscle Hypertrophy: A Short Review

Received: 25 November 2021;  Published: 09 March 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201010

Abstract

Cluster-set resistance training is focused on performance improvements of sports by increasing the repetition maximum, jump height, and efficiency in the sprint. In this commentary, we present relevant aspects to optimize the use of cluster training under the context of muscle hypertroph [...]

Open Access Short Review

Mindfulness in Well-Being, Cognition and Learning: Benefits on Higher Education and Health-Care Professions

Received: 14 November 2021;  Published: 04 March 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201009

Abstract

Mindfulness is a form of meditation that can be defined as one’s ability to be present to the surroundings and environment, and not overreact to what is happening around us. With the recent pandemic still affecting the world, more studies have recently become known describing the suitabi [...]

Open Access Original Research

Experimental Phenomenology as Personalized Health Intervention: A Case Illustration

Received: 27 July 2021;  Published: 15 February 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201008

Abstract

Experimental phenomenology is the investigation of phenomenological practices and their effects. To engage in a phenomenological practice means to focus attention on aspects of one’s experiences (e.g., sense impressions or body sensations) while adopting a specific kind of attitude (e.g. [...]

Open Access Review

Kidney Transplantation during the COVID-19 Pandemic: From Past through Present Time of Emerging Vaccine

Received: 02 May 2021;  Published: 07 February 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201007

Abstract

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly impacted kidney transplantation worldwide. The rate of kidney transplantation decreased during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially living donor kidney transplantation. [...]

Open Access Original Research

Mothers’ Strategies for Promoting Children’s Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, and Screen-Related Behaviors

Received: 19 October 2021;  Published: 29 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201006

Abstract

Parents model and teach early health practices that persist into adulthood by establishing a family culture through which children learn related family beliefs, values, and expectations. This phenomenological study examined the ways in which a purposefully select [...]

Open Access Commentary

Sensorimotor Therapy Using Vestibular Stimulation: A Complementary Method for ‘Treatment’ of Developmental Coordination Disorder and a Possible Way to Awaken the Innate Potential for a Physically Active Life

Received: 15 August 2021;  Published: 29 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201005

Abstract

The aim of this commentary is to present characteristics of an “unidentified psychological barrier,” which we previously have speculated to be associated with vestibular underachievement, an overlooked part for the understanding of the resistance to physical activity [...]

Open Access Interview

An Interview with Dr. Paul J. Arciero

Received: 25 January 2022;  Published: 28 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201004

Abstract

Interview with Dr. Paul J. Arciero. Precision lifestyle medicine and implementation science are the emerging frontiers of research in his field. He is an applied physiology and nutrition scientist, specializing in evidence-based scientific research on integrative and complementary lifestyle strategi [...]

Open Access Original Research

Head Circumference as An Indicator of Nutritional Status in Critically Ill Children under 2 Years of Age

Received: 11 October 2021;  Published: 26 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201003

Abstract

Many clinical, biochemical, and anthropometric factors have been used to determine the nutritional status of critically ill children. One of the most commonly used anthropometric measurements in children is the head circumference. It is used to assess their development, and in some instances, can be [...]

Open Access Research Article

Effects of the Phytochemical Combination PB123 on Nrf2 Activation, Gene Expression, and the Cholesterol Pathway in HepG2 Cells

Received: 21 September 2021;  Published: 10 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201002

Abstract

There has been a long history of human usage of the biologically-active phytochemicals in Salvia rosmarinus, Zingiber officinale, and Sophora japonica for health purposes, and we recently reported on a combination of those pl [...]

Open Access Editorial

Acknowledgement to Reviewers of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine in 2021

Received: 05 January 2022;  Published: 06 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201001

Abstract

The editors of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine would like to express their sincere gratitude to the following reviewers for assessing manuscripts in 2021. We greatly appreciate the contribution of expert reviewers, which is crucial to the journal's editorial process. We aim to recognize r [...]

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