ALYN is a rehabilitation hospital that treats children from birth to young adults from all religious and ethnic backgrounds. With the latest equipment and ideas, multidisciplinary techniques are used involving the parents, staff, professionals, volunteers and the children interacting with each other.

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A VISIT TO THE ALYN HOSPITAL IN JERUSALEM
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

Taking part in a marathon Walter Teutsch fell and now sees life from his wheel chair – he wrote this article using a voice dictation facility. He sees himself as handicapped and has a caregiver – he sees all the modern terminology as quite unnecessary and does not feel the need to be “politically” correct.

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MUSINGS FROM MY WHEELCHAIR
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

A unique therapeutic program has been introduced to address the emotional problems, behavioral difficulties and other crises in the lives of children through animal therapy. It is being operated with the assistance and support of ESRA. More on “Of Mice and Children.”

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ON MICE AND CHILDREN
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

The writer of this article has suffered with depression for many years and had tried many anti-depressant drugs without success. After much thought the sufferer decided to try ECT which is administered with a general anaesthetic and does leave initial head and jaw aches. After a number of treatments the writer feels normal and happy and highly recommends this Electroconvulsive Therapy .

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MY TRUTH ABOUT ECT-ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY   From the unknown to the known.  From depression to a depression-free life
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

Mike Porter tried using aloe vera on bites on his arm which were swelling, and it worked charms – the swellings disappeared.

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ALOE VERA CURED THE BITES
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

Are people, especially women, too sensitive, afraid to let other people down or disappoint them and then suffer feelings of guilt.. We have to learn to conquer these feelings and not let them rule our lives says Claire Rabin who is a professor of family therapy.

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GUILT AND THE ISRAELI WOMAN
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

Do you feel stuck in a rut? Feel depressed or anxious or wonder why your state of mind is not too good? Or may be you are getting over a sad loss and do not even realise that depression has set in. ESRA has a group of volunteer counsellors who are trained to offer support, working in groups it has been found that this kind of therapy can be very effective.

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WORKING IN GROUPS TO OVERCOME SHARED ISSUES
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

Everything you always wanted to know about Ayurveda the holistic medicine of India, is covered in detail in this article by Sybil Levin. Ayurveda is considered to be the oldest healing science, designed to help people lead long, healthy and well-balanced lives achieved through a variety of techniques.

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AYURVEDA – ISRAELI STYLE
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

Dr Sara Whitfield offer parents important guidelines - emphasizing that it is never too early for your children to visit the dentist. She encourages parents to have the kids become familiar with the dentist in a friendly environment and offers tips on preventing problems through maintenance of oral hygiene.

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HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR CHILDS TEETH
Category: Health
Issue No. 160
 

Lilian Cohen was advised that her chemotherapy would not lead to the loss of her hair - but this was not to be. With the support of her family and the assistance of her son in shaving her head, her attitude to her new found baldness became her pride. No wigs for her, and in spite of a collection of hats she loves to walk on the beach with the sun shining on her bald head.

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BALD IN HAIFA
Category: Health
Issue No. 159
 
 
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