Home > Natural Health > News 03 February 2014 Art therapy helps express emotions Art therapy uses creative means to help express emotions and deal with mental and physical challenges. 0 iStock Assess Ask the natural health expert » Learn Natural therapies to try » Quiz Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Test yourself: How flexible are you? » A quick guide to The Atkins Diet This medicinal plant that only grows in the Western Cape could replace antibiotics one day Art therapy uses creative means to help express emotions and deal with mental and physical challenges. The American Cancer Society says art therapy may be considered for: Bone marrow transplants. Eating disorders. Various physical disabilities. Emotional impairments in children. Substance addiction. Chronic illness. Sexual abuse in young adulthood or childhood. Caregiving for a loved one with cancer.Read: Art therapy reduces anxiety in kids with asthma Copyright © 2016 HealthDay. All rights reserved. More in Natural Health Both chiropractic and 'sham' treatments relieve migraines! More: Natural HealthNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Sex US STIs hit all-time high in 2015 Medical Human right-handedness might go back almost 2 million years Mental health Troubled childhood may boost bipolar risk Diet and nutrition Our genes may soon advise our food and lifestyle choices Lifestyle Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Medical Don't believe these asthma myths From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.