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Roses Are Red and Full of Health Benefits

Roses hold many valuable properties. They are not only a beautiful flower on the outside, they are also beautiful within. The rose is a symbol of love and most of us associate red roses with Valentine’s Day, but we can enjoy roses every day of the year. Rose essential oil is known for being an aphrodisiac, due to its sensual ... Read More »

Alkaline Your Body and Boost your Immunity

by Melissa Brescia An alkaline body is a strong and healthy body, one that can easily ward off illness and prevent disease. Maintaining an alkaline body is directly related to how healthy we are and how good we feel. However, keeping ourselves alkaline isn’t always easy. Thanks to processed food, environmental stressors, medications, excess sugar and too much caffeine, our ... Read More »

Live Cancer Free

Natural Ways to Prevent and Heal Cancer by Linda Sechrist Victorious warriors against cancer are speaking to other patients about their journeys of recovery and healing. Two who regularly speak to physicians as well are Glenn Sabin, author of n of 1: One Man’s Harvard-documented Remission of Incurable Cancer Using Only Natural Methods, and Kathy Mydlach-Bero, author of EAT: An ... Read More »

Cancer May be a Metabolic Disease AND a Genetic Disease

by Charles Gant M.D., Ph.D. For many years, cancer has been understood to be a genetic disease and we have approached the treatment of cancer from that perspective. The now famous case of Angelina Jolie who underwent bilateral mastectomies because of having BRCA genes is a case in point. Some physicians routinely order genomic cancer panels (e.g., 34 genes) on ... Read More »

Fresh Looks at Autism

Focusing on a Child’s Optimal Potential by Linda Sechrist A new paradigm shift regarding autism spectrum disorder (ASD) centers on evolving beliefs about the possibilities for those living with autism, as well as the unimagined brilliance they possess and their need for supportive help. Everyone can benefit from the results of hands-on research and experience by parents and caregivers that ... Read More »

Cannabis and Cancer

by Patricia Frye, M.D.            Cannabis, which is the scientific name for the marijuana plant, has long been known to alleviate many of the unpleasant symptoms associated with cancer treatment. It can lessen nausea and vomiting, stimulate appetite, relieve pain, increase energy, reduce anxiety, elevate mood and promote restful, restorative sleep. Many patients who have had to undergo several chemotherapy rounds ... Read More »

Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Five Solutions for Sleep Apnea by Lloyd Jenkins An estimated 18 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of sleep apnea. From the Greek expression for “want of breath,” sleep apnea causes cessation of breathing during the night. Bouts usually last from 10 to 30 seconds and can occur from just a few times to several hundred. The ... Read More »

The Voyage to Well-being: Vegan Caribbean Cruise Celebrates 15 Years of Sailing

Since 2004, Holistic Holiday at Sea vegan cruise has welcomed more than 15,000 guests with opportunities that meet each person wherever they are on their journey to health. Often described as a life-changing conference, vacation and wellness retreat all-in-one, Holistic Holiday at Sea combines classes from plant-based leaders; fitness and mindfulness workshops; exotic ports of call; and gourmet food—all centered ... Read More »

Fitness on OUR Block? Crossfit, Bike, Yoga!

Where else in the District can you find such complementary work outs than in the newly developed Ivy City? This fall, Bicycle Space, Crossfit Hierarchy and Bikram Yoga Ivy City will host its first triathlon that will welcome people in the DMV interested in getting fit for a cause. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 23, everyone is invited to participate in ... Read More »

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Offered in Sterling

“If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it!”  noted Yogi Bhajan. He traveled tirelessly for decades, teaching Kundalini Yoga and meditation to students all over the world. Always delivering the message that when these sacred teachings are offered, we serve humanity. This ... Read More »