Free Seminar on Overcoming Pain

  Dr. Chas Gant, MD, Ph.D., will be offering a free seminar on Overcoming Pain, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, November 18 at Roberta’s Natural Food Market in Fairfax. The evening will begin with a Healthy Happy Hour at 6:30 p.m. Gant (DrChasMD.com) will discuss recent discoveries in neuroscience that have revolutionized the management of pain. Although it often ... Read More »

Lumalight Color & Geometry Course Illuminates Northern Virginia

Julianne Bien, developer and owner of Spectrahue Light & Sound Inc., Canada and local acupuncturist, Julie Rose Ruby of Springfield are offering a revolutionary two-day experience from 9 a.m. to5 p.m., Dec. 6 and 7 in Northern Virginiathat includes advanced Spectrahue Color Harmonics teachings. The weekend course will give participants the opportunity to experience sacred geometry with color light acupuncture ... Read More »

Why Get Acupuncture?

by Dr. Deborah Norris and Jessie Norris Now that scientific evidence has shown many health benefits of acupuncture, the question for consumers remains, “Should I use acupuncture to treat my health condition?” Acupuncture was one of the first complementary medical practices to be approved by most health insurance companies for coverage, with studies finding that acupuncture and acupressure help significantly ... Read More »

Thermography Screening For Breast Health

By Donna Marie Scippa Thermography or Medical Infrared Imaging, is a painless, noninvasive, and inexpensive breast scan approved by the Food and Drug Administration for women of any age. Research suggests that breast cancer survival rests upon the earliest possible detection. When discovered early, 95 percent cure rates are possible, making breast thermography an essential part of risk assessment and ... Read More »

Affordable Holistic Health Care Provided in Rockville

The Center for QiGong: Meditation, Healing and Beyond, a nonprofit with a goalof providing affordable holistic health care in Gaithersburg,is now offering sessions two days a week at the Chinese-M.D.Acupuncture and Wellness Center, located at 9 Adams Street in Rockville. Cofounded by Beatrice Ollier, a licensed psychotherapist and Shuren Ma, a qigong master, the Center for QiGong: Meditation, Healing and ... Read More »

Dynamic Duo – Combining Chiropractic and Acupuncture Energizes Health

by Kathleen Barnes Chiropractic manipulation of the spine has long been a remedy for structural malfunctions such as aching backs and recurring headaches. Today, chiropractors are also treating neck pain from stress, plus tight shoulders and numb fingers from long hours of computer use. An increasing number of them are now incorporating acupuncture into their arsenal against disorders once treated ... Read More »

Every Month Should Be Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Sherri Hudson, CT It is possible to detect breast cancer development in the very early stages, up to 5 to 8 years before a slow-growing palpable lump or mass will appear on a mammogram. Using digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI), physiological changes can be seen to indicate the possibility of early breast disease in both women and men. The ... Read More »

Alkalinity Matters

By Elaine Gibson For many people facing a diagnosis of cancer, learning how to fight back with changes to lifestyle is a key component to success. This includes a renewed focus on what food and drinks consumed, including water. Dr. Otto Heinrich Warburg, a biochemist and 1931 Nobel Prize winner for his work with cancer cells and oxygenation, was one ... Read More »

Leading Edge

Vibration Meditation by Eric Friedman The simplest way to restore inner peace and vital energy may be as easy as uttering a vowel sound. Medical doctors and scientific studies are documenting the profound benefits of “vocal toning” as a therapeutic activity that may contribute to reducing stress while at the same time restoring a sense of well-being. Oncologist Dr. Mitchell ... Read More »

Depression: We Can Learn from Robin Williams

by Dr. Chas Gant, M.D. The tragic suicide of beloved comic actor, Robin Williams, left most of us with sadness and shock. It is time to ask the difficult questions: how and why do tragedies like this happen, and what can be done about it? The solution to this epidemic begins by asking—how many people, including professionals,are awarethat depression can ... Read More »