THIS MONTH

Essential Oils: Moment by Moment Stress Support

by Rachel Raba Everything about Washington, D.C. is fast-paced and highly-charged, constantly assaulting residents’ emotions. Not surprisingly, the metro area tops Movoto’s list of stressed-out cities. Humans function as a whole, with mind, body and spirit inseparably connected, each requiring balance and nourishment for total wellness. The body’s cells are wired to self-heal. Stress interferes with this self-healing process. Anyone who ... Read More »

Stress and Sound Medicine

by Angela Blueskies In recent years, Sound Medicine has been making headlines. Instead of heading out to the pub on a Friday night, many people are now choosing sound journeys as a way to relax and unwind. To those who view music as nothing more than entertainment, Sound Medicine may sound like a New Age gimmick, and even those who ... Read More »

Providing Worry-Free, All-Natural House Cleaning in Northern Virginia

Spotlight on WellNest Home Cleaning             WellNest Home Cleaning is an award-winning all-natural house cleaning service, in Northern Virginia. In late 2015, co-founders Phil Harper and his wife, Nicole, found out they were expecting a baby boy. As many parents do, they began researching what a pregnant mom should and shouldn’t be exposed to and were shocked by all the ... Read More »

Cymatherapy Sound Therapy Pain-Relief Study Offer

“In the beginning was the word,” proclaims the Bible. References to sound vibration as the primordial expression from which all forms were created is also found in other ancient scriptures. Today, quantum physics postulates that everything in the universe is vibrating at specific frequencies, including every cell in our bodies—even our thoughts and emotions. But our natural frequencies can become distorted by stress, toxins and negative emotions. When our physical and ... Read More »

Mitigate Chronic Pain with a Holistic Approach

by Allan Tomson, D.C. The dilemma of chronic pain historically has created an overuse of opiates, other drugs and alcohol to numb the pain and can immobilize a person from living life fully. We take a more holistic approach. In our minds, pain gets full attention. It’s natural to give it form and substance. Yet it is not a solid ... Read More »

Fear of Pain at the Dentist

by Terry Victor, DDS One of the biggest fears people have concerning a visit to the dentist is the fear of pain. This can include the pain of getting an injection or pain after the dental procedure is completed. Traditionally this has kept many people from visiting their dentist. Today in dentistry there have been many advancements in the type ... Read More »

Overcoming Chronic Pain through Chiropractic Care

An Interview with Dr. Coy Roskosky Recently, Natural Awakenings had the opportunity to interview Dr. Coy Roskosky, of National Integrated Health Associates, to learn about the holistic work of a chiropractor to relieve chronic pain for their patients.  NA: What is your philosophy in working with patients who have chronic pain? What are some of the symptoms that these patients ... Read More »

Chronic Inflammation and Your Body

by Dr. Isabel Sharkar Chronic inflammation in the body has become a modern widespread epidemic. It is the source of many diseases including cancer, obesity and heart disease, which make it the leading cause of death in the U.S. With our overly toxic lifestyles, one has to be mindful in reducing his or her exposure to toxins as much as ... Read More »

A Simple Daily Detox

by Laina Poulakos What is does it mean to detox the body? The process is not complicated and involves making simple healthy changes to one’s daily routine which improve health. A detox is a clearing from the body substances such as metals, chemicals, environmental pollutants and artificial ingredients that can have a negative effect on health. To begin a healthy ... Read More »

You Have All the Answers Within

by Karen Tasto Most of us were taught from an early age that we must look outside of ourselves to know what we need for our health and wellness. Whether it’s going to our doctor for advice on weight-loss, to a trainer for help with an exercise regimen or to clergy for spiritual direction, we believe a middleman is required ... Read More »