Wake up for the Taste of Tea

by Teresa Boardwine Choose the tea, herb, spice or aroma to warm, invigorate and indulge your senses during the holiday season. To enjoy a cup of herbal tea is to imbibe in a beverage that will reinforce well-being. A tea of peppermint can be taken to support respiratory, soothe the stomach or stimulate the psyche. A pot of cold and ... Read More »

Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Practical Ways to Regain Vitality by Linda Sechrist Fatigue due to physical or mental exertion is common in those beleaguered by stress, poor eating habits and insomnia, struggling to balance the needs of family and career and too often using caffeine and other stimulants to artificially rebound energy. James L. Wilson, Ph.D., a doctor of chiropractic and naturopathy, educates medical ... Read More »

Breaking Food Addictions and Outsmarting the Food Industry

by Gwyn Whittaker Do you ever find yourself driving to the store on a mission to buy something to eat that you know is not good for you and that you know you will regret later? This is the goal of the food industry: to maximize the calories bought and consumed. It is not enough to get you to buy ... Read More »

Effective Sleep Positions for Restorative Sleep

by Vishal Verma, DC Did you know that the position you sleep in can affect your overall health and well-being? Poor sleep posture can result in neck pain, back pain, headaches, wrinkles, reduced circulation, muscle cramps, fatigue, digestive issues and even sleep apnea. With some simple guidance and a bit of information about the best sleep positions as well as ... Read More »

Talk to the Doctor about Adrenal Fatigue in this Free Webinar

Some call it “burnout” but Adrenal fatigue is a stress syndrome and is found in near epidemic proportions in our modern society. The adrenal glands help in responding to stress by producing hormones such as cortisol and are responsible for handling stress, whether it is physical, emotional or psychological. Yet adrenal fatigue occurs when the adrenal glands are unable to ... Read More »

Northern Virginia’s Premier Ultrasound Provider Expands Practice to Offer Medical Thermography

Northern Virginia’s premier prenatal ultrasound imaging provider, InfantSee4D, recently announced the addition of medical thermography to their practice. Thermography Imaging, Inc. now offers this painless, safe, non-invasive and popular procedure which uses a thermal imaging camera to detect heat and inflammation within the body. Designed to be a complement to other forms of diagnostic testing such as mammograms, MRIs and ... Read More »

Stay Sharp

Powerful Ways to Avoid Mental Decline by Lisa Marshall A slow descent into dementia seemed inevitable for a 66-year-old man who had been misplacing his keys, missing appointments and struggling at work. He failed doctor-administered cognitive quizzes and tested positive for a gene variant linked to an exponentially higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease. A brain scan revealed scattered clusters of ... Read More »

One-Person Pamper Party

Natural Ways to Refresh and Renew by April Thompson Pampering ourselves isn’t a luxury so much as a necessity to refresh and renew mind, body and spirit. A Spa Specialty Spas have been synonymous with pampering throughout the ages. “Every civilization around the world has had some kind of communal gathering place for people to practice ‘self-healing’,” says Jeremy McCarthy, ... Read More »

A Dance of Judgement and Self-doubt: A Game of Scales

by Elizabeth McMillan, MS, CNS There it is, staring at you, calling your name, asking you to step on it—asking you to judge yourself, to question what your goals are, and what you’ll allow yourself to indulge in today. The bathroom scale can either be an accountability partner or your worst enemy. Even worse, it can cause serious OCD behavior, ... Read More »

Cloudy Brain Fog

by Dr. Isabel Sharkar Brain fog is common and affects thousands of people, both children and adults. It has become an undesirable side-effect of our fast-paced, modern lifestyle. Forgetfulness, confusion, trouble concentrating, communicating and remembering information, disorganization, hard time finding the right words to finish a thought, mental cloudiness and fatigue, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), which is also known as ... Read More »