Health

Salt Air in the City

Salt Rooms Soothe Allergies and Skin Conditions by Avery Mack According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, as many as 50 million Americans are affected by seasonal or year-round nasal allergies. Additionally, 56 million suffer from eczema, psoriasis or rosacea. Prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs may help, but aren’t a cure. Salt therapy can be a gentler, all-natural solution ... Read More »

Just Walk

30 Minutes a Day Boosts Well-Being by Randy Kambic Even mainstream media have picked up on the many physical and mental benefits of walking, including weight loss, reduced stress, increased energy and better sleep, and that’s only the beginning. These additional compelling effects may well catalyze us to consistently step out for a daily walk, understanding that cumulative steps count, ... Read More »

Qigong for Veterans: Why Do They Love Getting High

Todd Nichols has actively shared qigong and power breathing at veteran facilities for five years with outstanding results. Anger and alcoholism are the norm for veterans and Nichols is breaking through by getting them high naturally. Additionally, Nichols shares qigong at several drug rehab centers and even with baker acted patients, which refers to military patients who deny treatment and ... Read More »

When Thyroid Hormones Fail Us – A Free Talk

Even though many women are taking thyroid hormones and their lab tests state that they are “normal”, up to 90 percent continue to suffer from many of the symptoms. Dr. Serena Satcher, M.D., is offering a free wellness talk to help break out of this cycle by discussing the root causes of hypothyroidism and natural ways to overcome it. The ... Read More »

A Weekend Event Focused on Building Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Far more than a conference, Building Bridges of Integration for Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a unique healing experience in a learning environment. Its electric energy field draws participants back year after year to build community, share experiences and transform as practitioners. The event will take place from October 13 to 16 at the Hyatt Regency in Reston and is sponsored by ... Read More »

Lemons Are Lovely

The tangy taste of a sour lemon really makes the mouth pucker. This is something we all can relate to. For a fruit that tastes so sour, there are some amazing health benefits. Lemons are very high in vitamin C, which we know helps to fight off colds and flu. Lemons also boost the immune system. This tart fruit is ... Read More »

Hire A Health Coach

by Sara McCoy There are countless resources available today, providing dietary guidelines, information on various supplements, healthy lifestyle persuasion, just to name a few. This list may seem quite daunting to the tired, busy professional, the overly scheduled parent or even an excessively fatigued college student with a demanding social routine. Maybe you’ve spoken with a specialist who has recommended ... Read More »

New Hope for Juvenile Arthritis Sufferers

by Katherine Leo If your child complains of sore muscles or joints, pay attention and don’t just write it off as “growing pains”. There may be an underlying cause for their discomfort—it may be juvenile arthritis. This condition affects nearly 300,000 children in the U.S. alone. Each child’s pain, discomfort and/or flares are different but most share these symptoms: pain, ... Read More »

Is It Time For a Detox?

by Beyla Mitchen Ogunfolu The art of detoxification through fasting, food and colon irrigation has been used for spiritual and natural healing purposes since ancient times. It focuses on resting, cleansing and nourishing the body to maintain or regain balance and harmony. Many religions have incorporated periods of fasting for the purification and renewal of the mind, body, and spirit ... Read More »

Active Isolated Stretching

by James Graffenberg It’s interesting how ignorance, coupled with arrogance, can spark a natural awakening to evolve into highly valuable, useful knowledge and practice. This natural awakening may be easily accomplished by thinking outside of the box of so-called norms, the mainstream and conventional education. The previous terms may describe those under strict code of conformity and they may also ... Read More »