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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

Digital Edition

 

Click on the cover image to read the online digital version of Natural Awakenings that allows you to turn pages like the print edition.
 

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Letter from Publisher

I want to give a shout out to local photographer Adriana Fernandez for this month’s incredible cover photo, which she took at the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, in Michoacán, Mexico.

Natural Awakenings CHicago Features

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Natural Awakenings Chicago News Briefs

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Tony Juniper on How Thriving Ecosystems Sustain Prosperity

The environmental advocate and author explains why only policies that acknowledge our need for nature enable us to thrive economically, physically and emotionally.

Enzyme Therapy for Pets

A Key to Good Health
Enzymes are essential to the digestive health of dogs and cats and can aid ills ranging from vomiting to arthritis to shedding.

The Heart of the Wild Reveals Our Spiritual Life

Excerpts from “America’s National Parks” from The Hour of Land
A child, accidentally marooned in a cave, feels her fear morph into wonder—a lesson that nourishes her for life.

Eco Yards

Turning Lawns into Native Landscapes
In all climates and terrains, native plants offer more attractive, lower maintenance, planet-friendly alternatives to monoculture turf lawns.

Natural Awakenings Chicago Spotlights

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Inner Child Connections Resolves Emotional Issues

When we ignore our subconscious mind, we’re not able to find peace and resolution in our life. This statement is the basis for the emotional healing that Funda Kahn facilitates at Inner Child Connections, in Northbrook.

Creating a Healthy Family Dynamic

With stimulation overwhelming them from school, home, friends and technology, children are more stressed than ever before. Amanda Hinman, co-founder of the Hinman Holistic Health Institute with her husband, Mike, says children need a holistic approach that addresses how they eat, live and learn in order to grow and thrive.

Structural Integration

Aims for Total Balance
Diane Roth, founder of Roth Structural Integration, in Highland Park, has been practicing Structural Integration for more than 25 years. Through the use of hands-on manipulation of the tissue and surrounding fascia, she helps clients find relief from chronic pain and other symptoms of misalignment in the body.

Gynecology Institute Offers

Integrative and Holistic Women’s Care
Since 2013, the Gynecology Institute of Chicago has served as a place where women can find a holistic team of specialists to treat everything from common gynecological issues and check-ups to advanced surgical procedures. With three locations in Chicago, the Institute is a convenient, inviting and supportive environment promoting urogynecological health and overall wellness.

Balance Chiropractic & Wellness

Provides Functional Healing
With a combined focus on chiropractic health and functional medicine, Balance Chiropractic & Wellness, in Hoffman Estates, offers patients natural, non-pharmaceutical options to achieve overall wellness.

Evanston Eye Wellness

Helps Patients See and Feel Better
When Dr. Deana LaBrosse opened Evanston Eye Wellness, in Evanston, last March 2016, she wanted to have a space where she could incorporate natural and holistic treatments with traditional optometry practices. Her office provides comprehensive eye care, medical eye care and contact lens services, with a focus on dry eye treatment and preventive health.

Naturopathic Medicine Focuses on the Underlying Causes of Illness

With its focus on integrative medical services and natural modalities, many people are turning to naturopathic medicine as a complement to traditional Western medicine. Since 2011, Dr. Katherine Chavez has been the naturopath on staff at the Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern, in Chicago, which is a leading provider in the area for integrative health services.

Raby Institute

Focuses on Person-Centered Holistic Care
As a leading provider for integrative health services in a nurturing and empowering environment, The Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern, in Chicago, combines the best of Western medicine with holistic healing approaches to create a system of health and wellness that honors the whole person.

The Neuroscience Center

Specializes in Treatment-Resistant Disorders
A visit to TNC will begin with an extensive clinical interview, followed by a comprehensive evaluation that often starts with a Brain SPECT functional imaging, a non-invasive procedure that allows a physician to identify if the brain is optimally functioning, different than an MRI or other structural imaging process.

ARC Physical Therapy

Keeping Chicago On the Move
As licensed physical therapists, Kevin Cronin, founder and president of ARC Physical Therapy, along with co-owner John Christiansen, help their patients achieve a higher quality of life by staying on top of new developments in their field. They specialize in Fascial Counterstrain, a cutting-edge technique developed and fine-tuned within the last decade that focuses on fascia—the connective web of tissue that runs throughout the body and covers nerves, veins and organs—and its effect on body motion.

Cool Down the Sensors and Eliminate Pain

We have all experienced the aches and pain that come from leading active lives. Joint and muscle pain, arthritis, strains and bruises are things we all live with.

Clean Water for a Healthier Body

Karol Dolega’s fascination with clean drinking water started with his desire to maximize his own hydration. As a world record-holding marathon runner, Dolega wanted to get the most benefit out of the water he was drinking to improve his performance.

Cancer Report

 

 

Natural Awakenings Chicago Contests

 

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Stand Up

March for Science this Earth Day

Saving Sharks

Ocean Sanctuaries Expand in Pacific

Petroleum-Free

Phasing Out Plastic Film Food Wrappers

Dirty Driving

Traffic Pollution Chokes Big Cities Worldwide

Tree Terminators

Insects Assault America’s Forests

Growing Organics

Toxin-Free Farmlands Rise to 4.1 Million Acres
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Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Ditch the Shoes for Better Form

Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Impacts Overall Calories and Nutritional Value

Chelation Cuts Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Removing Heavy Metals from Blood Improves Heart Health

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Helps to Preserve Mental Function

Sedentary Kids Lag in Reading Skills

Lower Scores in Less Active Boys

Tai Chi Eases Chronic Neck Pain

Helps to Reduce Chronic Suffering
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American College of Physicians Recommends Massage and Acupuncture for Low Back Pain

In February, the American College of Physicians (ACP) issued new guidelines for treating low back pain that recommend massage, acupuncture and other non-pharmacologic treatments as the first treatments of choice.

 

Click on the cover image to read the online digital version of the 2017 Band of Farmers CSA Guide that is contained within the March 2017 issue of Natural Awakenings Chicago

 


 

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