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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

Digital Edition

 

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Letter from Publisher

This morning, I made an exciting discovery in our garden’s small milkweed plants, as my eyes caught a chewing pattern that repeated across several leaves—could it be?

Natural Awakenings CHicago Features

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Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Five Solutions for Sleep Apnea
If you seldom feel rested upon awakening, simple strategies from diet to sleep position can help overcome what may be an undiagnosed case of sleep apnea.

Create a Love Nest

Set Out a Welcome Mat for a Soulmate
Clearing out your home physically and psychically opens up space for the love of your life to walk in the door.

Help for Injured Wildlife

Caring Rehab Gives Them a Second Chance
Wildlife rehabilitation centers across the country are providing help to lost, injured or orphaned animals in need of care.

Live Cancer-Free

Natural Ways to Prevent and Heal Cancer
Understanding cancer’s physiological and emotional roots gives us powerful tools to build a life free of the disease and related fears.

Natural Awakenings Chicago Spotlights

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Using Gems to Inspire and Comfort

Crystals and minerals have been on the Earth for centuries, long before humans and animals inhabited the planet.

The Springs of Vernon Hills

Provides Person-Centered Memory Care
The Springs of Vernon Hills is a 70-bed, stand-alone memory care facility located in Vernon Hills that specializes in residents with Alzheimer’s and other dementia. Tina Schachter is the executive director and explains that they offer care to residents with a variety of cognitive conditions.

Clear Path Wellness

Trains Clients to Make Informed Health Decisions
In more than 18 years of treating patients, Dr. Laurie Goldman has used holistic treatments, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, alternative medicine and lifestyle modification to promote health and wellness.

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.

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Kudos ~ Jackie Zaigirdar

Jackie Zaigirdar, a stylist at Organic Roots Eco Salon, in Evanston, has been certified in Head Shape Matters.

Kudos ~ Millennium Park Foundation

The American Public Gardens Association has awarded Scott Stewart, Ph.D. its prestigious Professional Citation.
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Accepted Misfits

Ugly Produce Gains Status

Orca Finale

Sea Mammals Freed from Showtime

Tuna Turnaround

Lower Mercury Levels Tied to Drop in Coal Emissions

Buzzing RoboBees

Tiny Robots Seen as Tech Fix for Reduced Bee Population

Tea Time

Citizen Scientists Needed for Carbon Storage Experiment

Nature Rights

Waterways Granted Personhood
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Sufficient Sleep Supports Immunity

Stay Healthy with Adequate Rest

Massage Relieves Chronic Back Pain

Study Finds Effectiveness

Eating Fruit Lowers Cardiac Risk

Keep the Heart Healthy with a Serving a Day

Chinese Fungi Relieve Asthma Suffering

Naturally Improves Lung Health

Meditating Raises Spirits More than a Vacation

More Effective at Reducing Stress

Natural Sounds Soothe the Brain

Soundscapes to Relax the Mind
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Fighting Cancer with Chinese Medicine

Chinese Medicine (CM) fills gaps in cancer prevention and treatment with the safe use of herbs, bodywork and supplements, as well as mind-body techniques that are beneficial for more than just symptom relief.

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Cancer Report