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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

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Three Ways Busy Moms Can Thrive

Life is constantly dishing up curveballs. Motherhood adds more, like mysterious rashes and toddler meltdowns in the middle of a crowded grocery store on a Saturday.

Give Children the Gift of Success

and Freedom From Stress
Each new school year brings opportunities for growth and learning, but these new experiences can also present challenges.

Science Backs Acupuncture for Pain

Recent studies have shown acupuncture to be more effective than painkillers, anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants and physical therapy for relieving back pain in both short- and long-term cases.

Noted Physician

to Make Key Address at Veggie Fest
Kunwarjit Singh Duggal will deliver a talk, Eat Green, Get Lean, from 4 to 5 p.m., August 11, in the main tent of Veggie Fest, on the grounds of Danada South Park, in Lisle, at the Navistar Circle.

CranioSacral Therapy Helps Alleviate

Infant Tongue-Tie
A tongue-tie refers to the frenulum within the mouth, a thin, string-like tissue underneath the tongue that connects the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth.
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Make Breast Health a Priority

Breast health includes monitoring breasts, but mammograms aren’t the solution for everyone. They expose the body to high levels of radiation and can lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment.

Don’t Let Old Man Winter Break Our Backs

There are several simple steps we can take every day to correct poor sitting posture.

CranioSacral Therapy is a Gentle Alternative Therapy

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine included an article on the recent findings of a pilot study that studied the effects of CST on former football players that suffer from physical pain, brain injuries and repeated concussions.

The Link Between Bacteria and Heart Disease

Years ago, we thought that ulcer disease was caused by spicy food. Then we discovered that stomach ulcers were actually caused by bacteria.

Dental Mercury Restricted in Europe

Mercury can be toxic to humans, and concern about its use as a material in fillings has caught international attention.

Preventing Osteoporosis

Bones are actually living tissue that is constantly changing. Bones develop and strengthen from birth until young adulthood, being the densest in our early 20s.
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Archive »Healthy Kids

DIGITAL KIDS: How to Click With Young Techies

Many Silicon Valley executives that design devices and apps have put their own children in tech-free Waldorf schools, reports The New York Times; even Bill Gates and Steve Jobs strictly limited their kids’ screen time.
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Health Briefs

Take It Easy on the Eggs

High Intake Increases Mortality

Savor Cherries to Lower Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Reduces Health Threats

Eat Plants to Live Longer

Diets High in Vegetables Increase Longevity

Quit Smoking to Avoid Rheumatoid Arthritis

Another Reason to Stop

Walk or Run to Keep Blood Vessels and Brains Young

Benefits of Cardio Activity

Munch Nuts for a Healthy Brain

Improves Cognitive Functions
 
 
 

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Archive »Natural Healing

Healing the Hard Stuff

Natural Approaches Resolve Major Illnesses
Although gentle, natural modalities effectively treat a host of major health issues, people that happily use them as a first resort to ward off illness often turn to mainstream medicine by default when confronted with a serious problem.
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Venous Rising

Natural Help for Varicose Veins
The season for wearing shorts and swimsuits may be coming to an end, but the unsightly—and often painful—puffy, blue streaks caused by varicose veins will likely remain an issue for many.
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Archive »Wellness and Anti-Aging

Brain-Savers

Smart Strategies for Preventing Dementia
Despite the growing prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease, no drug cures exist–but experts believe more than a third of cases can be prevented with lifestyle changes that also may help delay or reverse its progression.
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Archive »Beauty and Skin Care

Holistic Dermatology

Inner Health, Radiant Skin
Food allergies and gut parasites can dull our complexion, but through switch-ups in diet and using holistic facial products, we can restore a healthy natural glow.
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Archive »Perfect Weight

Weight-Loss Saboteurs

Tackling Obesity’s Hidden Causes
If you’re among the many of us that can’t keep pounds off, the cause may lurk in an imbalance in gut bacteria, thyroid function, immune response or exercise method.
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