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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

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An Interview with Sharon Vogel:

How Lymphatic Drainage Provides Healing Support
National Lymphatic Centers, in Downers Grove, provides state-of-the-art myofascial release and lymph drainage treatments and other clinical therapies in a relaxing setting.

Amicable Settlements

Facilitated by Alternative Means
On June 22, the American Bar Association hosted the inaugural Practice Development Institute for collaborative professionals in Chicago.

Individualized Testing

Gets the Best Results
One of the tools Barasch uses to check digestion is a comprehensive 24-hour urinalysis, which requires collection of all urine produced in a normal day.

Community Oasis

at Purple Sprout Café and Juice Bar
The café offers an assortment of breakfast, lunch and dinner items that revolve around fresh ingredients and whole nutrition.

TECHNOLOGY CAN BE A REAL PAIN IN THE NECK

It’s a good practice to spend a few mindful moments away from our devices for the sake of good health.
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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.

Women’s Health, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

More Americans are turning to Chinese medicine to find symptomatic relief and long-term healing, while Western medical facilities are incorporating these therapies at unprecedented rates.
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Archive »Healthy Kids

Air Care for Kids

Keeping the Homefront Allergy-Free
Kids are especially sensitive to the pollen, chemicals, dust mites, mold and pet dander that cause allergies, but simple strategies can keep these culprits in check.
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Health Briefs

Meditation and Music Slow Cellular Aging

Mindfulness Combats Memory Loss

Vegetables and Orange Juice Protect Memory

Certain Fruits and Veggies Reduce Memory Loss

Lemon Balm Lowers Blood Pressure, Reduces LDL

Herb Helps Patients with Chronic Stable Angina

Light Pollution Disturbs Sleep

Outdoor Brightness Contributes to Insomnia

Rose Hip Reduces Cold Symptoms

Lowers Chances of Occurrence and Severity

Pine Bark Soothes Prostate

Extract Improves Symptoms of BPH
 
 
 

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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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Archive »Healing Ways

Healing From Genetically Altered Foods

Another Reason to Go Organic
Some doctors are finding that their patients' health improves when they avoid GMOs, which are found in up to 80 percent of non-organic foods.
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Archive »Wellness and Anti-Aging

Heart of a Woman

The Right Choices Keep It Strong
Heart disease kills a startling one in three women, yet with certain lifestyle and dietary changes, 80 to 90 percent of cases can be avoided.
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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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