Natural Ways to Stay Healthy by Kathleen Barnes Like many other health conditions, challenges to our immune systems are on the rise. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 26.5 million adults and kids have asthma, 50 million have allergies and up to 20 percent get the flu each year. Catching a cold is common, with U.S. adults generally coping with two or three a year and children about twice as many.
by Belue Farms Natural Market With winter knocking on the door, it’s time to build your defense for cold and flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza and pneumonia remain America’s eighth leading cause of death. Fortunately, you have the power to ward off colds and flus by naturally boosting your immunities.
Home Systems to Purify H2O by Jim Motavalli Americans trust bottled more than tap water, but that confidence might work better if reversed. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) notes that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) monitors tap water for more than 90 contaminants, and it must meet the strict standards of the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. Nationally distributed bottled water, under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, isn’t
We all know that water is essential for the human body. The fact is an adult body is made up of 50 to 65 percent water. Water is used in the organs, tissues and cells of the body to help regulate temperature and maintain necessary body functions, such as eliminating waste and transporting nutrients. Water distributes vitamins, minerals and glucose to nourish our cells. It also helps remove toxins from the body through the urine and feces.
Integrative Approaches Enhance Healing by Marlaina Donato Modern chiropractors are often seen primarily as pain specialists, yet their care can encompass much more. While the common focus is better health through spinal manipulation, the origins of chiropractic are manifold. Typical approaches for structural issues and injuries include spinal adjustments, therapeutic ultrasound and heat therapy, but some practitioners also embrace nutrition.
Natural Awakenings will present the award-winning documentary film, HEAL, at Zen Greenville on September 25. Tickets are available on EventBrite for $13.50. The ticket price includes light refreshments, a raffle, and the opportunity to visit with natural health vendors before the film starts. The film, directed by Kelly Noonan Gore, features such notables as Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Bruce Lipton, Dr. Joe Dispenza, Gregg Braden, and Anita Moorjani, to name a few.
Keep Joints Naturally Healthy by Lisa Marshall Creaky knees, sore hips, shoulder pain or a stiff neck can be a thing of the past. Thirty-seven percent of American adults 18 and older suffer from arthritis—a catch-all term for a dozen varieties of joint disease—according to the nonprofit Arthritis Foundation. One in two men and two
by Roberta Bolduc Shay Hewitt, registered pharmacist, is excited about introducing AmpCoil PEMF therapy to her wellness center in Greer. Hewitt, co-owner of Inside/Out Fitness and Wellness Center, explains that the device acts as a form of sound therapy for controlling chronic pain and actually works with magnetic energy.
by Shelly Smith Multi-level healing addresses all components that contribute to a state of well-being. Shelly Smith, body-centered psychotherapist, and owner of Nature’s Way Home counseling and coaching services, is familiar with the subtle emotions that can cause a state of dis-ease in clients, ultimately displaying in undesirable and sometimes deadly symptoms.