by Roberta Bolduc Doug Allen, a licensed massage therapist, qigong practitioner and CranioSacral Therapist, is the owner of Harmony and Fusion, LLC, in Greer, South Carolina. QiGong, as described by the National QiGong Association, is a mind-body-spirit practice that improves one’s mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement, breathing technique, self-massage, sound and focused intent.
A Promising Approach to Healing With the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) on the rise—now affecting one in every 59 school-age children, according to estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) —identifying effective, integrative remedies is more important than ever.
On September 25, Upstate Natural Awakenings presented the documentary film HEAL at Zen Greenville. Prior to the start of the film we served light refreshments that were included in the ticket cost. A dozen or so Upstate natural health vendors were on hand to display their products and services and to interact with those attending. I am happy to report that 120 people purchased tickets on EventBrite and by all accounts, gave a big thumbs up to HEAL and to our presentation of more films in the future.
Hobbies Engage and Grow Healthy Kids by Marlaina Donato Unplugging with creative and fun activities fosters skills that can last a lifetime. Studies published by the National Endowment for the Arts Office of Research & Analysis show that participating in performing and visual arts enhances children’s social skills and emotional processing, builds confidence and improves academic aptitude.
Reversing a Rising Tide of Chronic Conditions by Ronica A. O’Hara The statistics are startling—as many as a quarter to one half of American children now have a diagnosed chronic condition, according to studies that include one in Academic Pediatrics that includes obesity. Over the last few decades, the number of children with asthma has tripled to affect one in eight; those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have doubled to one in 10; and autism diagnoses have increased at least 10-fold, to affect one in 50 (one in 31 boys).
Enlighten Wellness Emporium is now offering BrainTap, a tool to help overcome the ill effects of sympathetic (“fight or flight”) dominance in the autonomic nervous system. BrainTap creates a symmetry of sound frequencies, light synchronization and SMT (Self Mastery Technology) so you can rid yourself of negative self-talk to achieve life goals. “This technology is a safe, natural
New Study Finds Effectiveness in Alternative Treatment Acupuncture reduces autism scores, according to a new meta-analysis of 27 clinical studies of 1,736 children. Researchers from Kyung Hee University, in
Prenatal Vitamins Lower Risk Mothers that take folic acid or multivitamins before and during pregnancy can significantly lower a child’s risk of autism, according to the latest research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry. Researchers from Canada,
Slightly Higher Risk Involved A study by the University of Bristol, England, of 254,610 young people from Stockholm showed that children born to mothers taking
by Roberta Bolduc The Augusta St. Clinic is so well known to area residents it’s considered a landmark. For the past 23 years, Dr. Roger Jaynes, the clinic founder, has offered natural health treatments for conditions ranging from auto-immune disorders to adrenal and thyroid imbalances to Lyme disease.