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
Nature’s Top Foods to Prevent and Reverse Disease by Marlaina Donato Heart disease and chronic illnesses like diabetes, Alzheimer’s and inflammatory bowel disease are reaching alarming rates in this country. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 71 percent of all healthcare spending in the U.S. goes toward treating people with multiple chronic conditions. Plant-dominant diets have a profound and universal effect on disease prevention,
For those who haven’t heard of the BEMER technology, BEMER is a mat that you lay on for 8 minutes twice a day which is designed to improve circulation, thereby supporting the body’s natural self-regulating processes. Five broad range international patents support
Around the country, Holistic Chambers of Commerce are popping up to serve as a place for like minds to gather, network and provide support to practitioners and the public alike. Greenville is now the latest in a string of cities to host such a group.
Fulcrum Osteopathic Wellness Clinic, the practice of Dr. Rebecca Bowers, has moved to a new location at 37 Villa Road, Suite 313, in Greenville. Bowers is a physician board-certified in neuromusculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM)
Dixon Wellness & Chiropractic, LLC, will be holding health talks during the month of July, held from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday nights. Topics discussed will be determined by participant interest and the format will be open discussion.
Building on the interest generated from their May event, the Bruno Groning Circle of Friends is hosting a free Community Hour Healing Meditation that will take place every three weeks. A lecture, There is No Incurable, was held on May 4 at the West End
Restoring the Nutritional Value of Crops by Melinda Hemmelgarn When we think of scientists as men and women in lab coats peering into microscopes, what’s missing is farmers. Our society doesn’t tend to equate the two, yet farmers are active field scientists. How they choose to grow and produce food greatly impacts our shared environment of soil, water and air quality, as well as the nutritional content of food, and therefore, public health.
by Roberta Bolduc Nestled on 125 acres of woodlands in the lush mountains of North Carolina, just a stone’s throw from the Upstate, is an intentional community called Adawehi. As defined by Wikipedia, “An intentional community is a planned residential community designed from the start to have a high degree of social cohesion and teamwork. The members of an intentional community typically hold a common social, political, religious, or spiritual vision and often follow an alternative lifestyle.” According to the Fellowship for Intentional Community (www.ic.org) there are 160 intentional communities in the United States that have been “built from the ground up”. That is an apt description of Adawehi.
The theme for this May issue is Healing the Hard Stuff, or Natural Care First (page ). The article, in part, asks why natural healing is often used as a last resort in combating illness. It’s an interesting question. On the face of it, I think most people would agree that they would prefer to use a natural health modality than undergo surgery