Van Der Kolk and other innovative researchers say that while traditional “talk therapy” may be helpful to a degree, working with the body to locate the source of the trauma and having a way to release it safely is the key to lasting resolution of the psychological and physiological effects of trauma.
Legal in 44 states (including South Carolina), CBD hemp oil contains potent antioxidants that prevent oxidative stress associated with gastrointestinal, neural and immune disorders. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services holds a patent (#6,630,507) for the use of CBD oil to treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s, autoimmune diseases including lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia, and inflammatory diseases such as Crohn’s.
Leigh Healing Center is now hosting a free meditation and minfulness group between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. each Tuesday. Deborah Edwards, a Chopra Center certified “perfect health instructor” will lead the group in meditation and offer mindfulness tips and instruction.
Illuminate: The Psychic and Healing Arts Expo, returns to Flatrock, North Carolina, on Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and 29. The producers of the expo, Julie King and Itha Trantham, describe the event as “a celebration of the wonderful holistic and spiritual communities in the Upstate and mountain areas” which offers “real intuitive guidance, alternative healing therapies and great information.”
Circulation Nation (CN) invites the public to their 5-year anniversary party on Saturday, October 14 from noon to 4 p.m. The celebration will include food, drink and music. “After 5 years, we are thrilled to be in a new, bigger building that allows us to house our existing studio and provides the opportunity to add natural health practitioners in massage, craniosacral, reiki, myofascial release, fascia blasting, medi-cupping and personal training,” says owner Linda Craig.”
After 25 years of helping thousands of people “live a better life,” Auger Family Chiropractic Clinic has renovated their office. “We have updated the building’s look, added more natural light inside, and re-worked the landscaping. As part of our patients’ healing process, they enjoy a uniquely beautiful and uplifting environment.
Ruth Kyle, owner of Acupuncture of Greer, announces the addition of Judith Jung, who will be hosting thermography screenings every first and third Friday of each month.
Kangen water is “electrolyzed-reduced and hydrogen-enriched water” created from a machine manufactured by Enagic International, a Japan-based company. According to the company’s website, they have been “the leading manufacturer of alkaline ionizers and water filtration machines in the world” for over four decades.
Chiropractic medicine is known for its non-surgical approach to chronic pain and other musculoskeletal conditions, but also has much more to offer. However, finding the right doctor can be as daunting as shopping for a comfortable pair of shoes. Here, three reputable practitioners talk about securing individualized care and getting the most out of chiropractic.
In addition to offering a full spine manual and activator family practice, St. John teaches her patients what to do after they leave her office. “We teach muscle memory; proper positions for sleeping, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, vacuuming, etc. She also offers Standard Process supplements.