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One nation under trauma

August 10, 2015

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One nation under trauma by P.D. Alleva —  We do not have to look far to notice the vast amount of negativity that surrounds us on a daily and consistent basis. Any one of us over the age of 15 can recount the events of September 11, 2001, or other traumas that have taken place […]

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Resolving the traumas of life

November 22, 2013

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by Stephanie Levitt —  Trauma is everywhere. We bear witness to it on our TV screens as we see the aftermath of a horrendous school shooting and worry about the safety of our own children. We hear stories about wars, people being killed, raped and tortured, and we have friends or family who are in […]

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Fibromyalgia: a woman’s disease?

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Kenneth F. Muhich —  Fibromyalgia is not a woman’s disease, although it is often portrayed as such. At first glance it may appear to be, because so many women are diagnosed with the condition. Fibromyalgia is not a new disease. Its many symptoms can be traced back to Biblical times and are written […]

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Trimethylglycine (TMG) to the Rescue

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people believe or were taught that diet alone provides adequate nutrition and that we do not need to take nutritional supplements. I, too, believed this at one time. However, years of experience as a physician proved me wrong. Our food supply today is low in nutrients — even the […]

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Rolfing® creates powerful, far-reaching changes

May 5, 2013

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by Deanna Melnychuk — Rosemary Feitis writes in the forword of Dr. Ida P. Rolf’s book, Rolfing: Reestablishing the Natural Alignment and Structural Integration of the Human Body for Vitality and Well-Being (1989), “The technique [of rolfing] is powerful, and the resultant changes are far-reaching. Rolfing enters into the body’s process and changes its course. […]

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The straw that broke the camel’s back — Principles of manual therapy

March 1, 2013

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by Tony Liker —  Many people experience back and/or neck pain. The apparent causes vary widely — sports injuries, automobile accidents, falls, lifting, bending, etc. Yet, each person has his or her own unique history of injury, trauma and stress underlying the apparent cause. Each time the body sustains a stress or injury, tension may […]

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EMDR — a power therapy

December 26, 2012

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by Jef Gazley —  Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) was developed by Dr. Francine Shapiro in the middle 1980s. EMDR is one of the newer “power” therapies that has recently been acknowledged and accepted by the professional counseling community and the general public. They are known as power therapies because they work much more […]

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Do you know how you feel?

August 16, 2012

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by Stacey Badger —  Many of us do not know how to feel anymore. Our bodies hold our emotions and have the ability to tell us what is going on inside, yet so many of us have shut down. As a result, we no longer can sense the messages our bodies are trying to communicate […]

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Looking beyond the obvious in mercury removal

August 13, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  I want to share an observation I call “beyond the obvious.” As a holistic biological general dentist, I am often called upon to remove mercury fillings. People usually seek me out for this service after reading an anecdotal story about how someone had his mercury fillings removed and his overall […]

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Homeopathic treatment of PTSD

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Tara Peyman —  Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that occurs after witnessing or living through a life-threatening or severely frightening experience. PTSD is prevalent among veterans who have been in battle. It is also common in victims of violent crimes, abuse, accidents, natural disasters and other psychologically traumatic events. People with […]

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A new spin on old remedies

March 1, 2012

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by Elaine Haynik —  Editor’s Note:  Check with your health care provider before taking any new remedies or supplements. The first ingredient in the recipe for a healthy life is a happy, grateful mindset. Rather than focusing on unsatisfying relationships or your disappointments and problems, try simply moving on. Set your mind and thoughts to […]

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Myofascial release for PTSD, anxiety and depression

February 26, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  The John Barnes Approach to Myofascial Release (MFR) relies upon the notion of tissue memory. The fascia experiences and records stress and trauma over the course of a lifetime, often not becoming a problem for the individual until a critical mass is reached. Barnes describes this effect as “splat art.” It […]

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Speed up healing with microcurrent therapy

February 25, 2012

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by Dasha Trebichavska —  Microcurrent therapy is a painless form of energy therapy, based on the principles of acupuncture. This therapy has been used by medical doctors, acupuncturists, chiropractors and others to help rid their patients of pain and discomfort, and to improve the functioning of their tissues and organs. If you experience chronic pain […]

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