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Does your traditional healer talk to your doctor?

Does your traditional healer talk to your doctor?

Regardless of whether you are a weekend warrior or an international-level athlete, it is highly likely that you would have experienced a sports-related injury at some point while exercising, training or competing. While the first instinct for many would be to seek out a doctor’s opinion – either the general …

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New Bennington Holistic Healing Practitioners emphasize complimentary healing

New Bennington Holistic Healing Practitioners emphasize complimentary healing

BENNINGTON — The world of holistic healing can often prove difficult to navigate for those unfamiliar with what has been termed `alternative medicine.’Bennington Holistic Healing Practitioners (BennHHP), a collaborative group focusing instead on `complementary medicine,’ hopes to make these non traditional healing modalities more accessible and understandable for those in …

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Mystic Wellness Center offers alternative path to health

Mystic Wellness Center offers alternative path to health

Old Mystic — A group of six health practitioners have come together to offer clients an alternative to traditional doctors and prescriptions drugs, which they say do not address the ne of the whole person. Mystic Wellness Center, located in a 1,400-square-foot space in the Haley Brook Plaza on Route 184, offers …

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Maya abdominal massage said to aid infertility, cramps

Maya abdominal massage said to aid infertility, cramps

Laura Brown never believed she’d go a month without suffering debilitating menstrual cramps. Then 13 years ago, her frustration led her to a massage table, where a San Francisco naturopath applied soft, sweeping strokes around her abdomen and pelvis, using a technique rooted in the traditional practice of the Maya people of Belize. Brown, then 19, …

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Maya abdominal massage: more than just a belly rub for women

Maya abdominal massage: more than just a belly rub for women

Laura Brown never believed she’d go a month without suffering debilitating menstrual cramps. Then 13 years ago, her frustration led her to a massage table, where a San Francisco naturopath applied soft, sweeping strokes around her abdomen and pelvis, using a technique rooted in the traditional practice of the Maya people of Belize. Brown, then 19, …

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Asheville practitioners offer advice on natural remedies for SAD …

Asheville practitioners offer advice on natural remedies for SAD ...

From vitamin supplements to phototherapy, there’s hope for Western North Carolinians suffering from seasonal affective disorder, say several local experts. As temperatures plummet, mountain roads ice over and daylight hours diminish, SAD affects around 5 percent of Americans annually, according to the American Psychiatric Association. It can produce symptoms such as low energy, irritability, oversleeping, weight gain …

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