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General Health and Wellness

July 05, 2017
A newly discovered Bacteria threat 

Recently, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published data on newly discovered bacteria called Borrelia mayonii, which has been found to cause Lyme disease. The researchers wanted to see if these new bacteria could infect people in less time after a tick attaches than the common Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria.

With B. burgdorferi, it usually takes between 36 to 48 hours after a tick bite for a...

July 05, 2017
Cancer Treatment Overview

At Natural Horizons, a premier alternative cancer center on the East Coast, we believe that effective cancer treatment involves more than addressing symptoms and tumors; we believe that physicians must also detect and eliminate the underlying cause(s) in order to better achieve a non-recurrent outcome.

Assessing each underlying cause of a patient’s cancer at top cancer treatment centers while eliminating each cause will make the body’s...

June 30, 2017
Dental Mercury & Amalgam Removal

1. All silver-colored dental fillings, also called amalgams, contain approximately 50% mercury, and dental mercury is still being used in the USA.

In 2013, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) formalized a global convention to reduce mercury usage, it included legislation to limit the use of dental mercury. For patients that already have amalgams are highly suggested to undergo amalgam removal...

June 30, 2017
Lung cancer background

Lung cancer affects millions of families around the world, and treatment is becoming more and more expensive. Healthcare systems are struggling to afford the drugs and give people access to new cancer drugs, so prevention and early detection are very important. Chest cancer symptoms can often be overlooked, which creates a major issue with early prevention.

By diagnosing symptoms of lung cancer early on, it could be possible to improve lives,...

June 28, 2017
The Mouth is the Gateway to the Body

Demi Moore is known for defying all signs of aging as a beautiful 54-year-old woman, but she is lacking in one very important field- her smile. Cosmetic dentistry is often needed for those who put off much needed dental work, or simply do not take proper care of their mouths, which is the gateway to your body.

“I sheared off my front teeth. I’d love to say it was skateboarding or something really kind of cool, but I...

June 25, 2017
Find a Lyme Disease Doctor in Fairfax, VA​

Outbreak: 329,000 new cases each year in the United States

Have you found a tick attached to your body?

Do you feel tired or have joint or muscle pain that you never had before?

It is very possible that you have been exposed to Lyme disease–a potentially chronic condition that can lead to a variety of health issues.

Lyme disease is fairly common in the United States with more...

June 22, 2017
How are Chemotherapy drugs used?

There are more than 100 types of chemo drugs that are used in different protocols to treat cancer. They can be used alone or in combination with additional chemotherapy drugs and/or treatments. These drugs differ in their chemical composition, how they are administered, their effectiveness in treating diverse cancers, as well as their side effects.

Chemotherapy drugs target cells at distinct phases of the process of forming new cells, called the cell...

June 06, 2017
NHWC recognizes National Cancer Survivors Day

This past Sunday, June 4th, 2017 marked the 30th annual National Cancer Survivors Day celebration. This day is an unforgettable Celebration of Life for anyone who has been touched by cancer. Cancer survivors, caregivers, healthcare professionals, family members, and friends – pay tribute to those who are living with a history of cancer and to bring attention to the ongoing challenges they still face, but, most importantly, to celebrate life....

June 06, 2017
June - Men's Health Month

The purpose of Men's Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury.

Key facts to consider

Here are some principal facts about Men's Health to consider...

May 30, 2017
The Cancer Diet: Preparing the Body to Fight Cancer

Have you heard the saying,” You are what you eat”? A lot of truth is in that statement, especially when fighting cancer. Cancer nutrition is all about choosing foods that fight cancer and avoiding foods that create cancer-friendly conditions.

Patients in our comprehensive cancer care program meet with our certified cancer nutritionist to establish a cancer diet that is rich in cancer-fighting vitamins, minerals and nutrients...

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