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Aromatherapy is a natural therapy useful for migraine relief, easing nausea, reducing stress and much more. Aromatherapy has even been used as part of a holistic cancer treatment approach, especially as a means of easing the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Mother Nature has countless aromas, many of which can be found in your garden. How many of the flower, herbs and plants used in aromatherapy do you recognize? Without peeking at the numbers below, see if you can identify any of...

The American diet is definitely full of one thing-- processed foods. Processing refers to any type of food preparation, including freezing, drying, and cooking. The food industry uses much more technologically advanced processing methods, however, in addition to these basic types of preparation. Legally, processed foods are considered to be anything other than any food product that isn't fresh produce. In general though, what we mean by processed foods are things that come in boxes, cans,...

by Lizette Ayala, Energy Healing Professional In a time when Energy is synonymous with caffeine and red bull, there is a more intriguing and healing definition that has emerged.  We call it Energy Health Coaching, but you might hear it called Energy Healing, Energy Psychology, Subtle Energy, Energywork, etc.  This popular healing technique integrates modern and ancient healing traditions to bring you great relief from emotional and physical dis-ease.   In other words, it's designed...

As you plan your health-conscious Thanksgiving menu, please make plenty of room for our favorite Thanksgiving superfood- the cranberry. Though it might not sound as exotic as acai or mangosteen, the humble cranberry is actually a superfood in its own right. Harvested from leafy evergreen shrubs or vines in northern regions of the world, from Canada to Russia, cranberries are initially white and develop their familiar deep red shade as they ripen. They are also a major crop in some parts of...

by Denise Kelley-Corner, RN Fall is an ideal time to consider cleansing and detoxifying our bodies to help bolster and fortify our immune systems for cold and flu season. Some methods to achieve this  are through saunas, skin brushing, epsom salts baths, juicing,herbs, liver flushes, enemas and colonic irrigation. A Nobel prize winning Russian scientist stated that "death begins in the colon."  Since 60-70% of our immune system resides in the intestinal tract, my preference is to begin with...

I love summertime.  One of my favorite parts of summer is the farmer's markets and local farms that I can go to and pick my own fruits and vegetables.  Not only is it good for my spirit, but just as important, it is healthy for my body. {C}

Back in December, I wrote a blog entry on eating local.  Even though I don't like to repeat myself, I feel this is a great time to remind you of how easy the internet has made it to find your local farmers. http://www.localharvest.org/ is an...

NHWC Featured on Washington News4!

Natural Horizons was honored to be featured in a recent piece by Washington News4 on the benefits of intravenous vitamin therapy. Watch the video and learn more about this amazing service at Natural Horizons!

20% off Vitamin IV Therapy Through August

We want all of our patients to be able to experience the power of intravenous vitamin therapy. That's why we are offering 20% off any IV vitamin therapy through the end of August....

After reviewing the Center For Disease Control survey [PDF] results for 2009 it is shocking to see how few people meet the 5 a day recommendation for fruits and veggies. Only 17 states posted numbers greater than 20% of their adult population consuming two fruits and three vegetables a day. The most shocking part of the report was only seven states recording greater than 11.4% of their youth, grades 9 -12, eating the 2/3 combo.

Why is this such an alarming report? Fruits and...

In April of this year, the American Academy of Neurology published a study in their profession publication "Neurology" detailing evidence based guidelines for complimentary treatments for prevention of migraine headaches.

The purpose of this study was to determine updated evidence based recommendations for preventive treatment to those suffering with migraine headaches.  The researchers asked the question: For patients with migraines, which complementary treatments are effective for...

Here at Natural Horizons Wellness Center we encourage patients and staff alike to eat healthy.  However, it can become challenging when we are in a hurry and need to grab a quick bite to eat.  Trying to maneuver our way through a menu at a restaurant or even worse, when in a hurry, a fast food menu board, can be difficult. 

We’ve taken a few minutes to assemble a comparison of some of our local fast food and family restaurant menu items to raise your awareness of what you are putting...

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