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May 16, 2017
Humans helped by Dogs infected with Lyme disease

The US government reports up to 30,000 confirmed cases of Lyme disease each year, scientists estimate this number to be much larger- of at least 10 times that many. Physicians still struggle with many patients who go undiagnosed due to the fact that no true blood test is available for Lyme. Researchers have started considering animals with tick bites, specifically the family dog, since they are often bitten and tested for such health issues....

May 16, 2017
Cancer Therapy & Asbestos Awareness – VA Cancer Specialists

For more than eighteen years, Natural Horizons has offered cancer therapy treatments on the east coast for several types of cancer such as, breast cancer, duodenal cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, leukemia, lymphomas, pancreatic cancer, oral cancer, testicular cancer and more.

When you research cancer treatments you quickly find that we are one of the top VA Cancer Specialists, if...

May 08, 2017
May - National Asthma & Allergy Month

Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month." It's a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers, and a perfect time to educate your patients, family, friends, co-workers and others about these diseases.

Many deaths due to asthma and allergies are preventable with proper treatment and care. About ten people die a day from asthma, it is becoming much more...

March 23, 2017
Did you know - what is Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?

Hormones are chemical messengers secreted by different glands or tissues to help coordinate the body’s physiology, or the normal functioning of the organs, tissues and cells. A variety of health issues can result when hormones are out of balance, including, but not limited to, cancer, PMS (premenstrual syndrome), aches and pains, accelerated aging, osteoporosis and neurological problems. What must be in balance are cortisol (stress hormone...

January 26, 2017
Integrative Lyme Disease Treatment Program at NHWC Lyme Disease Virginia

Lyme Disease is a growing epidemic in our area. Left undetected or undiagnosed, Lyme disease can create many health issues with symptoms that can include a rash, flu-like response (fever, chills, etc), headaches, severe fatigue, cognitive impairment, arthritis/ joint pain, sleep disturbances, and emotional symptoms such as depression and anxiety.

After seeing countless patients struggle with the symptoms of Lyme...

January 10, 2017
Lyme Disease Virginia

Lyme disease is transmitted by the bite of a tick, and the disease is very prevalent across the United States and throughout the world.

Contrary to popular belief, ticks know no borders and respect no boundaries. A patient's county of residence does not accurately reflect his or her Lyme disease risk because people travel, pets travel, and ticks travel.

This creates a dynamic situation with many opportunities for exposure to Lyme disease for each...

December 11, 2016

Finding a Parkinson’s Cure: Natural Horizons Wellness Centers in Fairfax VA

A groundbreaking study has uncovered a connection between gut bacteria and Parkinson’s disease.

The study discovered incurable motor-neuron disease. The disease state symptoms include tremors and stiffness and these symptoms are long believed to be cause by a buildup of protein in the brain. But a study published Thursday in the journal Cell suggests the disease could begin in...

December 05, 2016

Lyme Disease Treatment in Virginia Lyme disease, the most common vector-borne illness in the United States, is a multisystem illness usually caused by infection with the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria.

Lyme disease symptoms attack the body's immune response to the infection. 

The disease is transmitted to humans via infected ticks of a certain genetic species.

Lyme Disease Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of Lyme disease vary by...

October 25, 2016

Laying in bed, tossing and turning, hoping for sleep is one of the most frustrating ways to spend a night. If you can’t sleep night after night, you may be suffering from insomnia. Insomnia happens to everyone from time to time, but when the problem begins to affect your daily life, it's time to take action.

Signs You Have Insomnia

How can you tell if you have insomnia versus an occasional poor night of sleep? Here are some of the common indicators:

Difficulty falling...

Diabetes increases your risk for dental problems by impairing your body’s ability to fight off the bacteria in your mouth. Diabetes is a medical condition characterized by high blood sugar levels, also known as hyperglycemia, which creates an environment in your mouth that allows bacteria to flourish. Left untreated, excess bacteria can contribute to the development of gum disease and dental infections.

Diabetes Increases Your Risk for Oral Health Problems

People with diabetes — even...

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