Save the Date:
The second annual fundraiser for:
Stones Healing Arts and Wellness Center is Thursday, September 27,
2012 at Ballentine Farm. More information to follow, but please
save the date and plan to join us as we gather for an enjoyable
evening and help to bring our dream of our Center closer to reality. We are looking for sponsors and donors for this event.
More Ways to Get Healthy at IFMC
NEW ALTERNATIVE CARE METHODS NOW AVAILABLE AT IFMC
ENERGY HEALING: We are pleased to announce that
Susan Patch,, M Ed, has returned from Montana, and is available to
see clients in the office for energy work. If you are interested in
booking a session with Susan, please call our office at 703.669.6118
to schedule your appointment.
RELAXATION & PAIN RELIEF: We recently acquired a fabulous
new tool, the Bio-Mat, which is an amethyst crystal mat that puts
out far-infra-red heat. Itís s deeply penetrating, incredibly
healing heat that has been shown to be useful in treating many
kinds of chronic disease. Biomat has a special function that emits Negative Ions and transforms positive Ions to negative Ions in the human body which provides strength and energy to the human body and relieves pain.
Nutrition and Eczema
Article by Christine Hunt, CHHC
The most common form of eczema, Atopic eczema, is often caused by food sensitivities or allergies. In our often fast paced society, do you ever pause to think about how your diet is effecting your entire body? If you suffer from eczema, it would be a good idea......
Summer and Skin
Article by Martha Calihan, MD
In summertime, we are more aware, perhaps, of our own skin.
Itís a good time to reflect on the health of our skin, and to take some steps
to improve its overall health.
Did you ever consider all the work that our skin has to do
to keep us healthy? Itís the first barrier in our line of defense; the skin
serves to keep toxins out of our body and to protect us; the skin is also the
site of the synthesis of Vitamin D; what we all know is an essential vitamin
for our health. Likewise, the skin is a great organ of detoxification. When we sweat, the toxins are removed through our skin. We need healthy skin to assist in the bodyís crucial
Our skin needs to be well hydrated to be healthy, so itís
important to drink at least eight 8oz glasses of water daily, even more when
the weather is hot or we are out in the sun. Good skin care also involves ....
Our Skin Feels Our Emotions
The Use of Hypnosis for Psoriasis and Eczema
It is important
to understand that we donít always ďfeelĒ emotions in the way we may think that
we do. At times our efforts to not express or feel
emotions can cause the body to express those very emotions in other ways. Often
these blocked emotions are manifested via a skin disorder.
be a great help in treating patients with skin
disorders like psoriasis and eczema. (Read about the clinical studies that support this statement by clicking "Read More" below).
Herbs for Summer Skin Issues
Article by Laura Davimes, Herban Avenues
Itchy skin? Bug Bites? Sunburn? Poison Ivy? Eczema? Psoriasis? Fungal Rash? Learn to take care of these naturally by clicking "Read More" below.
Summer Reading Suggestion
ĒLocal FlavorsĒ, by Deborah Madison. This is a favorite cookbook of mine! It speaks to the beauty of fresh crops, shopping and eating seasonally, and has wonderful recipes that support cooking and eating form Americaís Farmerís Markets.
First Line Therapy Advice
First Line Therapy Corner - Advice from George King
Staying hydrated is good for your health AND HELPS YOUR SKIN. In First Line Therapy, we talk about hydration as a part of creating a healthy wellness plan and making positive changes....