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Animals & Pets
Interviewed by Susan Lutz, ATH Editor of Organic Living
Pregnancy can offer challenges on the organic path - from finding time and energy to shop and cook, to managing health and stress and of course, ultimately the birth. Lauren, author of Ginger is the New Pink: My journey towards healing with vegan whole foods, and editor at Crazysexylife.com returns to All Things Healing to share some of her experiences of keeping up with a healthy life for her and her baby on the way...
by Cherise Udell
Cross-posted from www.Care2.com
English grandfather, Roger Wilday, was walking his German Shepard, Jade, in a park last week, when his dog suddenly ran over to a cluster of bushes and refused to come when Wilday called him. Wilday finally went over to Jade to find out what she was so adamant about showing him...
Editor's Note from Cathy Alinovi: Amazing stories of rescues warm our hearts and renew faith. This wonderful dog finds and saves a baby. Miracle.
Animals & Pets
by Dr. Tina Marcantel, NMD
"Health begins in the colon" is a frequent saying among naturopathic physicians. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is prevalent in the U.S. because our diet consists mostly of processed foods such as white bread, white pasta, white rice, refined sugar and fast foods...
Editor's Note: With patient education comes empowerment. Learn how you can take a more active role in your IBS management through Naturopathic care.
by Dr Baljot Bharaj
Along with the joys of motherhood comes the responsibility of nurturing the newborn. For good health of newborn, proper nourishment is utmost important. This nourishment is provided by Stanya or Breast milk , which is a complete food during initial period...
Editor´s Note from Sonica Krishan: Ayurveda has long back conceptualized the benefits of breast feeding which is a wonderful natural nourishment being provided in the form of Stanya or Breast milk to the new born baby, and this is believed to be a complete food during initial period. Dr. Baljot Bharaj's article details us more on the topic. Please have a read. Namaste!
by Shawna Eischens
The stomach is designed to be an acidic environment to facilitate the breakdown of food. This acidic pH can be altered by factors such as an overgrowth of H. pylori, stress, and food sensitivities. Since acid is required for proper digestion, it’s not the acid that’s the problem, but the lack of tone at the junction of the esophagus and stomach (lower esophageal sphincter) that allows even small amounts of acid to sneak back up into the esophagus.
Editor’s Note: When it comes to certain heartburn cases, there are numerous ways Naturopathic Medicine can address the underlying problem without going straight to medications. In fact, for those cases, medications may even further complicate the picture. Shawna Eischens tells us why in this article, "Rethinking Reflux."
by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Every human being has the need to meditate because it is a natural tendency of human life to look for a joy that doesn’t diminish, a love that doesn’t distort or turn into negative emotions...
Editor’s Note from Eden Kozlowski: This is the a first in a series from Sri Sri.
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