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Break Free of Chronic Pain

For the one in four Americans that suffer chronic pain with little help outside of risky opioids, alternative approaches can offer dramatic relief.

The Rise of Functional Medicine

Instead of focusing on symptomatic diagnoses of heart, liver, respiratory or other conditions, functional medicine looks deeply into our personal history and the body’s interlinked systems to heal the whole person.

Rethinking Recovery

By emphasizing nutrition, exercise, meditation and coaching, new approaches are successfully moving people off habitual drug and alcohol use.

The Healing Power of Massage

Soothing away muscle pain is just the beginning. New studies show that massage also relieves a surprisingly wide range of conditions, from osteoporosis to post-operative anxiety to depression.

Rethinking Cancer

As scientific knowledge of cancer grows, so does the scope and effectiveness of natural therapies. From diet to detoxification to stress reduction, we now know proven, proactive ways to prevent cancer from starting or spreading.

Natural Awakenings’ Bodywork Guide

For millennia, therapeutic touch has been used to heal the body and reduce tension. Our guide includes many of today’s better-known bodywork systems.

Bodywork Goes Mainstream

Whole-person health care, which has matured in sophistication, credibility and acceptance, embraces myriad therapies collectively known as bodywork. Explore some of the most popular of these integrative techniques, all designed to help restore health and balance.

Alternative Goes Mainstream

Nearly two-thirds of Americans use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies each year. These holistic approaches to health have been practiced for millennia, but with new research supporting their effectiveness, they’re now working hand-in-hand with conventional care.

West Meets East

Many people have come to view eastern medicine as an avenue of preventive health care and maintenance, and are taking responsibility for their health with acupuncture.

Chelation Therapy

For the past 50 years, more than a million patients have undergone chelation therapy for a wide range of circulatory problems. Yet, at present, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration only approves the therapy for treatment of heavy metal poisoning. What do these patients know that officials have yet to understand?
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