Tag Archives: Duvall Wellness

Notes on Ergonomics

by Dr. Bridgett B. Simon, ND LAc                 Hello everyone, welcome to the fall season. I like this topic because it turned out to be more than I expected. When I thought of ergonomics before this, posture and sitting time … Continue reading

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Skin Brushing, Friction, and Energy

by Dr. Bridgett Simon, ND LAc We often hear that our skin is our largest organ and it is true. It protects us physically from the elements as well as bacteria and microorganisms. Energetically and metaphorically skin also acts as … Continue reading

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Skin. Deep.

Do’s and Don’ts of Skin Care By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft   Our skin is a reflection of our overall health.  When we are at balance chemically, emotionally, and functionally, our skin glows and looks as healthy as it can be.  … Continue reading

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Allergies and Energetic Medicine: Get Your Feet on the Ground

By Dr. Bridgett B. Simon                 As spring moves in, the season can bring environmental allergies that make you want to hide indoors. In energetic medicine, I take a little different approach.  The practice of Earthing has become a term … Continue reading

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Allergy Easy; Sublingual Drops; Allergy Testing at AIM

by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz Spring is here, and along with it comes some very familiar sounds….birds chirping, bees buzzing, frogs croaking… and people sneezing!  Pollen, the lifeblood of nature that brings renewal every year but plays havoc on the immune … Continue reading

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“I’m not crying, it’s just allergies!”

Herbal Allergy Treatment, by Dr. Rhea Abbott If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you probably have a love/hate relationship with plants (or maybe just a hate/hate?). Grasses, trees, weeds…they’re the cause of our most miserable symptoms, from watery itchy eyes to … Continue reading

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Sleep and the Energy of Crystals

by  Dr. Bridgett B. Simon   Sleep is the time of the yin, the calming, cooling and gentle time to restore our energy and our blood. If the heart is unhappy, Chinese medicine teaches us that it will be hard … Continue reading

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Bedroom Rules for Better Sleep

As a sleep specialist, I’ve noticed we often turn to pills (whether natural or pharmaceutical) as solutions to our sleep troubles, while totally overlooking the basics – your bedroom! Our sleep environment is full of subliminal cues and you can make a big impact on your sleep just by the way you interact with your bedroom or conduct your nighttime routine. Read on for in-depth discussion of how each of these Bedroom Rules plays a role in the restfulness of your nights! Continue reading

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Homeopathy and First Aid

by Dr. Liat Engel, ND Now that spring is in the air and we are all finding ourselves wanting to spend more time outdoors. Activities like hiking, bike riding, running and swimming are all wonderful opportunities for getting our bodies … Continue reading

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Winter: A time to wait for the sun to rise

by Debbie Yu, MS, L.Ac   Chapter two of the Huang Di Nei Jing (Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine) says:  “The three months of winter, they denote securing and storing…  do not disturb the yang [qi] go to rest … Continue reading

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