Category: Alternative Health

What Is Yoga Therapy?

Jeanette Conery
Jeanette Conery

By Jeanette Conery The International Association of Yoga Therapists (the accrediting body for all yoga therapists) says that “Yoga Therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the philosophy and practice of Yoga.” It’s important to know that yoga therapists aren’t setting out to “cure”… Read more »

Detoxification of the Pineal Gland

By Mark Light, MD   The pineal gland is known as the “third eye” or all-seeing-eye because it has been perceived that it can envision far beyond the physical eyes, allowing it to relate and interpret physical and emotional signals and vibrations of the body to the brain. The pineal gland is named after the… Read more »

Chico’s New Naturopathic Doctor

Ashley Olberg
Ashley Olberg

By Dr. Ashley Olberg   Dear Lotus Guide community, Naturopathic Medicine Hello! My name is Dr. Ashley Olberg, and I am a newcomer to the Lotus Guide family. This is the fourth time now that I have lived in Butte County; this area has always drawn me back to it. Now I am back for… Read more »

Winter Blues and Broken Bones

d3
d3

How to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough of the Protective Power of Vitamin D3 By Kristin Grayce McGary, LAc., MAc., CFMP, CSTcert, CLP My family and I lived in a suburb of Chicago when I was a child. The weather was often overcast and gloomy. When it was sunny, my parents applied sunscreen. Unfortunately, when… Read more »

5G Technology And the World We Live In

5G danger
5G danger

By Rahasya Poe As you can easily imagine, knowing what to write about can be a daunting task because so many things are happening on our planet that have dire consequences. I will list a few topics that we’ve covered in the past and I also need to say this … I have officially reached… Read more »

Fasting

Michael Turk
Michael Turk

A Forgotten Approach to Chronic Disease   By Michael Turk   As modern society puts more demands on our physical and mental well-being, we often turn to food, alcohol, and drugs with numerous side effects to temporarily suppress the side effects and to numb the pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,… Read more »

STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION

Structural Integrity-book
Structural Integrity-book

and Energy Medicine   By Jean Louise Green   I’ve been a lifelong seeker and connector of dots and I am so grateful to have found structural integration. I rate it as one of my top three life experiences. Not only does it give me a comfortable body to live in, it has also provided… Read more »

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali-Chapter 4

Patanjali-yoga sutras
Patanjali-yoga sutras

By Tom Hess The fourth chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is in some ways a culmination of the body of work that has come before and, more important, it is a description of how a realized being exists on the earth. Realized beings are those who have gone through the practice of yoga… Read more »

Fall and Winter Allergies-Dr-Patrick

Dr Patrick-Digestive Relief
Dr Patrick-Digestive Relief

Do You Have Fall and Winter Allergies?   By Dr. Patrick Giammarise, DC, IHS   Most people think of allergies as a spring thing but allergies are becoming increasingly more common for many people in the fall and winter. Some of the more common fall and winter allergens include pollen, mold, pet dander, dust, dust… Read more »

Amputation Avoided

daisy-dog-cancer-naet
daisy-dog-cancer-naet

By Dr. Mark Light and Vickie Van Scyoc, RN We’d like you to meet Daisy. She’s the precious border collie, a therapy dog for her owner Shauna, who has PTSD. Daisy had a large growth between two of her paw pads. Her energy level was low and Shauna was worried. The vet biopsied the growth… Read more »