Yogurt has long been touted as having sundry health benefits that make it a smart addition to any daily health routine. It contains protein, fiber, probiotics, vitamin D and calcium, as well as many other vitamins and minerals. Continue reading →
Dr. Farhan Tahir Empowers Sufferers to Reclaim Their Vitality
by Michelle Bense
As Pennsylvania’s only rheumatologist who is certified in American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology and Integrative Holistic Medicine, Dr. Farhan Tahir, M.D., believes in the use of integrative approaches to reduce dependence on medications. The Founder and Medical Director of Rheumatology Care Consultants, in Yardley, Tahir works extensively with patients struggling with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia syndrome, among many others. In his work with such patients, he has developed an effective, integrative treatment method.
Sustainability could be The Doylestown Food Co-op’s middle name. The co-op is on a mission to provide food that is locally made, organic, fresh, fair trade and produced with no genetic engineering. They also seek to offer foods that are minimally packaged and produced on a small scale. Continue reading →
Dr. Beth Skovron of Heritage Dental, in Montgomeryville, opened her practice in 2005 with a clear focus: taking the dread out of dental visits. Having worked alongside other dentists for 10 years prior to starting her own business, she saw a need for a place where patients felt comfortable. “My whole idea was to create a relaxing environment to take the edge off of going to the dentist,” she says.
Dr. Adriana Moise is a strong believer in Dr. Andrew Weil’s approach to integrative medicine. In fact, she completed a two-year fellowship in 2011 from the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, the world-renowned institute founded by Weil.
The Inner Light Holistic Center will host its fourth annual Inner Light Spiritual Holistic Expo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 8 and 9, at the Sunnybrook Ballroom, in Pottstown. The expo features free lectures all weekend, as well as holistic practitioners such as chiropractors and Reiki practitioners, plus psychic readers and hypnotherapists.
The World Wellness Health Institute—offering advanced services and procedures in the areas of wellness, anti-aging, regenerative and aesthetic medicine—is holding a grand opening celebration from 3 to 7 p.m., October 22, at its Bala Cynwyd office.
Holy Redeemer Women’s HealthCare and Blissful Beginnings & Beyond are holding their second annual Shop N Spa Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 25. The event boasts a talented group of crafty and artistic vendors to help get holiday shopping started, plus spa services.
Wholistic Fitness, a women’s wellness and fitness center in North Wales, is pleased to announce their restructured, six-week Wholistic Women’s Weight Loss Program. The improved program offers 100 percent customized meeting times with no set start date, more individualized attention and incorporates certain health insurance plans.
Dr. Beth Skovron now offers low-radiation 3D scans at her dental practice, Heritage Dental. The state-of-the-art technology called the GALILEOS® 3D Dental Conebeam provides a 3D rendering of the head and neck area to assess those areas, using the lowest radiation level possible.
Beginning in October, Kathleen Downey—author of Healthy is Delicious, integrative counselor and nutritionist with 20 years of experience since healing herself of cancer and Lyme disease—is offering a local and convenient way to experience the benefits of her detox retreat vacations right here in Bucks County.