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Manual Lymphatic Drainage: Is it Right for You?

When you hear the words “manual lymphatic drainage” do you think of massage? Probably not. But manual lymphatic drainage is actually a type of massage that offers many health benefits. The licensed massage therapists at Inova Medical Spa are specially trained to perform this technique for cancer patients and others. The lymphatic system helps eliminate…

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Changing Seasons = Changing Skin

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Tips to ease your skin’s transition to cooler, drier weather The change of seasons brings changes to our skin. Fall’s cooler, drier weather can cause dehydration, irritation and sensitivity. Here are some simple tips to keep your skin looking great as temperatures drop: Use a humidifier to put moisture back into the air. Keep it…

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Shopping for Safe Skincare Products

Our skin is our largest organ and absorbs much of what we put on it. But how many of us really know what’s in the skincare products we use? Many ingredients are questionable at best, and downright harmful at worst. For example, did you know that mineral oil is a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained…

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VR Meditation Can Ease Stress for Cancer Patients

Ephi Gravette is the Client Coordinator at Inova Medical Spa at Schar Cancer Institute. She has more than seven years of customer service experience in the retail industry and is passionate about helping others look and feel their best. Research shows that virtual reality (VR) meditation can ease stress and lower anxiety. The technology is…

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Cold Weather Skin Care

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It’s no secret – winter weather can wreak havoc on your skin. Freezing temperatures, dry air and harsh conditions can lead to redness, eczema and even acne. But, don’t despair! With a few simple changes, you can keep your skin healthy and glowing all winter long. Try these top tips: TIP 1: Switch to a…

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Wellness in the New Year

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Tips for positive lifestyle changes in 2019 While the holiday season is merry and joyous, it can be equally exhausting and stressful. By the new year, many are relieved that the holiday hustle and bustle has passed and are excited about what’s to come. It’s usually at this time of the year that many will…

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Can’t Kick That Bug? Heal Faster With These Dietary Supplements

Teerawong (Kan) Kasiolarn, ND, LAc, MSAc, is a certified naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist. This has been a crazy winter!  Colds, coughs, and the flu are spreading quickly.  And, despite many of my patients’ best efforts to eat clean and remain illness-free, they are succumbing to colds left and right. Optimizing your immune system begins…

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