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DR. ELAINE'S NATURAL HEALTH BLOG
Dr. Elaine Gavalas~Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner~Yoga Therapist~Exercise Physiologist~Weight Management Coach~Menopause Specialist~Best-Selling Author

THANKSGIVING SPIRITUAL FEAST

"Practice Gratitude With Yoga Awareness."

Read Dr. Elaine's article and get her Sacred Rice Salad recipe in Fit Yoga magazine HERE.

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VOTE LIKE A YOGI

VOTE LIKE A YOGI

on Election Day!

Plant the seeds for a better tomorrow.

We are the ones we have been waiting for!

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HAPPY YOGA HALLOWEEN!

Chanting OM...

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DR. ELAINE EXPLAINS YOGA DETOX IN DELICIOUS LIVING MAGAZINE

 

"Panchakarma therapy (also known as Yoga Detox) is an Ayurvedic detoxification program clinically shown to help middle-aged adults manage their weight and boost well-being."

 

READ DR. ELAINE'S DELICIOUS LIVING MAGAZINE "ASK THE EXPERT" COLUMN HERE! 

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LADIES OVER 40! MANAGE WEIGHT & IMPROVE WELL-BEING WITH YOGA DETOX

 

A landmark study reports Yoga Detox (also known as Panchakarma) for women over 40 is linked to a lowered risk of obesity, hormonal imbalance, inflammation, diabetes and heart disease. 

 

Dr. Elaine's Restorative Child's Pose from THE YOGA MINIBOOK FOR LONGEVITY will support your body and mind during a detox>>

 

 

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OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

 

Breakthrough research reports yoga and mindfulness meditation maintain telomere length in breast cancer patients and may promote cancer survival.

 

Practice Dr. Elaine's Yoga Mindfulness Meditation video from her upcoming multimedia book THE YOGA THERAPY GUIDE.

 

 

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OCTOBER IS VEGETARIAN AWARENESS MONTH

 

Watch Dr. Elaine's Stomach Lift for Toning and Digestion from YOGI IN THE KITCHEN>>

 

 

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YOGA PROMOTES LASTING WEIGHT LOSS

 

A study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports yoga diet, exercise, breathing, and meditation promotes and maintains lasting weight loss.

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YOGA COMPLETE BREATH FOR MENOPAUSE SYMPTOMS

Dr. Elaine's new multimedia book THE YOGA THERAPY GUIDE coming soon!

"A study shows yoga including Complete Breath significantly reduced all menopausal symptoms on the Menopause Rating Scale."


Watch Dr. Elaine's Yoga Complete Breath for Menopause video from THE YOGA THERAPY GUIDE.

 

 

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SEPTEMBER IS MENOPAUSE AWARENESS MONTH

 

Ladies! There's yoga hope for your menopause symptoms!

"A prospective randomized study found yoga can be considered as a non-pharmacological option for management of menopausal symptoms."

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The following study analysis is an excerpt from Dr. Elaine's THE YOGA THERAPY GUIDE coming soon!

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THE YOGA THERAPY GUIDE Coming Soon!

 

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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL YOGA MONTH

Fifty years ago, yoga master Swami Satchidananda opened the Woodstock Music Festival sharing a prayer of Peace and Love.

"America is helping everybody in the material field, but the time has come for America to help the whole world with spirituality also." 

More than 500,000 people chanted "Hari OM" together.

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Peace, Love and Rock n Roll from Woodstock

Peace, Love and Rock n Roll from Woodstock 50th Anniversary! The tribe has gathered on official hallowed ground to celebrate! ☮ ❤️

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DR. ELAINE BOARD CERTIFIED HOLISTIC HEALTH PRACTITIONER

DR. ELAINE IS OFFICIALLY BOARD CERTIFIED AS AN HOLISTIC HEALTH PRACTITIONER!

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DR. ELAINE'S GALEN BOTANICALS NAIL REPAIR

GALEN BOTANICALS NAIL REPAIR 1 OZ BOTTLE WITH NAIL BRUSH

Features a potent blend of essential oils to help repair fungus nail problems and improve nails appearance. 

Before and after photos of fungal toenails is a typical result in a Nail Repair trial with fungal toenail patients after 2 months of use.

Use with Galen Botanicals Athlete's Foot Relief to help with Athlete's Foot skin condition and improve skin appearance.

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1. Thoroughly wash and dry affected toes.
2. Brush Nail Repair directly over affected nail and underneath nail tip twice daily.

May briefly feel a heat sensation. Avoid contact with the skin and eyes.

3. You should notice the appearance of your nail improving after the first few weeks.

4. Trim your nails often.

5. Continue use for 2 to 8 months until a completely new, healthy nail has grown. Toe nails grow very slowly; average length of time is 8 months for a completely new nail to grow.

 

CAUTION

For external use only

Do not use on injured or cracked skin.

Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Wash your hands after use.

If skin irritation occurs, discontinue use and seek medical advice.

Keep away from children.

Do not use if you're pregnant or breastfeeding or allergic to the ingredients.

 

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Click to read published studies on the antifungal properties of Wild Greek Oregano and Tea Tree Oil. 

 

DISCLAIMER

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Galen Botanicals products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Not FDA Approved for Medical Treatment. Please consult a licensed health professional for advice and treatment.

 

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BEAT THE HEAT WITH COOL YOGA FOODS

 

"This summer beat the heat with deliciously cooling yoga foods."

READ DR. ELAINE'S FIT YOGA MAGAZINE ARTICLE HERE!

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KUNDALINI YOGA TREATS OCD

 

Breakthrough research published in CNS Spectrums reveals patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) participating in a kundalini yoga protocol had a 71% improvement in symptoms on the Yale - Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale.


Researchers at Children's Hospital, San Diego, California, assigned 22 patients with OCD either to a kundalini yoga protocol or a Relaxation Response plus Mindfulness Meditation Technique class. The two groups participated in 1 hour classes weekly for 3 months. 


The kundalini yoga protocol was devised specifically for patients with OCD. The other group practiced standard Relaxation Response and Mindfulness Meditation techniques.


Researchers found the kundalini yoga group had significant improvement in symptoms. However, the relaxation/mindfulness group did not show symptoms improvement.


The two groups were merged for another year of kundalini yoga treatment.  At 15 months, the final group had a 71% improvement in symptoms on the Yale - Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale.


"This study demonstrates that kundalini yoga techniques are effective in the treatment of OCD," the researchers conclude.

 

RESEARCHER'S INTERVIEW GIVES MORE INFO ON KUNDALINI YOGA TREATS OCD! LISTEN HERE!

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HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

 

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY! ☮ ❤

Grateful to be in the land of the free and the home of the brave.

“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Declaration of Independence

“May All Beings Everywhere Be Happy And Free.” Yoga Sanskrit Mantra
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu


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CELEBRATE FIRST DAY OF SUMMER & YOGA DAY!

 

THIS FRIDAY IS THE SUMMER SOLSTICE AND YOGA DAY!

Celebrate with Dr. Elaine’s Cool Yoga Foods and Yoga Sun Salutation Variations.


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YOGA HELPS ALZHEIMER'S - June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month


"Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) is a protein that protects brain neurons and is significantly reduced in people with Alzheimer's. Now breakthrough research reveals NGF can be increased with yoga breathing in Alzheimer's patients."
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DR. ELAINE'S GALEN BOTANICALS LINE SERUM

Features all natural potent apple stem cells clinically shown to regenerate skin cells, protect skin cells from aging, and reduce fine lines and deep wrinkles with a tightening facelift effect. Apply 1 drop directly to lines and wrinkles on face, neck, chest, and skin twice daily for fast, visible results. Can also be used as a booster by applying under Galen Botanicals Beauty Serum.

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THE YOGA MINIBOOK FOR LONGEVITY and THE YOGA MINIBOOK FOR LONGEVITY: VIDEO EDITION

Dr. Elaine's Best-Selling Yoga Anti-Aging Guide for Women Over 40!
FREE Read & Instant Download on Amazon Kindle Unlimited/Prime Lenders' Library! ☮ ❤

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YOGA PROMOTES BRAIN HEALTH - June is Brain Awareness Month

 

"Cognitive decline does not have to be an inevitable part of growing older. Now research reports meditation may help prevent brain aging and improve brain function."

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YOGA HELPS VETS - Happy Memorial Day!


Thank You Service Men/Women that Fight for Our Freedom Everyday!

"The U.S. military is turning to yoga to help manage combat stress and decrease the risk of PTSD and suicide."

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YOGA HELPS TREAT EATING DISORDERS - May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

 

Studies suggest yoga can help relieve anorexia, bulemia and teens eating disorders.

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HAPPY MOTHER DAY! YOGA REDUCES PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS

 

"This first randomized study of yoga in high-risk pregnancy has shown that yoga can potentially be an effective therapy in reducing hypertensive related complications of pregnancy and improving fetal outcomes."

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YOGA RELIEVES OCD SYMPTOMS - May is Mental Health Awareness Month

 

A study published in Interdisciplinary International Journal found yoga, breathing and chanting significantly reduced obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms.

 
Researchers at Dev Sanskriti University in India, assigned 60 patients with the anxiety disorder OCD to yoga practice. All of the participants were not on drug therapy.


The patients participated in a 60-minute yoga practice for 45 sessions. The yoga program included 20 minutes of yoga, 10 minutes of yoga breathing, 10 minutes of mantra chanting and herbal medicines.


"The holistic approach produced significant reduction in the level of OCD," the researchers write. "The combination of these specific techniques has a collective effect on the patients and causes significant reduction in the symptoms of OCD."

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YOGA, MEDICAL MARIJUANA & ACUPUNCTURE RELIEVE CHRONIC PAIN

 

"Current research reports yoga, medical marijuana and acupuncture can relieve chronic pain."


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DR. ELAINE'S BIG HEALTHY GREEK EASTER

 

"Experience the joy of heart-healthy eating with delicious Mediterranean dishes. Includes the Mediterranean diet pyramid and Greek recipes..."

READ DR. ELAINE'S MOTHER EARTH NEWS MAGAZINE ARTICLE HERE!

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DR. ELAINE'S SPRING INTO SHAPE WITH YOGA


DR. ELAINE'S SPRING INTO SHAPE WITH YOGA

Revitalize and rejuvenate with the following “10 Healing Yoga Foods for Spring” and Dr. Elaine’s light, healing yoga practice.


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APRIL IS EARTH MONTH~GO ORGANIC & GMO FREE WITH DR. ELAINE'S YOGA DIET

 

APRIL IS EARTH MONTH

GO ORGANIC & GMO FREE WITH DR. ELAINE'S YOGA DIET!

Unplug, Tune In and Thank Mother Earth!

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CELEBRATE SPRING!

 

RENEW WITH DR. ELAINE'S YOGA WALKING MANTRA MEDITATION!

 

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SPRING CLEAN

It's Been a Long Winter!

Detox and Renew with Dr. Elaine's High Vibe Yoga Foods and Recipes!

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YOGA BENEFITS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

YOGA BENEFITS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

"Recent studies show yoga can improve strength, balance, mobility and quality of life in individuals with MS."

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DR. ELAINE'S GALEN BOTANICALS HAIR RESTORE

Helps restore scalp and hair health. Studies suggest fruit stem cells prevent hair follicle aging and hair loss while promoting hair growth. Apply several drops to affected areas of the scalp daily. Add a drop to shampoo and/or conditioner daily.

Ingredients: Hyaluronic Acid, Fruit Stem Cells.

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YOGA RELIEVES MENOPAUSE SYMPTOMS

A study published in Menopause International found: 

"Yoga is effective in reducing menopausal symptoms, and should be considered as alternative therapy for the management of menopausal symptoms."

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