Category Archives: Marlborough’s Wellness Watch Newsletter (Current/Archived)

No Comments on May I introduce you to…

The Marlborough Wellness Center relocated to 14A Winthrop Street in Marlborough on March 1st, 2010, and provides a place for medical wellness and education. We believe that there are two worlds: one with experts who fix people, and the other world of wellness that educates and empowers them to fix themselves. It is here where you will find professional practitioners who can meet all your health and medical needs...

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No Comments on Fall 08: Seasonal Allergies

Treating and Preventing The Root Cause and Symptomatic Branches Naturally  

Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever or allergic rhinitis, is a common condition that can be treated with Chinese herbal medicine.  Symptoms of allergic rhinitis include (but are not limited to): runny nose and/or nasal congestion; red, itchy eyes; sneezing; headaches; and/or dizziness.  In Traditional Chinese Medicine, seasonal allergies are considered an invasion of wind with heat or dampness...

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No Comments on Fall 08: MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

The Marlborough Wellness Center’s “Alternatively Speaking” Series is teaming up with the Northborough Chiropractic Center to sponsor Mrs. Christine Conway, a certified Feng Shui practitioner, as she introduces us to the Basics of Feng Shui! The event will be held at the Northborough Chiropractic Center on November 13th, from 7-8:30pm .

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No Comments on Fall 08: Tuscan Vegetable Soup – Ribollita

(thank you to Farmer John Mitchell of heirloom harvest CSA for forwarding this recipe to the membership!)

 

3 cups of cooked white beans

2 Tbs. olive oil, plus some for garnish

1 large sprig of rosemary

1 medium onion, diced

1 Tbs. fresh chili pepper, diced

4 carrots, diced

2 stalks celery ,diced

2 potatoes, peeled and diced

1 small zucchini, diced

1 pound kale, stemmed, washed and torn into pieces

6 plum tomatoes, diced

6 cups of hot water

1 Parmesan cheese rind (optional- check out http://www.restaurantwidow.com/2006/10/so_just_what_do.html for info)

1?2 cu...

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No Comments on Fall 08:Arthritis and Traditional Therapies

It is a known fact that as we age, our bodies begin to breakdown from all the years of sports, raising children, and creating careers. That wear and tear becomes most evident when we begin to feel pain or discomfort in our joints and bones. This is oftentimes referred to as arthritis: the breakdown of muscle/bone tissue and loss of joint capsule fluid that allows for smooth movement between the articulating surfaces.

Pain medications, physical therapy, and joint replacement surgeries are three of the most common treatments we know are used for the management ...

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No Comments on Fall 08:Fall Appreciation Raffle

All of the practitioners at the Marlborough Wellness Center want to thank each and every one of our clients for their patronage during these tough economic times, as well as reward those who value wellness and preventative health therapies! Starting October 1st, and running through the month of October, we will be placing each client’s name into a free raffle for a fabulous gift basket that will include a $50 VISA gift card! If you choose to participate, your name will be entered into the raffle each time you come and receive a service from one of the Center’s...

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No Comments on Fall 08:The Massage Corner: A Special for You!

Joyce Clancy, LMT, formerly of Bella Sante in Wellesley, specializes in Swedish relaxation, Deep Tissue, and Hot Stone massage.

 

Joyce thoughtfully treats you as a whole being rather than a set of isolated symptoms.  She always treats her clients with intention and listens to the specific needs of each individual for an effective and satisfying treatment. In a world where there are so many overstressed lives, Joyce’s healing touch gives the body the relief and rejuvenation it needs to feel and live better.

 

Joyce is offering $10...

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No Comments on Fall 08: The “Alternatively Speaking” Series Schedule

This series was established for educational purposes only so that the community can learn about different complimentary medicines and treatments, and make educated decisions about their health treatment options. There are a few details that remain the same for every presentation event:

1. The events are always the second Tuesday of every month from 7:00-8:30pm, unless otherwise specified;

2.  The events are always FREE to attend;

3.  The events will always have FREE food;

4. The events will always be held at “60Nobscot” woodworking studio and showroom, l...

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No Comments on Fall 08: The Marlborough Wellness Center is all about Appreciating your Fall WELLNESS!

The Marlborough Wellness Center is located at 331 Boston Post Road East, Ste. 7, and provides a place for medical wellness and education.  We believe that there are two worlds: one with experts who fix people, and the other world of wellness that educates and empowers them to fix themselves. It is here where you will find professional practitioners who can meet all your health and medical needs...

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No Comments on Summer 08: The Healthy Kid Corner

Treating/preventing sunburns, bug bites and rashes naturally
For those of us who are concerned about the ingredients of kids’ sunscreens and bug repellants, you are not alone and you are in luck!
Sunscreen: We already know we want PABA-free to decrease chance of skin rashes, and at least 15 SPF broad-spectrum sunscreens to cut out the UV-A and UV-B dangerous sunrays...

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