Traumatic Impact of Sexual Abuse

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Dr. Darlene Holloway, noted for her skill and experience with colonic irrigation and other detox modalities, has an intimate understanding of the way in which the natural processes of the body can be disrupted by traumatic experience. She founded the Alternative Health Center of Cary in 1992, and nearly two decades later she was the first in her specialty to be named the Colon Therapist of the Year by the International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy. Continue reading

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Massage and the Mind

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Dr. Darlene Holloway has an extraordinary range of training and skills that she brings to her healing work in the Alternative Health Center of Cary, which she founded in 1992.

And she has achieved richly deserved recognition: In 2009, she was named the Colon Therapist of the Year by the International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy the first to hold that honor. Soon after, she joined the organizations Board of Directors and continues to be recognized for exemplary service in her field. Continue reading

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A Master of Movement

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It’s not an exaggeration to say that Darlene Holloway, a naturopathic doctor, is a master of movement.

Founder of the Alternative Health Center of Cary, she has devoted decades of her professional life to moving toxins out of bodily systems to create human havens for health.

In the process, her work and skill have been widely recognized. In 2009, she was named the Colon Therapist of the Year by the International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy—the first to hold that honor. Soon after, she joined the organization’s Board of Directors and continues to be recognized for exemplary service in her field. Continue reading

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Myths About Colon Hydrotherapy

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Colon hydrotherapy, also known as a colonic, is an age-old practice described in ancient Egyptian medical books, and discussed by famous Greek physicians, such as Hippocrates and Galen. For centuries the cleansing of the colon has been credited with assisting the healing process of chronic and acute illnesses such as diverticulosis, irritable bowl syndrome (IBS), and most commonly, constipation.

Today, several misconceptions about colon hydrotherapy persist, perhaps the most common of which is that it is a painful, or at least an uncomfortable, process. Continue reading

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