Guide to Prep for and Recover From Surgical Procedures

woman awaits surgery

Dr. Darlene Holloway, a naturopath and founder of the Alternative Health Center of Cary, frequently serves as a healing guide for clients who are facing or recovering from surgery.

“I have been a partner in the pre- and post-surgical experience for more than three decades,” she acknowledges, “and I have become keenly aware that a client’s attitude about surgery has a profound impact on the outcome of the procedure. So I encourage my clients to gather information and connect with internal resources in a way that will truly serve their interests.” Continue reading

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Millions Spend Millions on Laxatives

several brands of laxatives

“Remember,” says Dr. Darlene Holloway in her passionate, professional voice, “constipation is a symptom of a health problem, which is simply signaling the fact that there is an issue that needs to be addressed. Our job as colon hydrotherapists is to identify the cause of the symptom and offer effective relief.”

Constipation, she notes, is widespread. Laxatives are a multi-million dollar business and, experts say, many millions of people in the U.S. have a significant problem with constipation on any given day. Continue reading

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Restoring Health, Supporting Longevity

nature scene with trees and a bridge

In her mid-fifties, Barbara was an ill patient who clearly longed for both health and longevity.

On the advice of several health care professionals, she began taking a medication cocktail to deal with strong and unpleasant menopausal symptoms. The results were amazing and consequential.

Over a six-month period, Barbara lost 70 pounds and more than half of the hair on her head. And she had become allergic to almost everything. “Doctors were baffled—they simply couldn’t figure out what was going on,” she recalls. “I kept breaking out with terrible rashes, and finally I had to wear a mask outside of my home to help curb my sensitivities.” Continue reading

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The Battle Against Toxicity

battling toxicity

For Darlene Holloway at the Alternative Health Center of Cary, toxicity is the enemy, and she and her colleagues use many talents and treatments to counter its effects.

First and foremost among them in her armamentarium is colon hydrotherapy, and she is so skilled in its application that several years ago she was chosen as the first Colon Therapist of the Year by the International Association of Colon Therapists. More recently, she has been serving as an At Large Member of that organization’s Board of Directors. Continue reading

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