Holistic Healing for Moms: Exploring Alternative Therapies for Women’s Health and Wellness


With the increasing interest in holistic health and wellness, many women are exploring alternative therapies to support their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This article delves into various alternative therapies and digital health tools that can help women achieve a more comprehensive and individualized approach to their health and wellness journey.

Regulatory Considerations for Digital Health Tools

Digital health tools are subject to different regulatory classes based on their intended use, risk level, and interaction with users. General wellness products typically do not fall under regulatory oversight, while digital health tools that qualify as medical devices may require regulatory oversight and premarket clearance or approval. The future of consumer health lies in integrating digital health tools to foster more holistic approaches to healthcare.

Reset Wellness Collective: Non-Medical Therapies for Athletic Recovery and Overall Wellness

Reset, a new wellness collective, is opening in Crozet on May 16, offering non-medical therapies for athletic recovery and overall wellness. These therapies include a sauna, cold plunge, and compression therapy, which can aid in recovery from strenuous activity or life in general. Reset also offers traditional and innovative wellness practices, including massage therapy, Reiki, health counseling, and cosmetic services.

Emily Fenger: Unique Healing Practices for Women

Emily Fenger runs a unique business that combines Reiki, breath work, meditation, mindfulness writing, and other healing practices for women. These practices can help women manage stress, improve mental and emotional well-being, and foster a more balanced and holistic approach to their health.

Managing Obesity: A Women’s Health Perspective

A paper published in the Journal of Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases explores a women’s health perspective on managing obesity. The paper presents a holistic consideration of the condition and its management against the background of female physiology. It suggests a comprehensive assessment of the individual as the first step in diagnosing obesity, which includes a history focused on periods of weight gain, factors that drove weight gain, and the impact of pregnancy and menopause among women. Lifestyle therapies are the linchpin of weight loss efforts, with adjunctive medical or surgical interventions as needed.