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Shalva Clinic In Westport Holds Spring “Fresh Start” Open House

Shalva Clinic's "Fresh Start" Open House will be held on Friday, May 20, at 8 Lincoln St.
Shalva Clinic's "Fresh Start" Open House will be held on Friday, May 20, at 8 Lincoln St. Video Credit: Shalva Clinic

WESTPORT, Conn. -- Shalva Clinic will hold its third seasonal "Fresh Start" open house on Friday, May 20, for residents to receive free 15-minute consultations, along with talks and informational sessions.

Held from 4 to 8 p.m., visitors will have a chance to meet the clinic’s naturopathic doctors for a free 15- minute cardiometabolic consults, along with demonstrations by an integrative nutrition health coach, master herbalist, and massage therapist. 

Registration is required for the consults: 

“Spring is a wonderful time to recommit to your health,” said Dr. Ellen Lewis, ND, founder of Shalva Clinic. “The days are getting longer so there’s more time to be active, and there are more fresh foods available, both important boosts to cardiovascular health. Shalva Clinic has a strong focus on healthy hearts, because heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women. In fact, heart disease kills five times more women than breast cancer.” 

Attendees will also receive free massages and can take part in herbal medicine demonstrations.

Shalva Clinic was founded in Westport, Conn. in 2012. The word “Shalva” means “peace” in Hebrew; the name was carefully chosen to reflect the clinic’s emphasis on a serene atmosphere and the peace that patients experience when their bodies come back into balance. 

Some of the open house talk topics will include: Learn to Make Your Own Heart Health Tincture using Herbs and Garden Weeds; Stay Full with This Protein Packed Super Smoothie! A Demonstration & Sampling; Lower Blood Pressure With These 3 Things: Nutrition, Herbs, and Homeopathy, and The Most Important Risk Factors for Heart Health that you most likely have not been tested for, among others. 

The clinic is located at 8 Lincoln St. Visit for more information. 

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