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Taking the Slow Road to Naturopathic Health_medicine-concept_z1_Y1wPd

Taking the Slow Road to Naturopathic Health

I love naturopathic medicine. I love everything about it, especially working with new patients as they discover that there are lots of different ways to improve one’s health that does not necessarily have to be so invasive. I have even discovered that I like the... [read more]

Fountain of Youth May Be Found in Southeast Italy_creative-map-of-italy_f1w9htdd_L (1)

Fountain of Youth May Be Found in Southeast Italy

The mythical fountain of youth has been the basis for countless films and books. And although we may not be able to live this life forever, that fact has not stopped people from looking for new ways to stay younger and healthier for longer. Perhaps... [read more]

Children's Health Survey Not Surprising in Modern World_IMG_9325-1379

Children’s Health Survey Not Surprising in Modern World

The University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital issued a press release in mid-April (2016) announcing the results of a brand-new survey detailing the state of children’s health. The results of the survey are not surprising given the modern world our kids are now growing... [read more]

Advancing the Principles of Naturopathic Medicine_medicine_zJd17w_d

Advancing the Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

One of the things I want to accomplish with my blog is to present emerging naturopathic treatments that are gaining respect in Western medicine. For example, I published a post not too long ago talking about the use of IV therapy to treat shingles. Before... [read more]

Why Naturopaths Ask so Many Darned Questions_medic-199-613-715

Why Naturopaths Ask so Many Darned Questions

As a practitioner of naturopathic medicine, I am known to ask a lot of questions. So many questions, in fact, that I’ve had patients ask me why I needed so much information. Some are confused due to past experiences with other doctors who barely asked... [read more]

3 Nutritional Habits That Can Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease_heart-rate-display-monitor-showing-cardiac-and-coronary-health_My

3 Nutritional Habits That Can Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease

You have heard it before – heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the U.S. Approximately one in every four adult deaths are the result of some form of heart disease, bringing the total to more than 610,000... [read more]

3 Kinds of Hormones and What You Should Know about Them_woman-in-the-garden_MJShquHd_L

3 Kinds of Hormones and What You Should Know about Them

Hormones are a group of chemicals in the body that are transported via the circulatory system to different tissues and organs. They help to relegate a long list of physiological functions including growth, development, sexual function, digestion, metabolism, and on and on. Any imbalance in... [read more]

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Neglecting Emotional Health Can Lead to Physical Symptoms

Have you ever been to see your doctor about a recently developing medical condition only to have him or her ask questions relating to your emotional state? While such questions were not necessarily routine in previous generations, they are becoming increasingly more so as the... [read more]

IV Therapy for Shingles and Other Conditions_cbi-0216-031_043_110912

IV Therapy for Shingles and Other Conditions

Naturopathic medicine is still not the go-to option in America, but more people are coming around to our more natural way of healing as they learn about the benefits of naturopathy. For example, IV therapy is growing in popularity for the treatment of numerous conditions,... [read more]

Healthy Eating vs. Exercise - Is Either Better than the Other_fit6-91-547

Healthy Eating vs. Exercise: Is Either Better than the Other?

Healthy eating versus exercise: is either one better than the other? If we naturopaths had a dollar for every time we heard that question we would have a lot of dollars. And unfortunately, far too many in the business of being healthy try to convince... [read more]

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