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3 Ways the Family Dinner Table Can Benefit Nutrition_JM-03292016-Healthy-DSC_7463

3 Ways the Family Dinner Table Can Benefit Nutrition

There used to be a day in America when families would gather around the dinner table to close out the evening with some good conversation and a great meal. Those days seem long gone in an era when most of us are running around from... [read more]

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]

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Naturopathy and Health Insurance: Two Payment Alternatives

Naturopathy is still considered alternative medicine by virtually every health insurance company in America. As such, the typical insurance plan does not cover most of the treatments offered by a naturopathic practitioner. So what is the patient to do? Well, just as naturopathy is an... [read more]

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Hormone Therapy Being Reconsidered for Her Health

Estrogen therapy has been the subject of debate for more than three decades. There was a day when doctors would recommend nearly all menopausal women take hormones to alleviate the symptoms of that stage of life. That changed in the early part of the 21st... [read more]

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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]

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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]

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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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The More We Learn About Stem Cells, the Greater Their Potential

How much do you know about stem cells? If you are like most people, your knowledge extends to the political argument over stem cell research and not much further. But take heart, those of us in the medical community don’t know as much as we... [read more]

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