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Archive Category: Naturopathic Medicine

Acetaminophen Overdosing During Cold/Flu Season

April 5th, 2018

Increased overdosing with acetaminophen is noted during cold and flu season–at least in part due to the multiple over-the-counter medications that contain it. Please note that there are many natural treatment options to support your body’s recovery from colds and flus while reducing symptoms, too–schedule an appointment if you are struggling.

Naturopathic Nutrition Training

March 16th, 2018

Wondering about the nutrition training that naturopathic physicians receive? Check out this article! 🙂

Naturopathic Diagnosis and Care for Digestive Complaints

March 1st, 2018

This is a great summary of how naturopathic physicians are trained to diagnose and treat digestive complaints. Gastrointestinal function is foundational to health! Check out the article!

Why ND’s Spend More Time with Their Patients

January 23rd, 2018

So, you might have noticed that your appointments with a naturopathic physician (ND) are much longer than those with many allopathic providers (MD, DO, PA, NP). Our goal is to treat the whole person by teasing out the underlying cause of the health complaint. This article does a nice job explaining!  To your health!!

Naturopathic Physicians–FAQ’s

May 13th, 2017

If you have never been to a naturopathic physician, or even if you have, this link offers great information regarding FAQ’s. It explains education, differences between ND’s and MD’s and DO’s, and more. Check it out 🙂


Mustard Pack

February 7th, 2017

The Mustard Pack treatment can be very helpful as part of treatment for bronchitis and chest congestion. It is a simple treatment using dry mustard, flour (yes, gluten-free flour works, too), and water. Please see the attached instructions. As always, consult your doctor when ill as this is just part of a full treatment plan. To your health!!

Mustard Pack

Why You May Want to Seek Out a Good Naturopathic Physician

December 14th, 2015

I am so grateful for the many types of healthcare providers that are available. You may want to remember that a naturopathic physician is an important one to have on your healthcare team. This is a great overview article–call with additional questions or for an appointment. To your health!

Mistletoe–Not just for a kiss!

December 15th, 2014

Mistletoe hanging in your home? Give your loved-one a hug and kiss. And also know that mistletoe has been used for its medicinal qualities for centuries. Learn more here and here, too. Merry Christmas!!!

Hormone Imbalance??

October 6th, 2014

While we tend to think of menopause as the time for hormone imbalance (and it IS as the ovaries retire), there are other hormone imbalances that can adversely impact our overall health and mood. Excessive fatigue may be due to thyroid or adrenal imbalances. Excessive hair growth or loss may be a testosterone problem. Sleep problems may be due to blood sugar crashes and adrenal stress. And please note that blood testing is not always the best for determining these imbalances. Please call for an appointment to discuss options for you and a treatment plan customized for you!!

Naturopathic Primary Care

May 15th, 2014

Naturopathic physicians are trained in primary care and are great health care resources for everything from wellness examinations to ear infections, fevers, colds, indigestion, etc. Please read the attached article.

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