Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain? Try these . . .

There are many “natural” options to help reduce pain and inflammation. Diet is key as is exercise. Eliminate sugar, nightshades (tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, etc. ), gluten, and any foods that you know you have adverse reactions. Move!–exercise is truly our best friend. Homeopathic or topical Arnica is wonderful for muscle […]

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Fibromyalgia Diagnosing

Better diagnostic abilities may be on the horizon for those suffering fro fibromyalgia. This may help many sufferers get medical attention in the standard medical model. Naturopathic models are helpful regardless of definite diagnosis of fibromyalgia as our goal is to support overall health and reduce the pain/inflammation of fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain, Nutrition and Diet

Reduce Inflammation–Eat Cruciferous Veggies!!

Recent research is revealing that those who eat the most cruciferous vegetables have lower rates of inflammatory markers. What is a cruciferous veggie?? Broccoli, kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage are just a few. Please include these in your diet–I saute kale and broccoli with lemon grass, basil, and mushrooms […]

Aging, Brain and Nervous System Health, Cancer, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain, General Health, Heart Health, Nutrition and Diet

Folate vs. Folic acid

There is a lot of confusion out there regarding whether or not “folic acid” (Vitamin B9) is safe to supplement. The answer likely lies in the form being supplemented. Folic acid has been the most common form of Vitamin B9 in our supplements. But our diet contains folate (think foliage). […]

Aging, Brain and Nervous System Health, Cancer, Children's Health, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain, General Health, Healthy Home and Garden, Immune Health, Women's Health

For Better Sleep?? . . .

Did you know that toxins from your mattress may be adversely impacting your health? The chemicals may cause everything from insomnia, to rashes, to numbness and tingling sensations, and more. If you have chemical sensitivities, you may benefit from a mattress made from natural fibers. Fortunately, in Portland, OR, we […]