Dry Skin, Begone!

Dry Skin, Begone!

Written by NYANP member Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie.  While moisturizer use has its place, dry skin is a signal from the body that some things are imbalanced and need our attention.  We can actually prevent dry skin in the first place with these three easy, healthful steps! Step 1: Nutrition is always my number one…

NDNR: Interstitial Cystitis and Heart Disease

NDNR: Interstitial Cystitis and Heart Disease

Written by Dr. Anne Williams.  In this article, Dr. Williams explains how the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis may be part of a greater pattern, which includes heart disease. Patients diagnosed with interstitial cystitis have a greater risk of stroke and other cardiac conditions. This may be in part explained by systemic inflammation and poor immune…

Fermented Foods for Eczema

Fermented Foods for Eczema

Written by Dr. Millie Lytle. If you’re looking to heal a leaky gut, or problems caused by a leaky gut, look no further than fermented foods for eczema, appetite control or constipation. Your skin is a reflection of your gut health. Fermented foods are superfoods but if you’re still thinking about yogurt or kefir, let’s expand…

How to Relax and De-Stress, Naturally!

How to Relax and De-Stress, Naturally!

ARTICLE WRITTEN BY DR. PATRICIA PIMENTEL SELASSIE.  Stress can often be the root cause of almost any disease.  Diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, dementia and eczema are all chronic diseases that are exacerbated with stress.  You have probably experienced getting a cold or flu when stressed out and tired.  It’s usually a sure sign that you…

Rethinking Pain-Free

Rethinking Pain-Free

An article written by Dr. Millie Lytle. “Pain does not show up in our lives for no reason. It’s a sign that something needs to change.” In the past several years, the US has shown a steady rise in new options for “pain management” – most of them in the form of dangerous pharmaceuticals. It’s…

Unpleasant. Troublesome. Inconvenient. (UTI)

Unpleasant. Troublesome. Inconvenient. (UTI)

Written by Dr. Anne Williams.  Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections in older adults, especially in women. However, the infections are also among the most commonly overdiagnosed and overtreated. An overuse of antibiotics to treat urinary tract infections is an issue as your body’s natural stomach flora is disrupted, calling for…

How Leaky Gut Can Lead to Depression, Anxiety, and Migraine Headaches

How Leaky Gut Can Lead to Depression, Anxiety, and Migraine Headaches

In Part 6 of her Leaky Gut series, Dr. Doni Wilson explains how leaky gut affects more than just your digestion. It can also affect the Gut-Brain Axis, which can lead to neurological symptoms including depression, anxiety, and migraines. Part 6 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In the first three parts of this…

Dr. Jillian Finker’s Path to Wellness

Dr. Jillian Finker’s Path to Wellness

Written by Patricia Pimentel Selassie, ND, CNS Dr. Jillian Finker is a Naturopathic Doctor from Long Island, New York. Her career path has been a lifelong journey, with a few landmark steps that led her to where she is today. Growing up on Long Island, Dr. Finker developed allergy-induced asthma at the age of eight.…

Leaky Gut–What Is It and What Can You Do About It?

Leaky Gut–What Is It and What Can You Do About It?

Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Doni Wilson gives an overview of Leaky Gut. She explains what it is and how to test and treat it naturally. Part 1 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut Leaky Gut, otherwise known as intestinal permeability, is a major underlying cause of many health issues including IBS, headaches, weight gain, Hashimoto’s…