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…

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Written by Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie.  For many people, Naturopathy is somewhat of an unfamiliar term.  It might bring to mind images of herbal concoctions, ancient remedies and alternative healing methods that are not practiced in conventional medicine.  Though Naturopathic Doctors do have a method that is different from your average MD, you might be…

The Risks of Cell Phone Radiation and How to Avoid it

The Risks of Cell Phone Radiation and How to Avoid it

Written by Dr. Robert Kachko.  Our health is a combination of our genetic susceptibility and our lifestyle choices, and our interaction with the environment takes center stage in determining how we feel. At this point, one of the most potent threats to our immediate environment is the impact of external electromagnetic frequencies (EMF). Since most…

What is the Breakfast of Champions?

What is the Breakfast of Champions?

Written by Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie.  In the Standard American Diet (SAD), breakfast is typically composed of heavy-laden, highly refined carbohydrate foods such as cereal, waffles, pancakes, toast, muffins, Danishes, donuts, biscuits and orange juice.  These refined carbohydrates enter your blood stream as glucose, or sugar, providing quick energy.  Unrefined carbs, like a porridge made…