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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Dr. Doni Wilson talks about naturopathic medicine and its many benefits, including how it works together with conventional medicine. Your body is an amazing thing. It has all sorts of built-in protections, including the ability to heal itself. Naturopathic medicine supports your body in the healing process. Just like conventional medicine, it uses science and…

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Ten Naturopathic Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

Written by Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie 1. Positive thinking.  Start the day with positive thoughts or by forging a smile as soon as you open your eyes. Our thoughts affect our emotions by releasing both stress producing neurotransmitters like cortisol and adrenaline and positive ones like dopamine and serotonin. 2. Contrast showering. Shower with one…

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…

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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…

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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…

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How Food Sensitivities Can Interfere with a Good Night’s Sleep

Written by Dr. Doni Wilson.  This is Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Dr. Doni Wilson, author of The Stress Remedy explains how food sensitivities can prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. She offers advice for breaking the cycle. We started off this blog series by discussing 12…

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Everyday Meditation for Everyday People

Written by Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie In the past, when someone mentioned that they were going on a hike, I thought it entailed heavy backpacks, special hiking boots, a walking stick, trail mix, and panting up a hill. Now I understand that “hike” is just another word for “walk.” Likewise, I used to think that…