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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…

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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…

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Genetic Health Conditions: An Introduction

Part 1 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Dr Doni Wilson explains how genetic mutations are often at the root of poor health and explains how the effects can be minimized, often with very simple treatment. Many people suffer with chronic health conditions such as fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and…

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How to Achieve Powerful Sleep

Written by Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie.  I bet you’ve never thought about getting a powerful night’s rest before, but power is just what you’ll get if you make it a priority to get enough hours of sleep. Stop for a moment and consider the following. Why is a hospital full of beds? When you were…

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Millennial Medicine–Member in the Spotlight

Dr.. Millennia Lytle, who goes by Dr. Millie, was raised in Canada with a whole foods diet, part of the natural health movement of the 70s.  Her parents wanted to raise a large family in a healthy, economical, socially responsible way.  From her father, she learned about the politics and economics of food, for example,…

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Tips for Avoiding the Common Cold

Article written by Dr. Siobhan Hanlon.  Scared of catching a cold? Here are a few things you can do to keep yourself healthy this winter. Supplement with vitamin D. Low levels of vitamin D have been linked to decreased immune function and increased risk of upper respiratory infections. Taken daily with a meal, vitamin D…

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The Value of Naturopathic Medicine in New York–Part VI: Patient Satisfaction

Written by Dr. Sean Heerey.*  This is the sixth article of our six-article series on the efficacy, cost-effectiveness, and safety of naturopathic medicine when it comes to health promotion and disease prevention based on research from across the country.  To read the five prior articles of The Value of Naturopathic Medicine in New York, please click here:…

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The Value of Naturopathic Medicine in New York–Part V: Safety

Written by Dr. Sean Heerey.*  This is the fifth article of a six-article series on the efficacy, cost-effectiveness, and safety of naturopathic medicine when it comes to health promotion and disease prevention based on research from across the country.  To read the first three articles of The Value of Naturopathic Medicine in New York, please click here:…

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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…

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Naturopathic Medicine for Autistic Spectrum Disorder

WRITTEN BY Sean Heerey, ND. WOW – 1 in 68.  According to the CDC, the rate of Autism in the US is 1/68. This number is staggering! In New Jersey the number is 1 in 45. This disorder affects thousands of children and their families in a number of ways. Children who have Autism Spectrum…