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October 25, 2019

Dr. Erin Crossman, ND   Cold and flu season is among us. It’s time to be the most resilient you can be to support your immune system! We will talk about one plant and group of fungi that are top immune modulators.   The first step towards a strong immune system is 100 per cent […]

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Dr. Arjuna Veeravagu, ND, RAc Conventional lab testing can have many shortcomings for patients with complex chronic illnesses.  The typical blood tests ordered by GP’s often only scratch the surface of evaluating all of the potential underlying causes of chronic diseases.  Conventional stool and urine testing also offers limited insight into the root causes of […]

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Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND   With the recent change to colder temperatures and shorter days we are now in the season of increased frequency of colds and flus. You may notice people around you with runny noses, congestion, coughs, sneezing and red, irritated eyes. Many people wait until it is too late but now is […]

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Dr. Jessica Moore, ND You may have noticed that in the winter, it’s common to have: Less sun exposure (lower vitamin D) Altered sleep habits (winter themed parties/ work celebrations / family visiting etc) Increased sugar intake (holiday parties, seasonal treats etc)   All of these can impact your immune status in addition to several […]

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September 16, 2019

Eliminating known allergens and foods that may cause an inflammatory reaction in those with IBD can be a helpful step on the path to healing. This nutrient rich vegetable soup is hearty, filling and gentle on the digestive system. From:https://www.ibdrelief.com/recipes/roasted-root-vegetable-soup You can mix and match the vegetables to create a soup you can eat. Preheat […]

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Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND A diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Ulcerative Proctitis, or Diverticulitis is no small pill to swallow.  It brings with it a heavy weight of possible complications, suppressive medications, invasive procedures, and a massive impact on the quality of your daily life. It can be an overwhelming and helpless feeling to […]

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Dr. Jessica Moore, ND Naltrexone is a prescription medication that is often used in the treatment of addiction at doses of 50mg to 100mg. In low doses (3.0 – 4.5mg), there is a growing body of scientific and clinical evidence to support its use in the setting of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), autoimmune disease, multiple […]

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Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term that describes chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, the two main types of which are Crohn’s disease (which can affect any part of the digestive tract) and ulcerative colitis (specifically affecting the large intestine). Identifying the physiological imbalances that are contributing to IBD is […]

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August 13, 2019

Dr. Jessica Moore, ND A “sticky” and common, question from patients and their family members is about sugar and cancer – Does sugar feed cancer? The short answer is: “yes, cancer is a metabolic disease; but there is more to the story than that.” *Vocabulary note to the reader: “Glucose” is one type of dietary […]

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Dr. Erin Crossman, ND   Let’s briefly discuss the relationship between sugar and cancer and then touch on tests for how sugar may be impacting your body.   Most sugars consumed are converted into glucose sugar in our bodies. Glucose is a primary fuel source for most cells of the body.   Compared to a […]

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