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May 30, 2012

Dr. Jeannie Achuff, ND Sunscreen: Friend or Foe ? We may be back under the clouds for now, but the recent weeks of blazing sun and warm afternoons outdoors has my family contemplating how best to protect our very bald one year old’s head. While covering up in light clothing and donning a potentially un-hip […]

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Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND Adzuki Bean Asian Humus 2 cups of cooked beans ½ inch ginger 1 clove garlic 2 T tahini (or almond butter) 1 T olive oil 1 T ume plum vinegar 1 T rice wine vinegar To cook dried beans: 1 c dried adzuki, soak overnight or 4 hrs. stovetop: 3 c […]

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May 28, 2012

IS YOUR BOWEL REALLY “IRRITABLE”? By Dr. Arjuna Veeravagu ND RAc Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a diagnosis being given with increasing frequency to patients who experience chronic digestive symptoms. The condition is characterized most commonly by the symptoms of intermittent cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea. It occurs more commonly in women and […]

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Dr. Julie Moore, ND Watch out for Ticks: Preventing Lyme Disease As the summer comes upon us and we venture out into the woods for hiking, camping, and outdoor sports with our friends and families, we probably aren’t thinking about ticks. Ticks are small insects that resemble spiders and live on deer, rodents, birds and […]

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Pain in the Gut? Dr. Thara Vayali, ND Grumble, Rumble, Growl & Gurgle. What goes inside, it makes you curdle. Indigestion after meals, twinges and twangs – maybe even doubling over in cramps – you thought that colic ended in infancy! Sound familiar? Maybe you’ve even been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)*, or told […]

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May 10, 2012

Estrogen Dominance – A Common Hormone Imbalance by Dr. Natalie MacIsaac, ND It is accepted and almost expected that each month women will experience variety of symptoms associated with her cycle. Cramps, PMS, insomnia, breast tenderness, weight gain, bloating, fatigue, anxiety, yeast infections, depression, low libido and low stamina are signs that your hormones are out […]

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April 10, 2012

Managing allergies throughout the year by Dr. Miranda Demierre What is an allergy? “Allergy” is a broad term used to describe a hypersensitivity reaction by the immune system to a substance that is harmless to the population at large (as opposed to toxins which are dangerous for all of humankind) but reactive in certain individuals. […]

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March 10, 2012

Spring Cleanse by Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND Spring is an opportune time for cleansing. As nature all around us is preparing to open, expand and bloom with the increasing daylight hours, our bodies too are feeling this change. We can support our bodies to let go of winter stagnation by working to release accumulated toxins. […]

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March 2, 2012

Sublingual Immunotherapy
 A proven alternative to allergy shots By Dr. Kristin Schnurr Introduction Sublingual Immunotherapy, or SLIT, is a proven, injection-free treatment to address the underlying causes of seasonal and environmental allergies. The therapy desensitizes the immune system to pollens, dander, and other allergens. It has been found to be effective in hay fever, allergic […]

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