Category: Conditions and Symptoms

January 8, 2013

A Comprehensive Approach to Weight Management

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND The paradigm of excess weight being the result of excess caloric intake coupled with lack of activity has failed to produce consistent results in weight management over the decades, nor does it explain why some individuals can avoid exercise and eat a bag of cookies and stay slim while others eat […]

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Optimize Your Health

OPTIMIZE IN 2013!   With the New Year fresh in our minds use the turning over of a new calendar as an opportunity to take stock of where you are and where you would like to be in life path.  In terms of health this is an ideal time for a personal inventory.  Even if […]

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Building Our Reserves

Dr. Kristin Schnurr, ND   During winter, snows replenish earth’s water reservoirs and plants return their sap to their roots, re-collecting their energy.  We too need a “Winter season” to restore our energy, build our reserves and reflect on our lives.  Paradoxically, the winter holidays demand a different type of energy.  We are often expected […]

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December 10, 2012

REST and DIGEST for Holiday Health

Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND The way you eat ought to allow you to enjoy life and the pleasures of health and happiness. This is especially true during this holiday season, where we may take time out of our “regular scheduled programming” of skipping breakfast, on-the-go lunches and rushed dinners to settle into longer meals of […]

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Finding The Light In Darker Days

Finding The Light In Darker Days Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND As we head into darker winter days and experience less sunlight it is natural to feel different than we do during enlivening spring days.  People experience an increased desire to sleep, less inclination for social events, a bit lower energy and perhaps a more introspective […]

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November 12, 2012

Six Suggestions for Boosting Your Immunity Naturally

Act quickly and know when your supplements are at their most effective.  Many natural remedies such as Echinacea, Yin Chiao San, and homeopathic cold & flu medications work far more effectively (or only at all) when taken in the first stages of illness. Use foods medicinally. Nourishing foods such as meat, fish, and vegetable broths […]

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October 1, 2012

The Stress-Weight Connection

Cortisol and Your Metabolism Dr. Arjuna Veeravagu ND RAc   Weight gain or loss is an issue that often occurs during and after times of elevated stress, and an imbalance of the stress hormone cortisol is often the cause.  Typically increased stress stimulates our adrenal glands to produce higher levels of the hormones cortisol, DHEA […]

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Injections for Flu Prevention

Our natural alternative to the flu shot involves two injections of low dose herbal extracts and minerals and a take home package that continues to boost immunity.  This is not a vaccination.  Instead it improves white blood cell activity against viral particles, speeding up the rate that they respond to viral invaders. We have many […]

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Oh Sweet, Elusive Balance

Dr. Kristin Schnurr, ND There is a slight nip in the air today.  The days are starting to get shorter.  It’s time to harvest the many tomatoes ripening in our garden, to warm up with bowls of butternut squash soup and to dig out sweaters from the basement.  We are beginning to store and stack […]

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August 2, 2012

Natural Treatments for Anxiety and Depression

Natural Treatments for Anxiety and Depression Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND Ask most people if they feel better when the weather is sunny and likely you’ll get a resounding “Yes” as an answer. However, even with the better summer weather many people still experience ongoing difficulty with symptoms of anxiety and depression. Naturopathic medicine offers excellent […]

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