Category: Detoxification

June 18, 2018

The Estrobolome: The influence of gut bacteria on estrogen levels

Dr. Julia Christensen, ND As naturopathic physicians we take a thorough history and ask questions about the functioning of most body systems.  The reason we do this is because the function of one system can very much influence another. In my practice, many people book visits to work on hormone balancing and regulation.  Often times in […]

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April 13, 2018

Botanical Medicine for a Thriving Liver

Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND Did you know that an optimally functioning liver is essential to hormonal health, digestive health, our mood and even our aging process? Fortunately there is an abundance of liver wonder herbs that are known to Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine. The selection of a liver herb is based on the desired […]

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How to Love Your Liver

Dr. Julia Christensen ND Providing support to the liver is one of my favorite things to do in practice because this organ does so much for us! From sorting through metabolic waste, supporting digestion, clearing hormones, and breaking down the alcohol from a night out, it’s responsible for so many important functions. Therefore, it’s imperative […]

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March 13, 2018

Pathways of Detoxification

Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND Chelation is the use of agents to detoxify your body from heavy metal such as mercury, arsenic, and lead. On average 10-20 IV treatments are needed to ensure that the stored heavy metals have been removed. Using a personalized IV formula to move the heavy metals from their binding sites is […]

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January 16, 2018

Set Yourself Up for Success to Make Your Goals a Reality, Once and For All!

Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND You’ve made it through another hectic holiday season! That is no small feat. Time for us all to catch a breath, determine our priorities, hopes and dreams for the upcoming year, and put plans into place to make our goals a reality, once and for all! At this time of year […]

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November 13, 2017

Improve Your Immune System

Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND The largest organ of detoxification is your skin. Throughout an average day, you touch, inhale and consume many elements that are not useful to your body. Slathering it with scented creams and soap products, preventing sweating by using antiperspirants and exposure to heavy metal toxicity from Aluminum, Mercury, and Lead are […]

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April 10, 2017

Liver Enzymes and Detoxification

Dr. Adam McLeod, ND The majority of the foods and medications that you consume are metabolized in the liver. The liver is an incredibly complicated organ that carries out many vital tasks required for life. In the context of detoxification there are only a few major metabolic pathways in the liver that do most of […]

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Ensure Your Methylation and Detoxification Pathways are Working

Dr. Dorian Holmes, ND Methylation is a necessary part of how your body detoxifies. Quite frankly, without the ability to methylate, your body becomes more or less a wasteland for trash. The ability to process vitamins and nutrients into valuable energy is also lost. When methylation is occurring properly, your body takes “methyl-groups,” attaches them to […]

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January 21, 2017

Epsom Salt Baths for Cleansing the Mind and Body

Dr. Julie Moore, ND Epsom Salt baths have wonderfully beneficial properties that cleanse the mind and body. For many, the New Year signals a time to start fresh, get a gym membership or do a cleanse, but in the middle of a cold winter, finding the motivation may be the hardest part. A 10 minute […]

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July 13, 2016

Burdock Root (Arctium lappa) for Cleansing

Dr. Julie Moore, ND Burdock is the main ingredient in my Skin formula tincture. I have often contemplated renaming my Skin formula to ‘Blood Cleansing, Liver Detoxing, Kidney Draining, Anti-inflammatory and Anti-oxidant Formula’ but Skin formula has a nicer ring to it, and its cosmetic benefit is unparalleled. Most famously known as a blood cleanser (alterative), […]

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