Category: Inflammation

September 16, 2019

Inflammatory Bowel Disease:  There and Back Again

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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February 28, 2018

IBS versus IBD: The Role of Fecal Calprotectin testing

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder involving abnormal gut contractions and increased gut hypersensitivity. Symptoms of IBS include abdominal pain, gas, bloating, mucous in stools, and irregular bowel habits with constipation, and/or diarrhea. Digestive upset of some type is one of the most common complaints in a Naturopathic medical practice. For […]

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February 20, 2018

Chronic Pain

Dr. Erin Crossman, ND Pain is one of the top reasons for visiting a primary care practitioner. It manifests in many forms and is a very personal thing. Sometimes it is hard to distinguish the root of your pain as it can be so intertwined with strong emotions and physical sensations, especially when dealing with […]

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September 14, 2017

Fish Oils in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

Dr. Arezou Babri, ND Atopic Dermatitis (AD), more commonly referred to as eczema, is a chronic relapsing inflammatory skin condition. Contributing factors include genetics, immunological reactions and environmental triggers. Given that AD is an inflammatory condition, there are several anti-inflammatories, both topical and oral, have been indicated for the treatment of AD. The prevalence of […]

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