Category: stress

December 17, 2019

IV Nutrient Therapy for Chronic Stress

Dr. Alexia Harris, ND   We’ve all heard that stress is a major contributor to health problems, but many of us don’t really know why or how stress actually impacts the body. It doesn’t make a difference if your stress comes from being chased by a lion, or if you are stuck in traffic and […]

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Nervine Tonics and Relaxants for Calming

Dr. Samantha Gray, ND RAc Stress and the nervous system are intimately connected.  Chronic and acute stress puts the nervous system on alert. The triggered nervous system stimulates engagement of all major systems of the body including the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, the musculoskeletal system and the gastrointestinal system in order to meet the stress […]

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August 8, 2018

Anxiety – Finding Ease in an Epidemic

Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND  “Respect your uniqueness. Drop your comparison. Relax into your being.” – Rumi Anxiety is on the rise with younger generations reporting heightened stress over previous generations. Stress among children is estimated to have increased 45% over the past 30 years.1. Millennials (ages 18-35) are now reporting more anxiety over gen-x-ers and […]

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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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December 15, 2017

Holiday Stress, Digestion and the Benefits of Exercise

Dr. Dorian Holmes, ND The holiday season is upon us.  And we all know what this can mean for some of us.  Stress! Holidays are wrought with obligations to our families and friends, meeting year’s end quotas for work and often incurring some debt as this is the “season for giving.” Not to make the […]

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November 22, 2016

Ashwaganda: Withania somnifera

Dr. Jeannie Achuff, ND As naturopathic doctors, we have the privilege of witnessing the very intimate textures of people’s lives as they are lived. It is sometimes so raw and straining, and we see our patients brought to their knees by the hands of fate. While we can’t shepherd our patients through the bumps in […]

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