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The Therapeutic Order

The Therapeutic Order

The therapeutic order is key to the Naturopathic process.

...Using the least invasive treatment first allows the body to heal rather than just suppress the condition. Using natural approaches we help to stimulate the healing power of the body, the Vis. The Vis is often in need of support...

Botanical (Herbal) Medicine

Botanical (Herbal) Medicine

There are many great, and varied, uses for an herbal liquid tincture. Read on for more information.

...The tincture might also have herbs for balancing blood sugar, sleep, or anything else affecting the patient. In fact, these powerful herbs have become necessary in my practice when it comes to balancing sex hormones, and especially as women are transitioning through menopause...

Mindfulness Vs. Antidepressants

Mindfulness Vs. Antidepressants

A new study sheds light on the effectiveness of mindfulness when compared to antidepressants in treating patients with depression and anxiety disorders.

The study showed that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy helped patients as much as antidepressants without the harmful effects that the medications can have.

Lower Back Pain And Palliative Care

Lower Back Pain And Palliative Care

Sometimes, just the act of doing is enough to help us move forward. A new study shows how this can be true for lower back pain treatment with physical therapy.

...Teaching a patient certain stretches/exercises that they can do to help alleviate their symptoms while the body heals can help the patient feel like they are doing something to help them get back to normal life...

Measles Information

Measles Information

Let's all learn something about measles today...

...Measles is caused by an enveloped, single strand RNA virus which naturally only has humans as a host. Before the vaccine, more than 50% of people had measles by the age of 6 with more than 90% by the age of 15. Prior to 1963, 3 to 4 million people would have measles per year with an average of 450 deaths...

Your Thyroid, Part 2: Treatment

This Week I'll Discuss Treatment Of The Thyroid.

A few weeks ago, I talked with you about your thyroid, and what some of the symptoms of a poorly functioning one are. Now, I want to talk about the different ways I would go about treating your thyroid. When starting thyroid treatment is it important to make sure that the cofactors the thyroid needs are considered...

Menopause And Hormones

Menopause And Hormones

A New Practice Bulletin For The Treatment Of Menopause Has Been Released.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist has updated their practice bulletin (published in Jan 2014 Obstetrics & Gynecology journal) for how to treat hot flashes and vaginal atrophy...

Herbal Medicine

Botanical medicine in its simplest definition is the use of medicinal herbs in the treatment of diseases.