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Journeying in another country is an experience that can be exhilarating, enlightening, wonderful, overwhelming, frustrating and disheartening all at the same time. One of the aspects of foreign travel that can be most challenging is remaining healthy. Montezuma’s revenge, parasites,… >> learn more.
Migraines are one of the most debilitating and enigmatic of all chronic conditions. Over 30 million people suffer with migraine headaches. That’s one out of ten Americans. They dramatically affect quality of life in the short term, as 75% of… >> learn more.
One of my greatest challenges when working with parents is helping them develop habits that get their kids to eat healthy foods. This is a big issue during “Back to School” month, as school programs often offer microwaved, highly processed,… >> learn more.
At present times, Echinacea, or Purple Coneflower, is commonly used as an immune booster. This is an appropriate use of this herb, but few people are familiar with the true versatility of this herb. Echinacea is in the Composite family… >> learn more.
Cardiovascular disease claims more lives each year than cancer, chronic respiratory disease and accidents combined. It remains the leading cause of death in the United States despite current guideline driven care and good therapeutic efforts. There are many reasons for… >> learn more.
Fats are perhaps the most misunderstood of all dietary substances. Over the past forty years, the media, as well as long-standing government positions on fats have inculcated into American society the idea that fats are unhealthy; they lead to weight… >> learn more.
Long distance travel can be challenging. Lack of physical activity, muscle stiffness, jet lag, dreary layovers, poor air circulation, low quality food, coughing passenger and anxiety over flying in tight, cramped quarters are only some of the challenges associated with… >> learn more.
One of the reasons I became a naturopathic physician is because I admired the naturopathic oath to treat each patient as an individual. I am often dismayed to see the depth to which modern medicine teaches practitioners to treat the… >> learn more.