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Licensed Naturopathic Doctors and Naturopaths Are Not the Same

June 30, 2017 Washington, DC – Even though the terms “naturopathic doctor” and “naturopath” are often used interchangeably by medical practitioners in other disciplines and the public, consumers seeking a naturopathic doctor should know they are not the same. This is according to the American…

Six Reasons to Choose a Naturopathic Doctor

June 29, 2017 Washington, DC – Patients seeking a doctor who will boost their body’s natural healing ability and apply the least invasive diagnostics and therapies first should consider a licensed naturopathic doctor. This is according to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), which…

Naturopathic Medicine Treats Each Person Holistically to Establish Optimal Health

June 20, 2017 Washington, DC – Naturopathic medicine emphasizes prevention and self-healing, treating each person holistically to establish optimal health. This is according to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), which today released a new FAQ for consumers on the definition and focus of…

Is Pomegranate Juice Really A Superfood?

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Only a decade or so ago, pomegranate juice was practically unknown in the US. However, in a relatively short time, it’s been the subject of a ton of research and the results have been so impressive that even mainstream medicine is paying attention. It’s listed…

4 Ways to Get Firm and Cute by Lowering Firmicutes

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Alan Christianson, NMD One of the biggest myths about obesity is that it’s caused by laziness or indulgence. It’s not. It’s caused by your body reacting to stressors. In response to stress, your body will store food to prepare for famine, and you will gain…

Do you have hypothyroid or Hashimoto’s?

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The thyroid got a lot of attention in the media back in 2007 when Oprah Winfrey announced she had a thyroid condition which, she believed, was the cause of her inability to lose weight.   The problem is that over 90% of people conventionally diagnosed…

Naturopathic Strategies for Pain Relief

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Anyone who has ever suffered with pain knows how debilitating it can be, particularly when it’s chronic. Yet the conventional solution—strong, pharmaceutical medicines—are turning out to be worse than the problem. They certainly get rid of pain— but at what cost? According to the Department…

The Importance of Stress Reduction in Overall Health

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Dr. David M. Brady Stress is increasingly becoming a root problem in most health conditions, and is an especially significant element in global pain and fatigue conditions such as fibromyalgia. Physical and occupational stressors are commonly encountered throughout life and may include a busy schedule,…

How Toxins Cause Disease

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Joseph Pizzorno, ND Although the word toxin sounds scary, most people don’t grasp precisely how toxins interact with human physiology and how long this has been a problem for humans. Doctors noticed almost two hundred years ago that toxins like mercury were causing “mad hatter…

Bedtime Tips for Increasing Energy and Losing Weight

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Do this in bed to have more energy and lose more weight… Probably one of the most common questions naturopathic physicians here in their practices is this one: “How can I get more energy?” People are wired and tired, fatigued, running on empty, and dragging…