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Read about health strategies, tips and insight from naturopathic doctors.

4 Ways to Get Firm and Cute by Lowering Firmicutes


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?


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


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 – 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, a demanding occupation, managing…

How Toxins Cause Disease – 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 disease.” It was…

Bedtime Tips for Increasing Energy and Losing Weight


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…