4 Ways to Get Firm and Cute by Lowering Firmicutes

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 weight. Some stressors are obvious, but many are… Read More

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 through their days. They constantly… Read More

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 with hypothyroid are, in fact, suffering… Read More

How Do Naturopathic Doctors Prevent and Treat Heart Disease?

Heart disease, the leading killer for both men and women in the U.S., is largely preventable if caught and treated early. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) excel at preventing and treating cardiovascular disease because they focus on identifying the underlying causes of disease and empowering patients to make enduring lifestyle changes to… Read More

How Toxins Cause Disease

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 also known that toxicity from… Read More

Is Pomegranate Juice Really A Superfood?

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 within the integrative medicine section… Read More

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 of Health and Human Services,… Read More

Seven Spices that Can Improve Your Life

I know that it may sound like a little bit of hyperbole but I think by the time you finish reading this, you will agree that these are probably some of the most under-rated substances in the entire world. They’re gorgeous, easy to use and the amount of health benefits… Read More

The Importance of Stress Reduction in Overall Health

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 children and family life, financial… Read More