What Supplements Should I Take?
What supplements should you take to help you achieve optimal health? The only way to accurately answer this question is to first measure your body’s status of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and antioxidant levels. We offer nutritional profile testing that employs both a blood and a urine test to precisely identify specific areas
What should I eat? That’s easy…
What should you eat in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, to feel your best and to get the vitamins and minerals you need to obtain optimal health? The answer is easy…there is no one-size-fits-all diet out there, so the real answer is what you should eat depends on your genes, your lifestyle,
What is a Naturopathic Doctor (ND)?
You’re a what?!… Gosh, if I had a nickel every time I got that reaction…. A naturopathic doctor (ND) practices a form of medicine that blends centuries-old, natural, non-toxic therapies with current advances in the study of health and human systems. Naturopathic medicine covers all aspects of family health from prenatal to geriatric care, with
2 questions you MUST ask BEFORE selecting your Naturopathic Doctor
Please Please…pretty Please…you MUST ask at least these TWO questions before choosing a Naturopathic doctor: Where did you go to medical school? Did you take and pass National Board Exams, specifically the NPLEX exam? Let’s take them one at a time in more depth, shall we? #1) Where did you go to medical school? This
“Do you have HEALTH insurance or DISEASE insurance?”
The #1 question I am asked is whether or not we take insurance and, if not, “Why not?” I explain that YOUR insurance carrier decides who is covered and what is reimbursable, not me. I also give them the bad news that if they lived in a civilized society or a state such as Oregon or
What is Naturopathic Medicine, Anyway…?
Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage individuals’ inherent self-healing process. The practice of naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods. The following principles are the foundation of naturopathic medical practice: The Healing Power of Nature (Vis
Why I choose to become a Naturopathic Doctor
From the age of four, I always knew I wanted to be a doctor. I knew I wanted to help people. I wanted to listen to patients, empathize with them, problem solve for them. Not just once, but for their life. I wanted to be in relationship with them and their families in way that
Why doesn’t every doctor do what you do…?
Unfortunately this is a question that I hear over and over again, whenever I am talking with patients, and wherever I go to speak about naturopathic and/or functional medicine which deals with the ROOTS of illness, not just the symptoms. I often send people to the American Association of Naturopathic Physician’s website, which lists practitioners