Introducing Dr. Viktoriya Beliy

RNM is happy to announce the arrival of our newest Naturopathic Doctor, Viktoriya Beliy! Dr. Viktoriya Beliy joins us from the Pacific Northwest, having recently completed her naturopathic training at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, OR. With a strong background in biochemistry, Dr. Beliy brings a unique expertise not only in clinical naturopathic medicine but also…

The Naturopathic Approach to Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and depression are fairly commonplace words in today’s society, which can be both good and bad. The good part is that people are more aware that anxiety and depression are real and debilitating conditions.  Many people now believe that these feelings are normal to have and that it’s ok to ask for help in coping. The bad part is that…

Introducing Dr. Chrissy Davis-Allen ND

Richmond Natural Medicine is excited to announce the arrival of Dr. Chrissy Davis-Allen, ND, who is joining our team of practitioners as a uniquely skilled and dedicated Naturopathic Doctor. Dr. Davis-Allen is a graduate of Bastyr University and brings her passion for individualized healing to our community here in Richmond. She specializes in women’s health, fertility support, allergy support, children’s…

Naturopathic Medicine Week

In the spirit of naturopathic medicine week (October 8th-14th), we want to share all the wonderful things naturopathic medicine has to offer.  Here at Richmond Natural Medicine we are thrilled to offer compassionate naturopathic care to the Richmond community and the surrounding areas. Naturopathic Medicine: What is it? At the core of naturopathic medicine lies the body’s ability to heal itself.…

Postpartum Depression

Bringing new life into the world is a miraculous ability of the female body. The time around birth can be joyous and exciting.  Can you imagine this time also being full of feelings of overwhelm, fear, fatigue, and depression? Fortunately you are not alone, the majority (up to 85%) of new moms experience some level of postpartum baby blues. And…

Sleep Soundly: A Comprehensive Workshop on Achieving Restorative Sleep

Richmond Natural Medicine will be hosting a comprehensive 2 hour class on how to achieve restorative sleep naturally, presented by Dr. Bridget Casey, ND, Lindsey Wrable, RYT500 and Lindsay Kluge, M.Sc, CNS, LDN. Difficulty sleeping is one of the most common areas of imbalance in the United States, and there are many, many causes that contribute to poor sleep and…

Tips for Finding Credible Health Information on the Internet

One thing this world doesn’t have a shortage of is information to be found. But, many people can be overwhelmed, confused, conflicted and/or scared due to “research” they find online.  Is the source offering credible health information?  Can I trust what I am reading? As a supporter of people educating themselves and taking control of their health, I find myself…

The Chinese 5 Elements Help Us Make Changes

Clarifying your heart’s desire while navigating life’s changes isn't always easy, but it's worth it. The Chinese Five Elements philosophy can be a helpful guide. I have spent the past year following what is in my heart. Or so I thought... When I left my full-time job and a career of 39 years, I had a beautiful plan that I imagined…

Mind-Body Stress Relief: Be Aware, Pause, Breathe

When stress or emotions overwhelm us, we tend to cycle anxious thoughts in our minds. As stress moves into our bodies we may feel exhausted, or we may feel a super charge of adrenaline in our muscles, or a faster pulsing of our hearts. Our lungs and heart may feel raw. We find ourselves fully engulfed in our thoughts and…

Correcting Imbalance Through Medical Qigong

Learn More About the Benefits of RNM's Newest Service, Medical Qigong For the past 5,000 years, the Chinese healthcare system has practiced Qigong, or the “skill or practice of working with life-force energy.” The practice of Qigong incorporates self-care and health maintenance, allowing us to shift and extract negative energy from our bodies in order to manifest positive energy flow…