Gentle Detox Foods + Herbs for Spring

One of the biggest areas we can support as we enter Spring is our digestive system. RNM's Lindsay Kluge shares her favorite detox foods & herbs for spring. The body likes to transition slowly - from resting to waking, from low energy to high energy, from emotion to emotion, and especially from season to season. It’s during the seasonal shifts…

Practitioner Picks: Favorite Holistic Health Resources

The practitioners at Richmond Natural Medicine share their top picks and favorite holistic health resources that have been in their libraries for years. Have you ever wondered what your natural health practitioners are reading to stay up to date and learn more about nutrition, natural medicine and holistic living? The practitioners at Richmond Natural Medicine share their top picks and favorite…

Naturopathic Approach to Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction, although not uncommon, does not need to go untreated. Naturopathic medicine can readily address many common sexual concerns and issues. Sexual practices and preferences may vary by individual, but it’s safe to say that for most people, a healthy lifestyle includes a healthy sex life. Unfortunately, for many people this is not the case. There are many issues…

Supporting Endometriosis the Natural Way

Endometriosis affects 10% of American women of childbearing age and up to 90% of women with infertility. It is one of the main causes of infertility. Learn from Dr. Micah Allen about the natural approach to Endometriosis. Endometriosis occurs when endometrial cells, the cells that make up the lining of the uterus, travel outside the uterus to other parts of the…

Top 4 Herbs For Allergy Relief

At Richmond Natural Medicine, we use holistic therapies, keeping in the mind that sometimes allergies affect people differently. If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer from seasonal allergies, then you already know that allergy season is upon. If you’re lucky enough to live here in Richmond, VA, then you also know that Richmond ranks #1 as the…

Tap Into the Power of the Spring Season

We are now officially in Spring! This is the time of year where growth and transformation really takes place. It’s also a great time to take stock of our lives and see where we can improve, grow and blossom. What can we focus on that helps us feel alive and vibrant? This is a great time to check-in with yourself…

Reconnecting to Mother Nature by Getting Grounded

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” – Albert Einstein What on earth is Earthing? Earthing (aka grounding) is the timeless and simple practice of having direct contact with the Earth's surface by walking barefoot, sitting, or lying on the ground outside. Note: You must have direct skin contact with the earth. Our ancestors throughout human history…

Naturopathic Approach to Candida

Candida is one of the more common health afflictions seen throughout the US, with an estimated 40,000 cases reported each year. Candida, also known as Candidiasis, is a fungal infection caused by yeast overgrowth that usually reside in the intestines and can also spread to the skin, mouth and throat. The overgrowth of this yeast can lead to an array…

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…

Redefining your Health Narrative: Being an Active & Positive Participant in Your Health

It is not unusual for people to come and see a practitioner at Richmond Natural Medicine as their last resort. We welcome those individuals, and understand that when they walk in the door they often have a lengthy health story filled with confusion, unanswered questions, resentment, and understandably a sense of helplessness regarding their health and a feeling of disconnect…