You Don’t have to Live with Chronic Pain

Move forward from chronic pain Chronic pain is a diagnosis we are hearing more and more often. Clinics and new therapies are being established all the time, to help people live with pain, to help people adapt to pain, and to help ease pain in small ways. But living with or easing symptoms doesn’t have to be all that can…

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.…

Eczema: 5 Natural Tips for Clearer Skin

Have you or your loved one suffered from eczema for far too long? Are you a parent that has tried everything to help ease the discomfort of itching for your child? Naturopathic medicine offers excellent natural approaches to experiencing clearer and less inflamed skin. Take a look below for 5 natural tips for combating eczema from the inside out. Tip…

Naturopathic Approach to Flu

Read below to learn more about the Naturopathic approach to the flu so that you may enjoy Fall and Winter as healthily as possible. Football, leaves changing color, a hint of pumpkin in everything we eat, and the new season of our favorite TV show finally returns…Fall is here! Unfortunately, this means the dreaded cold/flu season is here as well. Are…

10 Tools for Making a Positive Change In Your Health

Give yourself plenty of time to prepare, and know that any day is the perfect day to make a positive change. There are literally hundreds of things you could do, and thousands of resources out there telling how to overhaul your diet and or lifestyle. Many folks feel like the “all in” approach is the only way they can make…

Peripheral Neuropathy

There are a number of classifications of neuropathy, but essentially neuropathy is a problem or disease state of the nerves. This can occur peripherally at the extremities (often fingers and toes up to arms and legs), or it can occur within the central nervous system (affecting the cranial nerves and spinal cord).  In this post we are going to discuss…

Naturopathic Cancer Care – Long Term (Not Just Pills and Quick Fixes!)

If you or a loved one has been recently diagnosed with cancer, you may feel bombarded by the number of resources out there. And it can be challenging to decipher the most important choices to get you feeling better. But the most important part of a plan should be implementing a care plan that is person specific. Thus, naturopathic doctors…

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…

Low Oxalate Diet – The Basics

Oxalates have gradually gained more attention in health news recently and the practitioners at Richmond Natural Medicine have been working with and researching them extensively for patient care. A Low Oxalate Diet is one that reduces foods that are high in oxalates. Oxalates are a chemical compound naturally found in many foods including some “healthy” foods that people feel inclined…