Tips for Exercising during Winter

Exercising during winter when the days are short and chilly can be a challenge for most.  However, this is the precise time of year when we need to keep active and moving. Change Idling Into Motion: Waiting for a dish to warm in the microwave? - Do some countertop push-ups while you wait, demonstrated by Dr. Robert Mirandola here. Placed on…

Naturopathic Approach to Mental Health

The brain is an organ, and like any other organ in our body it can function less than optimally, causing us to notice symptoms. “It’s all in your head” is a phrase many of us have heard on one or more occasions; generally carrying a “get over it” or “you’re making that up” feel with its delivery. I’m writing to…

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…

Methylation 101

What IS methylation? Dr. Leah Hollon ND explains methylation as, “a biological process that allows humans to make DNA. It is where a carbon molecule and 3 hydrogen molecules are put together to make CH3. Once these molecules combine then it allows a series of reactions to occur in the body. If the CH3 structure cannot be added to parts…

Naturopathic Medicine and Child Wellness

Childhood is a time when seemingly limitless potential inspires children and parents to work toward success and achievement in life and in health, and naturopathic medicine is a fitting medical treatment modality for helping them attain these goals. Naturopathic medicine focuses on preventive medicine and helping children get on the right track with regard to diet, exercise and treatments that will…

Finding the Right Naturopathic Doctor

Not all Created Equal: Know the Credentials of Your Naturopathic Doctor When searching for a Naturopathic Doctor or Natural Health Practitioner, you may come across someone calling themselves a "Naturopath" or even a Naturopathic Doctor that may not necessarily have the proper training or education. So here are some tips to keep in mind when looking for a Naturopathic Doctor and knowing…

5 Ways to Get Better Sleep

Are you getting enough sleep?  Do you fall asleep effortlessly and sleep through the night?  Do you feel refreshed and ready to start your day in the morning?  Do you have enough energy to get your through the day – or better yet, THRIVE throughout the day – without a sugar or caffeine boost?  If you answered “no” to any or all of these…

What’s SIBO? Learn More about Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth

Learn more about SIBO with a Q and A interview with Dr. Mandy Reckers, ND As a naturopathic doctor, you see patients with gastrointestinal health issues relatively often. Can you talk about how you became interested in GI health? When I was in naturopathic school and was under a ton of stress, that became the focus of my healthcare for…