7 Simple Supplement-Buying Steps

The supplement industry in the United States is one of the fastest growing in the world. This can make buying supplements more complicated than we would like. Finding the right supplement involves determining the quality of the product, which may or may not be reflected in the price. Buying an ineffective supplement can be easily avoided: when it comes to…

Top Ten Tips for Buying High Quality Supplements

The supplement industry in the United States is one of the fastest growing in the world. This can make buying supplements more complicated than we would like. Here are the top ten tips to for buying high quality supplements that help you out: Make sure the front and back labels match. Seems incredibly simple, and yet can be easily overlooked.…

Allergy Relief Tips

Sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, nasal congestion and sore throat – all signs and symptoms of having allergies – can make it difficult to enjoy the lovely Fall season.  Dr. Bridget Casey shares helpful tips for allergy relief. For those of you suffering with seasonal allergies, here are some tips you can incorporate into your routine to help offer allergy relief:…

Homeopathy Is Investigative Work

Homeopathy works to treat all of a person, not just the physical symptoms. Like a detective uncovering the many elements of a case in order to recreate the story behind a problem, naturopathic doctors such as Richmond Natural Medicine's own Tiffany Bloomingdale work to unveil the story behind an ailment.  Naturopathic doctors take the time to address all concerns 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…

Dr. Tiffany Bloomingdale, Naturopathic Doctor & Classical Homeopathy

Richmond Natural Medicine is excited to introduce Dr. Tiffany Bloomingdale, ND, who is joining our team of practitioners as a uniquely skilled and dedicated Naturopathic Doctor. Dr. Bloomingdale is a graduate of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, and brings her specialized skill set as a practitioner of classical homeopathy to our community here in Richmond. We recently had the opportunity…

Ferments and Probiotics for Digestive Health

RNM's Lindsay Kluge M.Sc., CNS, LDN, offers her tips on incorporating extra probiotics into our every day diets! As a follow up article to my first post on probiotics and digestive health, let’s now focus on the tried and true traditional ferments that we can get into our daily diets. In the first post, we covered the roles that probiotics play in…

6 Ways To Incorporate Medicinal Herbs Into Your Daily Routine

Often when we think of “medicinal herbs”, we might think of capsules, or pills or supplements, but traditionally our plant allies and herbal medicines were just part of our daily life, and we used them preventatively in our day-to-day routines. There are so many fun ways to use medicinal herbs that are both effective for preventive (and acute!) health issues,…

Nutrition Tip: Eat 5 Different Colors a Day

With color comes naturally occurring nutrients, and in a whole food form, these nutrients are abundantly accessible and absorbable for your body to utilize. Spring/Summer brings an abundance of new produce, all with amazingly bright colors and nutrients. I know that juices and smoothies are really popular this time of year, and I would also encourage everyone to try eating…

Four Circadian Rhythm Triggers : How lifestyle factors play a huge role in good sleep

When trying to figure out sleep imbalances, there are so many avenues you can take to track down the elusive source, and one of the main areas to look at is what may be triggering your circadian rhythm. Human beings are a very distinct species on the planet, being that they are the only species to voluntarily disrupt their own…