Managing your stress in stressful times

One of the biggest health concerns I find is being stressed out then becoming burnt out.  Stress is nearly unavoidable.  If you’re lucky, you can find a reprieve in some way, maybe taking a sabbatical, a vacation, reconnecting to loved ones.  Although our culture promotes stress as “normal,” (just watch the nightly news for example […]


Stress Less or Less Stress?

Stress is the number 1 killer.  It’s the Bonnie to the Clyde’s of Cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s & Dementia.  Stress drives up inflammation causing a cascade that acts like a flash flood throughout the entire body.  Your age and genetic susceptibility (like if your house was built in the flood zone or above it) will […]


Vegetables Save Lives!

If I could use only one medicine for the rest of my life, I would choose food. Not just any kind of food, but organically grown vegetables. Real food, grown in the ground, without chemicals, as medicine. Food as medicine. It’s a fairly simple concept that can have a huge impact on your health. When […]


Prolotherapy in a Torn MCL

A few months ago, I began treating a patient with a torn MCL (medial collateral ligament). She had been injured for about 3 weeks prior to seeing me and without any improvement to her knee. She came to see me on the recommendation of a friend who knew that this patient was very passionate about her […]

Flu Season Wellness

This year began with a bang. For some that unfortunately meant getting hit with serious respiratory colds or infections. Most commonly, I’ve seen people experience ear infection, cough, fever and fatigue, and bronchitis and walking pneumonia have been rampant. The nature of these symptoms have been persistent this year. Very frequently I have seen these […]


What is Naturopathic Medicine?

What is Naturopathic Medicine and what does a Naturopathic Doctor or Physician do? Naturopathic Doctors practice holistic and preventive patient care. With a comprehensive approach NDs don’t just focus on treating the symptom, but instead work to discover and attend to the underlying cause of imbalance. A thorough consultation is given regarding a client’s medical […]

Omega's of fats

What are the benefits of Fish Oil?

What are the benefits of Fish Oil? – Eliminating inflammation Fatty Acids (Omega 3, 6, 9) cause the cells in our bodies to work better and produce more energy. When we eat SAD (Standard American Diet) foods, our fatty balance becomes supercharged for inflammation, which causes imbalance and sets the stage for disease. Besides better […]

Appendix A - Map of Licensed States & Those Pushing in 2014

A Voice for Coverage

The future of American Healthcare is changing and it is changing because of patient education and demands for alternative and better healthcare.  The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one such change and is a monumental gain for complimentary and alternative practitioners everywhere.  Specifically, Section 2706 provides that insurers must include and reimburse for Naturopathic services.  […]

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