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Causes, Signs, and Symptoms of Endometriosis

Causes and Symptoms of Endometriosis

The unfortunate storyline of endometriosis is that although it affects nearly 1 in 10 of us, most women who have endometriosis don’t even know it. For a majority of women it takes 10-12 years of talking to their health care providers before they find someone who knows what the heck they are talking about and actually listens to their symptoms...

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4 Natural Cures for Adult Female Acne through Hormone Regulation

4 Natural Cures for Adult Female Acne through Hormone Regulation

There are 4 main causes for adult female acne. Let’s review these and talk about the ways that natural medicine can help. #1 Inflammation Inflammation is such a buzzword these days. If you’re following the health trends you know it’s something you don’t want, but how do you get rid of it? Take turmeric daily? Well maybe, but how about instead...

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6 Natural Ways to Boost Your Mood & Feel Happy in Your Own Skin

6 Natural Ways to Boost Your Mood

We can all get days where we feel down, depressed, anxious, overwhelmed or stress. But when bad days start outnumbering good (and it’s not related to the 2 weeks before your period!) then here are some quick pointers to finding natural ways to boost your mood. #1. Identify the pattern. We all have bad behaviors that lead to the blues. A...

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How to Buy a Quality (and Safe) Supplement

How to Buy a Quality (and Safe) Supplement

After finding out last week that Nestle purchased 3 previously reputable supplement companies (Seroyal, Pure Encapsulations, and Douglas Labs), I thought it would be great to publish this older article from a colleague discussing the factors she (and I) consider when recommending a particular company or supplement. Remember that supplements...

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6 Ways Naturopathic Medicine Can Help You Boost Fertility Naturally

6 Ways Naturopathic Medicine Can Help You Boost Fertility Naturally

For individuals and heterosexual couples who have had the misfortune of being labeled as “infertile,” or for those struggling with getting pregnant, naturopathic medicine has a lot to offer. Let’s discuss natural ways to boost fertility and 6 key points on how naturopathic medicine helps with infertility. Conventional medicine offers the gold...

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8 Steps to Prevent Cancer

8 Steps to Prevent Cancer

One recent study concluded that 90-95% of all cancers are attributed to lifestyle. Yes, 90-95%! Pretty shocking number, huh? That means that only 5-10% of cancers are due to what we’ll call “faulty genes,” or something that is beyond your control. This means that each of us has an incredible opportunity to prevent our cancer risk.Below are 8...

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Weighing in on Multi-Vitamins

Weighing in on Multi-Vitamins

For decades, health care professionals have been recommending to their patients that they take a multi-vitamin to support their health. My clinical experience suggests that this recommendation is not true for everyone. This is for two reasons, (1) not all multi-vitamins are created equal, and therefore some are not worth the money spent, and...

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