"A wise man ought to realize that health is his most valuable possession." - Hippocrates
What is Naturopathic Medicine?
You've heard the terms Naturopathic, Holistic, Homeopathic, Complementary and Alternative... but what do these all mean?! These terms can be very vague and often are misused. Here, you will find more information about Naturopathic Medicine and how it can be part of your health care!
I am fascinated by what is trending in health. There are trends that I can't get enough of... And then there are trends I tend to shy away from. Check out my blog to read about my personal experience as well as my answers to some of the most common questions I get. Have a topic of interest? Let me know!
Learn a little more about me and how I found Naturopathic Medicine.
Today, 35 percent of adults in the United States report getting less than seven hours of sleep. For many people, stress and anxiety keep them awake long into the night. Acupuncture can enhance the effects of other natural sleep aids. When used in conjunction with herbal sleep remedies, acupuncture increases the number of hours slept and reduces the amount of time it takes to fall asleep.
Intrauterine Insemination, or an IUI, is the process of placing sperm inside a woman's uterus to facilitate fertilization. With an IUI, there is a greater quantity of sperm placed directly into the uterus, therefore increasing the chances of fertilization.
Getting adequate sleep is one of the most important ways that you can support your health. Doctors recommend getting 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night, but more than a third of Americans don’t get that on a regular basis.
Wet socks is probably the first thing I recommend to my patients during cold season! The warm foot soak brings your blood and lymph to your feet to release heat, and then the quick contrast to cold shunts your blood away to stay warm! This is great for clearing bacteria/viral infections.
Here are a few tips to help you stay healthy with the poor air quality we are facing in Portland, OR.
Everyone needs a good detox here and there. Start incorporating these easy tips into your daily routine to start feeling better tomorrow.
Arvigo® Therapy is best known for addressing misalignment or congestion in
the reproductive organs of both men and women, as well as many common digestive disorders. The techniques effectively alleviate tissue congestion and organ constriction to improve the vital flows of energy, blood, lymph and nerves in the abdomen.
Neural therapy is used to treat acute and chronic pain, chronic illness, and injury. It shifts the body into a more parasympathetic state promoting healing and repair by performing micro-injections of medications into and under the skin, allowing small amounts of medicine to be delivered to the site of injury without affecting the rest of the body.
When it comes to fertility, I often get asked what are the best supplements to be on. Unfortunately, there is no magical supplement for every woman. The best supplements are chosen based on the individual. Below is a brief overview of some of the most common presentations I have seen and a natural approach to treatment.
There are 4 main signs that are important when tracking fertility- Basal Body Temperature, Cervical Mucous, Ovulation Predictor Kits, and Ovulation Sensations. Learn how to start tracking these to help determine your optimal fertility window to either get pregnant or avoid pregnancy!