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Seasonal Allergies

It appears that our long, rainy winter may be finally over.  Spring has sprung with its beautiful flowers and the sun is finally peaking through the clouds.  Along with the glorious blooms, come the familiar allergy symptoms that include itchy, watery eyes, stuffy nose, and sometimes even hives.  There are […]

Stress Reduction

Everyone suffers from some form of stress in life, it’s part of the human experience.  With busy lives sometimes our stress levels get out of control before we realize.  Prolonged stress can be responsible for many chronic diseases and can contribute to worsening symptoms of many different ailments from anxiety/depression, […]

Natural Deodorants

Many of us have heard about controversy over the use of aluminum salts in antiperspirants.  Though it is unknown how much aluminum is actually absorbed by the skin when applied topically, many are concerned about the possible systemic effects.   My philosophy is the less exposure to unnecessary chemicals of […]

Kitchen Medicine

Welcome to cold and flu season!  Most of us have been in the situation where we or multiple people in our families have fallen ill, and the last thing we want to do is make a trip to the store for medicine.  Fortunately, you may have some items in your […]

Why I Love Practicing Naturopathic Medicine

Most physician’s who choose to practice Naturopathic Medicine have a story of a personal defining moment that drew them to the medicine in the first place.  When I was studying psychology and human development as a undergrad, my mother mother was diagnosed with cancer.  She was receiving exceptional care from […]