17 Simple Tips For A Healthier Heart With Natural Medicine
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17 Simple Tips For A Healthier Heart With Natural Medicine

Healing The Heart Takes Time and Patience We all want to be healthy and happy.  And while it would be wonderful to believe that taking a pill will cure all of our health challenges, that is simply not the case.  Real health takes time, and it takes a commitment.  To be healthy also takes a bit of discipline. Tip #1 Consume A Diet With Minimal Saturated Fats One of the leading causes of death in the United States, is due to heart disease related illness. And many of those illnesses can easily be prevented simply by making…

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Menopause Blues: Are Changing Hormones Causing Your Depression?

The Menopause Blues Growing older is never an easy process.  And while research shows that older women tend to be happier than younger ones, the changes that happen with age are not without pitfalls.  This is especially true in women that are undergoing severe health challenges during menopause—due to fluctuations in hormones. Before pulling the emergency switch, it might be advisable to first see your doctor, or a well-trained naturopathic doctor, to have your hormone levels tested. I personally do a 24 hours cortisol and hormone panel on patients before prescribing hormone therapy, and prefer saliva hormone…

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5 Simple Tips to Lose Weight and Stay Healthy

Losing Weight Might Not Be Easy But it is No Mystery One of the main reasons people come to see me in my offices is a desire to lose weight.  The challenges of losing weight as we age can become quite stressful.  And many people fall into the trap of looking for a quick fix, or a simple fad diet, in order to shed the weight.  The truth is, no such fad diet exist.  And weight-loss should be attained slowly and responsibly, using sound advice and good nutrition. If you would like to find out more about…

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Prescribing Meditation for Depressed Patients

I Often Prescribe Meditation to My Patients I often prescribe meditation to my patients, and I also meditate myself to improve my health. Before beginning my day, I usually take a few moments to meditate and prepare myself for the work I am about to do, before seeing a patient in my offices. This simple ritual helps me to feel that I am fully present when my patients come to see me,  and that they have my undivided attention. I also take time to meditate before prescribing a naturopathic treatment plan. I believe these small acts help…

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Having Fun is Serious Business

Having Fun is Good for Your Health When it comes to health, having fun can be serious business. That's because having fun is associated with longevity, improved cognition, better brain function,improved heart health, and general well-being. To be happy, to play, to have fun, to engage in activities that bring you true joy will decrease blood pressure, improve sleep, aid memory, improve digestion, as well as your over-all outlook on life and lengthen your life span. Working with Nathan for You Recently, I participated in a rather entertaining experiment regarding the science of fun with the MTV…

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