The Importance of Healthy Eating Habits For Proper Health

If there is one thing I would tell my patients— or anyone who wishes to improve their digestive health—it would be to learn the importance of good eating habits. In fact, I would go so far as to say that good eating habits are the cornerstone of healthy living.  And yet, few people practice them. Some of the most common symptoms of poor digestion include gas, bloating, upset stomach, constipation, diarrhea, and acid reflux.  These symptoms are common, and can often be alleviated simply by adjusting the way we approach food and the types of foods that we…

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How to Treat Migraine Headaches with Naturopathic Medicine

Healing Migraine Headaches with Naturopathic Medicine Migraine headaches are a relatively common medical condition; that affects millions of Americans. Women are at a slightly higher risk than men of suffering from migraines. What Are Migraine Headaches? Migraine headaches are a recurrent throbbing headache that usually affects one side of the head only and may be accompanied by nausea and disturbed vision - known as an "accompanying aura". People who suffer from migraines may need to lie down in a quiet dark room for several hours in order to experience relief.  Chronic debilitating migraines may result in an…

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Suffering From Menopause Belly? Give Up This One Food

Are you suffering from menopause belly? Many people are. The good news is, there are a few very simple things that you can do to heal your digestive health and maintain a healthy weight. So What Exactly is Menopause Belly? They say that “death begins in the gut," and that is certainly what I see in my offices. The symptom picture I am specifically addressing here presents as, gas, bloating, upset stomach, constipation, and or diarrhea, acid reflux and resistant weight loss—especially around the waist. We may also see a tender abdomen during physical exam. The Kind…

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Treating Depression and Anxiety With Natural Medicine

How to Treat Depression And Anxiety With Natural Medicine I am often asked if I treat anxiety and depression using natural medicine, and the good news is, that there are a number of ways that depression can be treated naturally that are quite effective. Determining the right course of treatment is vital to helping people experience improved mood. This is one of the reasons that I do a thorough intake during a patients initial visit, and will often order a number of labs. Some common physiological causes of depression, that can overlooked by many clinicians, include thyroid…

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6 Tips for Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease
A daughter with her elderly mother who is sick with Alzheimer

6 Tips for Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's Disease is a Progressive Disease Alzheimer's disease is a cognitive disorder that progresses slowly over time and is the leading cause of dementia in the United States.   The disease may progress slowly.  And currently affects millions of Americans.  Alzheimer's disease makes up over 60% of diagnosed cases of dementia. The risk factors for Alzheimer's disease include aging, genetics, traumatic brain injury, diabetes and blood sugar dysregulation.  Chronic use of pharmaceutical medications, exposure to toxic substances, chronic disease, heart disease, infection, and stress, are also considered risk factors. The Risk of Developing Alzheimer's Disease Many people…

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Magnesium and Health in Women Over 40
Foods Rich in Magnesium

Magnesium and Health in Women Over 40

Magnesium Deficiencies are Quite Common One of the most common supplements I prescribe in my practice is magnesium. While magnesium can be found in a variety of foods, it is often deficient in the average American diet.  A recent study on magnesium in the American diet, has shown  that nearly thirty-two percent of Americans do not get adequate magnesium.  Junk food, fast food, is partly to blame, but poor nutritional absorption may also be a leading factor. The Signs and Symptoms of a Deficiency Symptoms of a deficiency can include muscle cramps, irregular heartbeat, mental disturbances such…

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