The Economic and Medical Implications of Living in a Toxic World: A HAES (Health at Every Size) and Naturopathic Perspective Part IV

By | March 21st, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Navigating Through the Global Sea of Chemicals In the past few articles, I’ve extensively discussed the links between chemicals and chronic diseases. In the first post, I explored the concepts and controversies surrounding cleansing and detoxifying. I reviewed how using a naturopathic and functional medicine and HAES (Health at Every Size) perspective could [...]

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Keeping Clear of the Hidden Dangers of Chemicals Lurking in Your Favorite Foods & Products: A HAES (Health at Every Size) and Naturopathic Perspective to Cleansing and Detoxifying Part III

By | March 14th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

What You Don’t Know, or Assume Is Safe, Might Hurt You In my past two articles, I have explored the various reasons why it is essential for one to be aware of the negative health effects of living in a toxic world. By educating the public on these concerning associations, it is my [...]

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Why Cleanse and Detoxify in Our Toxic-Soup, Chemical World? A HAES (Health at Every Size) and Naturopathic Perspective: Part II

By | March 7th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

The Toxic World We Live In & The Dirty Little Secrets That Many Do Not Know In the first part of this series, I started my discussion on why it is important to consider what our body is up against regarding exposures to toxins in our food supply and in our environment. I [...]

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Do We Really Need to Cleanse and Detoxify in Our Chemical World? A HAES (Health at Every Size) and Naturopathic Perspective on Shielding the Body from Toxic Insults: Part I

By | February 28th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Can You Support the Body from Toxins without Obsessing on Weight Control and Food Restriction? Therapeutic cleansing has been used for physical and spiritual healing since ancient times and many cultures still use their traditional applications. The modern-based practices of detox diets and cleanses also have some evidence of improving health. Preliminary trials, [...]

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Five Essential Oils and Blends for Holistic Heart Health & Cardiovascular Support

By | February 21st, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Although Valentine’s Day is over, the focus on caring for the heart remains at the forefront in medicine for the continuation of February. In the previous post, I explained why it is time to redefine how medicine approaches cardiovascular health into one that is more holistic, comprehensive, and personalized. I discussed how essential oils [...]

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Mind-Body-Heart Medicine: How Essential Oils Holistically Support Integrative Cardiovascular Health

By | February 14th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Essential Oils and Naturopathic Medicine for Mental and Emotional Health Many are struggling to cope with today’s tumultuous world. As a result of recent events, the prevalence of mood disorders has spiked. For these reasons, I feel that it is imperative for society to have access to safe, effective, and integrative mental and [...]

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The Power of Touch on Emotions- Exploring the Havening Technique

By | February 7th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Recently, I learned about a new technique that uses tactile stimulation to calm the mind-body, relieve stress, decrease anxiety, and alleviate mental health issues. In order to understand this new therapy better, my previous post discussed how touch is processed and coded in the brain and how it impacts cognition, stress, and mood. In [...]

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Can Using the Power of Touch Soothe the Brain and Tame Anxiety?

By | January 31st, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Prior to the jolting predicament of last year, many people were already struggling with stress and/or anxiety. (R, R) Unfortunately, current events have led to even more negative exacerbations from everyday stressors, feelings of overwhelm, and an increase in psychological problems. (R, R, R, R, R,R) Sadly, people’s natural instinct to relieve the impact [...]

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Health Resources That Focus on Body Resiliency, Body Respect, and Holistic Wellness…Without Obsessing on Food and Weight

By | January 24th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

As a naturopathic doctor, I believe that food can be a form of medicine and that it possesses many therapeutic properties. I regularly utilize personalized diets and recommend specific nutrients to support the mental, emotional, and physical health of my clients. I consider how genetic variations in individuals can impact how they metabolize certain [...]

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