Our Poor Sad Food Supply! Hormones, Pesticides, GMOs, Oh my!

By | June 9th, 2011|Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

By Sarah A LoBisco, ND   Can you believe it’s already June!! You know what that means, time to highlight some great article links for my upcoming June Top Reads Page. J The first topic of the month—Franken foods revisited! Let’s start with… …..the Case of the exploding watermelon! I know, it sounds like a [...]

Stress, Sugar, Hormones, & Overall Health: A compilation of Important Thoughts with Dr. Sarah

By | August 22nd, 2009|Newsletter Postings|

1. The Stress factor Let’s pause and talk about how stress impacts your health. There are three major ways stress effects the body, according to Bruce Lipton, cell biologist. The first is that blood flow is shunted from your viscera, where nutrient absorption takes place, to your peripheral muscles. This is to allow your legs [...]

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6/21/2009: Hormones, Alternative Health, & Organic OK from AMA

By | June 24th, 2009|Newsletter Postings|

Society sets women up to believe that the transition into the cessation of periods is a turbulent, symptomatic whirlwind consisting of hot flashes, mood changes, night sweats, cravings, weight gain, and hair growth in unwelcome places (to name a few). However, this need not be the case. Obviously, prevention is the key, and if one [...]

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3/3/2009: Hormones and Adrenal Health

By | March 5th, 2009|Newsletter Postings|

Dr Borkin is an advocator of transdermal hormonal replacement and saliva testing. I agree that saliva testing is the best measure of free hormones in the blood; it’s more of a functional test rather than a measurement of bound hormones. Unfortunately, NYS doesn’t allow this form of testing for all practitioners. As most of you [...]

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Five Ways Essential Oils Enhance the Many Delights of Springtime

By | April 11th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

The Season of Hope, Renewal, and Rebirth After months of cold and darkness, the sunshine and warmer weather is finding its way to the Northeast. Seasonal shifts not only impact the environment and agriculture, but they also effect human mood and consciousness. Spring has sprung and it brings with it its symbolization of [...]

Tips for Shielding Oneself from the Harms of Living in Our Toxic-Soup, Chemical World: A HAES (Health at Every Size) and Naturopathic Perspective: Part V

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

How to Stay Healthy in a Toxic World In my ongoing series on living in a chemical world, I have covered the following subjects: An overview of the ubiquitous chemicals in our environment that are negatively impacting our health, our food supply, and nutritional status. I also acknowledged the concepts and controversies surrounding [...]

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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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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