3 Essential Stress Relievers For Autoimmunity

If you're dealing with autoimmunity or a chronic inflammatory condition, you've probably noticed that your symptoms tend to wax and wane and sometimes it's difficult to figure out what makes you feel better or worse. You might have tried to pin down the cause of your...

7 Root Cause Remedies For Cold & Flu Care

Winter months are prime time for colds and flus, most likely due to increased sugar from Halloween to New Years, a decrease in sunlight and vitamin D, and increased time indoors exposed to other people who may also be experiencing a transient winter-month decrease in...

The 3 Step Plan To Thyroid Health With Root Cause Medicine

The thyroid is an endocrine (hormone secreting) gland that is located below your Adam's apple. It is often referred to as the body’s "thermostat,” because thyroid hormones regulate our temperature and the metabolism in every cell of our body - including our heart and...

The Step By Step Guide To Your Personalized Nutrition Plan

Finding the right nutrition plan can be frustrating. Many people tell me they are fed up with trying to feed their health correctly and just want someone to tell them exactly what to do. This is why fad diets come and go and often leave people more confused than...

The Top 5 Overlooked Causes Of Autoimmunity

What is autoimmune disease? Autoimmune disease is an immune system problem that causes your immune cells (your defense system against viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens) to attack the healthy tissues they are supposed to protect. There are over 100 autoimmune...

Top 7 Causes Of Leaky Gut & What To Do About It

Intestinal permeability (commonly known as Leaky Gut) is a common root cause that either begins or exacerbates chronic, inflammatory diseases. Many people are unaware that leaky gut is a common cause of extraintestinal (non-digestive) symptoms and do not know that...

The 4 Neglected Drivers of Chronic Illnesses

1. Chronic Stress Low energy, waking up tired after a full night's sleep, and experiencing a decreased ability to cope with stress are signs of chronic stress. Our modern lifestyles are extremely taxing on our hormonal stress response (cortisol) and nervous system. As...

What Supplement Do I Take For This?

"What supplement can I take for ________?" This is a question I get a lot. Maybe the problem in question is acid reflux, another digestive disorder, insomnia, or frequent headaches and migraines. The truth is, taking a supplement for a symptom or trying to replace...

Healing Leaky Gut For Optimal Immune Function & Health

The reason digestion and gut health are so important is because they not only affect these areas of nutrition and health, but they also play a vital role in immunity and preventing inflammation in our cells, organs, and tissues. Poor nutrition, inflammatory foods,...

Common Hormone Health Problems & What To Do About It

When hormones are referred to in popular culture it’s usually in reference to estrogen and testosterone, two of our sex hormones. In addition to sex hormones, there are many different hormones in the body with wide ranging effects on our health. Hormones are messenger...

Food As Medicine & How To Personalize Your Nutrition Plan

Food is many things. It’s about pleasure, connecting with friends and family, ritual, and even experiencing new cultures. Food is life. And eating well sets a solid foundation of health and healing that can set you apart from illness, fatigue, and the incredible...

How to Avoid Toxins & Create A Healthy Environment

The most common factor contributing to health problems is exposure to toxic substances and inflammatory triggers in our homes, air, water, and food. According to the Environmental Working Group there are almost 85,000 chemicals currently approved for consumer use!...

What You Need to Know Before You Go Gluten Free

There’s a lot of talk in the wellness and nutrition world about the advantages of a gluten free diet as well as media sensationalism that perpetuates the idea that gluten sensitivity isn’t a real thing. The truth is that if you’re wondering if gluten is harming your...

What You Really Need to Know About Gluten & Food Sensitivities

"Treat the gut” is a foundational principle in Naturopathic Medicine, because digestive health is the foundation of your overall health. They say “you are what you eat” - but the truth is you are what you eat and are able to digest, absorb, and use. So it’s important...

What Acid Reflux Can Teach Us About Good Medicine

Acid reflux is a common symptom affecting millions of Americans. It’s easily treatable and something modern medicine should really be nailing by now, but unfortunately that’s not often the case. However a good diagnostician trained in root cause resolution can easily...

5 Things You Need to Know About Acupuncture

If you’re thinking about trying acupuncture, there’s a few things you should know. 1) Your acupuncturist may ask you questions you haven’t heard before. To a Chinese Medicine Practitioner, the big picture is extremely important. We want to know what your mood is like,...

Innovating the Future of Medicine

“Naturopathy is the mother, all-inclusive, of natural therapy. It is the basic platform for all                methods of healing; without it any healing art will be a failure.”  – Dr. Benedict Lust, Founder of Naturopathic Medicine. In 1896, Dr. Benedict Lust...