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Naturopathy

Food! Fabulous Food!

Jessica Donovan | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica Donovan

To develop a healthy relationship with food is to feel great, both inside and out. It is your choice what you fuel your body with! It is entirely up to you!

Buyer Beware: Learning to Ask Why Complementary and Alternative Medicine Works

Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D.

If you are like most Americans, you have probably tried some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), whether yoga, chiropractic, meditation, acupuncture, or a homeopathic treatment for the common cold.

Colorado Governor Signs Bill Regulating Naturopathic Doctors

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Americans deserve the right to choose the kind of doctor they want to see, and many would like the opportunity to work with a naturopathic doctor side by side with other state of the art medical care providers.

Naturopathic Medicine and Autoimmune Disease

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Our health is a product of our genetic inheritance and our environmental exposures. Creating the healthiest possible environment, eating the right foods, and liming stress are all things we can do to optimize our genetic predispositions.

Gluten: The Greatest Enemy of Clear Skin

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

Because gluten-sensitive people cannot properly digest gluten, these large molecules enter the bloodstream, and the immune system recognizes them as invaders, activating an immune response that increases inflammation, which in turn can result in acne.

Licensure for Naturopathic Doctors

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

It's time for all states to pass legislation to license naturopathic doctors. Let's establish the laws that create minimum standards that give health care consumers the chance to choose naturopathic doctors to put on their health care teams if they want to.

Our Changing Relationship With Our Health

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

For many patients, their naturopathic doctor helps to bridge their medical care and their everyday life. When we take time to understand them, answer questions, and show how things are related, patients feel they are a partner in their health care, not merely a subject.

You're What Kind Of Doctor?

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

"Wait, you're what kind of doctor? A nat-uro-pathic doctor? What's that?" I get this question all the time. It's not so surprising when it comes from someone I meet in a coffee shop or on an airplane, but I still hear it from other doctors, too.

Remember Hydrotherapy

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Some might think of hydrotherapy as a quaint approach used in times gone by, but it is commonly used in both occupational and physical therapy. Harkening back to naturopathic medicine roots, hydrotherapy is a treatment many naturopathic doctors also embrace.

Is It a Bad Idea to Take Supplements and Herbs Without Medical Guidance?

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

Supplements and herbs work, but they should be taken with appropriate medical guidance. Think of them as short-term tools to help steer your health in the right direction.

A Healing Balance

Carre Otis | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Carre Otis

My own path towards wellness has been a long and dynamic one. It's taught me that healing from the inside out takes time and there can be great value in various sources of guidance.

Diagnosis Before Treatment

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

All treatment falls short if not applied correctly, whether allopathic or naturopathic. A proper diagnosis always precedes a proper treatment.

Olympic Inspiration in the Clinic

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Like any athlete, I put effort into getting into the zone with patients and creating easy access to that place. For me, it stems from being able to quiet my mind, especially in the exam room setting, regardless of the history that is unfolding.

Naturopathic Medicine Roots

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 09.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

It is easy to be loyal and dedicated to an elegant philosophy, especially one that leads to the effective treatment of patients with so many kinds of complaints.

Indian Health Service Includes Licensed Naturopaths, Acupuncturists and Chiropractors in Loan Repayment Program

John Weeks | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

A bit of integrative medicine history was made last month when the U.S. Indian Health Service (IHS) quietly announced that licensed naturopathic doctors, acupuncturists and chiropractors would be included in 2012 in the IHS' student loan repayment programs.

David Moye

Hurricane Irene Could Sprout Bumper Crop Of Magic Mushrooms

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 10.27.2011 | Weird News

Everyone knows the potential destructive power of hurricanes, but few people are aware that storms like Hurricane Irene encourage growth of psychedeli...

Who Will Own the Brand of Integrative Medicine?

Marc Stoiber | Posted 09.26.2011 | Business
Marc Stoiber

There is a revolution happening in North American medicine. If successful, it will educate and empower consumers, introduce us to a world of new cures, and leave most of us wondering, 'Why didn't we do this 50 years ago?'

The Biggest Quack School in Natural Medicine Closes

Dr. Andrew Lange | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Lange

The Clayton school for years has been a diploma mill operation, offering doctorates and other degrees to students of natural health care, without providing clinical training of any kind.

The Amazing Story Of Charles Darwin And His Homeopathic Doctor

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Virtually every biography of Charles Darwin refers to his health problems and acknowledges that the one physician who provided an effective treatment for him was Dr. James Manby Gully.

Don't Confuse Real Healing With Suppression Of The Disease

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

When a person experiences relief from any treatment, conventional or alternative, one should not necessarily assume that a real healing has occurred.

Vaccination: A Conversation Worth Having

Bill Maher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Maher

Vaccination is a nuanced subject, and I've never said all vaccines in all situations are bad. The point I am representing is: Is getting frequent vaccinations for any and all viruses consequence-free?

What About Naturopathic Medicine?

Andrea Sullivan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrea Sullivan

Everybody knows that we need to make substantive changes in our health care system, but as we do, we need to add naturopathy to the plan for reform.

Epidemic Of Fever Phobia: The Facts On Why Fever Is Your Friend

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

A fever enables the body to increase its production of interferon, an important antiviral substance that is critical for fighting infection. Fever also increases white blood cell mobility and activity, which are instrumental factors in fighting infection.