Health, healing, and medical myths

Differences between Type 1, Type 1.5, Type 2, Type 3 DM

Diabetes mellitus is unfortunately becoming a very common disease. There are two well known types of DM: type 1 and type 2. But what are the differences in these and what is this type 1.5 or type 3 being talked about? Type 1 diabetes used to be known as juvenile diabetes, this was because symptoms…

Low Dose Immunotherapy:

A promising treatment for chronic illnesses causes by pathogens You may have heard of people getting allergy shots (allergic immunotherapy) to help decrease their symptoms of asthma and rhinitis (runny nose, itchy eyes) when exposed to their specific allergens. Introducing very small amounts of the bothersome grasses, pollens, foods, etc to the body can help…

Insulin Resistance and our Microbiome

The prevalence of diabetes type 2 has increased significantly in the last 30 years.  Currently an estimated 23.1 million people in the United States5 (which is 7.2% of our population) have been diagnosis with this illness. That is an unfortunately high number for a preventable disease!  Naturopathic doctors often focus on prevention of disease, and…

Immune Boosters

Thankfully flu and cold season is over. What did you use to bolster your immune system to prevent illness?  Vitamin C or herbal Echinacea?  Getting extra sleep and drinking more water?  One thing you may not have considered putting focus on to help evade sickness is actually —> looking at your happiness levels, self-esteem, and…

Intergenerational Trauma

It probably isn’t too much of a surprise that your hair or eye color, your height, your facial features, and pretty much any of your physical characteristics can be passed down to you from your parents.  Most of us learned about this back in high school when we studied genetics in science class.  However, would…

Cleaning up your Environment

200 years ago, our ancestors weren’t using Pine-Sol to mop their floors, personal hygiene products that are linked to cancer, or harsh chemical detergent on their dishes or clothes.  It comes as no surprise they also didn’t experience as much body burden or toxicity as we do today.  Many of the supplies we use in…

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