Tag: naturopathic

How to Find a Thyroid Doctor or Endocrinologist

How to Find a Thyroid Doctor or Endocrinologist

Thyroid hormones affect every single cell of your body, profoundly impacting how you think, look, and feel. About 20 percent of women and 10 percent of men have abnormally low thyroid hormone levels.

Without enough thyroid hormones, you can become depressed, cold, and tired. Your hair can fall out and you

6 Best Natural Diuretics: How to Reduce Fluid Retention Safely

6 Best Natural Diuretics: How to Reduce Fluid Retention Safely

Natural diuretics are herbs or other plants used for their effect on the urinary tract and fluid balance. Diuretics are primarily used to eliminate excess fluid from body tissues, to flush the urinary tract in the treatment of urinary infections, and in detoxification of the body via increased excretion of

Beware the Bug: C-Diff Symptoms and Treatments

Beware the Bug: C-Diff Symptoms and Treatments

Scientists attribute C-diff’s spread to unnecessary and incorrect use of antibiotics, which can wipe out beneficial bacteria in the gut, opening an opportunity for C. difficile to infect the colon. While C-diff isn’t (yet) drug-resistant, stronger strains of this bacteria are emerging, and the CDC recently identified it as one

The Startling Dangers of Tooth Infection

Swollen gums, halitosis, and cavities are serious concerns, but may be insignificant problems compared to greater dangers of tooth infection: hepatitis, cancer, and more. The ancient meridian system of arteries and nerves may explain how bacterial migration occurs.

8 Mercury-Free Flu Shot Options

8 Mercury-Free Flu Shot Options

While you may think that most naturopathic physicians are anti-vaccine, the truth is that many licensed NDs do recommend and/or administer vaccinations. Here’s a look at how to choose the right vaccination for you and your family.

SIBO Treatment with Herbs Is as Effective as Antibiotics…

SIBO Treatment with Herbs Is as Effective as Antibiotics…

Many people with chronic gas, bloating, and abdominal pain actually have small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). (Find a full discussion of SIBO symptoms here.)

An increasingly recognized problem, SIBO occurs when bacteria that normally occupy the colon migrate to the small intestine, feast on carbohydrates, and multiply. This causes inflammation in

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