Every year, between 5 percent and 20 percent of the U.S. population contracts the influenza virus, tens of thousands are hospitalized, and thousands die from flu-related illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Therefore, it’s critically important to recognize the first symptoms of flu—and seek medical attention … Read More
As a naturopathic physician, I use a variety of tools and strategies to help my patients. One of them—homeopathy—is widely misunderstood. Some people mistake homeopathy as just another word for natural medicine. Rather, it’s a specific technique that uses very small doses of highly diluted substances to stimulate the body’s … Read More
What is biopuncture? Biopuncture is an injection therapy in which specific body zones or points are injected with highly diluted natural products, the majority of which are derived from plants, in order to regulate inflammatory processes and support natural repair mechanisms. Most of these injections are given into the skin … Read More
Herbs, relaxation techniques, and unique therapies can serve as effective natural pain killers to help you find relief from a variety of painful conditions. Learn about 8 of the best natural pain … Read More
Arnica uses in homeopathic medicine; homeopathic practitioners commonly prescribe it for treating bruising, pain, and sprains. But what is arnica montana? Arnica, also know as mountain daisy or leopard’s bane, comes from a flowering plant with yellow, daisy-like heads. This herb grows in mountainous regions and is … Read More
What is functional medicine? It involves a whole new way of understanding, assessing, preventing, and treating chronic disease. It integrates a variety of science-based approaches to find and treat underlying imbalances in how the body’s systems are functioning. Practitioners focus on what’s unique about a patient and try to understand … Read More
Microorganisms feeding on our bodies outnumber our cells by 10 to 1. A typical person carries as many as six pounds of microbes, all living in a delicate, symbiotic balance amongst each other. These microbes can cause either a beneficial or a harmful effect. Most assuredly, an imbalanced overgrowth of … Read More
If you suffer from severe migraine symptoms several times a month, and your migraines last for 12 hours or more, your doctor may prescribe a daily medication to help to reduce the frequency of your headaches.
Many migraine sufferers opt for pharmacological migraine medication. Other effective migraine medications … Read More
If your child suffers from ear infections, you have lots of company. Approximately 80% to 90% of children will have at least one ear infection before school age.1,2
In the United States, ear infections are the most common reason antibiotics are prescribed, … Read More
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In Texas, and many other states, a lot of allergies result from pollen released by cedar trees. Is there a more specific natural allergy … Read More