Hives, technically called Urticaria, can present at any given time. For some, the presentation of red, swollen, itchy skin eruptions are a common occurrence while others struggle with a sporadic bout. The cause can be found in many culprits such as environmental toxins, food allergens, insect bites, medicine side effects, anxiety, or a clue of […]

Snoring can be an annoying condition but it may also be a sign of something more serious, such as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is when someone stops breathing for short intervals of time while they are sleeping. This lack of breathing comes and goes throughout the night never waking the person up but could result […]

Whether it’s a few flakes or a chronic problem, dandruff can be an embarrassing condition. It also may be a way your body is trying to alert you to anything from an subpar diet to a scalp condition that just might get serious unless you do something about it. Acupuncture, nutraceutical supplementation and botanical medicine […]

Sciatica can be really painful. So much so that when you are experiencing the deep electrical shocks and muscle soreness it sends through your body all you want to do is lie down and never get up. The sciatic nerve is as thick as an extension cord. It runs from the lower spine to the […]

Living your life like a candle burning at both ends can take its toll. Fatigue and stress may eventually create some health challenges that could be avoided. Seeing your conventional practitioner often results in some sort of pill fix that may be accompanied by side effects and an overall temporary remedy. Using naturopathic medicine to […]

Motion sickness happens when the body, the inner ear, and the eyes send conflicting signals to the brain. For some people, moving by land, air or sea could have its challenges. Not only can business or vacation travel be physically and mentally exhausting, but add in motion sickness and it can be highly uncomfortable. This […]

Regurgitating sharp, acidic, gastrointestinal gas or fluid can be very uncomfortable. This is often a sign of acid reflux or sometimes the more serious development of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It affects about 44% of the US adult population at least once per month with about half struggling with acid reflux once per week. It […]

The thyroid is like your own personal, automatic thermostat. It regulates distribution of energy throughout your whole body and is one of the largest glands in the endocrine system. It acts like a hormone releasing headquarters that also controls hundreds of other major to minor bodily functions including mood, sleep, body temperature, and weight. The […]

Whether we like it or not we are living in a toxic world. From the air we breathe and the water we drink to the food we eat and the products we use. No matter how diligent we may be, there are bound to be various toxins that enter and sometimes embed in our system. […]

Flu season is like a roulette wheel. Conventional medicine offers a flu shot that contains two or three predicted strains but there are many more you could be susceptible to. Botanical medicine to prevent and treat flu could be an alternative that not only relieves symptoms but may eradicate contracted flu pathogens before they get […]