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 […]

Constipation is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders. According to The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, approximately 42 million Americans suffer from constipation at any given time. Constipation Description This condition is described by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) as: • Fewer than three bowel movements […]

You may suddenly be struggling with inexplicable nerve pain that is difficult to stop. You may have experienced an accident, disease, or other factor that left you with acute or chronic nerve pain or nerve damage. These are serious health concerns because nerves do not grow back once they have died and nerve pain or […]

Believe it or not the human body hosts a variety of parasites happily living in a symbiotic community posing no threat to our health. In fact, having this diverse collection is an integral part of optimal well-being with each human possessing their own “parasitic fingerprint”. However, when the wrong parasites enter our system this is […]