Conventional medical technology has been advancing in leaps and bounds over the past twenty years. There have been especially great strides in joint replacement as materials and surgical procedures continue to become more successful in efficiency as well as longevity. To compliment these advancements traditional medicine has also stepped up to peripherally provide relief and […]

Pain in the wrist, hand and fingers consisting of weakness, tingling, numbness or more could be an indication of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). CTS is when the median nerve (a long nerve running from the upper arm into the hand) becomes compressed within the carpal tunnel, its only pathway to the thumb and first two […]

Each year in the United States alone one thousand babies are born with sickle cell anemia a hereditary blood disorder where red blood cells become abnormally shaped. These abnormal cells (usually in the form of a C) are caused by the clumping together of hemoglobin an oxygen carrying protein. This inevitably blocks oxygen and blood […]

Naturopathic medicine is capable of allowing the body to embrace its own healing properties through the application of such remedies as acupuncture, clinical nutrition, nutraceutical supplementation and botanical medicine. More people are turning to the benefits of these remedies to avoid conventional medicines synthetic approach to disease especially when it comes to the overuse of […]

Peristalsis is the involuntary contraction of smooth muscle responsible for moving food through the esophagus, stomach and intestines. When this contraction becomes sluggish (hypomotility), digestion can be difficult to complete causing a number of adverse reactions. Some of these include constipation, bloating, acid reflux, and abdominal pain. Hypomotility is associated with several health diagnoses such […]

Let’s face it (literally) as the years take their toll it’s hard to keep your cheeks, eyes, nose, forehead, mouth and neck looking healthy. Along with creeping “character” lines like crow’s feet around the eyes there can be brown spots, red spots, sagging skin, large pores, rashes, random hair growth and even adult acne. The […]

As humans remain struggling through trying experiences the brain continues to reveal clues on how it is effected by such incidents. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has recently been associated with many war veterans returning from battle. However, it can afflict anyone at any time who has undergone a traumatic mental, physical or emotional experience. Whether […]

Treating Anxiety with Naturopathic Medicine Anxiety can present itself in a variety of ways. It can be a slow, silent burn that you do not even realize is affecting you until it manifests in unexpected ways or it can takeover your daily life as it continually presses down on you like a lead weight. Either […]

Alzheimer’s disease is not only physically debilitating it is a massive emotional strain on the person afflicted as well as their loved ones. This disease slowly transforms the patient into a completely different person that seems as though they have been taken over by another force. In its advanced stage the patient is no longer […]

Acupuncture, Nutraceutical Supplementation and More: Naturopathic Medicine Combats Shingles Shingles are an unexpected, unexplained outbreak of painful skin pustules that can develop on any part of the body, especially the trunk area. It has been found that these pustules are a result of the leftover chicken pox virus (varicella-zoster) which can lie dormant within nerve […]