The idea of food intolerances or sensitivities has been an increasingly popular topic of conversation. With more research, we are discovering that certain foods are often-times the culprits of our health issues. However, figuring what these foods are is the tricky part. The first step is to understand the difference between a food allergy and […]
In modern society stress is out of control! Stress comes in different forms and affects our brain and body. Stress can be short term or long term, otherwise known as acute or chronic. Short term stress makes the body respond in ways that are meant to help us survive. These adaptive responses are not supposed […]
Many patients who had discomfort after eating, acid reflux, feeling bloated & heavy, and feeling nauseous have benefited from Digestive Qigong exercises. Before making any other dietary changes, they started with this easy Qigong exercise and noticed dramatic changes.
Why do Naturopathic Doctors Spend Between One and Two Hours with Patients in an Appointment? Printable Handout You may have noticed that it takes longer than ever to schedule a first appointment with a new health care provider. You’ve also likely spent more time in the waiting room than face-to-face with your physician. In the United States, consultation time […]
What is Holistic Health? Holistic health is a lifestyle approach that considers the whole person and how they interact with their environment. The goal is to achieve optimal well being and functionality by focusing on someone as a whole instead of a specific illness or body part. Holistic health care emphasizes whole body healing through a […]
So You Just Had a Baby? Your life has certainly changed! The whole focus of your world has been shifted to this tiny person who is entirely dependent on you to survive. You may feel like you’re spending all your time feeding your baby, changing diapers and outfits, and soothing them to sleep. With all […]
When given in combination with acupuncture, bodywork and other modalities, Flower essences facilitate going deeper and integrating the healing process. learn more from Portland acupuncturist Inez Coppola.
Dr. Angela Cortal is a Naturopathic Physician who focuses on Regenerative Injection Therapy (Prolotherapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections) and integrates this into her Naturopathic clinical practice.
Diabetes is a disease involving a dysfunction of sugar/carbohydrate metabolism, i.e. the body can’t process sugars/carbs in a “normal” way. The cause of the dysfunction differs depending on what type of diabetes it is (Type 1, Type 2, etc.), but the resulting high blood sugar and inability for the cells to utilize glucose efficiently is […]
Acupuncture helps a variety of conditions, including musculoskeletal, neurological, reproductive, respiratory, mental/emotional & more.