Digestive Qigong: Simple Self Care

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.

Holistic Medicine FAQ: “Why a 1-2 Hour First Visit?”

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 […]

Achieving Holistic Health with the Mediterranean Diet

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 […]

Caring For Mamas in the Postpartum Period: Part 1

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 […]

How Does a Low Carbohydrate Diet Help Diabetics?

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 […]