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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
How Chinese herbal medicine works is neither a great mystery, nor a process that can only be understood by chemists and pharmacists. Learn more about this healing modality.
Our Portland naturopaths fields questions from people who are curious about how natural medicine works. Get answers to these top 10 questions!
Our Portland naturopath talks beets – a super food rich in antioxidants & more. Plus, you’ll love this delicious recipe!
When the impact of a car accident hits, we absorb it like a punching bag. Our muscles clench as the tremendous energy of the crash is transferred into our bodies. The trauma of that force becomes lodged in the memory of our muscles as well as our nervous system, leaving a record that can last […]
Our Portland naturopathic practitioners discuss how to improve & maintain your health when receiving treatment for cancer. Learn more about fasting.
When we become ill, it’s often because our immune health is suffering. Our Portland naturopathic doctors understand that the body has an incredible ability to heal itself—unless its vitality is blocked or out of balance. Supporting the immune system is a natural medicine practitioner’s first priority. This infographic examines women’s immune health, including: the top […]