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 […]

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 […]

Naturopathic Doctors Explain Women’s Immune Health

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 […]