Articles: Health Information

Naturopathic Medicine and The Healing Power of Nature

Natural Approaches Negate Cardiovascular Risks Natural Approaches Negate Cardiovascular Risks Naturopathic medicine is a system of medicine based on the healing power of nature. Dugald Seely, from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (Canada), and colleagues enrolled 246 members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers at 3 study sites (Toronto, Vancouver, and Edmonton) for …

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Pump Inhibitors and Risk of Hip Fracture

Are you at risk? Postmenopausal PPI Use May Increase Risk Of Hip Fracture. MedPage Today (2/1, Walsh) reports that according to a National Institutes of Health-funded study published online in the BMJ, “postmenopausal women who use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) regularly are at increased risk for hip fracture, particularly if they have ever smoked.” In …

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Naturopathic Manipulative Therapy

IMA newsletter article Naturopathic Manipulative Therapy or NMT, is a distinctive method of touch used to re-establish balance in the neuromuscular and skeletal systems. NMT (probably more aptly named “neuromuscular therapy”) is based on the idea that dysfunction must be alleviated in both the joints and muscles of the body in order for long lasting …

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Our Privacy Practices, compliant with HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 We periodically renew our efforts to get patients to read our HIPAA notice. If you haven’t read this document carefully or recently, we urge you to do so. Patients are often surprised to learn what health information of theirs can be shared without their knowledge or permission, …

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Managing and Healing GERD

GERD (Gastrointestinal Esophageal Reflux Disease) is a serious condition. Symptoms may be mild or severe and can include heartburn, reflux, pressure, stomach cramping, abdominal pain, nausea, hoarseness and chronic cough. Depending on frequency and intensity of symptoms, it can lead to chronic pain, damage to the stomach and lower esophagus, the development of Barrett?s Esophagus …

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness

Know the Signs–You are not alone. April is IBS Awareness Month If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you are not alone? IBS is common with worldwide prevalence estimated at 9% to 23%. Yet many people remain undiagnosed and unaware that their symptoms indicate a medically recognized disorder. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a functional bowel …

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