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The misunderstood Underactive Thyroid

27.09.2016 in Uncategorized

Hypothyroidism has gone up in the last 50 years. It happens so much that it is quite often not deemed a disease, but rather something inevitable. Women usually resign themselves to this condition and keep taking thyroid pills for life without even wondering about the cause and the potential cure.       The Underactive Thyroid: what is it? Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most recurring form of hypothyroidism. In this autoimmune condition, your misguided immune system attacks your very own thyroid gland. The unawareness of the…

New Patient Intake Forms

01.03.2016 in Uncategorized

In order to maximize our time together, please fill out the intake form before your first visit. Forms can be completed and sent online or printed and brought with you to your appointment. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Naturopathic Intake Form

emotional triggers, undiagnosed medical conditions

PCOS

01.10.2015 in Uncategorized

PCOS: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome   PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, means at its simplest that your ovaries have a hard time releasing a mature egg during ovulation. The egg may be stuck in a fluid-filled sac, called a cyst, on the ovary’s surface. As the number of cysts build up, they can enlarge the ovary, creating feelings of pressure in your lower abdomen.   Common symptoms of PCOS include:   Irregular or infrequent periods (more than 35 days apart) Excess hair growth on the face and…

sleep deprivation, health concerns

Allergy Treatment for Seasonal, Environmental & Pet allergies

15.07.2015 in Health Information, Tests, Uncategorized

Allergies have been in full force this year; for much longer and becoming much stronger than ever. Kick those allergies in the butt and find out which are the top offenders and treat them at home. That’s right, no allergy shots! Our new skin scratch test is available to asses 9 different allergens: Cats, Dogs, Grasses, Dust, Mould, Ragweed, Tree pollens, Weed mixtures Non -invasive innovative treatment for allergies called: Sub-Lingual Immunotherapy Treatment (SLIT) Here is the who, what, when, where’s… What is SLIT? Sublingual immunotherapy…

The Cholesterol Myths by Uffe Ravnskov, M.D., Ph.D.

22.02.2012 in Uncategorized

6. The effect of the statins is not due to cholesterol-lowering As mentioned in section 4 cholesterol-lowering by itself does not prolong your life. In the experiments, that have shown this fact beyond all doubt, cholesterol-lowering was performed by diet or by use of various older drugs such as clofibrate (Atromidin®), gemfibrozil (Lopid®), cholestyramine (Questran®), colestipol (Lestid®), and nicotinic acid (Nicangin®). But a new type of cholesterol-lowering drugs, the so-called statins (for instance Zocor® and Pravachol®) have been succesful. For the first time cholesterol-lowering have shown…