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The Healing Power of Nature

Last month, October 7th through the 13th, was the first ever, nationally recognized week in honor of Naturopathic Medicine. This is an exciting and historic event that I hope foreshadows the necessary change in thinking needed with regards to our health consciousness today. The theme for the week was “Celebrate the Healing Power of Nature.” […]

Do It Yourself Health

I am a big fan of the DIY Network and HGTV. These networks consistently air shows that provide homeowners the knowledge and courage to make lasting improvements to their home and yards. By simplifying the steps and providing detailed information about the process, the shows on these networks invite reluctant individuals into an uncharted territory […]

The Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic or Holistic Medicine is based on a set of core principles that together comprise the philosophical foundation at the heart of the treatment modalities. In fact, the reasons we make choices with Naturopathic treatments is more important than the different treatments themselves. It isn’t what we give, but why we give it, that defines […]

Docere – Doctor as Teacher

The word “Doctor” has its root in the Latin word “Docere” meaning teacher. Historically doctors have embraced this aspect of their profession. Spending time with patients, explaining the diagnosis, discussing treatment options, and just catching up, would all be part of a regular appointment. Times certainly have changed. Now a visit to a conventional doctor’s […]

Creating Heroes at Home

I see a recurring theme in my patients that experience the most profound and substantial healing when they embark on their own journey. The patients that achieve the best results have decided to be proactive for their own health and are becoming the hero of their own story. They are patients that have shed the […]