One week into the Whole30 – An Update

I thought it would be a week full of “no”, I thought I would feel deprived, and I thought I would be having horrible detox symptoms – I have a chronic inflammatory condition and am taking a chemotherapeutic drug to keep my immune system in check...

Cover my ND

            Do you want the ability to choose a licensed ND as your PCP and have this choice recognized by your health insurance?  Would you like to see your ND and use your insurance without worrying about reaching your “alternative” benefit limit?  Are you tired of...

Chronic Stress and Adrenal Function

An introduction to stress: Stress is good.  It helps us to grow, change, and become who we are.  Without stress, we would never change.  Our bodies are equipped to handle stressful situations – a fact taken advantage by adrenalin junkies who go in search of a...

The Therapeutic Order of Naturopathic Medicine

Many people believe that naturopathic medicine is about what treatments it uses.  While the contents of the naturopathic toolbox are very important, those tools do not define the profession.  You can read more about the tenets of naturopathic medicine here.  As a...

What is Drainage?

  Drainage is a philosophy of medicine used by many naturopathic doctors.  It encompasses many different treatment options including specific remedies as well as widely used tools such as nutrition and exercise.  As this is a method of healing that I am very excited...