Thanks to a patient who informed me of Red Skin Syndrome, or Topical Steroid Addiction, I have realized that this may be the cause of the eczema symptoms in some of my difficult eczema patients. Dr. Rappaport, MD, has first described Red Skin Syndrome, in which what appears to be eczema are actually cases of [...]
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What would you do if you knew the secret to controlling your weight? Having the ideal body size is a thing that eludes many people in our world. The fight to control unwanted weight is an ongoing battle that is tiring and seemingly never won. Imagine knowing how to control your weight. If you knew, [...]
Getting healthy can feel like a constant uphill battle, such as fighting the urge to sleep instead of working out, or saying no to that cookie craving. Sometimes, however, little changes can improve your sense of confidence and get you feeling good that lead you to saying – I can do this! So here are [...]
Hibiscus tea, also known as sour tea, has been recently investigated for its heart protective effects. I’ve enjoyed hibiscus tea personally but more recently discovered its effects on cholesterol and lowering blood pressure. An extract of the herb Hibiscus sabdariffa has been shown in animal studies to lower LDL cholesterol and increase HDL cholesterol. It [...]
Pregnancy is a wonderful season of life. One main complaint during pregnancy, however, is fatigue, especially when there are toddlers to care for as well. There are herbal remedies that are safe in pregnancy that can help boost your energy. It is important to first rule out any medical conditions that is causing fatigue. See [...]
Wheat is one of the most commonly consumed foods in the western world. Yet we do not have a collective grasp on how it affects our bodies. Are whole grains really that healthy? The health benefits of whole grains come from the nutrients delivered as well as the fiber. The problem comes from some very [...]
Diet and Supplements are helping Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients in Vancouver Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis effects over 1 million people in North America. It is unclear at this time what causes the condition. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis is characterized by four or more of the following, that lasts more than 6 [...]
Solve Acne without Dangerous Side Effects How to solve acne without dangerous side effects or re-occurrence has been perplexing dermatologists and patients for years. Interestingly enough an old theory is proving to show impressive clinical outcomes. Naturopathic Doctors have been treating acne and its relationship with the digestive tract since the profession began. Research is [...]
GREEN SMOOTHIE Soak overnight any combination of the following seeds: approx. 1-2 tablespoons flax seeds (not ground) approx. 1-2 tablespoons Salba, a.k.a. white chia seeds (not ground) Sunflower seeds 1-2 dates to sweeten per serving To soak: Fill a container with your seeds & water, ensure water level is about ¼” higher than your nuts/seeds. [...]
A Naturopathic Doctors systematic approach to relieve pain and cure your pain by treating the whole person. If you experience musculoskeletal pain to the point of needing help you are not alone. 315 million people per year visit a GP’s office with the complaint of musculoskeletal pain. ( J Am Board Fam Pract 2004;17:S32– 42.) [...]