Ovarian Cancer Treatment – Beyond the Conventional Model

Ovarian cancer is the 5th leading cancer-related cause of death in women.  Two thirds of women who are diagnosed with ovarian cancer are 55 years or older, however it can also happen in younger women.  Risk factors include family history and presence of BRCA-1 or BRCA-2 gene mutation, first degree relative with breast or ovarian cancer, obesity and absence of …

Integrative Oncology Clinic Offers Hope to Patients With Cancer

When someone receives a cancer diagnosis, the news can be devastating not only to the person receiving the diagnosis but also to their loved ones and friends too.  Often people are left stunned and not sure which direction to go with their health care.  They often are told by their doctors that the only options available to them are chemotherapy …

Food Sensitivity Testing: A Life Changer!

Let Food Be Your Medicine Many moons ago, Hippocrates, considered the father of medicine, wrote “Let Medicine be Thy Food and Food Be Thy Medicine.” He knew what we still know to this day in naturopathic medicine –  that the food that you eat on a daily basis can have the greatest impact on your health.  It doesn’t matter if …

Hair Loss Treatments

Hair Loss Solutions For You

Causes of Hair Loss There can be MANY causes of hair loss like hypothyroidism, menopause, nutritional deficiencies and autoimmune conditions.  Whatever the cause, we understand that hair loss can make you feel self-conscious and disrupt your quality of life.  We work with you to get to the bottom of why your hair is falling out and come up with a …

Healing the Brain After Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Have you sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a result of a fall, military combat, competitive sports or car accident?  Traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects 1.4 million people per year and can be caused by any bump, blow or jolt to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain.  TBI is a more common occurrence than we …

High Dose Intravenous Vitamin C (IVC): Kills Cancer!

The Origins of Vitamin C Research “If you feel a cold coming on, take your vitamin C!”  There has been a long-held belief that vitamin C (in the form of supplements or food) will prevent the common cold or shorten the duration and decrease the intensity of an illness.  This belief was thrust into the mainstream by Linus Pauling who …

Natural Treatment Alternatives for Colds and the Flu

Do You Really Need a Flu Shot — We Think Not So it seems like everyone around you is starting to get sick, huh? Well, as you know cold and flu season is definitely upon us. As the days get shorter and colder, not only are we more susceptible to feeling run down and more gloomy but the chances of …

Mitochondria: Beyond Just a Powerhouse

What are mitochondria? Mitochondria are organelles that exist inside of most of your cells.  What is so special about them?  They are the literal powerhouses of your cells.  Your mitochondria are responsible for turning the fuel that you put into your body into a form of energy that allows your body to run all of its different processes.  Mitochondria are …

Testosterone for Brain Power

The Background on Testosterone Deficiency Aging men often suffer drastic physical consequences of having low testosterone, sometimes dubbed “male menopause” or “andropause.” Energy, sex drive, muscle mass all may dramatically decrease while sufferers of low testosterone can also experience mood changes, loss of drive, difficulty sleeping, erectile dysfunction, an increase in fat mass, chronic pain, slower healing time and more …

Is Inflammation the Root Cause of Your Pain?

Pain is a very strong and, at times, debilitating force that consumes your energy and dictates what you can and can not do with your body. Pain restricts you. And, what does conventional wisdom say about treatment of pain? It recommends interventions such as medication and/or surgery. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), prescription painkillers, like opioids, are amongst …