Do you spend a lot of time researching “quack” science out there? And I think it’s important to differentiate proven treatments versus unproven treatments. You say that in modern medicine, there really isn’t a place for naturopathy. Is that because of the science versus non-science-based practice of it? Yeah, absolutely.… Continue Reading Are ‘Natural’ Treatments Safe?

Traditionally medicine falls into two camps. On one side western medicine, on the other natural treatments that claim to heal the body and prevent disease. More and more practitioners are calling themselves natural or naturopathic doctors, without the stringent education of medical doctors. This is a big deal because, in… Continue Reading One Woman’s Naturopathic Nightmare

– Doctors couldn’t explain what was going on with 16-year-old Haley’s symptoms. They even suggested the shooting ache in her rib, that was a teenager’s cry for attention. But the cause of her pain was far from imaginary. It was 100% real. – I started swim lessons when I was… Continue Reading Teenagers Mysterious Pain Finally Diagnosed as Slipping Rib Syndrome

How do you see your role as a naturopathic practitioner alongside a standard medical doctor? Every naturopath does have a little bit of a different role, so I can speak for myself. What I do with my patients is a lot of overall healthcare management. So, they see me for… Continue Reading What You Should Do before Trying an Alternative Treatment

hi doctors my name is Alison and as much as I hate to admit this on national television I have the worst bunions I have been to three podiatrists all which give me the caveman option sawing them off and hopefully they’ll heal correctly and that is not an option… Continue Reading My Foot Pain is Unbearable

Do you suffer with migraines? Well today’s doctor’s prescription could help. It’s tumeric. (audience cheers and applauds) The household spice’s active ingredients is curcumin, and we know it’s a very powerful antioxidant and is known for it’s anti-inflammatory effects. A recent study just came out that found that combining this… Continue Reading Drs. Rx: Could Your Migraine Be Eased with This Spice?

when you think about someone lying on a bed of nails you might think of something like someone walking on glass or hot coals that kind of thing but what if I told you people are doing something similar to lying on a bed of nails to help them relax… Continue Reading Could an Acupressure Mat Help You Sleep Better?