Summer is officially here. Along with the warmer weather and long break from school, summer comes with the potential for a wide range of first-aid emergencies. With the ability to treat bug bites and bee stings to sunburns and seasickness,
Menopause is a normal and natural part of aging. But for many women, menopausal symptoms can be more than a daily nuisance. Hot flashes, irritability, depression, difficulty sleeping, and weight gain can significantly affect a woman’s quality of life. Luckily,
Many patients wonder whether they should see a medical doctor or a naturopathic doctor for their health concerns. While both types of physicians are skilled in treating a large variety of different health problems, there are many specific instances where
By: Katie Nuckolls, ND Autoimmune disease is a growing problem in this country. The National Institute of Health estimates that 23.5 million Americans currently suffer from an autoimmune disease, and some sources estimate that this number is closer to 50
By: Katie Nuckolls, ND Eczema is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes dry, irritated, and itching skin. While it is usually diagnosed before the age of five, more than 10% of both children and adults in the US currently
By: Dr. Katie Nuckolls, ND Although we don’t like to talk about it, depression is a major problem in America. According to statistics, one out every ten of us will suffer from depression at some point in our lives.
There are over 10,000 chemicals in personal care products, and they are not even required to tell us which ones are in the products we buy. The average woman is exposed to over 500 chemicals a day, and most of these are topically applied and absorbed, or inhaled.
I got a call back to repeat an abnormal mammogram the day before I received this Time magazine in my mailbox. At the time, I was seriously considering what I’d do if I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was
Are nutritional supplements good for you? Should you take them? I get these questions all the time from patients in my practice. The answer is: It depends……depends on you, depends on your nutritional status, depends on the quality of the
The landscape within the medical field has become a little crazy lately, leaving both doctors and patients frustrated and ready to pull their hair out. There are numerous reasons for this, but without going into an expose about all the