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Thyroid issues affect about 10 percent of the population in general and are a common health concern among my patients. Women are four times more likely than men to have thyroid problems and the majority have hypothyroidism, which occurs when the thyroid is not producing enough hormones. Most conventional medical

In addition to water and sugar, oxygen is also necessary for the maintenance of optimal health. It should come as no surprise then, that a deficiency of oxygen in the tissues is a major contributor in the development and progression of degenerative and chronic disease. Many, if not all, progressive

  It is Summer and catching a wave at the beach sounds fun, but what if you could let multiple waves wash over you right here in Southern Oregon. WaveTonix is a new business on 4 th street in Ashland that uses sound wave therapy to improve wellness. Low- frequency

If you’ve been paying attention to the latest trends in healthcare and restorative medicine you’ve likely encountered the growing topic of intravenous vitamin therapy. Recently popularized by celebrities such as Adele, Chrissy Teigen and numerous professional athletes, IV vitamin and nutrient drips are being used with increasing popularity to both

It seems like fewer and fewer people these days are making exercise a regular part of their daily routine. Less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day, and only one in three adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week, reports the

Finally, the sun is shining and weather is sweet! It’s easy to let a sunburn sneak up on you, though, so it’s important to be sun savvy. 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by age 70. You can do yourself a great service to reduce your risk of

Once a year, instead of focusing on a health topic, I like to publish my latest favorite recipe. This year I am going to offer a real gem: Middle Eastern Chickpea Burgers. I have to say that it took a long time to find a bean burger that I liked.

If you’ve been paying attention, you have plenty of reason to feel this way! The beauty of springtime in the Rogue Valley, majestic though it may be, is not without its harsh reminders. In my practice, this means dealing with the seasonal surge in patients with recent tick bites. An

It’s May, the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health has long been, and still partially remains, a stigmatized part of human health. The days of old when mental health issues were either ignored or simply had their existence denied aren’t far in the past and remnants of them

For those of us with pollen allergies, the spring flowers look pretty, but curse us with sneezing, watery eyes, annoying sniffles and worsening asthma. The good news is there are many helpful natural prevention strategies and treatments to help reduce pollen reactivity by supporting the body rather than suppressing symptoms