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Fighting Cold-and-Flu Season Naturally Back to Basics!
You may have felt it already: the runny nose, the sore throat, that embarrassing cough. Or perhaps you’ve taken the day off work because...
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N-Acetylcysteine (NAC): Multipurpose Antioxidant
N‑Acetylcysteine (NAC) is a N-acetyl derivative of the amino acid ʟ‑cysteine and precursor for glutathione (GSH) in the body, whereby it...
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Emotional Stress and the Brain: Naturopathic Perspectives
Introduction We’ve heard it all before: Stress is a normal part of life. Some stress is good for us because it helps us get motivated, be...
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Acetyl-ʟ‑Carnitine: Mitochondrial Muscle Power
ʟ‑Carnitine is an amino acid–based nutrient well known for its effects in supporting mitochondrial function, specifically metabolism of...
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Destressing with the Senses: Naturopathic Approaches
“Stress is a killer.” At some point, we have all heard this very common phrase. It is well-known that stressful things drain vitality...
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MCT Energy: Alternate Fuel Source
Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) refer to triglycerides (i.e. fats) composed of fatty acids 7–12 carbons in length. They are nutrients...
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Peripheral Neuropathy: Effective Integrative Management
Peripheral neuropathy, typically abbreviated to neuropathy, is a disease of nerves other than the spine or brain. The most common presentation of...
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alpha-Lipoic Acid
alpha-Lipoic acid (ALA) is an organosulfur compound and antioxidant that can be obtained from food as well as made endogenously within the body....
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Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Beyond! Treatment and Prevention of Antibiotic-Associated Illnesses
Antibiotics have been life-saving miracle drugs of the 20th century. However, the problem of antibiotic-resistant superbugs and microbiome...
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ᴅ‑Ribose: A Therapeutic Sugar
ᴅ‑Ribose is a naturally occurring pentose molecule—a 5-carbon sugar—that is involved as an intermediary in the production of...
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Allergic Rhinitis: Curcumin and Probiotics Can Help
Introduction Allergic rhinitis (AR)—known for causing watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and nasal congestion—is becoming...
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St. John’s Wort: Going to Nature’s Happy Place
St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) is one of the oldest and most investigated herbs used; it is a perennial with abundant yellow flowers,...
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What Does It Mean to Be Adrenal-Fatigued? Naturopathic Assessments and Supports
These days, it is quite rare to meet someone who does not identify with fatigue or stress on some level. Adrenal insufficiency is a common...
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Anxiety and Insomnia—Breaking the Sleep/Anxiety Cycle
Anxiety is extremely common; in fact, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention reports that anxiety disorders are the most common class of...
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Cell-Phone Use—Five Health Impacts
Every time I turn around, someone else has published a news article saying that cell phones are rewiring our brains, stealing our creativity, and...
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Vegetarian Diets—Thoughts from an American Blue Zone
Explorer and National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner met Dr. Ellsworth Wareham to study the man’s lifestyle habits. In his book The Blue...
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