Men’s Health: More than prostates and libido

Any quick Internet search on men’s health will lead one to believe that prostate health and libido are the top health concerns out there for men. The actual short list is much different — consisting of heart disease, cancer and unintentional injury. That list is not too sexy and won’t sell many magazines. Yet, those are […]

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Men’s Health – More Than Prostates and Libidos!

  June is National Men’s Health Month.  You’ll be seeing a lot about prostates and low libidos, as if that’s all there is to us(!)….there are of course more complexities to men.  We often hear about menopause for women as they age, as a natural and celebrated change.  Men too go through this change, it’s […]

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Cure Insomnia Naturally

Do you suffer from insomnia?  Here is an article Cure Insomnia Naturally by our own Dr. Greg Eckel published in this month’s edition of the Health Journal. Click here to read more. 

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Acupuncture and Detoxification

by Anne Carruth,  Licensed Acupuncturist   10 bucks says your body needs help detoxing. How could it not?  Our food and water are laden with hormones  and chemical by-products.  The air we breath is discolored by pollutants.  Our homes are “cleaned” with products requiring rubber gloves for safe handling.   We slather our bodies in lotions, […]

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September is National Smoking Cessation Month….are you ready for a change?

The air is starting to change, that bit of chill at night, the long warm days….it’s my favorite time of year actually.  As things start to settle down after the summer frenzy, I start to turn my eyes towards the fall.  This is a great time of year to reset your goals and priorities that […]

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Spring Allergy Relief: Nature Cures HealthChat Podcast

Dr. Greg Eckel  discuss the spring allergy season, why some people suffer worse than others, and strategies you can use to cut down on your springtime suffering.   Listen to the Allergies HealthChat Podcast

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The Yearly Onslaught: Managing Colds & Flu

by Dr. Greg Eckel – Nature Cures Clinic director Uh oh, it’s that time of year again… sniffles, coughs, fevers oh my… Every year we get into the same discussions about whether one should get the flu shot, how to handle a fever, how to get through a cold. Well look no further, here is […]

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Fibromyalgia: Naturopathic Treatment Approaches

________________________________________________________ by Dr. Greg Eckel Nature Cures Clinic physician I have been researching fibromyalgia for the last 13 years.  My mother had it, and as any son would want to help his mother out, I really was looking for ways to decrease her pain.  I have come to understand fibromyalgia to be a very complex […]

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Seeing a Naturopath after a Motor Vehicle Accident

Did you know you could see a naturopathic physician as your doctor after an accident?  The personal injury protection (PIP) that we all must carry by law for our auto insurance in Oregon covers this service.  This portion of your insurance covers your care no matter who was at fault.  It is there to get […]

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Habits & Addictions: Nature Cures HealthChat Podcast

Click “read more” to access this podcast. Dr. Greg Eckel discusses the naturopathic approach to stopping addictions & bad habits. Listen to: HealthChat: Habits & Addictions

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Colds & Flu from a naturopathic perspective: Nature Cures HealthChat Podcast

In this edition of the HealthChat Podcast, Dr. Greg Eckel discusses treatment and prevention of colds and flu with naturopathic and Chinese Medicine. Listen to: HealthChat: Colds & Flu 2010

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Summer First Aid: Nature Cures HealthChat Podcast

Summer First Aid podcast Dr. Greg Eckel give you some ideas and tips for dealing with bumps, bruises, scrapes, and sunburns during the active summer months, and give you a list of things to include in your summer first aid kit. View the video version of this podcast at the Nature Cures Clinic video page.

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Sports Injuries: Treatment and Prevention Vodcast

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Dr. Greg Eckel appointed to state naturopathic board

Congratulations to Nature Cures Clinic’s Dr. Greg Eckel for his recent appointment to the Oregon State Board of Naturopathic Medicine.  Dr. Eckel was confirmed in the Oregon State Senate on February 10th.  He was chosen for his leadership and excellence in the field of naturopathic medicine.  

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The Naturopathic Approach to Colds and Flu Podcast

Listen to: The Naturopathic Approach to Colds and Flu Podcast In this podcast, Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh focus on issues surrounding the cold and flu season.  Should you be running to your doctor to get a prescription that will only suppress your symptoms, or should you not do anything at all?  They will answer […]

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Naturopathic Views on the Health Care Reform Bill

Listen to: Health Care Reform Bill Podcast Listen as Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh help you read in-between the lines of what the Health Care Reform Bill is really all about. The doctors will tell you how you can become an active participant in these decisions that are being made about your health, rather than […]

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The Naturopathic Approach to the Swine Flu,H1N1 Virus

Listen to  The Naturopathic Approach to the Swine Flu and H1N1 Virus Podcast Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh explain the dangers of allowing you to be injected with a live virus that has only been tested on monkeys.  Instead of taking this risk, they will educate you on some naturopathic and alternative approaches that will […]

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The Naturopathic Approach to the Swine Flu

Listen to the Swine Flu Podcast In this podcast, Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh share with you their thoughts on the swine flu.  Are your chances of dying from the Swine flu any higher than the regular seasonal flu?  As naturopathic doctors, they believe that the public should not be put into a state of fear, […]

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Naturopathic views on Mismanaged Health Care

Listen to the Mismanaged Health Care Podcast Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh share their thoughts on some of the more common health conditions they believe are mismanaged in medicine, such as diabetes, thyroid disease.  They’ll tell you about a patient who is a good example of how the conventional world of medicine relies upon drugs to […]

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The Naturopathic Approach to Back Pain

Listen to the Back Pain Podcast In this podcast, Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh address back pain, an issue that affects an estimated 85 percent of all people at some point in their lives.  Find out what the naturopathic approach to treating back pain is.  Dr. Nigh also challenges you to undergo a test that […]

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Medical Outrages

Prepare to be amused as you listen to Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh express their outrage over some recent medical headlines that may just leave you outraged, as well. Listen to Medical Outrage Podcast

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Everything You Need To Know

Listen to Everything I Needed To Know… Podcast Listen as Dr. Eckel remind you of the fundamental things we often forget that will help keep us on the track to wellness.  You’re instructed, at one point, to take naps.  Naps?  Sweet!  Find out what else you should be doing!

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The Healing Art of Chinese Medicine

Listen to The Healing Art of Chinese Medicine In this podcast, Portland naturopathic doctor, Dr. Greg Eckel alk about the psychological ties to illness, which is a major component to the healing art of Chinese medicine.  They discuss the specific relationships between human emotions and organs of the body, explaining how correcting imbalances in these […]

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Naturopathic Approach to Fatigue

Listen to Fatigue Podcast Listen as Portland naturopathic doctors, Dr. Greg Eckel and Dr. Greg Nigh discuss fatigue and the issues that surround it.  They talk about how a conventional doctor might treat fatigue, which includes blood tests to rule out thyroid or anemia issues.  But if the blood tests don’t come back with anything […]

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Naturopathic Views on the HPV Vaccination

Listen to Naturopathic Views on the HPV Vaccination In this podcast, Portland naturopathic doctors, Dr. Greg Eckel and Dr. Greg Nigh discuss the issues surrounding the HPV vaccine.  They’ll explain to you the politics that lay behind the scenes of this vaccine, as well as the dangers involved in receiving the vaccination.  They’ll arm you […]

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Naturopathic Views on the Flu Vaccination

Listen to Flu Vaccinations In this podcast, Portland naturopathic doctors, Dr. Greg Eckel and Dr. Greg Nigh discuss the flu vaccine, what the risk versus benefit is, and whether it is even effective.  They also arm you, of course, with some naturopathic ways that you can protect yourself from getting the flu in the first […]

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Naturopathic Approach to Seasonal Affective Disorder

Listen to Naturopathic Approach to Seasonal Affective Disorder In this podcast, Portland naturopathic doctors, Dr. Greg Eckel and Dr. Greg Nigh talk about what the disorder is, but questioning whether the patient’s symptoms are really attributed to that or could it be something else?  From a naturopathic approach, they will explain to you what they […]

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We Dig Our Graves With Our Forks

Listen to We Dig Our Graves With Our Forks In this podcast, Portland naturopathic doctors, Dr. Greg Eckel and Dr. Greg Nigh explain to you what you should be looking at when you are choosing what to put into your body and the effects it will have.  The saying is true, they say, and the […]

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Naturopathic Views on Bi-polar Disorder

Listen to Naturopathic Views on Bi-polar Disorder In this podcast, Portland naturopathic doctors, Dr. Greg Eckel and Dr. Greg Nigh discuss their views on a Bi-polar disorder diagnosis.  They’ll talk about how they think that many people are misdiagnosed because their symptoms have to be thrown into some diagnosis with a name by their physician.  […]

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Naturopathic Views on Gastric Bypass Surgery

Listen to Naturopathic Views on Gastric Bypass Surgery In this podcast, Dr. Greg Eckel and Dr. Greg Nigh discuss a surgery that is not only highly risky because an organ in the body is being removed, but they also discuss that it is a surgery that is also highly unnecessary.  From a naturopathic perspective, they […]

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“Dr. Eckel has been extraordinarily patient with me. He has guided me along when at times I felt as though I could easily quit yet another endeavor in my dysfunctional life, and this one is of such great importance. If I’m not in good health  I continue to deal with, he has been kind, respectful, […]

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The Menace of Medicine – Part 3

Listen to The Menace of Medicine – Part 3 Concluding this three part series on the “menace of medicine”, Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh will discuss some of good things that our current health care system has to offer. They conclude, of course, with suggestions on how our current “health care” system can be turned […]

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The Menace of Medicine – Part 2

Listen to The Menace of Medicine Part – 2 In this podcast, Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh continue to discuss their outrage of the current medical system.  In part two, they discuss the ecological, biological, and human front of the medical system.  They’ll explain why it’s not sustainable by sharing some startling information, and will […]

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The Menace of Medicine – Part 1

Listen to The Menace of Medicine – Part 1 In this podcast, Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh discuss their outrage that our current medical system is called a “health care” system.  How can we add synthetic chemicals to humans and say that they are healthy because of it?  They also dive into ways that they […]

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The Naturopathic Approach to Chronic Sinusitis

Listen to The Naturopathic Approach to Chronic Sinusitis Podcast In this podcast, Dr. Eckel will explain to you what chronic sinusitis is, as well as the symptoms that are associated with it.  He will discuss what the conventional medicine approach to treating it would be and compare it to the naturopathic approach.

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The Naturopathic Approach to Prostate Health

Listen to The Naturopathic Approach to Prostate Health In this podcast, Dr. Eckel and Dr. Nigh talk about a subject that will affect almost every man at some point in his lifetime.  They will discuss some symptoms that could just be benign, as well as some symptoms that could alert you that you should seek […]

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The Naturopathic Approach to COPD

Listen to The Naturopathic Approach to COPD In this podcast, Dr. Eckel discuss the 4th leading cause of death in the United States; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  They will explain what the conventional approach is to something the conventional world says is chronic and you will never be able to get rid of.  They will […]

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