ARTICLES BY OUR PROVIDERS

Here you find a running list of articles by our providers.  If there is a specific topic you are looking for, please type into our search box at the top right of the page. In health, your team at Nature Cures.

Thyroid Dysfunction

As an integrated medical clinic, the approach our providers take to thyroid dysfunction is multifaceted and varied, just like the individuals who we see. Thyroid dysfunction can present in … Continue reading “Thyroid Dysfunction”

Posted in Hormone Balance, Hormones, Energy, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Hypothyroid, Fatigue, Thyroid | Comments Off on Thyroid Dysfunction

Understanding Pain Management Alternatives

This article first appeared in the Winter 2011 edition of Trial Lawyer magazine, the quarterly journal of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.   Motivating patients in chronic pain … Continue reading “Understanding Pain Management Alternatives”

Posted in Muscle Pain, Painful Bladder Syndrome, Neck Pain, Low Back Pain, Vaginal Pain, Pain Relief, Headache / Migraine Relief, Painful Intercourse, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pelvic Floor Therapy, Accident Recovery, Pain, Chronic Pain | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Vitamin D, what it is, how do I get it & what does it do?

According to a 2012 study, nearly 50% of the worldwide population is deficient in “Vitamin D” ( 25-hydroxy-Vitamin D or calcidiol), which is technically not a vitamin at all, but … Continue reading “Vitamin D, what it is, how do I get it & what does it do?”

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Metabolic Syndrome, Syndrome X, Insulin Resistance Syndrome

About: Metabolic syndrome, also called “syndrome X” or “insulin resistance syndrome”, is the name for a group of risk factors- habits, conditions, or genetic influences, that act together … Continue reading “Metabolic Syndrome, Syndrome X, Insulin Resistance Syndrome”

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Supplement use, safety and how to get a good product

We often get requests from people with questions about supplements, most often supplements they’ve prescribed themselves, bought online, or had a friend or family member recommend. When we get … Continue reading “Supplement use, safety and how to get a good product”

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Integrated approach to migraine care

  Migraine is a chronic pain condition of the brain. For more information about migraine, please see our article on it here. Symptoms: Migraine pain can be very … Continue reading “Integrated approach to migraine care”

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Migraines

Migraine is a common pain disorder of the brain affecting approximately 12% of the general population. Women have migraine more frequently than men and migraine’s are most common … Continue reading “Migraines”

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Why so Essential?

As integrated medical care providers, we are often asked by patients how to optimize their health through what we like to call “food as medicine”. One of the … Continue reading “Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Why so Essential?”

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Exercise, what is it good for?

  You’ve heard it before, get out there and move your body.  Don’t believe us, well here is a great example of healthy middle-aged adults, fitness was significantly associated … Continue reading “Exercise, what is it good for?”

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Persistant fatigue is worth a health check up.

One of the most common complaints we hear from patients is they suffer from ongoing and persistent “fatigue”. This is an all-too-common health complaint and one that has … Continue reading “Persistant fatigue is worth a health check up.”

Posted in Health & Wellness, Hormone Balance, Hormones, Energy, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Fatigue, Insomnia, Depression, Brain Fog | Comments Off on Persistant fatigue is worth a health check up.

Hot Flash or Heart Attack?

Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States and that more women than men die from heart disease each … Continue reading “Hot Flash or Heart Attack?”

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IV Chelation: Beneficial Treatment for heart disease

As an integrated medical clinic doing IV chelation benefiting hundred’s of patients from across the country, we are always pleased to see research studying chelation. In 2012, the NIH released results of … Continue reading “IV Chelation: Beneficial Treatment for heart disease”

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What is IV Chelation?

As an integrated medical clinic we are often asked about IV Chelation. Here is a brief overview. Chelation is a chemical process in which a substance is used … Continue reading “What is IV Chelation?”

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Holistic Care for Mental Health: Key Nutrients you may be missing

As an integrated, holistic medical clinic, our approach to mental health issues takes many shapes. One of the areas we focus on in the care & support of … Continue reading “Holistic Care for Mental Health: Key Nutrients you may be missing”

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Skin Health: Looking Deeper

A common skin ailment that exists in populations across the world is atopic dermatitis, otherwise known as eczema. Most of us have family members or friends that have … Continue reading “Skin Health: Looking Deeper”

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