ARTICLES BY OUR PROVIDERS

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CBDs and Mental Health

The marijuana plant contains over 100 cannabinoids, the chemically active components of cannabis. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is thought to be the most psychoactive component and is responsible for the … Continue reading “CBDs and Mental Health”

Posted in Depression, Health & Wellness, Anxiety, Articles by our Providers, Insomnia, Parkinsons, Mental Health | Comments Off on CBDs and Mental Health

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Have you discovered the benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) yet? There are a host of well-researched physiological benefits as well as numerous other anecdotal benefits. Let’s look … Continue reading “Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy”

Posted in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Health & Wellness, Muscle Pain, Headache / Migraine Relief, Pain Relief, Lyme Disease, Motor Vehicle Accident, Neurological and Endocrine Toxicity, Parkinson's disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Dr. Greg Eckel, Cardiovascular, Chronic Pain | Comments Off on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The Almighty Pelvic Floor

We humans have a way of taking some amazing things for granted until they longer work for us as they once did. Case in point: The pelvic floor. … Continue reading “The Almighty Pelvic Floor”

Posted in Painful Bladder Syndrome, Low Back Pain, Vaginal Pain, Painful Intercourse, Incontinence, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Pelvic Floor Therapy, General, Prolapse, Consitipation, Articles by our Providers, Pain, Women's Health | Comments Off on The Almighty Pelvic Floor

Is fasting good for you?

For the majority of us, Yes! Intermittent and prolonged nightly fasting have multiple positive effects on the body, including reduced oxidative stress, improved biomarkers of disease and preservation … Continue reading “Is fasting good for you?”

Posted in Nutrition, Diabetes, Health & Wellness, Cancer, Nutrition, Nutrition Support, Auto-Immune diseases, Weight Loss, Diabetes Care, Cardiovascular Health, Parkinson's disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Weight Loss, Wellness, Parkinsons | Comments Off on Is fasting good for you?

An Integrative Approach to Endometriosis

Do you suffer from painful periods, painful intercourse or infertility? You are not alone! You may be living with endometriosis, in which tissue normally found inside the uterine … Continue reading “An Integrative Approach to Endometriosis”

Posted in Health & Wellness, Hormones, Infertility, Menstruation, Pain, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Endometriosis, Hormones, Environmental Toxicity, Endocrine Disorders, Chronic Pain | Comments Off on An Integrative Approach to Endometriosis

How Do You Know You Have a Hormonal Imbalance?

That’s a great question and together, we can figure that out. We consider the symptom picture as well as physical measurements in diagnosing hormone imbalances. Some symptoms point … Continue reading “How Do You Know You Have a Hormonal Imbalance?”

Posted in Back & Joint Pain, Depression, Hormones, Anxiety, Menopause, Painful Intercourse, Pain, Hormones, Menopause, Endocrine Disorders, Brain Fog, Weight Loss, Wellness, Women's Health, Fatigue, Insomnia, Thyroid, Mental Health | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on How Do You Know You Have a Hormonal Imbalance?

New Year, New Birth Control?

  Are you satisfied with your contraception? There are so many options available to women these days: Pills, patches, rings, implants, barriers and intrauterine devices. There are over … Continue reading “New Year, New Birth Control?”

Posted in Health & Wellness, Hormones, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Women's Health, Gyn Exam, Contraception | Comments Off on New Year, New Birth Control?

Healthy Eating for True Vitality

The beginning of a new year gives us all a chance for a fresh start. Many of us establish goals and make resolutions (myself included!). We want to … Continue reading “Healthy Eating for True Vitality”

Posted in Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Recipes, Nutrition, Nutrition Support, Weight Loss, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Brain Fog, Fatigue, Wellness, Depression, Digestive, Anxiety, Mental Health | Comments Off on Healthy Eating for True Vitality

Finding Joy in the Holidays

“Joy to the World” or  “Bah Humbug”? Most of us feel a little bit of both this time of year. Busy, hectic lives have become a norm in … Continue reading “Finding Joy in the Holidays”

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Annual gynecological wellness exams: Are they really necessary?

At Nature Cures Clinic, our goal is to optimize your health and prevent future disease processes. Providing care while you are well is key to keeping you that … Continue reading “Annual gynecological wellness exams: Are they really necessary?”

Posted in Hormones, Integrated Primary Care, Menopause, Fertility, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Endometriosis, General | Comments Off on Annual gynecological wellness exams: Are they really necessary?

Cold and Flu Season 2017 Handout

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HBOT and TBI worth considering

There is compelling evidence and it’s growing that Hyperbaric oxygen should be considered in cases of TBI.  We really empathize the physiological aspects of hyperbaric, mainly increasing the … Continue reading “HBOT and TBI worth considering”

Posted in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Health & Wellness, Pain Relief, Stress Relief, Fibromyalgia, Neurological and Endocrine Toxicity, Environmental Toxicity, Parkinson's Disease, IV Therapies | Comments Off on HBOT and TBI worth considering

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapeutics (HBOT), Help for TBI, Parkinsons, and Lyme sufferers

  What is HBOT? HBOT is administered within a hyperbaric chamber, delivering a carefully managed dosage of increased atmospheric pressure and pure oxygen over a prescribed period of … Continue reading “Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapeutics (HBOT), Help for TBI, Parkinsons, and Lyme sufferers”

Posted in Health & Wellness, Mold, Immune Support, Integrated Primary Care, Cancer Therapy, Low Back Pain, Chronic Sinusitis, Energy, Pain Relief, Stress Relief, Diabetes Care, Fibromyalgia, Stem Cell Therapy, Motor Vehicle Accident, Neurological and Endocrine Toxicity, Cancer, Environmental Toxicity, Immune Support, Parkinson's Disease, Cardiovascular Health | Comments Off on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapeutics (HBOT), Help for TBI, Parkinsons, and Lyme sufferers

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

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