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The Sinus Colon Connection

As we move into autumn, seasonal allergies will once more rear their ugly head. While the seasonal pattern of allergic rhinitis is well-known, autumn can also be a time of aggravation for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Interestingly, IBS is reportedly more commonly in patients with allergic symptoms

Vitamin E: An Underappreciated Tool to Support Men’s Health

It has been known for quite some time now that testosterone levels in modern men are falling, a phenomenon which, while unexplained, still has important implications for men’s health. Despite the fact that testosterone replacement therapy remains a controversial subject in medicine, men’s health clinics are popping up everywhere that do essentially nothing more than prescribe testosterone to aging men.

New Rules for Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels

With the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) release of new rules for nutrition and supplement facts panels, many nutrient measurement units have been revised. These changes are now in effect, and you will begin to see them appearing on labels.

IS ACNE A VITAMIN DEFICIENCY DISEASE?

Acne is one of the most common skin problems prompting visits to dermatologists and also one of the most stubbornly difficult medical conditions to treat.

COVID-19, Bats, and the 5G Rollout

The year 2019 saw the deployment of 5G cellular networks worldwide, and while COVID-19 continues to occupy the center of everyone’s attention, the consequences of the 5G rollout on those with electromagnetic field (EMF) sensitivities have gone relatively unnoticed.

THE SODIUM CONNECTION WITH MIGRAINES

Although migraines are considered a neurological, not a gynecological, disorder, it is interesting that the majority of migraine sufferers happen to be women.

THE TURPENTINE TREND: A POISON OR THE ULTIMATE ESSENTIAL OIL?

In a bizarre echo of the ludicrous snake oil treatments that were prevalent in the 19th century, it has become a recent fad in alternative medicine to take turpentine. Yes turpentine, that distillate of pine tar most famous for its use as paint thinner, is now being touted much as it was by the doctors of long ago, as a sovereign cure for parasites with the astounding ability to somehow benefit just about every medical condition.

IS FLUORIDE AN ESSENTIAL NUTRIENT, AND IF NOT, CAN IT BE DETOXIFIED?

Fluoride is not actually an essential nutrient. That is, your body could have not a single molecule of fluoride anywhere in it, and you would be completely healthy. So why is fluoride considered an important nutrient?

Androgenetic Alopecia: Disease, or Normal Aging?

Male pattern balding, is so common as to be considered a normal part of aging, and yet it still carries an undeniable stigma, one which has generated an entire industry out of medical treatments for hair loss.

The Popular Carnivore Diet –Certainly Possible, but Truly Optimal?

Few food additives have stirred up more controversy than monosodium glutamate (MSG). Occurring naturally in certain foods, added to almost everything these days, hidden beneath an ever-growing list of deceptive ingredient names, the controversy continues as to whether or not MSG is actually that harmful.

CAN SUPPLEMENTS REDUCE MSG SENSITIVITY?

Few food additives have stirred up more controversy than monosodium glutamate (MSG). Occurring naturally in certain foods, added to almost everything these days, hidden beneath an ever-growing list of deceptive ingredient names, the controversy continues as to whether or not MSG is actually that harmful.

EXPLORING NATURAL TREATMENTS FOR ECZEMA

The pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is well-understood and can be boiled down to two main issues: impaired skin barrier function and a TH2-dominant immune response.

MELATONIN AND THE GI TRACT – BENEFITS BEYOND SLEEP

Melatonin is known to most people simply as the hormone responsible for sleep. Produced by the pineal gland through a pathway inhibited by light, the release of melatonin helps entrain sleep to periods of darkness, and deficient secretion of melatonin is associated with insomnia and circadian rhythm disturbances.

Holistic Support for Menopause

Supporting a woman through the menopausal transition can be challenging due to the myriad of different symptoms a woman might experience. Not only could there be hot flashes, but also a host of other potential issues like irregular menstruation, mood issues, and memory and libido changes.

HOW TO USE TIME-RESTRICTED EATING TO MAXIMIZE GROWTH HORMONE LEVELS

Growth hormone levels decline with age, and this decline is thought to mediate many of the untoward symptoms of aging. Intermittent fasting is one of the most effective ways to naturally increase growth hormone levels and has been shown to have a variety of other health benefits, including weight loss, improved blood sugar control, reduced inflammation, and the ability to stimulate autophagy, the process by which the body regenerates itself at the cellular level.

Why Exactly Are Food Allergies Increasing in Severity and Prevalence?

Ian Spohn, ND, is a naturopathic doctor who enjoys challenging the dogmas of both conventional and alternative medicine. He is a passionate supporter of the paleo diet and classical homeopathy. Since the late 1980s, few people have failed to notice the rising incidence and severity of food allergies in the industrialized world. Indeed, the CDC […]

Could Eating More Fish Actually Lower Your Mercury Levels?

Can eating more fish actually lower your mercury levels?

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy – The Literal Broken Heart Syndrome

Ian Spohn, ND, is a staff naturopathic doctor for Energique who enjoys challenging the dogmas of both conventional and alternative medicine. He is a passionate supporter of the paleo diet and classical homeopathy.     Given the manifold and culturally ubiquitous associations between the heart and such emotions as love, compassion, and generosity, it is […]

VITAMIN C FOR COLDS – IS IT A MYTH?

Vitamin C remains a popular natural treatment for the common cold; however, this practice is often disparaged and widely discouraged on the Internet.

Can Thymus Extract Promote Healthy Aging?

Ian Spohn, ND, is a staff naturopathic doctor for Energique who enjoys challenging the dogmas of both conventional and alternative medicine. He is a passionate supporter of the paleo diet and classical homeopathy. With advances in science and medicine allowing more people to live longer, maintaining health and function into old age will become more […]

Cholagogue Herbs and Psoriasis – the Leaky Gut Connection

Ian Spohn, ND, is a staff naturopathic doctor for Energique who enjoys challenging the dogmas of both conventional and alternative medicine. He is a passionate supporter of the paleo diet and classical homeopathy.     The traditional herbal approach to psoriasis typically focuses on the use of gentle, liver-supporting cholagogue herbs, such as dandelion and […]

Osteoporosis: The Limitations of Nutrient Supplementation

Ian Spohn, ND, is a staff naturopathic doctor for Energique who enjoys challenging the dogmas of both conventional and alternative medicine. He is a passionate supporter of the paleo diet and classical homeopathy.     Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by deficient bone mineralization. As a consequence, it is associated with an increased risk of […]

Is Social Jet Lag the New Jet Lag?

Ian Spohn, ND, is a staff naturopathic doctor for Energique who enjoys challenging the dogmas of both conventional and alternative medicine. He is a passionate supporter of the paleo diet and classical homeopathy.     Conventional wisdom (attributed to Ben Franklin) suggests that “early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and […]

Female Formula for Normal Hormonal Balance

Energique’s Female Formula has long been popular with our practitioners for supporting normal hormone balance and healthy menstruation. Let’s take a look at some of the Amazon rainforest herbs that make this product stand out as a unique and effective offering. Velvetleaf (Cissampelos pareira) Velvetleaf has a long tradition of use among native healers for […]

Cina maritima: The original parasite cleanse

Ian Spohn, ND, is a staff naturopathic doctor for Energique who enjoys challenging the dogmas of both conventional and alternative medicine. He is a passionate supporter of the paleo diet and classical homeopathy.     So you suspect your patient has parasites … alternative health practitioners tend to employ an armamentarium of herbs to kill […]

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