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To Slow Neurodegenerative Disease, Reduce Toxins, Quell Inflammation

To Slow Neurodegenerative Disease, Reduce Toxins, Quell Inflammation

A holistic, integrative approach can often slow the neurodegenerative processes that underlie Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, and many other neurological conditions. Carefully tailored nutritional and lifestyle changes can also strengthen the central and peripheral nervous systems, decrease oxidative stress, and optimize mitochondrial function. But neurodegenerative disorders are typically very complicated,

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Resolving Inhalant Allergies

Resolving Inhalant Allergies

A Conversation with Dr. Todd Born Sponsored by Allergy Research Group By Natural Medicine Journal In this interview, naturopathic physician Todd Born, ND, CNS, describes his approach to treating inhalant allergies. Born explains the intimate relationship between the immune system and allergies and how physicians can support

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An Integrative Approach to Neurodegenerative Conditions

An Integrative Approach to Neurodegenerative Conditions

A naturopathic approach can often slow down the progression of the neuronal degeneration. In the August 2016 Focus Newsletter, we discussed groundbreaking research on high-dose biotin (a B-vitamin), which has been able to halt progression, or least help with symptoms, in primary progressive and secondary progressive multiple

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Allergies – A Route to Resolution

Allergies – A Route to Resolution

Allergens appear in many forms: food, environment, pets, chemicals, lotions, potions, medications, even “natural substances.” You may have noticed that you suddenly have allergies that you never had before. The all-too-classic scenario presents to your office: “Doc, I don’t know what it is, but I seem to

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Dispelling Psoriatic Myths Webinar

Dispelling Psoriatic Myths Webinar

Many patients with psoriasis choose to explore natural and integrative options for their disease management. Psoriasis is a disease that is dictated by triggers and flares. Because of this, a variety of rumors have started about what is good, and bad, for psoriasis. Dispelling Psoriatic Myths is

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Getting to the Root Cause of Food Sensitivities

Getting to the Root Cause of Food Sensitivities

An interview with Todd Born, ND By Natural Medicine Journal About the Author Natural Medicine Journal is an electronic peer-reviewed journal and open access website dedicated to the field of integrative medicine. In this podcast, naturopathic physician Todd Born addresses key issues associated with the effective integrative

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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Etiology, possible causes, and treatment considerations for NAFLD Abstract Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is subdivided into nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). In the United States, prevalence of NAFLD is 10% to 46% of the population. Worldwide prevalence is 6% to 35% (median 20%).

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