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Arthritis is an umbrella term for over one hundred different conditions that impact over 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. The most common forms of arthritic conditions include osteoarthritis (OA) and inflammatory arthritis types including rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and gout. Naturopathic medicine has a large toolbox to draw upon to help those suffering with any form of arthritis.
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Chocolate intake is associated with decreased risks of coronary heart disease, stroke, and diabetes in addition to a variety of other health benefits. Learn how chocolate can benefit your health, and not just your sweet tooth! Plus, get recipes for heart-healthy raw chocolate tartlets and double chocolate avocado cookies.
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Allergies and allergic diseases impact tens of millions of Americans each year. Naturopathic treatment of allergies can involve multiple pathways including alterations to the gut micro biome, using supplements, instituting sublingual immunotherapy, implementing dietary considerations, and environmental modifications to help patients find relief.
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Bastyr reflects on their student and faculty accomplishments over the past school year, and groundbreaking diabetes research. Did you also know they host a summer ND mini camp, and accept scholarship applications?
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Pets can serve a multitude of therapeutic functions in addition to being a loving member of the family. In recognition of National Pet Day, four naturopathic doctors share how they incorporate the therapeutic benefits of animals in patient care. Learn how interaction with pets can help your health!
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"Naturopathic medicine inspires hope. I want to be part of this dynamic group of unique forward-thinking individuals that come together to form an eclectic and vibrant healing community." Tanya Denne is a third-year naturopathic medical student at Bastyr University - Washington. She shares her path to naturopathic medicine and as an ND student with a special interest in Parkinson's and Mucuna research.
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Naturopathic doctors are an integral part of interprofessional healthcare delivery in many types of patient care settings. We speak with nine naturopathic doctors in various interprofessional healthcare settings to learn how they work to uncover the root cause of illness, coordinate care with numerous professionals, and ultimately educate and empower patients toward wellness.
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Help us congratulate Dr. Traci Pantusso, the first ND in approximately 10 years to win the prestigious Pilot Award from the NIH-funded Institute for Translational Health Sciences at the University of Washington. Learn about Dr. Pantuso’s path to naturopathic medicine and her work as adjunct clinical faculty and research investigator at Bastyr University.
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Most people are embarrassed to talk about problems they experience in the bathroom. With a worldwide prevalence of 10% to 20%, it's time to start talking about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). We hear from four NDs about why naturopathic medicine may hold the key to uncovering the root cause of IBS. See the difference naturopathic medicine can make!
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