Everyone seems to be talking about posture. Text Neck, standing desks, vibrating wearables and apps that remind you to keep moving. Is good posture just on-trend, or do we need to sit up and take notice?
You have likely already heard of probiotics; they are often referred to as “good bacteria,” “gut flora,” or “microbiota.” They are the bacteria that live in your gut and have received a lot of at- tention for how they help your digestion, immune function, drug metabolism, and more recently your mood.
Cannabis is commonly used to treat pain and inflammation. With hip and joint health being one of the most concerning ailments affecting our four-legged best friends, pet owners are now turning to this “super healer” plant as an alternative means of quality-of-life care.
Would you rather have a back problem or a brain problem? Modern research and clinical evidence has discovered that spinal problems are not only a pain in the neck but they also affect normal brain function. “90% of the stimulation and nutrition to the brain is generated by the movement of the spine,” states Dr. Roger Sperry, Nobel Prize recipient for brain research.
Digestive complaints are a common reason why people consult with a naturopathic doctor (ND). Whether it’s something simple like bloating after eating, more bothersome like heartburn, or even a case of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like Crohn’s or colitis, your ND can help prevent recurrence and treat acute flare-ups.