Northwest Restorative Medicine Blog

Naturopathic Approach to Headaches

Underlying inflammatory, immune triggers that may be contributing to your headache and migraines need to be addressed in the treatment of headache and migraines. Headaches are extremely complex to treat because there are multifactorial triggers. An integrative...

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Immune Health and COVID-19

This article is meant to discuss immune health, building resilence, and recommendations with specific regards to COVID-19 in detail. There are, however, universal foundational truths to immune health that I will briefly list. Their importance to your immune health...

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Osteoarthritis and Chronic Knee Pain

Osteoarthritis is commonly known as general wear and tear of the joints. Other terms used are degenerative joint disease or degenerative arthritis. Osteoarthritis is chronic low-grade inflammation in the joint space leading to break down of cartilage, synovitis,...

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Brain-gut axis. How Leaky Gut Connects to Leaky Brain

There is two-way communication between the brain and the gastrointestinal tract often referred to as the “brain–gut axis,” so it makes sense that increased inflammation in one would result in inflammation of the other.  But, how do we get inflammation in the gut or...

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Multiple Sclerosis an Integrative Approach

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and neurodegeneration of the brain and spinal cord. MS is a disorder that causes demyelination resulting in the destruction of the protective lining of nerves causing neurologic dysfunction....

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The Importance of Oxygen in Healing and Pain

Oxygen is the most essential molecule needed for life. We can live for weeks without food, days without water, but only moments without oxygen. Our body’s tissues need a constant supply of oxygen to function and the best way to optimize health is to adequately...

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