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Dr. Jeffrey J. Hunt, Naturopathic Physician, excels in the treatment of many complex health conditions utilizing his extensive training, and diagnostic skills and tools. Diagnostic options are diverse and scientific incorporating cutting edge laboratory and in-house testing such as blood food allergy testing, inhalant scratch allergy testing, hormonal tests for men and women, Lyme disease testing, comprehensive digestive stool analysis, parasitology and toxic metal testing to name a few. Dr. Jeffrey J. Hunt is a second generation Naturopathic Physician. He also hails from two generations of chiropractors. Having graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Summa Cum Laude, he excels in the treatment of both common and complex conditions. His initial analysis begins with a detailed health inquiry and may include laboratory testing. This is followed by a treatment regime specific to each individual and could include supplementation, intravenous therapy, spinal manipulation and/or acupuncture. Dr. Hunt also has is pharmacopeia license and can prescribe most pharmaceutical drugs. As a Naturopathic Physician attention is paid to arresting the progression of the disease through the consideration of underlying causes. Dr. Hunt is particularly interested in gastrointestinal disorders, hormonal concerns, cancer, Lyme disease, allergenic disorders and weight loss.

Safe and Effective Hormone Balancing

Do you have these symptoms? Hot flashes Night sweats Insomnia Memory loss Mood swings (depression) Low sex drive Fatigue Irregular periods Breast tenderness Increased skin wrinkling Weight gain Anxiety The solution is here! Salivary hormone testing Bioidentical hormone and nutritional supplements What are the advantages of saliva test? Measures active hormone levels Easy and convenient ...

A New Alternative to Allergy Treatment: Sublingual Immunotherapy

After diagnosis of inhalant allergies via a scratch or blood test we offer sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT).  SLIT treats the cause of allergy by giving small doses of the allergen to the patient.  SLIT is given as drops under the tongue.  Research shows that when an allergen is presented this way, the immune system learns to ...

The Magic of Homeopathy

My wife came back from a week-long meditation retreat and one would think that she would be in a mellow, calm mood. She returned in a state of anxiety and extreme dizziness. The dizziness was peculiar in that she would lose her balance and fall to the right frequently, with associated anxiety/fear in a crowd ...

Vaginal Dryness with Menopause

The cause of hot flashes may be elusive, but vaginal dryness is a direct consequence of decreased estrogen. When estrogen levels drop, it takes a few years for the effects to be noticed, but eventually the drop in estrogen leads to dryness and thinning of the cells in the vagina and genital area. Low levels ...

Menopause and Your Skin

Many women complain of a significant loss of skin elasticity with the onset of menopause. Estrogen is known to keep skin looking younger and more elastic. For some women, this alone is sufficient reason to take estrogens. It is important to remember that estrogens must always be balanced with progesterone and to be used in ...

Sleep Disturbance and Menopause

Sleep disturbances may be an issue with menopause. Estrogen deficiencies contribute directly and indirectly to sleep disturbances. Estrogen replacement therapy has been shown to improve sleep in symptomatic menopausal women. Estrogen deficiency also affects sleep indirectly as night sweats can make it impossible to sleep through the night. Supplementation with progesterone particularly oral progesterone can ...

Concentration and Memory Problems During Menopause

Another symptom relating to the change of menstrual status with age is poor concentration and foggy thinking. Estrogen is needed for the transport of glucose into the brain, which means that too little estrogen leads to energy starved brain cells and foggy thinking. Supplementing with too much progesterone can also contribute to foggy thinking. Too ...

Menopause and Irritability

Another symptom related to perimenopause and menopause is irritability. Irritability can be caused by excess estrogen relative to progesterone, which is a common hormone imbalance. Irritability can also be caused by a lack of androgens for example, testosterone and DHEA, as well as the stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol and testosterone act on the same gene ...

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Gardener’s Joints Need Love Too

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Gardener’s Joints Need Love Too

There’s two components to osteoarthritis joint pain. First, is degeneration of the cartilage between the bones and joints and the laxity of the ligaments surrounding the joint. Second, there is an inflammatory component and this causes pain, swelling and deformity. The inflammation is due to hyper-reactivity of the immune system responding to the degenerative changes at ...