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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.

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 ...

NIH Trial Gives Boost to Chelation Therapy

EDTA Chelation Therapy EDTA Chelation Therapy is a form of treatment aimed at reducing calcium deposits, removing the heavy metals that inhibit enzyme systems, controlling lipid peroxidation, and reducing platelet “stickiness” in the clinical management of atherosclerosis and related disorders. EDTA chelation therapy is also used in the treatment of heavy metal intoxications, hypercalcemia, and ...

Hormonal Complexities: Perimenopause and Menopause

This will be an ongoing blog related to the signs and symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Hot Flashes: 75% of women experience hot flashes in menopause (click here).  Hot flashes may profoundly impact the quality of life, leading to depression and insomnia from night sweats. Hot flashes are NOT strictly a symptom of low estrogen.  ...

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Bioidentical Hormone Replacement (BHRT)

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