Category: Weight Gain

Omega-3 Fish Oil Supports Heart, Pain, and Autoimmune Inflammation

Omega-3 fish oil treats the following: High Blood Pressure High Cholesterol Chronic Pain Arthritis Inflammatory Bowel Disease Eczema At Hunt Naturopathic Clinic we provide the care associated with the treatment of the above conditions which includes correct diagnostic assessment and treatment. Heart Health Studies have shown that a diet supplemented with omega-3 fish oil helps ...

Estrogen, Cancer and Immune Dysfunction

Considerable evidence suggests that estrogen dominance promotes immunological overactivity/imbalance.  This overabundance of estrogen may cause autoimmune diseases i.e., over activity of normal immune function.  This imbalance is related to certain diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).  Androgens (testosterone, DHEA) and progesterone are natural immune suppressors which have a balancing effect on ...

You Can Walk the Talk

Naturopathic Lifestyle: Read labels! All the following negatively impact your health: hydrogenated oils, Splenda, Equal, nitrites, nitrates high fructose corn syrup (GMO), sodium benzoate, or anything you can’t pronounce.  Topically avoid: sodium lauryl sulfate, parabens, petrolatum, mineral oil, and aluminum. Adopt a whole food diet, organic when possible, locally grown and in season. Aim for ...

FOOD ALLERGIES: A SUBSTITUTE FOR DAIRY PRODUCTS!

Finally, a dream come true.  Who doesn’t love cheesecake?  That wonderfully delicious treat that makes dessert or snack time so special! This indulgent treat does not have dairy, gluten, soy, eggs, or peanuts.  Finally, you can be happy and healthy and stay within your allergy free diet! Look for Daiya cheese and cheesecakes at your ...

Neurotransmitters and Your Health

Are you exhibiting symptoms of neurotransmitter imbalance? Neurotransmitters are natural chemicals that regulate numerous physical and emotional processes such as mental performance, emotional state, physical energy, and pain response.  They play an important role with optimal mental and physical health.  Many of the symptoms associated with hormone imbalance can also be attributed to neurotransmitter disruption ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...