Time for a Spring Cleaning? Start with the Microbiome.

by. Dr. Robert Boyd Spring officially began on March 20th and everyone is looking forward to some fresh air and warmer weather. Many people, including myself, partake in the time-honored tradition of spring cleaning. While spring cleaning is typically thought of as giving the...
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Heal the Gut to Boost Energy

by Dr. Robert Boyd As naturopathic physicians, we view digestive health as one of the most important aspects of improving many conditions. Our digestive tract is affected enormously by what we eat and is our first line of defense against any harmful substances. Time and time...
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Allergies: It’s all in the Gut

    By Dr. Andrew Cummins Spring is around the corner and with it comes itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, and a runny nose. This is usually blamed on grasses, pollen, and trees to name a few. If you have read any of my previous articles you are well aware that I like to...
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Nutrients and Botanicals for Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Dr. Andrew Cummins When it comes to preventing and/or treating disease my approach is with Naturopathic Medicine or a Functional Medicine approach to address the underlying cause of a condition. The reason for this is because I have lived with a chronic inflammatory or what is...
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Do you have a Family History of Autoimmune Disease? This information could be life changing.

By Dr. Andrew Cummins http://shalvaclinic.wpengine.com/andrew-cummins-nd/ Gut permeability better known as “leaky gut” can lead to many health problems, especially autoimmune disease. In our gut we have trillions of bacteria, good and bad. The good guys must outnumber the bad...
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