GENETIC TEST FOR RISK OF DEVELOPING ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

By Dr. Mara Davidson Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease which causes memory loss, cognitive impairment, behavioral changes, confusion, as well as mood alteration. This progressive type of dementia is the most common form in the elderly. It is estimated that around...
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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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Don’t Let SAD Make You Sad

By Dr. Mara Davidson Does this time of year always seem to put you in a depressive slump?  Are you feeling a decreased amount of energy? Do you notice you are gaining weight? Are you experiencing feelings of agitation?  Do you feel you could sleep all day or find you are...
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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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#1 Way I Manage Stress and Anxiety When Life is Out of Balance

Adaptogens By Dr. Andrew Cummins   Stress is all around us. Emotional, physical, and chemical stress has a dramatic effect upon our health and well being. It is something that is very hard to avoid within our current environment, but there are steps we can take to combat...
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Interview with the Naturopath: Nasosympatico Therapy

“People always ask me, ‘You want to stick those up my nose?’ Yes, I do!”, says Dr. Mara Davidson with a laugh. “The nasal applicators don’t hurt while being inserted into the nose or while they rest there. I have found the best way to describe it is a combined feeling of slight...
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Low Back Pain

  By Dr. Andrew Cummins Low back pain is one of the main reasons individuals seek medical care. Whether your a military  veteran, firefighter, business professional, gardner, athlete, or police officer you have probably experienced some form of back pain in your lifetime....
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MIGRAINES

Do you suffer from MIGRAINES? Are you tired of taking prescriptions that cause many side effects and do little to alleviate the pain, nausea, sensitivity to light and noise that accompany the pain? If yes, then it is time to investigate what is causing your migraines. Potential...
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