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A Naturopathic Approach to Seasonal Allergies

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After a crazy winter, most of us are all welcoming the nice weather of spring. But many allergy sufferers may not be so excited. As the trees and flowers bloom, their pollen becomes a major source of allergies, which can present symptoms like itchy eyes and throat, runny and clogged nose, and, in some cases, an annoying cough due to post-nasal drip. What Are Allergies? In simple terms, an allergy is an over-reactive response of the immune system to certain substances that are foreign to our bodies, called allergens. We acquire our allergies throughout our life, and some people are more susceptible than others. One must have at least one contact with a substance to become allergic to it. Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. with an annual cost in excess of $18 billion.1 Conventional allergy treatment attempts to block the immune response, or in...

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Health Benefits of CBD

CBD Oil For Health CBD Offers Many Health Benefits

I’m really excited to discuss with you my brand new hemp based Phyto-Cannabinoid product that I just introduced to my Phyto-Cannabinoid line.

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Did You Know That Cholesterol Is A Necessary Part of Human Existence?

From cholesterol in the diet and cholesterol manufactured in the liver originates many of the major hormones that fuel the human endocrine system.

Cholesterol is essential for the body's production of pregnenolone, progesterone, cortisol, DHEA, testosterone, estrone, estradiol and estriol.

Most people when asked about cholesterol simply equate it to heart disease yet they don't realize that cholesterol is actually vital for human life.

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Signs & Symptoms of a Low Thyroid

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The thyroid is a small gland located in the neck and is responsible for producing hormones that regulate the rate at which our cells utilize the fuel that we take in from our diet. These thyroid hormones can have a major impact on how we feel on a daily basis. A dysfunction in this gland can lead to a wide array of negative signs and symptoms.

The following are a few signs & symptoms of low thyroid production (hypothyroidism):

* weight gain
* puffy face
* depression
* decreased sexual interest
* constipation
* cold intolerance
* headaches
* cold hands and feet
* brittle nails
* swollen legs, feet, hands or abdomen
* rough dry skin
* insomnia
* menstrual irregularities
* fatigue

Thyroid hormones can have a major impact on how we feel on a daily basis.

 
TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) is actually not a thyroid hormone but a pituitary hormone that does exactly what the name implies; it stimulates the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones.
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A Naturopathic Guide To Detoxification. A Revised Special 2021 Edition

Did you know that the top 10 detoxification questions people ask every month are:

1) How to detox your liver 10,100

2) How to detox your body 5,700

3) How long does it take to detox from alcohol? 4,900

4) How to detox your body from mold 4,100

5) How to detox 3,200

6) How long to detox from alcohol? 3,000

7) How to detox from weed 2,000

8) How to detox from alcohol 1,700

9) How to detox from sugar 1,600

10) How to detox from alcohol at home

…and that’s just people putting things into their bodies, intentionally for the most part, wanting to find and undo “button” or reverse the affects of too much fun.

But what about the toxins we don’t knowingly ingest or absorb?

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Back To School Wellness Protocol

Back to School Back to School Wellness Protocol for Covid-19
In a few short weeks our kids will hopefully be going back to school and I’m sure most parents are concerned with keeping their little ones and bigger ones healthy. This month I decided to highlight some of the products that I have found to be the most effective for illness prevention and immune support when dealing with viral and bacterial infections. You’ll be able to stock up your medicine cabinet with these products to have on hand or put together a care package for kids going away to school. 
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The 2 Markers You SHOULD Look At On Your Lipid Panel Results

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High cholesterol is a sign that the body's hormones are not in balance. To treat the symptom (the high blood cholesterol), most physicians will resort to statin drugs to actually poison the liver's ability to produce cholesterol....not only can this worsen hormone imbalances, but it can greatly increase the person's risk of developing other more serious diseases. Total cholesterol levels up to 300 were not considered important until there were pharmaceutical drugs available to lower the levels. In my practice I will first and foremost treat the cause of the cholesterol as a problem of nutrition and a problem of hormone imbalance. So, when looking at the results of a lipid panel I tell patients to pretty much disregard the total cholesterol and primarily look at just the following 2 markers: 1) Triglycerides – these are fats in the blood that the liver will manufacture when you take in more sugar, carbohydrates and starches...

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Updated With More Products For The Entire Month Of September>> Back To School Wellness Protocol

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Most of our kids are back to school in way or another and with that comes parent concern with keeping their little ones and bigger ones healthy. This month, due to an overwhelming response, I decided to re-run last month's product specials, as well as add some additional kid-friendly products. I have found these products to be the most effective for illness prevention and immune support when dealing with viral and bacterial infections. You’ll be able to stock up your medicine cabinet with these products to have on hand or put together a care package for kids going away to school.  
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Dr. Aieta's Daily 5 Supplements

Dr. Aieta's Daily 5

On a daily basis in my practice I get asked the question, "Dr. Aieta, what supplements do you personally take every day to maintain overall good health?"

My answer is that I change my supplement plan quite often based upon what symptoms I may be experiencing, the time of year, and my changing nutritional needs.

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Joint Pain Relief: A Naturopathic Approach To Osteoarthritis & What Natural Supplements To Take

600w-Elbow-Joint-Pain Joint Pain Relief a naturopathic approach with natural herbal supplements

Summer is finally here! With the nice weather comes increased activity and that can mean achy joints and sore muscles for some of you. Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder in the United States. It primarily affects those over the age of 60 but it can also occur in people in their 40's and 50's, or even younger. 

 

Types of Joint Pain

 Types Of Joint Pain
 
In my practice, treating osteoarthritis is a multi-step process that includes acupuncture, physical medicine, dietary modifications based upon food sensitivity testing and dietary supplementation. This month’s theme is joint health and we are offering 10% off the following joint related products.
 

Use the discount code at check out: JOINTHEALTH10

(Note: promotional code can only be used for online orders not for orders placed directly through the office)
 
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