Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family


An ND’s Perspective on the Flu Vaccine

By Sarah Axtell, ND on September 22, 2013

This time of year you are likely bombarded with information regarding the flu vaccine. Deciding whether or not to get the vaccine should be a well-informed decision and should not be a fear- or panic-based decision ignited by the media. It is important to weigh… Read More

Addressing ADHD, Naturally

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 23, 2013

Early Development of ADHD– Addressing the Root Cause Stress management starts in the womb. During pregnancy, if mom is stressed and not managing her stress effectively, her adrenal glands produce excess amounts of cortisol (ie. “stress hormone”). That cortisol can be passed onto her… Read More

Magnesium- the Missing Mineral

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 8, 2013

We live in a world of tension. Mentally, emotionally we are tense with anxiety, insomnia, depression and stress ever-so-present. And physically we are tense evidenced by muscle aches, restless legs, tremors, back pain, migraines or headaches, high blood pressure, and constipation. These symptoms may be… Read More

Leaky Gut

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 8, 2013

All disease begins in the gut. -Hippocrates Food allergens in the diet may contribute to the “leaky gut” syndrome. This means that the intestinal lining has become more porous. One of the functions of the gut is to be a barrier to the… Read More

Top Reasons to See a Naturopathic Doctor

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 3, 2013

Top Reasons to See a Naturopathic Doctor You want your support to be the best for YOU as a person, not a disease. You want your doctor to seek other recommendations besides drugs. You want to make informed decisions about your health and not just take… Read More

Natural Solutions for Seasonal Allergies

By Sarah Axtell, ND on March 21, 2013

In preparation for allergy season, follow theses guidelines below for a healthy immune response to allergens. Increase your intake of flavonoids. Flavonoids are plant pigments that help to strengthen your mucous membranes and protect your body from oxidative damage. They are found in blueberries, cherries,… Read More

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