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NEWS: Newly Formed Integrative Health and Wellness Congressional Caucus

NEWS: Representatives Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.) have jointly launched the Integrative Health and Wellness Congressional Caucus in the House of Representatives. In a statement, Polis called integrative care the “missing piece” for health and wellness, while Coffman said it is important for patients to have “all the facts and latest research when […]

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Four Studies & HRT Position Paper from the North American Menopause Society Conference

At the annual meeting in October, 2017 of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) in Philadelphia, researchers presented a number of valuable studies for your practice: Study 1: Women More Likely to Opt Out of Hormone Replacement Therapy and Choose Alternatives A study, which was the first to examine women’s beliefs and attitudes toward menopause, […]

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Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. Discusses Scientific Advances in Menopause Symptom Relief

As more and more women express an interest in addressing their symptoms of menopause with an integrative approach, it is important for practitioners to understand the most current options for varied menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes and muscle discomfort. To learn about the latest science on these treatments and important protocols for identifying perimenopause, diagnosing […]

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Clinically Supported Menopausal S-equol Product Available to Practitioners

NEWS: This year alone 53 million women, between the ages of 40 and 64, are entering perimenopause or menopause. both perimenopause and menopausal symptoms can dramatically affect a woman’s quality of life for up to 7.4 years. In response to the growing need for addressing menopausal symptoms, INNATE Response has launched Equelle, a non-hormonal dietary […]

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Case Study: Cannabidiol Oil for Pediatric Anxiety and Insomnia

Post traumatic stress disorder presents itself as anxiety, insomnia, an inability to focus and demonstration of oppositional behaviors. In this case study, physicians used cannabidiol oil for treatment of a ten-year old girl with PTSD, and describe it as a safe treatment for reducing anxiety and improving sleep. The following are excerpts from the full […]

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News Round Up: Pros and Cons of Milk Alternative Beverages

Take a stroll down the dairy or alternative dairy aisle, and you’ll see every imaginable non-milk beverage, including hemp, cashew, oat, pea protein and the ever popular coconut and almond. These milk alternative beverages, also nicknamed ‘mylks,” are increasingly popular even among people who do not have to avoid dairy for medical reasons. As the […]

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Phylloquinone (K1) from Leafy Greens Linked to Cardiac Structure and Function

Seldom do you see a study with such disturbing results: teens predisposed to heart disease for not eating enough leafy greens. The Journal of Nutrition study of 766 otherwise healthy adolescents showed that the lowest consumption of phylloquinone, the predominant form of vitamin K1 were at 3.3 times greater risk for an unhealthy enlargement of […]

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Stevia. Is it Nature’s Secret to Metabolic Syndrone?

Stevia rebaudiana (SR), a popular calorie-free sweetener, may possess more health properties than originally thought, namely reducing the factors associated with metabolic syndrome. According to a new study, “Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni: A Natural Alternative for Treating Diseases Associated with Metabolic Syndrome,” published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, both in vitro and in vivo studies indicate […]

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Letter to President Trump from Joseph Pizzorno, ND; Jeffery Bland PhD; Mimi Guarneri MD and other Integrative Care Leaders

In this letter to President Trump from Joseph Pizzorno, ND and other leading integrative health leaders, experts call for reform that moves away from the rationing of health care to improving the type of health care provided. The article, originally published Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal, Feb. 2017, Joseph Pizzorno, ND; Jeffery Bland PhD; Mimi […]

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