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03
Feb 2016

The menopausal transition is unique to each individual woman. Some women experience minor symptoms while others suffer from a variety of different ailments. Not only can this drop in hormones lead to uncomfortable symptoms, but it also puts women at a greater risk of developing certain diseases, such as osteoporosis and heart disease. Common symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, anxiety and/or depression, vaginal dryness, thinning skin, and urinary changes. There are both pharmaceutical options like bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) and alternative treatment options. NFM is excited to have Dr.......

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24
Jan 2016

Do you have patients who suffer from seasonal allergies? Did you know that the most effective way of figuring out what those allergies are is skin “scratch” testing? Did you know that you can treat those allergies with FDA approved sublingual drops? NFM is very excited to be offering skin scratch allergy testing. It is an easy and quick method of determining allergy triggers. At NFM we use GREER Allergy testing and test for several allergens specific to the Pacific Northwest as well as a few common food allergens. The “scratch” testing......

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18
Jan 2016

Biofeedback therapy is a mind-body technique which improves health by helping you recognize your body’s signs of stress reactions. In a biofeedback session you can expect to learn to monitor bodily signals, and then continue work in a home practice to recognize and gain control over physiological reactions to stressors. You’ll come away with exercises to practice at home to balance your nervous system and eliminate stress response. Biofeedback Therapy can help with: ADHD Anxiety Insomnia Chronic Pain ADHD Anxiety Insomnia Chronic Pain INDEPENDENT PROVIDER at NFM that offers Biofeedback: Meghan Kemnec,......

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18
Jan 2016

We know that proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle are the foundations to health. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to achieve those things. At NFM we are happy to help with all aspects of health including what someone should be eating everyday. There is not a one size fits all diet for every person and everyone should be eating a diet that is specific to their bodies needs. NFM can help you determine what that is! At NFM we are experts in: Elimination/ Challenge Diets Food allergies Weight loss Anti-inflammatory Diets......

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18
Jan 2016

Craniosacral therapy is a gentle, non invasive treatment which encourages emotional wellness addressing stress, anxiety, and trauma, as well as chronic pain and musculoskeletal issues. Craniosacral practitioners work to gently release restrictions in movement to restore normal motion and flow to the bones, soft tissue and nervous system. Conditions Craniosacral Therapy can treat: Stress and Anxiety Chronic Pain Headaches Insomnia Musculoskeletal Issues Trauma Pelvic Pain IBS PATIENTS CAN SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY A SESSION IS ONLY $60!!!   INDEPENDENT PROVIDER at NFM who does Craniosacral Therapy: Meghan Kemnec, ND After graduating with......

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18
Jan 2016

NFM is very excited to offer massage therapy as another treatment option to our patients. Sports, swedish, and deep tissue massage are all therapeutic options available. Massage therapy has many great benefits including: ease sore, tight muscles stress and tension reduction tension headaches insomnia low back pain relaxation increase flexibility reduce adhesions and swelling Independent massage therapist at NFM: Beth Berkeley, LMP Beth received her bachelors degree from Duke University. She graduated from the Brian Utting School of Massage. After studying several advanced techniques she studied with Judith Aston and became a certified......

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02
Jan 2016

Many patients can have muscle spasms, low back pain, sciatica, disc problems, muscle tension discomfort, joint strains/sprains, plantar fasciitis, nerve tingling in extremities, and other acute or chronic symptoms due to car accidents, sports injuries, falls, repetitive motion overuse, and fibromyalgia. Nat Fam Med provides an extremely effective treatment to reduce inflammation and pain and stimulate natural healing by injections of homeopathic products either into the muscles (Trigger Point injections) or under the skin (Subcutaneous injection therapy). This is especially useful when massage, chiropractic treatment, prescription drugs, and/or physical therapy have not......

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02
Jan 2016

Chinese medicine is a system of diagnosis that dates back thousands of years. It looks at the body, mind and spirit to identify and correct imbalances in the flow of energy. By tapping into this energy with needles, your vitality will be able to blossom more fully. Benefits of Acupuncture Reductions in: Fatigue Joint pain Sleep issues Frequent colds Stress Chronic Pain Headaches PMS symptoms Irritability Anxiety Hot flashes Infertility PATIENTS CAN SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY 60 MINUTE VISIT ONLY $60!!! Dr. Maximo does accept some insurance plans! Call us at 206-683-4495 to find......

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02
Jan 2016

Naturopathic medicine is modern medicine at it’s finest. A naturopathic doctor combines the diagnostic skills of a primary care medical doctor with a philosophy and treatment based on the healing power of nature. Our medicine encompasses many different treatment modalities, which allows the physician to draw from many tools in order to treat the person rather than the disease. MODALITIES USED IN NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE Herbal medicine: Plant medicines have existed for centuries in many cultures. A number of modern drugs are based on healing plant properties. Homeopathy: A 200–year-old system of medicine......

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