What is a Naturopathic Doctor?

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Naturopathic doctors, or naturopaths, provide health care for the entire family. Many people think of them as the general practitioners of the alternative medicine world. However, naturopaths can also be specialists in areas such as digestive health, gynecology, respiratory health, cardiovascular health, urology, pediatrics, dermatology and musculoskeletal health.  In most state, they can also perform minor […]

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Vitamin C: Gums and Blood Vessels

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  VITAMIN C (ascorbic acid) is absolutely necessary for healthy connective tissue, particularly bone, ligaments, tendons, and blood vessel walls because it participates in collagen synthesis.  Collagen is a structural component of connective tissue, giving it strength, resilience and suppleness. Vitamin C is important to avoid tooth loss. Severe deficiency in Vit C causes scurvy, […]

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Tight Neck Muscles — A Pain In The Neck

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Neck pain often arises from tight neck muscles that pull the neck vertebrae slightly out of alignment, called subluxation, which then impinge on sensory nerves entering the spine between these vertebrae.  These sensory nerves relay that information back to the brain setting off the alarm in the form of pain.  Compression or stretching of the motor nerves […]

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