A Healthy Curiosity Episode 63: Diagnosing Your Tongue

Episode 63: Diagnosing your Tongue I’ve been pretty busy lately. We dropped our daughter off at her first year of college, vacationing for a week in the Orcas, and attended a friend’s wedding in Seattle. When we got back, I was busy transitioning office managers and seeing more patients than…

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A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 14: Healthy Skin & Chinese Medicine

      Episode 14: Healthy Skin & Chinese Medicine with Alexa Gilmore, L.Ac.   In today’s episode, Brodie talks with Alexa Gilmore, L.Ac. and Chinese herbalist specializing in dermatology, about treating skin conditions using Chinese Medicine. From a Chinese Medicine perspective, many skin conditions result from excess heat in the body,…

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A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 10: Healthy Periods

  Episode 10: Healthy Periods with Bridgit Danner, L.Ac. and FDNP Your period doesn’t have to suck. Just because symptoms like cramping and PMS are common doesn’t mean that they’re something all people who menstruate have to expect and resign themselves to. This episode with Bridgit Danner, L.Ac. and Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist…

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Kitchen Herbs for Indigestion

It’s always fascinating to me how some weeks, everyone that comes into the clinic has the same issue going on. This week, it’s all about indigestion, distention, and bloating. As the seasons change – sometimes quite rapidly – it can be difficult to know what to eat. The drawer full…

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Natural Help for Seasonal Allergies

It’s officially allergy season here in the Willamette Valley. Since taking over-the-counter allergy medication may increase your risk for dementia, you may be thinking twice about popping Benadryl on a daily basis. Happily, you don’t have to choose between short-term allergy relief and long-term dementia — there are plenty of natural remedies that can…

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Seasonal Allergy Relief

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It’s getting to be that time of year where a remarkable number of people here in the Willamette Valley start sneezing, dripping, and itching with seasonal allergies.  Fortunately, there are a number of natural steps you one can take to mitigate or even eliminate allergy symptoms without suffering the drowsiness…

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