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The Hazards of Plastics

Plastic products have become ubiquitous in our daily lives, yet their convenience comes with a hidden cost: the health risks posed by endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs).

Healing from Within with Proper Nutrition

In our journey towards wellness, we often overlook one of the most powerful tools available to us: proper nutrition. The food we eat plays a vital role in nourishing our bodies and supporting our overall health and well-being.

6 Natural Ways to Maintain Youthful, Glowing Skin

When it comes to skincare goals, we all want glowing skin that looks youthful and glowing. There are many natural ways you can help your skin look beautiful! In today’s blog, we’ll be going over 6 natural ways to maintain youthful, glowing skin.

Tips for Staying Healthy This Season

Naturopathic doctors are unique in that they treat each patient as an individual and believe the body has an innate ability to heal itself. Check out this blog about Tips for Staying Healthy This Season provided by our Moonstone Naturopathic experts!

Natural Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful stage in a woman’s life, but many women can experience difficulty throughout the stages. Nutrition, regular exercise, reduced anxiety, and good sleep are all essential elements to a healthy pregnancy. This blog will go over natural tips for a healthy pregnancy!

5 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin and can have a powerful effect throughout the body. Unlike most other vitamins, this one functions similar to a hormone, and every cell in your body has a receptor for it! Your skin creates vitamin D from cholesterol when exposed to sunlight.

6 Best Natural Remedies for Eczema

Itchy, dry skin is irritating for most people, but it can be a nightmare for those with eczema. If you're searching for relief, don't give up! There are some natural remedies you can try in conjunction with your medication to help replenish your skin's moisture.

How Naturopathic Doctors Can Help With Allergies

Spring is an exciting time; the days get longer, and the weather gets warmer. Though, for some people, this excitement gets intercepted by seasonal pollen. Fortunately, naturopathic doctors can help with allergies, letting you enjoy a sneeze-free summer.

10 Foods That Boost the Immune System

As the saying goes, "you are what you eat," and when it comes to your health, food plays a significant role. We've created a list of 10 foods that boost the immune system that are all readily available at your local grocery store.

5 Easy Ways to Spring Clean Your Health

With winter keeping us inside and Netflix marathons keeping us sedentary, we may need to get back into some healthy habits. To help get started, we've created a list of 5 easy ways to spring clean your health! Summer's right around the corner, and now is the best time to get outside and clean up our health so we can enjoy the sun!

Work From Home Productivity Tips and Herbal Remedies

Working from home has both its opportunities and challenges. Due to the pandemic, people are working from home more than ever and this has been a big cause of stress for thousands of people. Luckily, there are natural ways to help reduce your stress levels and give you a nice boost of energy. This blog will go over work from home productivity tips and herbal remedies to help keep you productive.

How to Fire Up Your Metabolism at Midlife

Once you hit 40, your metabolism starts to slow down. Even if you haven't changed your eating routine or exercises, you can start to notice changes in your body. But don’t let that get to you! This blog will go over how to fire up your metabolism at midlife to help keep it up and running!

6 Natural Cold Remedies to Try this Winter

Getting sick can be scary during these times. You get bad looks from people whenever you’re in public, and people avoid you due to the current fear there is with COVID-19. That is why this blog will go over 6 natural cold remedies to try this winter so that you can be healthy for the holidays and enjoy the season!

How a Naturopathic Doctor Can Help During Pregnancy

Seeing a naturopathic doctor during pregnancy can make all the difference in helping you have a healthy pregnancy. Naturopathic methods employ natural treatments to support natural body processes. Being healthy is the best way of preventing any complications during pregnancy.

All About the Hormone Reboot Diet

It's flu season which means it is even more crucial for people to have strong immune systems. Looking for ways to boost your immune system? Here are 5 herbs to boost your immune system to protect against colds and the flu in general.

Clean Home, Clean You

It's flu season which means it is even more crucial for people to have strong immune systems. Looking for ways to boost your immune system? Here are 5 herbs to boost your immune system to protect against colds and the flu in general.

5 Herbs to Boost Your Immune System

It's flu season which means it is even more crucial for people to have strong immune systems. Looking for ways to boost your immune system? Here are 5 herbs to boost your immune system to protect against colds and the flu in general.

Could Common Pain Relievers Lower Fertility? 

Teens and young adults are taking Advil and other pain relievers to help decrease cramps. But could common pain relievers lower fertility and end up hurting them later in life? New studies have shown that there may be a link between Advil (NSAIDs) and infertility.

Fun in the Sun that is Safe for You and the Environment

It will soon be time to hit the beaches and spend some quality time out in the sun enjoying nature. Who doesn't want some fun in the sun that is safe for you and the environment? But did you know it takes less than 15 minutes for those sunny rays to begin burning human skin?

Spring Clean Your Health

Spring is in the air and that means it's time to spring clean your health and take care of your bodies! Nothing we are going to mention today is earth-shattering or will be shocking to people, but a lot of times it's the common sense stuff that people forget.

New Year Resolutions: All-Natural Edition

It is mid-February, so how is those New Year’s Resolutions coming? First, did you make your New Year Resolutions this year? If you haven't, that's okay. If you did and already dropped them, we won't judge you either!

Self Care During the Holidays

Ok, so you’re smack dab in the middle of the holiday season and you’re feeling all the feelings: overwhelm, excitement, exhaustion, depression, loneliness, and all the pressures that work, family, and the gift-buying holidays provide. And while you’re a person committed to your well-being, health, gratitude, joy, and family, this holiday stress has you off your game! 

Mistletoe and Health

One of the many Christmas holiday traditions that we enjoy is mistletoe. It is a custom that most do not fully understand, but it is fun to follow along. The magical mistletoe hold over holiday lovers started way before the first office Christmas party. The tradition of kissing under the mistletoe started in ancient Greece. It was practices during the festival of Saturnalia and later in marriage ceremonies, because of the plant's association with fertility.

Men’s Fertility Issues and How Naturopathic Medicine Can Help

Did you know that one in eight couples in the United States have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant? You are not alone, if you and your partner are struggling to have a baby. Infertility is defined as trying to conceive for one year (or six months after the age of 35) with no success. Infertility affects both men and women ages 15 - 44. Statistics show that infertility is on the rise.

Why Join the Teal Pumpkin Project?

Have you ever stopped and thought about how many kids have health conditions that prevent them from enjoying the so popular trick-or-treating events happening on Halloween? There are conditions such as eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases that make it almost impossible and dangerous for the little ones to go out and enjoy the night like everyone else. But there is a way we can all come together and include them in the fun night affairs.

Thyroid Health

Thyroid issues are on the rise, particularly Hypothyroidism. It affects people’s hormone regulation, diet, and energy levels. Hypothyroidism is often misdiagnosed when doctors do not run a full thyroid panel. The causes of hypothyroidism are gut issues, inflammation, chronic fatigue, virus, or toxicities.

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Congratulations MOM! Baby has arrived, and the wait is finally over. But with all the happiness, joy, and satisfaction comes great responsibility and choosing what is best for your baby. There are many challenges along the way. Taking care of the new baby can be tricky even if this is your second or third child, but more so if it is your first baby.

The Heat is Here. Stay Hydrated!

Our bodies are made up of 75% water, and to boost your life force and keep you going, the cells of your body quickly absorb the water that comes in. That is why drinking water is such an essential asset in everyday life. It will keep your body hydrated, also improving your digestion, circulation, elimination, and skin health.

PCOS, how it affects teens and young women

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorder within the childbearing age. This condition has not gotten a lot of public attention, but it affects to many young women. About 5-10% of teens and young women have this diagnosis and may not know.

Warning signs of Vitamin D deficiency

Did you know that you may be lacking Vitamin D? Vitamin D is an essential Vitamin used to absorb calcium and promote bone growth. There are many ways to get it, but in this fast-paced society, people tend to dismiss taking in Vitamin D.

Using natural remedies to cure the flu

It is ROUND 2 of the flu and cold season!! Recently the CDC’s announced a second strain of the flu that is spreading around that is different from the one that was detected at the beginning of the flu season, late last year. This particular flu strain is affecting the older population; however, the younger population is still being affected by the earlier strain.

Cervical Awareness Month

Cervical Awareness month is here and we want to use this opportunity to spread knowledge about HPV and cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is really important to talk about; however, it is not the only thing women need to understand how to prevent. Another threat to their cervix is HPV (human papillomavirus).

Stress and Getting through the Holidays

Sometimes the holidays can bring out an array of mixed emotions for some people like depression, loneliness, anger and sadness. Holidays are supposed to be a time to reunite and rejoice with friends and loved ones, but because holidays are such a nostalgic time they can also bring back memories of a loved one that has passed, breaks ups, or just end of the year regret. These thoughts can bring you down and can hold you back from being happy around this time of year.

How Naturopathic Medicine aids in Miscarriages and Child Loss

Grief is not a feeling we desire and when it comes it can affect us in many ways. The loss of a child to a mother through miscarriage can be one of the most painful grieving periods for anyone to endure. It can bring on an immense sense of emptiness and vast range in emotions including: anger, depression, guilt, anxiety, powerlessness, and loss of hope.

Get a Better Sleep

Get a Better Sleep Due to our busy and hectic lifestyles, most of us do not get enough sleep. Sleep deprivation can affect us physically

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