Recently, JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) published the first ever study looking at the effectiveness of a functional medicine clinic 1 – and it was positive. This is not surprising, however it is very exciting to have a powerful journal endorse natural preventative healthcare. At Collaborative Natural Health Partners, we practice science-based, […]
IV nutrient therapy is a great addition to care for those undergoing cancer treatment. It can help minimize side effects of chemotherapy and improve quality of life during and after care.
There’s a lot of confusion over the pros and cons of taking low dose aspirin to help prevent of cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke. Here’s a look at the research to help determine who might benefit from this therapy, and who should avoid it.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a medical system that has been cultivated over the last 2,500 years, is gaining popularity in the U.S. thanks to a growing number of studies that have proven it’s effectiveness.
Traumatic brain injuries have gotten a whole lot more attention in the past few years and for very good reason. Acute trauma to the head can have lasting effects, and repeated injury has now been clearly proven to significantly increase risk of several severe degenerative diseases, including dementia. It is absolutely vital that we do […]
New research has shown that aerobic exercise can be as effective at lowering blood pressure and *more* effective at reducing visceral body fat than commonly prescribed medications.
The statistics are staggering. Alzheimer’s disease is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, in the years between 2000 and 2015, while heart disease deaths have decreased by 11%, deaths related to Alzheimer’s disease have increased by 123%. Alzheimer’s currently affects 5.7 million Americans, a number […]
Contrast hydrotherapy is the use of alternating hot and cold water to boost the immune system and improve circulation. Contrast showers are an example of this. After taking a hot shower, step out from under the water, turn it to a cool temperature, and then rinse each limb under water, one at a time for […]
Today I donated blood to the American Red Cross. I feel great for a number of reasons. The holiday season brings an expected shortage of blood. This is because less people donate due to weather cancellations, higher frequency of colds, and people not wanting to leave their home (hibernation). The frequency of natural disasters have […]