Issues Helped By Our Naturopath, Dr. MacDuff
Our Naturopathic Doctor helps many different issues, including but not limited to:
Cancer - One of the biggest diseases out there, cancer can be fatal, and the treatment can be miserable. Let us help you fight it naturally, without the sickness associated with chemotherapy and radiation.
Diabetes - A serious issue in which the body produces no insulin or too little insulin, resulting in too much sugar or glucose is in the blood, causing a myriad of other issues. Diabetes can be reversed through proper nutrition.
Heart disease - A wide range of issues affecting the heart, this can include blood vessel diseases like coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, and heart defects.
Chronic degenerative diseases - This can include any number of things including Alzheimers to ALS, COPD, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and more.
Yeast/candidiasis regulation - Candidiasis is a fungal infection. When it is in the mouth, it's known as "Thrush", and a yeast infection when it affects the vagina.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome - IBS can cause cramping, abdominal pain, gas, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. It is a long-term condition that affects the large intestine (the colon), but it can be managed.
Chron's disease - Chron's is a disease that can affect any part of the GI tract, including the small bowel and colon. It can lead to persistent diarrhea, rectal bleeding, abdominal cramps, constipation, and more.
Burning mouth disease - A burning sensation in the tongue or roof of the mouth, this can persist for months or years. Burning mouth is sometimes associated with Sjogren's Syndrome, diabetes, thyroid disease, and liver problems.
Shingles - This is a viral infection that causes a painful rash with blisters on one side of the body. It is caused by the chicken pox virus. Additional symptoms can include sensitivity to light, fever, and flu-like symptoms.
Cold/flu - The most common issue on this list, colds and flus can be helped holistically. Common symptoms include sore throat, congestion, cough, and runny nose.
Colitis - Inflammation of the colon, colitis can cause loss of appetite, abdominal pain, fatigue, mucus in the stool, cramping, bloody, diarrhea, and more.
Hair loss - Hair loss can be caused not only by age and genetics, but also by thyroid disease, alopecia areata, protein deficiency, and low vitamin levels.
Skin infections - These include Leprosy, Carbuncles, Staph, Cellulitis, Impetigo, Boils, Pilonidal Cyst and Abscess, Fungal Skin Infections, Ringworm, Athlete's Foot, Candidiasis, Sporotrichosis, Fungal Nail Infections, Molluscum Contagiosum, Shingles, and Chickenpox.
Acne - Very common especially in adolescence, acne is also sometimes caused by diet. In extreme cases, acne can cause some scarring.
Allergies - This is when a person has a reaction to a substance such as pollen, pet dander, certain foods, or bee venom, that does not cause a reaction in most people. It can make people very sick, and in some cases, can even be fatal.
Food allergies - Food allergies affect between 4-6 percent of Americans according to the CDC. The most common food allergies are eggs, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, wheat, and soy. common symptoms include a dramatic drop in blood pressure, change in heart rate, or even Anaphylaxis.
Metabolic syndrome - Characterized by (3 of 5) abdominal obesity, elevated fasting plasma glucose, elevated blood pressure, high serum triglycerides, and low high-density cholesterol levels, Metabolic Syndrome is a disorder of energy storage and utilization.
Low energy/tiredness - So many things can cause a person to exhibit low energy levels. The primary cause is normally diet and a lack of exercise.
Adrenal fatigue - Adrenal fatigue is when the adrenal glands do not produce enough hormone to adequately regulate energy production and storage. People with this feel tired, have trouble getting out of bed, crave sweet and salty snacks, have more energy later in the day, and have difficulty recovering from illness.
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease - Often confused with Hoof and Mouth disease (the animal version), Hand, foot and mouth disease comes with fever, sore throat, poor appetite, skin rash, and blister-like sores in the mouth.
Digestive troubles - This can include stomach pain, reflux, ulcers, constipation, ulcers, Chron's disease, and more.
Constipation - When a person has difficulty passing bowel movements, this can be caused by any number of things, including a low-fiber diet, not drinking enough water, lack of exercise, hyperthyroidism, and more.