Top
 

Author: Emily Lesnak

5 Reasons to Take Probiotics During Pregnancy

Probiotics are the “good” bacteria or microorganisms that live in and on our bodies. We actually have more bacteria living in us than we do cells! Probiotics live in our digestive tract and perform a number of functions like helping us digest food and communicating with our immune system to...

Top 4 #BackToSchool #Sleep tips

Top 4 Back to School Sleep Tips

Back to school is a time for packing lunches, meeting new teachers, and also getting back into a regular routine. Transitioning into a regular sleep routine once school starts can be difficult because of less restriction on sleep times in the summer, that later setting sun, and vacations that throw...

What you need to know about Lead Exposure in children. From Naturopathic Pediatrics.

What You Need to Know About Lead Exposure in Children

Lead is a naturally occurring toxic metal that can be found in a variety of sources. Lead exposure is often associated with lead paint or high levels of lead found in drinking water in cities like Flint, Michigan. Both children and adults are exposed to lead, but children are particularly...

A Naturopathic Approach to Treating Asthma: Part II

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If you haven’t read “A Naturopathic Approach to Treating Asthma: Part I”, now is the time to do so! In “Part I”, I discuss the basics about asthma and why certain medications may be appropriate. There are a variety of supportive naturopathic treatments available including treating...

A naturopathic approach to treating asthma (part I)

A Naturopathic Approach to Treating Asthma: Part I

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Naturopathic doctors use a variety of strategies to treat children with asthma – this includes both conventional asthma medications and natural therapies. Before we talk about natural treatments it is important to know a little bit more about the basics of asthma. What is asthma, anyways? Asthma is...

My Two Favorite Herbal Medicines for Infertility

Have you ever consulted Dr. Google? If you have consulted Dr. Google for information regarding herbal medicine for infertility treatment you likely won’t get far (or get pregnant). Many of the herbal medicines recommended can be helpful, but my two favorites have research supporting their use. Licorice root and white peony. The combination...