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Adrenal Support for the Holidays

Don’t Sink Your Boat This Holiday Season by Neglecting Your Adrenal Glands! With Fall underway and the holiday season quickly approaching it is crucial that we have our adrenal function dialed in.  Optimal adrenal function provides the wherewithal we depend on to sail through our daily activities with relative ease, focus, and vitality.  For many… Read More

Estrogen Dominance: A Modern Dilemma

Estrogen dominance is one of the most common hormonal imbalances that women experience in today’s day and age. Here I discuss the symptoms and complications of estrogen dominance, and give you helpful tips on ways to break free from the estrogen dominance cycle. 

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Beware of Xenoestrogens! They Cause Cancer and Other Health Problems

Xenoestrogens cause a host of health problems including cancer, diabetes, infertility, miscarriages and more. Siskiyou Vital Medicine Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach Ron Veitel gives tips on how you can reduce your xenoestrogen exposure and its negative impact on your health.

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT): The nuts and bolts

With signs and symptoms like weight gain, fatigue, low libido, loss of muscle mass, and lack of motivation, gents by the thousands are looking for answers. Testosterone can be a great treatment option but men should understand the nuts and bolts of Testosterone Replacement Therapy. 

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3 Ways to Protect and Heal Your Lungs After Prolonged Smoke Exposure

Siskiyou Vital Medicine Naturopathic Doctor Sonja Halsey gives tips on herbs and supplements that can help protect and heal our lungs after this prolonged smoke exposure. 

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VIDEO: Your Children Aren’t Making You Crazy, Their Guts Are

Did you know that our mental and emotional lives originate in the gut? Remember the saying, “You are what you eat?” Well, research proves that to be true. How? Find out as Siskiyou Vital Medicine Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach Ron Veitel talks about a nutritional approach that supports our mental and emotional development, specifically for children.

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How to Preserve Your Health in this Smoke

Learn how to take precaution to preserve your health during fire season. Here in Southern Oregon we are dealing with very poor air quality conditions due to the surrounding forest fires. These conditions are at the very least challenging and can potentially cause serious health issues.

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ARE YOU FATPHOBIC? DON’T BE SCARED! HERE’S WHY…

Confused about all of the latest warnings regarding coconut oil and other fats in your diet? Siskiyou Vital Medicine Nutritionist Ron Veitel, BSc, gives you the skinny on fats right here. Learn about the truths and myths surrounding the connection between saturated fat consumption and cardio vascular disease.

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WHY YOU SHOULD EAT LOCAL, EAT DIVERSE

WHY YOU SHOULD EAT LOCAL, EAT DIVERSE
With the summer growing season in full swing here in the Rogue Valley, check out what’s growing locally. Whether it’s hitting up the farmer’s market or stopping by a local farm, you will be sure to find a plethora of healthy choices to add to your diet. 

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WTF?! What the Fat

Siskiyou Vital Medicine’s McClane Duncan, ND debunks common myths about diet and disease.

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Why Food Quality & Diversity is Important—It’s Not Why You Think

The most important topic regarding food today is its quality. The second major issue is the decline in the diversity of edible foods available in the marketplace. How does this impact you and what’s the solution? Leading southern Oregon Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach Ron Veitel explains.

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Dr. Halsey, ND | 5 Ways the Microbiome Contributes to Health…Or Dis-ease

Dr. Halsey, ND, is excited to join the Siskiyou Vital Medicine Community! Here’s a little bit about her and a sneak peek of Siskiyou Vital Medicine’s upcoming 6-week “My Nutrition Map” course on nutrition and our relationship to food—5 Ways the Microbiome Contributes to Health.. Or Dis-ease.

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New Practitioner and New Location for Siskiyou Vital Medicine!

Video Update:

  • Thank you everyone!
  • New Physician: Dr. Sonya Halsey
  • New Nutritionalist: Ron Veitel
  • Six Weeks Nutritional Course: My Nutrition Map
  • Sign up for this Course starting on August 17
  • New Clinic Update
  • Opening Date July 18!

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Low Fat vs. Good Fat

Eating a low fat diet is not resulting in a low fat nation when it comes to weight, nor is it resulting in better cardiovascular health, less cancer or fewer cases of diabetes. In fact, it seems to be doing the exact opposite. Why?

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Holiday Comfort Treats

Delicious, nutrient-dense, heart-warming, super comforting recipes to try out, for you and yours. Cheers to happy, comforting and truly satisfying holidays!

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The Dirt on Building a Robust Immune System

It’s that time of year when your kids are sniffling, co-workers are sneezing, and you’re just hoping to get through the next few months unscathed.  Yep, it’s flu season and resistance seems futile. So what is your flu season plan? How are you going to protect yourself and if you get the crud, how will you reduce the severity and shorten the time you feel like horrible?

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THANKSGIVING: HOW TO AVOID FEELING LIKE A STUFFED TURKEY

THANKSGIVING: HOW TO AVOID FEELING LIKE A STUFFED TURKEY
Potential causes of the holiday belly blues, and suggestions on how to avoid it from Siskiyou Vital Medicine resident Nutritionist Stacie Bailey.

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MANAGING CHRONIC PAIN WITHOUT NARCOTICS

Non-narcotic, alternative chronic pain therapies can bring you pain relief without risk of addiction and debilitating side-effects. Siskiyou Vital Medicine can help you break the pain cycle by stimulating cellular repair, rejuvenating damaged tissues, and restoring normal function for almost any part of the body.  

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Oxidative Therapy: A Counterintuitive Approach to Healing

As a Naturopathic Physician I practice medicine from a Vitalistic perspective, where I strive to stimulate the body to bring about healing and wellness.  As a result I utilize restorative medical therapies, one of which is Ozone.  Through my Ozone practice I quickly realized that the ROS were actually the agent responsible for instigating the healing process.  Yet, this was counterintuitive and in direct conflict with what I had come to believe about free radicals.  My realization spawned further research into oxidative healing mechanisms…

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A Revolution in Healthcare

For our community here in Oregon and for the Naturopathic profession this week was a big week.  This week Siskiyou Vital Medicine was officially listed as a Premier Practice with Liberty Direct, a medical healthshare company.  Liberty Direct’s health share model is designed to restore and protect the doctor-patient relationship, allowing Liberty’s Healthshare members to use any doctor or hospital they choose, while allowing physicians to practice medicine without the costly administrative bureaucracy we are all too familiar with.  Liberty Direct’s healthshare approach provides an alternative to health insurance…

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Stimulating Digestion, Before You Even Take a Bite!

When most of us first hear the term “digestive system”, we probably think about the area around the belly button.   You know, that area, in the middle, where stuff happens, that many of us just call the stomach.  In reality, it’s mostly intestines.  And a great deal of the digestive magic does happen here…

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Hawthorne – A Gentle, Yet Powerful Heart Medicine

Crataegus species, known commonly as Hawthorne, is a tree that belongs to the rose family.  And like the rose, it has thorns.  Amongst the thorns lies a medicine that is a gentle, yet powerful heart medicine.  The parts of the plant that are used for the medicine are the leaves, flowers and berries.  The leaves and flowers are harvested in the springtime, and autumn is the time that the berries are harvested.  It can be used as a tea, tincture, powdered into a capsule, or…

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