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Restore Function, Reduce Pain and Avoid Surgery

Your body CAN heal itself with a very popular treatment commonly used by amateur or professional athletes, outdoorsman, youth, workers and retirees looking to restore function, reduce pain, and avoid surgery. 

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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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9 Ways to Keep Your Child Healthy

Every parent wants the best for their child(ren).  Keeping our children healthy is vital to their happiness and success.  Especially with school now underway, parents often ask, “How can I prevent my kid(s) from seemingly catching every illness?”  For some parents, they may question whether their child is ever really “well” because of the short bouts between illnesses, especially things like coughs and the common cold…

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Direct Primary Care – Affordable, High Quality Healthcare, for the Entire Community

Now, there is an innovative solution for our community’s healthcare needs. The days of waiting two weeks for a doctor’s appointment, having limited time with a doctor, expensive procedures, and huge out-of-pocket costs due to ever-increasing insurance deductibles, are over! There’s a new kind of care in town called Direct Primary Care (DPC). Direct Primary Care is so popular that patients, physicians, employers, payers and policymakers across the US are embracing the model…

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