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Your Contraception Options

Your Contraception Options

Contraception can sometimes feel overwhelming, mostly because there’s so much to choose from, especially if you are a female. Condoms (both male and female) are the only forms of contraception that ALSO prevent you from getting a sexually transmitted infection (HIV,...
Vagus Nerve Sets the Pace

Vagus Nerve Sets the Pace

The vagus nerve has long been overlooked and is finally getting the street cred it deserves. In true vagus nerve fashion, it didn’t get angry about being ignored for a millennia.  It’s not the trigeminal nerve….it doesn’t throw fits.  But it does play a very...
Get Screened for Breast Cancer

Get Screened for Breast Cancer

In females, breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer, and 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. In 2018, it was estimated that just over 3.5 million women were living with breast cancer, and the median age at diagnosis was 63. The good news is...
How Safe is IV Nutrient Infusion Therapy?

How Safe is IV Nutrient Infusion Therapy?

IV therapy can sound a bit intimidating – needle pokes, infusing things directly into the bloodstream, etc. While this may seem like a dangerous or high-risk, the actual risk of complications and adverse effects of IV therapy is quite low! The most common side...
What Can I do to Lower my Cholesterol?

What Can I do to Lower my Cholesterol?

1). Diet and lifestyle This should always be the foundation of your cardiovascular health care needs. Try following a Mediterranean style pattern that emphasizes fruits, veggies, nuts/seeds, beans/legumes, lean meat, and fish as best you can. The Portfolio diet, has...
Men Need Doctors Too

Men Need Doctors Too

As a man, I can assure that you CAN NOT out “man”, ignore, or “grind through” your health. Whether it’s chest pain, depression, or thinking you’re “stronger” than an infection, you need to start caring about health complaints not directly involving your genitals....
Do Surgical Procedures Hurt?

Do Surgical Procedures Hurt?

Minor surgical procedures like skin biopsies, mole removals, cyst removals, abscess drainage, toe-nail removals, etc. are commonly performed procedures by our fantastic team of clinicians here at Northwest Integrative Medicine. BUT, without fail, the most common...
Four Things To Check if You Have Diabetes

Four Things To Check if You Have Diabetes

Managing diabetes is kind of like taking care of your car when the check engine light comes on. There’s a bit of maintenance work that’s necessary but because you (or a car) may not have any symptoms, you don’t pay attention to it until you can’t ignore it any longer....

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