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Turn Back the Clock with Naturopathic Specialists Anti-Aging Program

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in News & Events | Comments Off on Turn Back the Clock with Naturopathic Specialists Anti-Aging Program

 Anti-aging skin consultThe process of aging is a personal journey. Each person has different aesthetic concerns and needs.  During this initial consult the physician will determine individual goals of the patient and make certain there are no medical conditions that might prevent treatment. This initial consult takes 1 hour.If determined necessary laboratory testing may include the followingAntioxidant statusInflammatory indicesBlood sugar stabilityCardiovascular risk markersHormone evaluationGenetic variants SupplementationNutritional supplementation will be determined on a case-by-case...

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November is National Caregivers Month

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in News & Events | Comments Off on November is National Caregivers Month

November is National Caregivers Month. Naturopathic Specialists is excited to be able to offer to support to caregivers whom are a vital part of a healthcare team.   The impact of caregiving on a person can be a huge detriment to his or her own health.  It is important to take care of oneself when taking care of others.Dr. Coats felt so strongly about the topic of “caring for the caregiver” that back in 2012 she presented at the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians conference. She educated other physicians about the huge impact that caring for someone with cancer or other chronic...

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Dr. Stefanski shares 5 of her favorite breast-friendly foods

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in News & Events | Comments Off on Dr. Stefanski shares 5 of her favorite breast-friendly foods

For Breast Health Month, Dr. Stefanski shares 5 of her favorite breast-friendly foods to include in your diet on a regular basis. Enjoy!  Brassica family vegetables like kale, broccoli, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts are exceptional sources of anti-cancer compounds and help your body eliminate excess estrogens that can contribute to cancer growth. Dr. Stefanski recommends eating these foods daily. Lightly steam, roast or include in soups. rganic is best!Organic blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are rich in antioxidants that have been shown to prevent inflammation and the cell...

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6 tips for flu prevention

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in News & Events | Comments Off on 6 tips for flu prevention

Get Sleep!!When we sleep our body repairs and restores. Consider creating a new nightly ritual to relax your mind and body. A warm mineral salt bath with essential oils is not just for vacation. As the cooler weather sets in (any time now…here in Arizona) it may sound more appealing! Eight hours is a great amount of sleep to aim for but each person has their own sleep hour need. Add “sleep” to your appointment calendar! It may be the most important appointment you keep each day.Keep stress to a minimumWe have known for years that stress negatively affects immune function. Stress reduction...

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National Massage Therapy Awareness Week October 25-31

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in News & Events | Comments Off on National Massage Therapy Awareness Week October 25-31

Massage is more than a luxury-it’s a vital part of self-care that has positive ripple effects on us as we work, play & care for others. We are very adaptable as we move through life. You may have muttered, ” I’m getting old and stiff or my body just doesn’t move like it use too.”  Allow massage therapy to help you loosen tight joints and the muscles supporting them. There are times when our muscles can be so tight that our nerves cannot send signals correctly. This can feel like tingling or numbness in our arms or legs. Make massage a regular part of...

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