Reducing inflammation during the holiday season

Christmas seasons are tough on those with chronic inflammatory conditions. Hives, rashes, chronic stuffy or runny noses, sinus infections, sore joints…these are all aggravated by foods that create inflammation. But what does that actually mean?

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Hives: Not just a quick fix

Hives are itchy, raised bumps (also known as welts and wheals) that appear on the skin after exposure to anything the body sees as foreign. The medical word for hives is urticaria. It is derived from

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I’m a Vegan, with a side of meat

I have had a known wheat allergy for many years. In the past, I have also responded very well to an anti-inflammatory diet (no wheat, dairy, eggs, soy, pork, citrus and nightshade vegetables and anything

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Itchy itchy scratchy scratchy

My personal passion for naturopathic medicine developed due to my own struggles with atopic dermatitis, or eczema. For those of you who are unfamiliar with these terms, atopic dermatitis or eczema is a condition where

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