Naturopathy IS.

Quite simply put, naturopathy is the practice of employing the inherent medicinal and therapeutic properties found in nature, to address contemporary illness. For example, the medicinal plant bacopa is widely used for ADHD, ashwagandha decreases the symptoms of anxiety and lion’s mane has proven to be effective at mitigating Alzheimer’s disease. Naturopathic practitioners often utilizeContinue reading “Naturopathy IS.”

Should you toss-out your MICROWAVE oven?

For a significant period in time, microwave ovens were the hallmark of auspicious social mobility and sophistication. Initially, my exposure to the kitchen appliance came in the form of cultural appropriation via television ads while sitting on the couch of my mother’s city home in Kingston, Jamaica. As a child, I associated microwave ovens withContinue reading “Should you toss-out your MICROWAVE oven?”

Stressed?

Stress is nothing more than the constant exhaustion of the thymus gland, caused by negative or weakening influences in life. -Andreas Mortiz, ND (Naturopathic Doctor) Research often reveals that the gift of civilization is not always refined or sophisticated. A couple of Saturdays ago, while on my way to visit family, I was surprisingly greetedContinue reading “Stressed?”

(making the case for) MOVEMENT.

  Movement is the active component of growth. The adult human body is comprised of approximately 206 bones, achieving peak bone mass between the ages of 25 and 32. More importantly, the average human adult body is approximately 60% fluid. Fluids that are in constant motion, rarely, if ever, experience sustained growth of disease and/orContinue reading “(making the case for) MOVEMENT.”