The Naturopathic View

Leading a more inspired understanding of health and health care

Discover Yourself and Naturopathic Medicine

From a very young age I knew I wanted to be a doctor. At that time the examples I was exposed to was the western TV models with Dr. Marcus Welby and Dr. Kildare. They represented a family practice model. As I made my way through college and after, living in Berkeley California, I became […]

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Benefits of Hydrotherapy for Chronic Pain

Healthcare practitioners have been using the healing properties of water for centuries. Today, using hydrotherapy for chronic pain like fibromyalgia and arthritis has proven to be highly effective. This treatment has a number of benefits that relieve pain and promote healing.  Improves blood flow Blood is a powerful weapon in your body’s natural healing system. Alternating […]

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Five Benefits of Attending SCNM

Are you interested in helping people enjoy a greater quality of life? Naturopathic medicine applies current medical advances to time-tested natural therapies, giving patients a means to be proactive about their health care. SCNM is a four-year naturopathic school that provides a well-rounded education in all therapies ranging from acupuncture to physical medicine. Here are five reasons […]

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Three Reasons to Love the SCNM Library

As part of the extensive upgrades on our campus in 2014, the library was moved into the new 47,000 square-feet Community Commons building where it occupies quadruple the space of its previous home. The library was designed expressly to accommodate the needs of our students as a quality resource for their naturopathic medicine studies.  This state-of-the-art library is one of […]

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How Herbs Can Help Alleviate Migraine Symptoms

Most people come down with the occasional headache that can be treated with aspirin or ibuprofen. If you suffer from migraines, relief is not that easy. The throbbing in your head is intensified by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound. Botanical therapy is an effective means of natural migraine relief. Here are some of the […]

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SCNM Product of the Month

Our SCNM Medical Center Natural Medicinary carries a number of high-quality products to help you proactively manage your health. This month we’re featuring Concentrated Trace Mineral Drop Complex, an amazing ionic mineral complex that is particularly useful during summer to maintain good hydration. How ionic minerals counteract dehydration Each day, countless tiny electrical impulses are generated in your body […]

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Benefits of Vitamin IV Therapy

When you think of an intravenous drip, you probably associate it with illness and hospitals. Vitamin IV therapy was created in 1950 as a method of delivering nutrients directly to the blood stream. Bypassing the digestive system allows for a full rate of absorption. The solution facilitates delivery of a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals that […]

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Effective Therapies to Help Kids with Asthma

Did you know that children under the age of 10 are the demographic most at risk for asthma? This disorder that causes impaired breathing, gasping and wheezing is a truly frightening experience. If you have a child who is affected, all your energies are focused on helping to relieve these symptoms. There are a number […]

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4 Facts about Celiac Disease

Celiac disease, or gluten intolerance, is a condition that’s gained a considerable amount of attention in recent years. This disorder causes your immune system to treat gluten, a protein found in grains such as wheat and barley, as a foreign invader. The resulting antibodies attack the walls of the small intestine, preventing proper absorption of […]

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Natural Treatments for Eczema

If you suffer from eczema, you’re all too familiar with the search for effective treatments. While the condition itself is not dangerous, the swelling and itchiness can be embarrassing and uncomfortable. Scratching the affected area provides little relief and can lead to infections. To date, no cure has been found for this chronic illness. Medications […]

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