The Good Vices Book

Jun 13, 2019 — Alum, Harry Ofgang, ND (’81), has co-authored a book with his brother Erik Ofgang about “the surprising truth about what’s actually good for you.” With over 35 years as a naturopathic doctor, Harry has seen a lot of anxiety and worry from his patients about their health. He says “all that worry costs us dearly …

Rohypnol The Date Rape Drug

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Jun 4, 2019 — NUNM students have many opportunities to explore topics, research and areas of practice that interest them. From broad elective choices to research study participation and self study, our students choose the doctor they want to become. Christina Baghdanov, naturopathic doctoral student, shares her research on Rhypnol, and what to do if you or someone you …

Healing a Candida Overgrowth Naturally

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Jun 3, 2019 — NUNM students have many opportunities to explore topics, research and areas of practice that interest them. From broad elective choices to research study participation and self study, our students choose the doctor they want to become. Rachel Peterson, naturopathic doctoral student, shares her research and perspectives on the healing candida or a yeast infection with …

Licensing and Scope of Practice: How it affects your career as a naturopathic physician

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May 31, 2019 — Demand for naturopathic medicine is building in the United States. There’s no shortage of websites, blogs, magazine and news articles touting the benefits of healthy living. We’ve seen a virtual revolution in health care taking place in the last 10 years as patients seek natural approaches to health. This has elevated the dialogue concerning naturopathic …

Should I Study to be an ND in Oregon or Abroad?

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For some students, studying abroad offers exciting possibilities as you immerse yourself in a new culture. And then there’s the value of the U.S. dollar—can I save money by studying where the exchange rate is in my favor? The answer is yes and no. The U.S. dollar may go a little further in another country …

NUNM Grad Opens Integrative Health Clinic

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Eli Hudson, ND ’18, DC,  is a naturopathic doctor who “seeks to approach the body more as a whole and employ natural therapies such as herbs, diet and lifestyle changes before reaching for pharmaceutical remedies” in his new clinic in Battle Ground, Washington called Hudson Integrative Health. Dr. Hudson is offering a large range of …

Vitex for PMS and PMDD

May 30, 2019 — NUNM students have many opportunities to explore topics, research and areas of practice that interest them. From broad elective choices to research study participation and self study, our students choose the doctor they want to become. Here, Vileka Fisher, naturopathic doctoral student, shares her research and perspectives on the how Vitex agnus-castus, or chaste tree …

Treating Arthritis with Natural Medicine

Did you know that arthritis is the number one reason people go on disability in this country? The American Association for Natural Medicine Colleges (AANMC) says that “currently, only symptom modifying drugs are licensed by the FDA for use. These are largely pain reducing therapies that are limited in efficacy and can have life-threatening side …

NUNM Changed My Life

May 15, 2019 — Naturopathic medicine and Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) student, Blake Langley, was featured by the American Association of Naturopathic Medicine Colleges (AANMC). Blake says “NUNM changed my life. The person I was six year ago is very different from the man and clinician that I am today.” Blake talks about his journey to …

Top Indicators of SIBO

May 14, 2019 — NUNM’s SIBO Center offers analysis and results for the SIBO Breath Test to physicians and patients throughout the United States. In addition, NUNM’s team of naturopathic doctors, acupuncturists and student interns are available to serve patients and their individual SIBO needs with a holistic approach. SIBO Center’s Steven Sandberg-Lewis, ND (’78), discusses the top indicators …