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Naturopathic medicine, botanical research and the health sciences are constantly evolving. Stay up-to-date on SCNM’s latest research findings, healthy living tips from the experts and more on our informative blog.

Jan
20

Post-Acute Covid-19 Syndrome – Homeopathic Treatment Pilot Trial

Post-acute Covid-19 Syndrome or Long Covid is a syndrome with a broad range of symptoms that lasts four or more weeks after first getting infected with the coronavirus.  In 2020, an international survey gathered data from people with Long Covid in 56 countries and theses researchers saw over 200 different symptoms of Long Covid stemming from 10 different organ systems within the body.1  The symptoms of Long Covid most often include debilitating fatigue and brain fog but patients are also experiencing muscle and joint pains, headaches, dizziness, trouble sleeping and many other respiratory, digestive, and heart problems.  Mood disturbances are common in Long Covid patients with depression and anxiety ranking high in the symptom list of patients.
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Sep
23

Cholesterol Education Month

Cholesterol imbalances are very common so it’s important to know how to catch it before it progresses. Most commonly, you'll hear about worries surrounding high cholesterol, which is a common precursor to cardiovascular disease.
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Sep
08

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

In recent times, we're seeing greater visibility on concerns surrounding thyroid function. Oftentimes, we see that thyroid concerns come up when we experience sudden weight gain. This bring to question, what does the thyroid actually do?
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Jul
15

Enjoy Juice This Summer

This summer, take in some healthy and refreshing juice with recipes courtesy of our SCNM Nutrition Club!
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Jul
15

What to Look for When Choosing Sunscreen

One of the best things about Arizona is that it's sunny almost all year long! Being in Arizona means you can maximize your time outdoors, but if you're planning to soak up the sun, what can you do to protect your skin? We spoke with Dr. Arianna Rodriguez from the SCNM Medical Center to learn more about what to look for when you're choosing your sunscreen.
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Nov
22

The Skinny on Vegetables and Weight Loss

We recently published a blog about fruit and its role in weight loss.  Now it’s time for vegetables and weight loss to take center stage.  We did a Q & A session with two of our doctors and got the scoop. Dr. Taylor Arnold, Ph.D. and RDN here at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Medical Center answered the first round.
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