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Therapies that decrease inflammation and pain include spinal manipulation, acupuncture, compounded prescriptive analgesic creams and nutritional supplements. It is also important to consider gastrointestinal health as there is a connection between the gut and inflammation.

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Spinal Manipulation

Spinal Manipulation is the sue of the hands to apply a controlled force to a joint in the spine. The goal of treatment is to relieve pain and improve physical functioning

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The science of acupuncture is an important component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Acupuncture is used in the prevention and treatment of disease. This therapy has been accepted by the general population for over 2,000 years in China and is recognized by the World Health Organization to treat over 200 common clinical disorders.

Acupuncture is a form of medicine in which thin solid needles are inserted just under the skin. It is a safe an effective method for restoring balance in the healing mechanisms in the body and relieving pain.

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Arthritic Pain and Results with Theracurcumin

Arthritic Pain and Results with Theracurcumin

Do you have arthritic pain?

Experimental research has shown the effectiveness of curcumin (extract from turmeric) for knee osteoarthritis symptom relief and a decrease need for rescue medication.
Curcumin is different from other anti-inflammatory therapies, rather than one specific action, curcumin has a surprisingly large number of targets that reduce pain and inflammation.
Dr. Hunt uses exclusively Theracurcumin.  Why? Curcumin effectiveness has been limited by its poor absorption and bioavailability.  Theracurcumin’s particle size is 100 times smaller than standard curcumin.  As a result, it is 27 times more bioavailable than standard curcumin.
Theracucumin is a safe and effective treatment for all inflammatory conditions such as arthritis (all types), gastrointestinal conditions such as Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis and a myriad of other inflammatory diseases.
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Omega-3 Fish Oil Supports Heart, Pain, and Autoimmune Inflammation

Omega-3 Fish Oil Supports Heart, Pain, and Autoimmune Inflammation

Omega-3 fish oil treats the following:

  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Chronic Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Eczema
At Hunt Naturopathic Clinic we provide the care associated with the treatment of the above conditions which includes correct diagnostic assessment and treatment.

Heart Health
Studies have shown that a diet supplemented with omega-3 fish oil helps lower high blood pressure. In addition, omega-3 has been shown to reduce triglyceride levels by a net of about 50% compared with placebo [1]. And furthermore, patients who combined omega-3 fish oil with cholesterol lowering medication reported a net 23% decrease in their triglyceride levels [2].

Chronic Pain
Chronic pain can severely limit your mobility and lifestyle. Omega-3 fish oil has been shown to alleviate problems such as nonspecific neck and back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, pain associated with dysmenorrhea (painful periods), ankylosing spondylitis, and more [3].

Currently, Health Canada recommendations state that fish oil supplements reduce the pain of rheumatoid arthritis in adults when combined with traditional therapies [4]. Studies also suggest that supplementing with omega-3 for over 3 months can result in a notable reduction in the amount of arthritis medication that patients required [5].

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Patients who suffer from inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s have taken part in trials using fish oil as part of their treatment. Results from these trails show not only a benefit from supplementation [6], but also that omega-3 may reduce steroid doses needed during treatment [7].

Supplementing with omega-3 fish oil has the potential to result in improvements in the clinical features of eczema, such as scaling and itching [8]. Studies also confirm that taking fish oil during pregnancy may reduce the risk of the child developing eczema during their first year of life [9]

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Neurotransmitters and Your Health

Neurotransmitters and Your Health

Are you exhibiting symptoms of neurotransmitter imbalance?

Neurotransmitters are natural chemicals that regulate numerous physical and emotional processes such as mental performance, emotional state, physical energy, and pain response.  They play an important role with optimal mental and physical health.  Many of the symptoms associated with hormone imbalance can also be attributed to neurotransmitter disruption including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Appetite control
  • Insulin resistance
  • Poor mental focus
  • Low pain tolerance
  • Low physical energy
  • Decreased stamina
  • Addiction
  • Sleep disorders
  • Low libido
  • Decreased motivation

Your neurotransmitter results will reflect a there areas within the body where there is a health issue that needs to be addressed. The results of this test will allow Dr. Hunt to provide an individualized treatment plan to optimize your health. Click here to schedule your appointment today!

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