ACAM MEMBER OF THE MONTH
Bridghid McMonagle, ND | Lake Oswego, Oregon
Dr. Bridghid McMonagle graduated from Bastyr University in 2005 and completed a residency at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM). She started her private practice in Lake Oswego and currently owns Lake Oswego Health Center in Oregon (www.lakeoswegohealth.com). Dr. McMonagle is trained and certified in many procedures, please see the clinic website for more information.
Dr. McMonagle has been a board member for the OANP for almost 10 years, volunteering her time, to help protect and educate about holistic medicine. Her clinic offers primary care with a focus on regenerative and functional medicine. She is the co-author of the best selling book, Secret To A Younger You. LEARN MORE
Her book, Secret to A Younger You, is currently available on Amazon and will be available in print this fall. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE
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DO YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN.... a licensed naturopathic doctor & naturopath?
Do you know the difference between a naturopath and a naturopathic doctor? Be aware that while the terms may be used interchangeably, they are not the same. Naturopathic.org breaks the differences down perfectly! LEARN MORE
CAROL'S CORNER: HEALTHY LIVING, HEALTHY EATING
- Carol L. Hunter, PhD, PMHCNS, CNP
What is Assisted Outpatient Treatment
There are many family members who struggle with trying to manage a love one with mental illness. I have watched this heartbreaking problem over the last four decades and finally we have a solution that applies some teeth to the issue. It is called Assisted Out Patient treatment and it is a court monitored program of the severely mentally ill who meet certain criteria. One such criterion is that the person must have been hospitalized at least several times over a certain span of time.READ MORE
Cooking Ahead for the Week One of the challenges we all face with our diet is having the time to prepare a nutritious meal. If we wait until the last minute at the end of the day to think about what we will have for dinner, chances are we are tired and want to avoid standing, chopping, stirring, etc. One solution to this problem is cooking something for the week ahead that provides a foundational source of nutrition that can then be varied. READ MORE
ANH ACTION ALERT: Parallel Healthcare System?
That is exactly what we need.
The Alliance for Natural Health argues that contemporary healthcare systems would be a whole lot less broken if they weren't so burdened by a range of chronic and degenerative conditions that would be much more effectively dealt with outside the existing hospital/medical/pharma-controlled system. READ MORE
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