Upcoming Class Announcement on Taming your Sugar and Salt Cravings

July 1, 20140 comment

TAMING YOUR CRAVINGS Do you have out-of-control cravings for sugar or salt?  Have you lost weight but didn’t succeed in keeping it off? Do you often feel clueless about how to eat? Join Dr. Lori Horan Soule, N.D., .LAc., for a nutrition class and cooking demonstration designed to demystify diets forever.  In this class you Read More

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Are you Insured by Moda Health?

July 1, 20140 comment

  If you are insured by Moda Health we have great news for you!   Dr. Lori Soule has recently joined the preferred provider panel within the Moda Health Network.   If you have Moda Health Insurance, you can now see Dr. Soule using your in-network benefit rates.   For most of you that means no Read More

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Hoodia Love?

February 25, 20140 comment

A pill that fools your brain into believing that you are full? The Kung bushmen in the Kalahari desert of South Africa have known for thousands of years what we’ve only recently discovered; that extracts of the cactus-like Hoodia gordonii plant can be used as an appetite suppressant. The Kung have used the stems and Read More

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If your Waist is Bigger than your Hips, Watch out for Diabetes

February 25, 20140 comment

Dozens of previously published studies provide evidence that being overweight can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. While body mass index generally has been the accepted method of calculating obesity, other specific body measurements, such as waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio are also considerations. In a recent study, researchers analyzed the incidence of Read More

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In the Face of Trauma, How are you Coping?

February 25, 20140 comment

The Pew Research Center reported their study of mental distress experienced by Americans since the trauma of 9/11/01. Researchers found that after the attacks, seven out of ten people were depressed, one out of three people had difficulty sleeping, and one out of two people had difficulty concentrating. All of these emotional responses to trauma Read More

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Sleep Disorders and Chinese Medicine

February 25, 20140 comment

Cheryl woke up very tired every morning, and her most prominent thought all day was, “I cant wait till I can go back to bed.” When she did go to bed, she was unable to calm her mind and it took many hours before she could fall asleep. She would finally fall asleep just a Read More

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Hormones and Menopause

February 25, 20140 comment

Menopause is a time of hormonal transition when reproductive function ceases. Many women are familiar with the standard estrogen and progesterone replacement, but not all of them know that other hormone-producing glands are equally as important in the range of symptoms which can develop during this transitional time. All of the endocrine glands need to Read More

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How Can We Prevent and Treat Colds and Flu?

February 25, 20140 comment

“Do you have anything I can take to keep my immune system strong?” I often get asked this question this time of year. People are especially concerned about the possibility of an Avian flu pandemic. Let’s look at immunity broadly first, and then discuss a more specific naturopathic approach to prevention and treatment. Colds and Read More

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How Can I Keep My Immune System Strong

February 25, 20140 comment

I am hearing questions with increasing frequency these days from my patients: how worried should I be about a lethal flu pandemic, and what can I do to protect myself? No one knows the future or if a human-to-human avian flu will even materialize. What we do know is a few things about how the Read More

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Unreliable Colons

February 25, 20140 comment

It is estimated that up to 15% of the American population suffers from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), which is a disorder of the large intestine characterized by abdominal pain and distension, relief of pain with bowel movements, loose or frequent bowel movements with pain, or diarrhea alternating with constipation. Other possible symptoms are flatulence, nervous Read More

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