Dr. Morgan's Naturopathic Blog

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Dr. Morgan’s Cold Prevention Protocol

By naturopathic.doctor | Mar 16, 2017

Patients often want to know what I do to stay healthy during Michigan’s cold and flu season. Well honestly it’s not much. I always stick with the basics of washing my hands, limiting my exposure to sick people, and making sure my vitamin D levels are optimal. Although these methods go a long way I … Read more

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Which probiotic is best for me?

By naturopathic.doctor | Jan 22, 2017

My patients know that I’m not very big on probiotics. Not because I don’t think they work but because you can’t trump a poor diet by taking a probiotic. That’s because you have literally tens of trillions of gut bacteria and your probiotic consists of tens of billions. Plus your diet determines what those tens of … Read more

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How do I improve my posture naturally?

By naturopathic.doctor | Oct 6, 2016

Patients never come to me asking, how do I improve my posture naturally? They come to me for conditions like headaches, chest pain, fatigue, low back pain, anxiety, and others not realizing how their posture may play a role. Patients don’t know that I’m observing their head, neck, and shoulder position when they walk from the waiting room … Read more

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Breast Health From a Naturopathic Perspective

By naturopathic.doctor | Sep 30, 2016

Free Seminar on Saturday, October 22nd, 3:00 pm at the Frandor Better Health Market   How familiar are you with your breasts? How do you know when it’s time to see the doctor? Do you know how to perform a breast self-exam and if so, are you actually performing them? Dr. Nicolas Morgan will share … Read more

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Omega 3 Fatty Acid Testing

By naturopathic.doctor | Sep 18, 2016

Don’t guess, know your omega 3 fatty acid levels. There is a test available to help you know if you’re making the right dietary decisions. High levels of omega 3’s are anti-inflammatory and promote cardiovascular health by decreasing risk for stroke and heart attack. Meanwhile most Americans eat far too many omega 6 fatty acids which are … Read more

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Dry Lips Treatment

By naturopathic.doctor | Aug 7, 2015

This week’s question is about dry lips.   Dry cracked lips can be very frustrating and painful. Here is a list of helpful treatments to hydrate your lips.   1) Avoid licking your lips. The saliva from your tongue will make your lips feel temporarily better by adding moisture but it quickly evaporates leaving your … Read more

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Why Naturopathic Medicine is Necessary in the 21st Century

By naturopathic.doctor | Mar 22, 2015

I would like to thank the Michigan Association of Healthcare Auditors (MAHA) for reaching out to the Michigan Association of Naturopathic Physicians and requesting someone speak to their group. Friday March 20, 2015 I presented a talk titled: Complex vs Complicated Medicine Why Naturopathic Medicine is Necessary in the 21st Century. They were very welcoming, … Read more

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Alternative Treatments for an Irregular Heartbeat

By naturopathic.doctor | Mar 17, 2015

I would like to thank Lynne for asking about natural treatments for atrial fibrillation (a-fib). A-fib is the most common form of irregular heartbeat. Its frequency increases with age especially after the age of 70. Patients usually complain of palpitations and fatigue which leads to testing and an eventual diagnosis. Unlike ventricular fibrillation atrial fibrillation … Read more

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Treating Hypothyroidism Naturally

By naturopathic.doctor | Mar 2, 2015

  Do you have Hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis? I receive a lot of phone calls from people suffering from hypothyroidism. They complain of weight gain, fatigue, and depression among other problems. The first question I ask is do you have antibodies against your thyroid? About half of the time people say yes and the other … Read more

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