Can gut bacteria cause depression?

Can gut bacteria cause depression? About 75% of the body’s neurotransmitters are produced in the gastrointestinal tract, and they are in direct communication with the brain. Because of this, the health of your gut—and the trillions of bacteria that live there—is tightly linked to your brain function and your mental health.  Research suggests gut bacteria is…

EARLY CANCER DETECTION: What is Thermometry?

Breast cancer and breast health is on the minds of many women, and for good reason.  More women are diagnosed with breast cancer in America than any other cancer.  Fortunately, with proper treatment 89% of women had a five-year survival rate from 1999-2006 (National Cancer Institute).  Early detection is considered the most effective strategy in…

What Is an Infrared Sauna?

Aloha Everyone – I found this great article that discusses all the great health benefits of an Infrared Sauna. Great for relieving inflammatory conditions throughout the body. – Read More! Enjoy! – Dr. Ostroff (If you would like to schedule a visit for an Infrared Sauna Session, give us a call today – 808-373-9966) What…

Health Plans Less Traveled: Natural Medicine

Increasing numbers of women looking at non-traditional ways of staying healthy Naturopathic medicine is by no means new, but as more people struggle to find affordable health care, the growth of naturopathic practices is booming. Still, since most of us raised in the U.S. have been taught to look with a biased eye at alternative…

12 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

12 Health Benefits of Cinnamon? Article Link by Helen Sanders Evoking delicious thoughts of an aromatic chai latte in the deep mid-winter, cinnamon is a well-loved, heart warming spice. Cinnamon has been held in high regard for thousands of years in many different civilizations, not only as a delightfully fragrant cooking ingredient, but also for…

Digestive Disorders: The Naturopathic Approach

Here is another Great Article from Naturopathic.org I would like to share. I often have patients that deal with Digestive Disorders and it is more common than you think. It is important to improve your digestion in order to improve your overall health. Read more below.. ~ Dr. Joy.   The Naturopathic Approach to Digestive…

11 Proven Health Benefits of Ginger

Here is another Great Article “11 Proven Health Benefits of Ginger” about Ginger Root and its Medicinal uses, I included a Recipe using Ginger root from my book: The Wisdom of Well Being: The Joy of Eating for Moms and Their Kids at the bottom. Enjoy! 11 Proven Health Benefits of Ginger Ginger is among…

Best Natural Healing in Honolulu

Best Natural Healing in Hawaii: If you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, fatigued and tired and looking for best Natural Healing in Honolulu – Dr. Joy can tell you why you are feeling this way and help you get back to optimal health! It really is that simple. WHAT ARE NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS? Naturopathic physicians are primary…