Author: Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND

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Heal yourself using integrated medicine By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   As a New Brunswick citizen, president of the New Brunswick Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NBAND) and a Naturopathic Doctor practicing in Moncton, adopting innovations that improve our health care is a top priority. The use of naturopathic medicine in conjunction with conventional medicine…

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NDs and MDs now working together By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   The face of health care is changing in Canada.   We often hear mostly about the problems…spiralling health care costs, long hospital wait times, drugs side-effects, short patient visit times, increasing occurrences of chronic disease (most notably cancer, diabetes, auto-immune disease), super…

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Look for causes of skin conditions By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   Eczema (atopic dermatitis), acne, psoriasis, rosacea, and rashes of all sorts are common skin conditions affecting many Canadians. Some are told that they have dermatitis (general skin inflammation) while doctors continue to search for a diagnosis.   Although classifying skin symptoms (e.g….

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Look beneath surface to treat skin conditions By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   Eczema (atopic dermatitis), acne, psoriasis, rosacea, rashes and other types of dermatitis are common skin conditions affecting many Canadians.   Because they often affect areas on our face, arms, legs and hands, such visual manifestation can create social and self-esteem problems….

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Key advantages to naturopathic medicine By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   As incoming President of the Naturopathic Association of New Brunswick (NBAND), I would like to take this timely opportunity to highlight the advantages of naturopathic medicine. The word is already out; NBAND’s team of naturopathic doctors is providing professional and effective health care…

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Immune Health Program tailored to each patient By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   At the Moncton Naturopathic Medical Clinic, I have established a program to help patients optimize their immune system to better deal with colds, flu, coughs, ear/sinus/throat and other infections caused by viruses and bacteria.   Patients benefit from the Immune Health…

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Bone Health Program tailored to each patient By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   Last month’s column was the first of two articles dedicated to bone health with a special focus on osteoporosis. A new, safer approach was discussed as mounting evidence is suggesting that the present first line treatment option of bisphosphonates drugs (including…

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There is a new option to osteoporosis By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   Osteoporosis is recognized as a major public health issue. This chronic condition causes bones to progressively become thin and porous, leading to a decrease in bone strength and an increased risk of breaking a bone.   According to the Osteoporosis Canada…

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Integrating naturopathic therapies in cancer care By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   My last column was devoted to the integration of naturopathic medicine within our present health care system.   I proposed an integrated approach that includes: 1) family physicians (MDs) and licensed naturopathic doctors (NDs) working side-by-side; 2) the adoption of six guiding…

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Integrating naturopathic medicine into health care By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND     Both naturopathic medicine and conventional medicine have their strengths. The debate is no longer whether it’s one or the other, but rather moving forward with the integration of both. Patient care can only benefit from combining the strengths of each form…