Category: Naturopathic Medicine

May 16, 2018 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, ND received his Low Dose Allergen Therapy (LDA) training from Dr. Shrader in May 2018 and has been providing this therapy at the Moncton Naturopathic Medical Clinic.   Patients who are planning to receive LDA find that the LDA Patient Instruction Booklet (the “Pink Book”) can be extremely helpful for them to optimally follow the…

December 19, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Lyme disease may be a far more extensive cause of chronic fatigue and disability than previously recognized. It can mimic every disease process including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, autoimmune conditions like MS, psychiatric conditions like depression and anxiety, and cause significant memory and concentration problems, mimicking early dementia. It is called the “Great Imitator,” and inaccurate…

May 27, 2016 Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND No comments exist

  Digestion is foundation for all health conditions By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   Digestion and its proper function has ramifications in all aspects of our health.   For this reason, I ask all my patients about their bowel movements and review other symptoms concerning the health of their gastrointestinal tract (or gut).  …

April 27, 2016 Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND No comments exist

Optimal health requires understanding of hormones By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   Hormones have many functions in the body.   They are best known for growth and reproduction, maintaining our libido, and regulating our moods. Although important, these functions are only the tip of the iceberg. Like the iceberg’s much larger block of ice…

April 26, 2016 Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND No comments exist

Feeling tired? Thyroid imbalance a potential cause By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   Our thyroid is fundamental for our metabolism. Maintaining a healthy weight and living with good energy levels rely heavily on thyroid function.   Yet, despite such a crucial role, thyroid imbalances are often under-diagnosed, missed or allowed to proceed without treatment…

April 1, 2016 Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND No comments exist

Digestive health: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – different conditions along the same spectrum   Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are two different diseases affecting the digestive tract. Through my specialization of treating digestive system disorders and through the observation of patients with IBS and IBD, I have…

March 28, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Healthy functioning of the digestive tract is key to multiple systems in your body.  Energy, thyroid function, immune system functioning, autoimmunity, mood, metabolism, skin health, etc.   Did you know that 70-80% of your immune system lines the digestive tract?  Therefore, proper functioning of your digestive tract is key for a healthy immune system, including…

March 28, 2016 Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND No comments exist

‘Clinical Detox’ provides better health outcomes By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   Are you confused about whether detoxification (i.e. detox) or cleansing is important for your health?   Uncertain what ‘detox’ really means?   Should you be worried about on-going daily exposures to low levels of toxicity? Do toxins accumulate in the body over time?…

March 28, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Earlier this year I helped facilitate the ‘Skills for Healing’ cancer retreat with Dr. Rob Rutledge, MD and Timothy Walker, PhD in Sackville, NB.  Among the excellent topics discussed during that weekend retreat, the most common question that people asked me was “why did I choose to specialize in treating cancer?”  In this article, I…