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Why is My Thyroid Acting Up and Why Doesn't My Doctor Care?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2020 2:44:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Body Health

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This image is a good synopsis of both low and high thyroid conditions. There are multiple environmental and genetic conditions that disturb our thyroid function. I hope to shed some light on the factors that affect your thyroid.  

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Should Pregnant Women Eat Fish?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 22, 2020 3:32:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Body Health, Women's Health

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Pre-conception and pregnant patients ask me if they can eat fish. I hesitate to answer because the answer is complicated.

Fish is thought to be a great source of PUFAs or polysaturated fatty acids that developing babies and young children need for brain development. Eating fish exposes you to mercury, noxious illegal chemicals, antibiotics, nano-plastics, radiation and super viruses. Low exposures to methyl mercury cause neuro-developmental abnormalities.  

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Know Thyself from a Single Blood Draw

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 21, 2020 2:00:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Detoxification, Autoimmune Disease, Ozone and Prolozone therapies, Heart Health, Chronic Illness and Disease, Body Health

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Second Nature Naturopathic Care is now offering a comprehensive wellness service we call "Know Thyself". 

The service is very simple. We order a blood draw at your location and at your convenience. When the report is sent to us, we'll make an appointment for you with Dr. G.

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The Next New Therapy: UV Blood Irradiation

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 20, 2020 3:00:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Detoxification, Autoimmune Disease, Ozone and Prolozone therapies, Heart Health, Chronic Illness and Disease, Body Health

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To kick off another exceptional year of ozone therapies, we wanted to go higher into the ozonosphere with our patients. We have a solid foundation as ozone experts and we have a great track record of preventing disease and resolving chronic disease patterns. We want more. We want to offer the best ozone therapies combined with UBI or ultraviolet blood irradiation. What is UBI? 

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Natural Anti-Aging for Your Skin

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2020 11:15:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Body Health, Women's Health

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Do you want flawless skin?

Cosmeceuticals are a category of skin care products with biologically active ingredients that offer medical benefits.

What should you look for in your skin care?

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Do Sunscreens Really Work?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 8, 2020 1:40:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Body Health

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Do sunscreens work? Sunscreens have been marketed to the public with the promise of protecting against skin cancers and photo-aging.  

But melanoma rates worldwide have consistently risen despite using sunscreens.

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Put a finger on your nail diagnosis

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 21, 2019 4:42:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Chronic Illness and Disease, Body Health

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You can determine someone's overall health from a fingernail examination. Naturopathic doctors are some of the best trained physicians who perform thorough physical exam including the nails.

See if you can guess which condition from malignancy to nutritional status is connected to each nail presentation.

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Madonna Gets Ozone Therapy

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 15, 2019 2:30:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Ozone and Prolozone therapies, Chronic Illness and Disease, Body Health

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The Daily Mail in the UK reported that the 61-year-old is receiving help from osteopath Jean Michel Ete and had ozone mixed with her blood in a treatment known as autohemotherapy.

She canceled three shows this past weekend at Boston's Boch Center Wang Theater after suffering health problems. She wrote on Instagram that 'the pain I’m in right now is overwhelming and I must rest and follow doctors orders so i can come back stronger and better'.

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Atopic Dermatitis in Infants and Food Allergies

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 22, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Allergies, Body Health

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Exclusively breastfed infants can have food allergies.Cow's milk, egg, wheat and peanut allergens have all been detected in human breast milk. Once baby consumes these systemic and inflammatory allergens, infants can get a common skin condition called atopic dermatitis or eczema

Find out what you should look for in your baby.

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Thyroid Disease and Hair Loss

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 21, 2019 1:30:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Body Health

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Is this you after you brush your hair? Hair loss in women affects more than one-third of women in their lifetime.

Read more about the causes and treatments for hair loss . . . .

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Isadora Guggenheim, ND, FNP, RN, MS, CNS, LMT, owner of Second Nature Naturopathic Care, LLC
For all appointments: Tel: 845 358-8385 Fax: 845 358-2963 drguggenheim@msn.com