Shedding belly fat is a priority for many people during the summer months. And summer, it turns out, is a great time to lose that excess weight and not because it is unsightly, but because it is unhealthy. Belly fat (aka truncal obesity) is related to blood sugar metabolism problems, such as diabetes, prediabetes, hyperglycemia and/or hypoglycemia. Belly fat [...]
The complexities of fertility are immense. There are many moving parts that lead to conception and ultimately a healthy pregnancy and child. However, one of the most important factors in female fertility is egg quality. In this post, we’ll explore the topic of egg quality as well as therapeutic ways to improve it in order to increase pregnancy rates [...]
Bisphenol A (BPA) has been a hot topic in wellness conversations over the past few years because it poses a large problem to our health - and it seems to be everywhere in our environment. In this blog post, we’ll talk about what BPA is, why it is so harmful and how you can avoid it. This blog post [...]
Many people assume that once you are pregnant it is time to start taking care of your body. However, in my Naturopathic medicine practice, treatment goals include augmenting the health of the child-to-be through preconception care in addition to prenatal care. Preconception care focuses on the health of the female and male counterpart while prenatal care focuses on the [...]
Most often when people think of couples trying to conceive, the emphasis is on the woman. While much effort goes into diagnosing and treating infertility problems in women, it turns out that men are often likely to experience problems associated with infertility. Often the woman is bearing the brunt of the pressure that the couple is experiencing while trying [...]
As we approach the end of October and Halloween, I’d like to address one scary, yet very real topic on many people's mind this month: breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer can be an intimidating topic, but it's an area of life where knowledge is crucial so that we can be proactive in preventing this [...]
Dr. Maureen Tighe is a Naturopathic Doctor, Licensed Oriental Medicine Practitioner and the founder of Trillium Natural Medicine. She is a licensed Oriental Medicine Practitioner in Pennsylvania and a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Oregon. Information on this website is provided for general educational purposes only.
“Dr. Tighe is AMAZING. If you are not familiar with her work, and are considering making an appointment with her, I would encourage to do so without hesitation. She really listens, then makes suggestions and creates a course of treatment which is meaningful, comprehensive and effective. There is real value in natural medicine, of which Dr. Tighe is a very accomplished and exemplary practitioner. Cannot say enough wonderful things about her and her practice.” Victoria L.
“From the moment we arrived the atmosphere was very relaxed. Dr. Tighe was very easy to talked to. She did research prior to my appointment ,listened to our concerns , and explained things that was easy to understand. She was honest about it can be difficult to make life changes but was very encouraging about doing so. She made me feel very comfortable. I look forward to continue to work with her towards better health. I highly recommend Dr. Tighe!” K.B.
Wonderful atmosphere, real results!
“I started seeing Dr. Tighe because Western medicine was failing to help me with the fact that I was constantly getting sick, my allergies were out of control, and I was always fatigued. She coached me through changes in my eating habits, recommended herbal supplements, and I get monthly acupuncture treatments. I have never felt better! Dr. Tighe really takes the time to listen and talk things through, she’s very calming and positive, and the office itself is… Read more
Compassion, Caring, and Wisdom
“I went to Dr. Tighe hoping to find ways to reduce stress and help with a mild gastrointestinal issue I had for several years. Unlike many doctors, she talked to me about what was going on in my life; about diet, relationships, work, family life, etc.. Through a combination of acupuncture, homeopathic supplements, a change in diet, and other recommendations like yoga and meditation, I feel much better. She showed caring, compassion and wisdom in providing a path t… Read more
“Dr. Tighe is absolutely amazing. I started going to her in October and I’ve stuck to my plan. I suffered from migraines on a weekly basis. Since starting my plan and making lifestyle changes, I’ve reduced my migraines by 90%. I have more energy and I feel so much better. I look forward to my visits with her. She genuinely cares and listens thoroughly – that’s rare to find.” Kristen G.
A “REAL” Doctor
“The first experience with a health professional who actually treated a 93 year old like a person. Dr. Tighe engaged conversation with her elderly patient and took the time to get to know us on our first visit. The accupuncture treatment had immediate results with 93 year old mom who complained about no energy. It was the best day yet and thanks to Dr. Tighe, we are looking forward to a one year anniversay celebration of being “OFF” hospice. It isn’t about age, but what we put i… Read more
Dr Tighe is absolutely incredible!
“Dr Tighe gave us the miracle we had been dreaming of! After over two years trying to conceive and numerous medical fertility treatments, Dr Tighe helped us to become pregnant! Throughout the entire process, her calming presence, wealth of knowledge and constant encouragement helped me continue to have hope that one day we would have a baby. I would recommend her to anyone trying to get pregnant. She truly turned everything around and we could never thank her … Read more
“Dr. Tighe is calm and compassionate, and delivers wonderful care. She is gentle in her approach and wise. I am an MD, and I cherish physicians like Dr. Tighe. I recommend her highly.” Gabriela T.’s mother