The benefits of breastfeeding are well known and women today make it a top priority. Sometimes despite a valiant effort to breastfeed, some women have difficulty because their milk supply can be insufficient. Luckily, there are ways to improve milk supply with herbal medicine. First, if a woman is having trouble breastfeeding, let me emphasize that turning to herbal medicine is NOT [...]
Recently, you might have heard about MTHFR (Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase), a newly discovered gene mutation responsible for several common, but vague, symptoms. When we hear the words “gene mutation,” we often think of a major genetic disorder, but that’s not necessarily the case. Gene mutations are relatively common and now that we have mapped out the Human Genome Project, we know a [...]
The holidays are a time of immense joy and happiness, right? Well, maybe for some people. But if you’ve got a case of the holiday blues, know this: you’re not alone. Anxiety and depression are very common during the holiday season. In fact, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), ¾ of people surveyed reported feeling [...]
Keeping yourself hydrated is important. This is especially critical this time of year because people are prone to heat-related illness, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. There is a great book written on this topic called Your Body’s Many Cries for Water where the authors explain how many of us have a suppressed thirst mechanism, which causes us [...]
Everyone is really into lathering up with sunscreen, which is important. I’m also a fan of covering up and limiting sun exposure, because well, reapplying sunscreen every two hours (as the instructions say) and after swimming can become a full-time job! In addition to external protection against the sun, it is really important to also put in place some [...]
When I first met Jennifer, a 30-year old schoolteacher suffering from infertility, she was very frustrated. She had already endured 5 rounds of IVF (in vitro fertilitzaion), which were unsuccessful. In preparation for her final round of IVF, she came to my practice for acupuncture treatments to improve the outcome of the next IVF. After taking her medical history, [...]
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.
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
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 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.
“Dr. Tighe’s assistance with clearing a lung infection has been outstanding so far. I am grateful for her knowledge and reassuring nature.” Heather K.
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
“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.
“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
“Dr Tighe is the best doctor I’ve ever had. She is a great listener and incredibly knowledgable. She has treated for me for insomnia with excellent results. She checks in with you at every step of the process so you never feel steamrolled or ignored. She has a calming and gentle presence that permeates through the office. I couldn’t recommend her more highly.”