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Balance Blood Sugar to Shed Your Belly

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 [...]

By |June 17th, 2015|Categories: Diabetes, General, Weight & Metabolism|

Improving Egg Quality Despite Your Ticking Clock

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 [...]

By |May 29th, 2015|Categories: Fertility, General, Mother and Baby, Preconception & Prenatal Care, Womens Health|

What You Need to Know About BPA

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 [...]

By |April 1st, 2015|Categories: Fertility, General, Hashimoto's, PCOS, Preconception & Prenatal Care, Womens Health|Tags: , |

Prenatal Care: Preparing Your Body for Baby

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 [...]

Male Infertility: What You Need to Know

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 [...]

By |February 26th, 2015|Categories: Fertility, General, Mens Health|Tags: |

Breast Cancer Prevention: Awareness is Everything

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 [...]

By |October 29th, 2014|Categories: Breast Cancer, Womens Health|

About Trillium Natural Medicine

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.

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