Integrative Solutions for Reducing Medications

Tired of popping pills every day? Can’t remember which day of the week to take this pill or that pill? Frustrated with trying to remember whether you even took your medication? Integrative health treatments can help dramatically reduce – or even eliminate the need for pharmaceutical prescription pills.

Reduce Usage of Antidepressants

There are effective integrative treatments for tapering off of your antidepressant medications. There are three main steps in tapering off your medications safely: The first is to identify and address the cause of your depression. To learn more about how to identify the root cause of your depression, read here. The second step is to create a strategy that moves you towards health and addresses the issues identified by your comprehensive integrative work up for depression. The third step is to begin the taper process. Read more about how to taper off your specific medication here.

Reduce Anxiety Medication

There are effective integrative treatments for tapering off of your medications for anxiety. There are three main steps in tapering off your medications safely: The first is to identify and address the cause of your anxiety. To learn more about how to identify the root cause of your anxiety, read here. The second step is to create a strategy that moves you towards health and addresses the issues identified by your comprehensive integrative work up for anxiety. The third step is to begin the taper process. If you are looking to taper off an anxiety medication, click here.

Reduce The Use of Statins

Statin medications are prescribed to help lower your cholesterol. However, statin medications can cause a myriad of side effects from depression, to low libido, lethargy and more. There are alternatives to statin medications, and you can improve your life, health, energy and more with quick and easy solutions.

Reduce Thyroid Medications

You can improve your thyroid health with integrative medicine. Stay tuned as we will be expanding this section in the coming weeks. To get started, enjoy this video by Dr. Nicole, discussing the root cause of thyroid disease from a Naturopathic perspective. To read more about hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and graves disease, go HERE.

Reduce Heartburn Medication

You can improve your digestive health with integrative medicine. Stay tuned for some fabulous content for improving your gut health and treat your heartburn with safe, powerful, and effective integrative therapies.

Reduce Benzodiazepines

You can be free from anxiety, and you can taper down on your benzodiazepines safely. Stay tuned for some fabulous content for improving your emotional health and treat your anxiety and taper down off your medications with safe, powerful, and effective integrative therapies. Read more about how to taper off your specific medication here.

See Dr. Nicole’s article on how to taper safely and slowly off of benzodiazepines

Reduce Metformin

Before we talk about Metformin, it is important to understand what Metformin is treating. Metformin is a commonly used medication for a condition called Diabetes. Diabetes is a disease where the body does not properly respond to or produce a hormone called insulin. When you eat food, carbohydrates, and sugar in particular glucose levels in your blood rise. In response, the cells of the pancreas, called the Islets of Langerhans, release insulin hormone. The insulin hormone travels through your blood to your body’s cells and tells the cells to let the insulin inside. The cells use glucose for energy or store it in the form of glycogen to use later. Click here to continue reading…