Naturopath Julie Seamer advocates for a new model of health care where pharmacists, doctors and natural health practitioners can co-manage patients together.
Polypharmacy is a growing issue. What is needed to support paitents are experts that straddle expertise on both pharmaceutical medications and complementary medicines.
Researchers are finding that different gut microbes can even influence the way medicines work in our bodies. The problem is that it’s both good and bad news. But what all of the research points to is that we’d better look after our microbes.
ACE Inhibitors are a commonly prescribed medication for lowering blood pressure. But developing a cough is a common side-effect for up to 35% of people taking this medication.