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The Prenuvo Body Scan

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | March 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what the inside of your body looks like? What if there is something that might be wrong with your organs, or what if they do not appear the way that they ideally should? What about finding out whether or not you have any tumors or lesions that might look cancerous, or … Read more

Why Naturopathic Medicine?

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | October 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Why NDs Are So Unique: Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) are trained to spend quality time with patients at each of their visits. In every new patient visit, we are diving deeply into every single aspect that makes you the unique individual that you are. We look at your diet, hydration, sleep, stress / stress management, energy … Read more

Falling Back in Love with Life

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | August 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

What 2020 Has Done to Us as Humans: It seems that everyone I talk to these days has just had enough of the year 2020. From the start of the year, with our planet’s worsening climate, to the COVID-19 pandemic, to the unprecedented unemployment rate, to the terrifying politics in the U.S., and the most … Read more

Trauma – Our Minds Forget What Our Bodies Ingrain

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | June 23, 2019

Have you ever experienced a traumatic event? Maybe you remember experiencing it, or maybe it happened so long ago that you have absolutely no recollection of it at all. What about when you were in the womb? Could you have experienced in-utero trauma that is still affecting you today? When We Experience Trauma: What happens … Read more

Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT) – Implications for Paralysis and Sensory Loss

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | April 8, 2019

Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT) is a type of injection therapy using a 5% glucose solution in sterile water that is used to treat the cutaneous nerve fibers sending pain signals to the brain. It is a technique that was developed by Dr. John Lyftogt after thoroughly researching the mechanisms by which damage occurs to these … Read more

A Comprehensive Approach to Pain Management

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | March 3, 2019

So, You Say You Have Neck Pain? Well, did you know that you likely also have a significant amount of low-back pain, hip pain, knee pain, and even potentially plantar fascia pain (i.e. pain in the soles of your feet)? No, you say? Well, even if you feel like the only place in your body … Read more

7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Energy!

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | February 3, 2019

Hydrotherapy – Using Water as Medicine! Contrast showers and/or contrast immersions. Start by ending your showers on cool for 30 seconds, and work your way up to ending your showers on as cold as you can stand for 30-60 seconds. Remembering to always end on cold is important, as this allows for your blood circulation … Read more

Treating Autoimmune Disease With Food

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | December 29, 2018

That’s right, food is medicine! And not just any food. I’m talking about that section of the grocery store where things actually go bad on the shelves if they sit there for too long. Unfortunately, our society has made finding healthy food to eat a very complicated and overly complex process. Not only are most … Read more

Wet Socks, Garlic Feet, and Onion Ear Muffs? What?!

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | August 29, 2018

If you’ve ever struggled with a nasty cold or flu that just knocked you down and lingered far longer than you would have liked, then you have to try some of these amazing, albeit somewhat stinky, naturopathic remedies next time you’re sick! Get ready for some seemingly wacky tips and tricks to help cut your … Read more

Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT) – Treating the Nerves Instead of Numbing the Pain

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | June 26, 2018

Have you ever heard of treating pain with subcutaneous (i.e. under the skin) injections? If so, have you ever heard of “subcutaneous prolotherapy” or “neural prolotherapy”? Well, thanks to Dr. John Lyftogt of New Zealand, we now have a body of evidence that suggests that the mechanism by which nerves become inflamed and stimulate the … Read more

Let’s Talk Sleep Hygiene

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | May 27, 2018

Have you ever experienced an endless night of tossing and turning, or counting the specks on your bedroom ceiling? Well, you are certainly not alone. Sleep disorders and insomnia are more common than you think, and the best part is that there are some very simple and easy changes you can make to your daily … Read more

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Fibromyalgia & The Seemingly Unrelated Endless Symptoms

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | March 26, 2018

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that is often under-diagnosed in general medical practice [1]. Oftentimes, because it presents with a host of signs and symptoms that can range from sleep disturbance and brain fog, to restless legs and gastrointestinal disorders, it can slip under the radar or be misdiagnosed [2]. That being said, it … Read more