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Your Gut Shouldn’t Keep You From Feeling Great

Struggling with digestive conditions that keep you chained to a toilet is no way to live. If you’ve been constantly plagued by gas and bloating, painful cramping, diarrhea or constipation, or acid reflux and heartburn, you know what a disruption these symptoms can cause. Planning your life around finding a bathroom, painful flare-ups and lasting discomfort have become a way of life for too many people. As your digestive health suffers, other seemingly unrelated symptoms may occur, as your body can no longer compensate. Systemic inflammation, allergies, joint and muscle pain, headaches, brain-fog and emotional instability can all be traced back to an unhealthy guy. Ultimately, your mental health begins to suffer as you struggle to manage these symptoms as a way of life.

Often people attempt to manage their symptoms with over the counter medication. When that doesn’t work, they might reach out to a doctor for something prescription-strength. At some point surgery is considered, but even surgery isn’t guaranteed to offer lasting relief. And often the side effects of long-term medication use or surgery are just as bad as the condition–or worse. When your doctor doesn’t offer other options beyond symptomatic treatments, it can feel disheartening. And symptomatic treatments that allow underlying issues to continue will cause  stress to the digestive system and cause other systems of the body to suffer as well.

There is another way. Root cause resolution treats the problem at the source, focusing on the causes, not just the symptoms. Root causes are complex. Many seemingly unrelated symptoms across the body can share the same root cause. Similar symptom presentations can also result from different root causes. And the same symptoms can have different root causes in different people or even the same person at different times.

Our bodies are complex ecosystems and the interconnection with our gut with the rest of our body is nothing short of miraculous. The lining of the gut is one of the most complex organs in our whole body and the interaction between it and the normal microbial flora that inhabit it has a major impact on the immune system, the endocrine (hormone) system, and indeed, our whole body. Understanding the complex relationships between the gut and the rest of the body can help a clinician pinpoint the cause of an unhealthy gut, and help you toward your journey of healing.

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Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Mark strives to help individuals find their path to the life they were born to live – a long, vibrant, and healthy life.
With over twenty-five years of experience as a naturopathic physician, he has never forgotten this truth. He encourages every patient to look deep into all possible imbalances that may contribute to a weakened health story.

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Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Tasmin is a board certified Naturopathic Physician who strongly believes that an integrative, multi-disciplinary approach provides the best results and therefore blends both conventional and natural medicine.
She uses a variety of natural therapies to form an individualized plan for each patient based on their health goals, finding the treatment modalities that best fit not only the disease but also the person.

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David Lerner LAc, EAMP, MTCM
Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Counseling

David treats a wide variety of disorders, utilizing acupuncture as his primary treatment modality, sometimes in combination with herbal and/or nutritional medicine.
He also works in conjunction with the physicians at Heart of Wellness, treating patients based on the foundations of functional medicine.

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Laura Woodworth, MSN, RDN
Nutritionist, Dietitian

Laura Woodworth, MSN, RDN is a registered dietitian/nutritionist and finds her role to be in guiding you in your journey toward greater health, energy, and clarity. Whether it is to help explore and implement dietary changes or to find the places in your life to effect that change, her holistic approach means together you will look at all aspects of wellness—body, mind and spirit.

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Dr. Schuster’s approach to medicine is to assess each patient as an individual keeping their whole health in mind including their mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical well-being. Her emphasis is preventive medicine with a strong foundation in nutrition and lifestyle modifications.

Dr. Schuster believes that each person’s unique story needs to be heard in order to get to the root cause of their ailments.

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Dr. Shannon specializes in naturopathic cancer care, natural approaches to mental health, anti-aging therapy, men’s health and general wellness.

His approach to cancer care includes supportive care for patients receiving conventional treatment and alternative treatment for cancer patients when conventional treatments is inappropriate or unwanted.

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Dr. Deisering is a primary care physician who has extensive experience in family medicine, pediatrics and general health and wellness.

She specializes in the natural treatment of allergies of all types, thyroid conditions, weight loss, digestive problems, acne, fatigue and insomnia. She also treats mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, seasonal affective disorder and ADD/ADHD.

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Dr. Diana loves being a primary care physician for the whole family.

She is particularly passionate about pediatric health care and establishing a solid foundation for a long vibrant life in childhood.

In all of her patient visits she aims to work cooperatively with you to identify health goals, empower you with knowledge, and tailor natural medicine to best fit your individual needs.

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Morgan Tougas LAc, EAMP, MAOM
Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Manual Therapy

Morgan’s practice integrates Japanese Meridian Therapy acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) acupuncture, tuina (East Asian manual therapy), and Chinese herbal medicine.
TCM acupuncture is effective for treating for treating many types of pain, musculoskeletal and neurological injury, and more.

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Gary Black, LMP
Myofascial Release Therapy

Gary Black is a licensed massage practitioner (LMP) specializing in the John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Approach®. Gary initially discovered myofascial release as a holistic approach to his own struggles with stress, pain and fatigue. He found it to be such a wonderfully comprehensive solution for health and wellbeing in his life that he changed careers in order to help others.

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Mary Attwood, ND
Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Attwood is a Naturopathic doctor who also does massage therapy, informed by her yoga practice and long history of natural healing exploration. She earned a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Southwestern University.

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Michelle Walz, MPT
Physical Therapist

Michelle is a licensed Physical Therapist and certified Therapeutic Yoga Instructor with a gentle treatment approach that integrates mindfulness, yoga, and holistic care into physical therapy. She provides a safe space that allows her patients to feel seen and heard. The type of yoga she offers is accessible to all patients, supporting them on their unique healing path.

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Jeff Foucrier, PT, DPT,
Physical Therapist

Jeff Foucrier, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT is a physical therapist with a board-certified specialty in orthopedics and training in myofascial trigger-points. Utilizing his skills and training, Jeff is able to identify areas that have resisted the body’s natural ability to heal. If you’ve avoided doing what you love, hoping that time and rest will resolve your pain, but you want to get back to your life, Jeff can help.

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