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Graduate Student Stories, NUHS

Jane Drobin: From Natural Lifestyle to DC/ND Dual Degrees

Jane Drobin grew up in Elizabethtown, Pa., with parents who were interested in alternative medicine. But it wasn’t until she started researching natural lifestyles for herself that she discovered naturopathy.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Alternative Medicine, Complementary Medicine

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: On the Leading Edge of Health Care

April 7 is the World Health Organization’s World Health Day, focusing on universal health coverage this year. We take a look at how integrative medicine is expanding health care options and its impact on the future of medical care.

A significant shortage of allopathic physicians and specialists, a longer-living older population and the growing use of natural medicine options are among the trends shifting complementary and alternative medicine to the leading edge of health care.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Naturopathic Medicine, Eating Disorders

How Naturopathic Physicians Support Eating Disorder Treatment

As a future naturopathic doctor (ND), it will be your privilege and responsibility to connect with patients to find health care and lifestyle solutions that will help them lead better lives. When working with those who have eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia or binge-eating, understanding that these are forms of illness and not mere habits is integral to their eating disorder treatment and ongoing care.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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Visit NUHS

6 Benefits of Attending Campus Visit Day March 15, 2019

Visiting a college campus is always full of excitement. You’re looking forward to seeing the campus, meeting new people and learning what your future could hold. On other university campus visits you sit and listen to speakers most of the day, and tour the campus with a large group of people. Not at National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) – and especially not during our kick-off to the St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Chicago!

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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Chiropractic Medicine, NUHS Florida

Unique Panels Give Florida Site Students an Extra Edge

You never know what might happen during lunch at National University of Health Sciences’ Florida site when much of the student body and faculty come together for unique panel presentations.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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Chiropractic Medicine, NUHS

Five Unique Qualities about NUHS’ Chiropractic Education That Prep You for the Future

When searching for the right school for your chiropractic education, it’s important to consider what will set you apart from the competition in terms of employment and, more importantly, what will benefit your future patients.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019
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Healthy Tips, Alternative Medicine

5 Ways to Treat Chronic Illness with Alternative Medicine

Whether you just learned that you have a chronic medical condition or you have struggled to manage a chronic illness for many years, you may be among a growing number of Americans considering complementary and alternative medical treatments to manage their conditions.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Oriental Medicine, Healthy Tips

Weight Loss Tips from a Traditional Chinese Medicine Expert

The start of the New Year is the most common time when people try to lose weight. Whether you want to shed extra pounds gained over the holidays or your weight loss plan is part of a long-term New Year’s resolution, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can increase your chances of success.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Chiropractic Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Dual Degree Program

Why I Decided to Switch my Career Path to Natural Medicine

Before starting the naturopathic and chiropractic medicine programs at NUHS, I was initially a pre-med major preparing to become a traditional medical doctor. At the time, I wasn't sure I wanted to work in a hospital setting or if I liked the largely drug-based practice style that a lot of doctors had.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Naturopathic Medicine, Healthy Tips

5 Health Issues You Didn’t Know Could be Caused by Poor Gut Health

Our bodies are home to tens of trillions of microbial cells. The entire collection of microorganisms which inhabit our body, both inside us and on our skin is known as the microbiome.

In recent years, an increasing amount of research has emerged demonstrating the effects of the organisms that live with us, especially the bacteria living in our gut microbiome.

The gut microbiome can be influenced by antibiotics, the type of food we eat and possibly other factors like stress. When the balance of microbes is out of whack it can cause many more problems than just digestion issues or an upset stomach. Here are five ailments that may also be caused by an imbalance of bacteria in your gut.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
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