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Self Love; Fall and a Time for Introspection.

Posted on 27 October, 2017 at 14:45 Comments comments (12)

By Cora Stover, ND

Years ago, I read a book called Staying Healthy With the Seasons by Elson Haas. It provided a great beginning to the road I would choose to travel, and provided me with this insight: Each season has emotions and thoughts that are very healthy to have. During each season, there is space to allow certian feelings and moments, just like yin and yang there is a little of everything in each of us, and we must keep the balance.

Fall is a ...

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What Do The Bearded Lady and Bruce Willis Have in Common?

Posted on 4 December, 2015 at 11:50 Comments comments (70)

By Autumn Frandsen, ND

High DHT more than likely. Believe it or not, what is believed to cause Male Pattern Baldness is often a cause for hirsutism or facial hair growth in women. DHT is a sex steroid and an androgen hormone that is formed from the conversion of testosterone into a more potent form instead of converting into estrogen. 5α-reductase, an enzyme, synthesizes DHT in the adrenal glands, hair follicles, testes and prostate in men and in the ovaries in women. ...

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Don't Assume That Runny Nose Is A Cold

Posted on 13 March, 2014 at 17:10 Comments comments (1)

By Autumn Frandsen, ND

About this time of year, I often hear the phrase “Something must be going around”, explaining away the itchy sore throat, fatigue, and headaches that many people are experiencing. Because many people have not been aware of allergies in their former years, the possibility of having an allergic reaction now does not even enter their minds. However, if there is a trend where one gets sick at the onset of a new season, it is most likely an alle...

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NOW WHAT? Doctors Can't Figure Me Out

Posted on 6 March, 2014 at 17:40 Comments comments (0)

By Autumn Frandsen, ND


Fatigue and pain are two complaints that every physician hears at least once a day and a growing number of people in the USA are experiencing at least once a day. They are the two most prevalent symptoms that patients describe when they become desperate for help. Every day I hear a version of phrase “I have been to fifteen different doctors and no one can tell me why I’m exhausted or at least give me something to fix it”. So what is...

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The Cheapest Cure for Anxiety

Posted on 21 January, 2014 at 16:55 Comments comments (0)

By Autumn Frandsen N.D.


Almost daily a patient rattles off a list of complaints with anxiety being included 90 percent of the time. Often, it is dismissed by the patient and his or her former doctors as a personality trait, a problem that has been with the patient for so long they have adopted it as part of who they are. For some, anxiety is a new phenomenon that hits them suddenly like a Mack truck.


What Contributes to Anxiety

When I question the p...

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