Discovering Acupuncture

By | 2018-10-03T20:16:12+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Site News|

I thought about acupuncture for a long time before I tried it. Would it hurt? Would it help? How does it even work? I have suffered from back pain most of my life. And of the many forms of treatment I tried, including massage, chiropractic adjustments, medication and physical therapy, I had never tried acupuncture. But, [...]

Everyday is Earth Day

By | 2018-07-07T22:46:28+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Site News|

Between Heaven and Earth by Harriet Beinfield, Efrem Korngold Happy Earth Day from New Jersey Natural Medicine! We can’t help but recognize how some of the defining principles of Naturopathic Medicine might be relevant to our relationship with the earth and ensure a healthy and therapeutic environment for all of us and generations [...]

Ain’t no cure for the Summertime Blues? Maybe not, but there are plenty of remedies for the Winter Blues.

By | 2018-07-07T22:46:28+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Site News|

Winter Blues or seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that occurs when the days get shorter. The main cause is lack of exposure to sunlight which disrupts the body’s internal clock or circadian rhythm. Reduced exposure to sunlight also causes drops in serotonin and melatonin levels which can affect mood and sleep [...]

Approaching the New Year with Gentleness

By | 2018-07-07T22:46:28+00:00 December 31st, 2017|Site News|

It’s 2018! New beginnings can be a great thing, but let's not set ourselves up for failure and start the year with unrealistic resolutions. Lose 50 pounds by March 1! Go to the gym every day! Don’t ever yell at the kids! We set ourselves up for failure year after year because our culture has taught us to strive for [...]

Bone Broth – How and Why to make your own!

By | 2018-07-07T22:46:28+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Site News|

In an era where what we eat has become more like a list of do's and don’ts than a natural choice, it can be hard to decide what to include in our diet. Our ability to eat out of instinct has been disrupted by facts and trends. In addition, we have become a melting pot of cultures and now have more options than ever before to [...]

Step Outside! Our Favorite Sweet Spots in New Jersey for Hiking, Biking and Forest Bathing

By | 2018-07-07T22:46:28+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Site News|

Why does it feel so good to be outside? Nature can have such a calming and enlightening effect. It can tune us into the idea that there is something greater than ourselves; bring us into the present moment and remind us that another world exists outside of our everyday lives.  What better way to enjoy [...]