Dr. Lauren

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About Dr. Lauren

Dr. Lauren Deville is board-certified to practice medicine in the State of Arizona. She received her NMD from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ, and she holds a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics from the University of Arizona, with minors in Spanish and Creative Writing. She also writes fiction under a pen name in her spare time. Visit her author website at www.authorcagray.com.

Psychoneuroimmunology: The Mind-Body Connection

There are two basic schools of thought in medicine: mechanism, and vitalism. The mechanistic school of thought argues that the body can be reduced into individual systems, and each system is complete within itself. The vitalistic idea argues that each system interacts with every other. The field of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Health|0 Comments

Weather-Related Migraines

I wrote here on the general naturopathic approach to treating migraines. As a rule, migraine predisposition tends to boil down to one of four things, or a combination of the following: food allergies, estrogen dominance, a backed-up liver, and/or cervical vertebral rotation or structural problems. But what of those migraines [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Allergies, Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments, Detox, Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

Podcast: Interview with Dr. Lara Briden: The Period Repair Manual

In today's podcast, I interviewed my colleague all the way in New Zealand, Dr Lara Briden, author of The Period Repair Manual. A few goodies we promised you in this episode: Toni Weschler's wonderful book, Taking Charge of Your Fertility, on the Fertility Awareness Method. The Daysy fertility awareness thermometer [...]

Metabolic Syndrome and Vitamin D Deficiency

Chances are high that either metabolic syndrome or Vitamin D deficiency applies to you. A few quick stats: Some 75% of the people in the U.S. are vitamin D deficient. (Here’s a little more on why this might be.) About 35% of the U.S. population suffers from metabolic syndrome, defined as [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Categories: Articles|2 Comments

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