Michael T. Murray, ND

Bio

Specialties:

  • naturopathic medicine

Location:

  • Atlanta, GA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture for back pain is more likely to help people who believe the treatment will work, new research suggests.

    The study included 485 people who received acupuncture for back pain and completed questionnaires before they began treatment, at t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness meditation may help older adults get a better night's sleep, a small study suggests.

    Researchers found that among 49 older adults with sleep problems, those who learned mindfulness practices started sleeping better within six weeks. I...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga is increasingly popular among U.S. adults and children, two new government surveys reveal.

    One survey found a little less than 6 percent of adult Americans said they had tried yoga, tai chi or qi gong back in 2002, but that figure jumped to ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Otolaryngology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For the one in six Americans bothered by nasal allergies, new guidelines have been issued to help doctors diagnose and treat their sniffles and sneezes.

    The recommendations from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundatio...Full Article

  • Michael T. Murray, ND - Atlanta, GA - Naturopathic Medicine
    Since vitamin D can be produced in our bodies by the action of sunlight on the skin, many experts consider it more a hormone than a vitamin. Sunlight changes a compound (7-dehydrocholesterol) in the skin into vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol). It is generally thought that as little as 15 minutes of direct...Read More
  • Michael T. Murray, ND - Atlanta, GA - Naturopathic Medicine
    Beriberi was relatively common in the general population of Asia, and, globally, in sailors and in prison populations. Prior to the late 1890s, the cause of beriberi was not known. The first clue occurred in 1873, when a Dutch naval doctor observed that European crew members had significantly fewer...Read More
  • Michael T. Murray, ND - Atlanta, GA - Naturopathic Medicine
    Vitamin D is often added to milk and other foods. Some natural sources of vitamin D are cod-liver oil; coldwater fish, such as mackerel, salmon, and herring; butter; and egg yolks. Vegetables are low in vitamin D, but the best plant sources of vitamin D are dark green leafy vegetables. Vitamin D...Read More
  • Michael T. Murray, ND - Atlanta, GA - Naturopathic Medicine
    Normal bone metabolism is dependent on an intricate interplay of many nutritional, lifestyle,and hormonal factors. Many dietary factors have been suggested as a cause of osteoporosis,including low calcium intake, high phosphorus intake, high refined sugar intake, high-protein diet, high-acid-ash...Read More
  • Michael T. Murray, ND - Atlanta, GA - Naturopathic Medicine
    Iron deficiency is the most common cause of anemia; however, it must be pointed out that anemia is the last stage of iron deficiency. Iron dependent enzymes involved in energy production and metabolism are the first to be affected by low iron levels. Serum ferritin is the best laboratory test for...Read More
  • Michael T. Murray, ND - Atlanta, GA - Naturopathic Medicine
    Low fluid consumption in general and low water consumption in particular make it difficult for the body to eliminate toxins. As a result, low water consumption increases the risk of cancer. Drinking enough water is another basic habit for good health, as you've probably heard 1,000 times. It's true: you...Read More
  • Michael T. Murray, ND - Atlanta, GA - Naturopathic Medicine
    The prostate is a single, doughnut-shaped gland about the size of a walnut that lies below the bladder and surrounds the urethra in males. The muscular part of the prostate controls the release of urine. The prostate also secretes a thin, milky, alkaline fluid that increases sperm motility and lu...Read More
  • Michael T. Murray, ND - Atlanta, GA - Naturopathic Medicine
    The word "protein" is derived from the Greek proteios, or "primary." The name is fitting, because after water, protein is most plentiful component of our body. The body manufactures proteins for the production of hair, muscles, nails, tendons, ligaments, and other body structures. Proteins also f...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, Jan. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite concerns about potentially dangerous interactions between cancer treatments and herbs and other supplements, most cancer doctors don't talk to their patients about these products, new research found.

    Fewer than h...Full Article

  • Michael T. Murray, ND - Atlanta, GA - Naturopathic Medicine
    Whether you are aware of it or not, you must definitely have developed a pattern for coping with stress. Unfortunately, most people have found patterns and methods that ultimately do not support good health. These include negative coping patterns such as overeating, uncontrolled emotional outbursts,...Read More
  • Michael T. Murray, ND - Atlanta, GA - Naturopathic Medicine
    The mechanisms underlying the effects of anger on cardiovascular disease are being explored. In one study, the relationship between habitual anger, coping styles, especially expression of anger, and serum lipid concentrations were examined. Habitual expression of anger was measured on four scales:...Read More