Natasha Turner, ND

Bio

Specialties:

  • alternative/complementary medicine

Affiliation:

  • Clear Medicine Wellness Boutique

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  • Natasha Turner, ND - Toronto, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    Thyroid conditions are often misdiagnosed because there is a wide range of what's considered "normal" with regard to thyroid hormone in the blood. Watch naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, ND, explain why thyroid issues can easily go undiagnosed. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that yoga may help ease depression in pregnant women.

    "This is really about trying to develop a wider range of options that suit women who are experiencing these kind of symptoms during pregnancy," lead author Cynthia Batt...Full Article

  • Natasha Turner, ND - Toronto, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Natasha Turner, ND answered:
    If you have an underactive thyroid, some foods to avoid are raw cruciferous veggies, peanuts, mercury-rich fish, and processed soy products. Watch naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, ND, share some foods to stay away from if your thyroid is slow. Read More
  • Natasha Turner, ND - Toronto, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    Thyroid hormone, produced in the thyroid gland, is the master of your metabolism; it increases energy, promotes digestion and improves focus. In this video, naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, ND, explains how thyroid hormone works in the body. Read More
  • Natasha Turner, ND - Toronto, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Natasha Turner, ND answered:
    A great protein option to optimize weight loss and hormonal balance is whey protein isolate. In this video, naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, ND, explains the healthy benefits of whey protein isolate and the best ways to add it to your diet.  Read More
  • Natasha Turner, ND - Toronto, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Natasha Turner, ND answered:
    Some foods that can increase the activity of your thyroid include sources of vitamin A (sweet potato), iodine (seafood), tyrosine (low fat protein), and selenium (Brazil nuts). Watch naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, ND, share her suggestions.  Read More
  • 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 Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research links the virus behind chickenpox and shingles to a blood vessel condition that afflicts the elderly and can sometimes be deadly.

    The study doesn't prove that the so-called varicella zoster virus causes the condition, known as gian...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

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Delirium is a common and troubling symptom for critically ill hospital patients, and medications are often used to ease the condition. But a new study suggests that non-drug alternatives are available.

    According to the st...Full Article

  • 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

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gerontology:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers could be closing in on a "fountain of youth" drug that can delay the effects of aging and improve the health of older adults, a new study suggests.

    Seniors received a significant boost to their immune systems when given a drug that ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Age Management Medicine:

    MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Folks who feel "young at heart" may be more likely to live to a ripe old age, a new British study suggests.

    Seniors who said they felt three or more years younger than their actual age experienced a lower death rate over the course of eight years ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who experience pain and swelling related to their treatment may find relief in acupuncture and exercise, new research suggests.

    In one study, acupuncture helped reduce joint pain by up to 40 percent, said study author Dr. ...Full Article