Dr. Robin Miller, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • integrative medicine

Affiliation:

  • Triune Integrative Medicine, Medford, OR

Location:

  • Medford, OR

Activity

  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Hypnosis by itself is not dangerous. During a session the subject goes no deeper than a daydream state. And, no one can make a person do anything they do not want to do. However it is important to find a certified hynpotherapist.   

    Untrained or inexperienced therapists may prompt negative reactions...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    There are various ways that stress can be managed effectively. In fact, there are probably as many ways as books that have been written on the subject. However there are some basic things that can help. The first thing is to recognize that when you get stressed you are not alone. We all get stressed at...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Turmeric has been used as a spice, food coloring and treatment for digestive problems for thousands of years. Although it is known to have powerful anti-inflammatory properties, it is unknown exactly how beneficial it is to humans since to date most studies of turmeric have been done in animals.
    ...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Energy medicine refers to many forms of therapies, which include practices such as healing touch, Reiki, Qigong, acupuncture, magnet and light therapies and Cymatic therapy that uses sound waves.

     It is based on the theory that we are all composed of atoms that are continuously moving and creating energy.  When...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Acupuncture can be effective for many ailments. Unfortunately, it is often difficult to figure out how effective because it is hard to test acupuncture treatments against placebo treatments in a randomized clinical study. In studies done to see if acupuncture treats for various ailments, patients...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Lymph helps to destroy potentially dangerous bacteria and cancer cells and filter waste and toxins. It is also responsible for working with the circulatory system to help deliver hormones and nutrients to the tissues of the body.

    The lymphatic system, which is responsible for lymph flow is a series...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Guided imagery is a mind-body relaxation technique that uses visual images and positive thoughts for a variety of conditions and situations.  It can be used to help reduce stress and pain and improve the outcome of certain therapies.
     Athletes often utilize it to improve their performance.  For example the...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    There are many ways to exercise if you do not like the gym. In fact, those who are able to maintain a successful exercise program are able to do it by making it part of their lives. You can do that by finding something you like to do. Some people enjoy bicycling, walking, and running. Gardening and va...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Nicotine is extremely addictive. In fact, it is as addicting as heroin. It is 1000 times more addictive than alcohol and 5-10 times as addictive as cocaine. It has the ability to act as both a stimulant and tranquilizer. It acts as an appetite suppressant and a mood enhancer. Because of all these...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Classical Homeopathy is a system of medicine that is a relatively new science founded by a German physician, Dr Samuel Hahnemann in the early 19th century. He found that when someone became ill he could always find a particular substance that could create the same symptoms of sickness if given to...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Acupuncture is not a type of naturopathy. It is a practice with ancient roots that uses needles to stimulate energy paths or meridians of the body to improve the flow of energy or chi and restore balance and health to the body.

    Naturopathy is a health system that utilizes many alternative therapies to enable...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils from plants to treat various conditions.  These include oils such as jasmine, lavender, eucalyptus, and sweet orange to name a few. Essential oils have been used for thousands of years.  

    The modern practice of aromatherapy was started in 1920 when a scientist,...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Activities such as yoga help to manage stress in several ways. Yoga focuses on special yoga poses and the breath. Both help the mind to focus on the present and away from all the stresses in your life. The poses help to stretch and tone the muscles, which may have become tense throughout the day. Yoga...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Integrative medicine is a medical practice that helps to create the proper environment, which will enable the amazing healing ability of our bodies to thrive.  By integrating the care of the whole patient, mind, body and spirit, integrative medicine can optimize health and healing.  In order to do...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Ginger has been used as a stomach remedy for over 2000 years.  It is especially good for treating and preventing certain types of nausea.

    There have been many studies that have found that ginger worked better than placebo for preventing nausea in sailors prone to motion sickness.  In a study of healthy...Read More