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:
    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
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Everyone experiences acupuncture differently and so there may be no discomfort for you. Some people feel a very mild discomfort when the acupuncture needle pierces the skin. When the needle is tapped into the energy channel, some people may feel a minimal cramp-like sensation.  There are certain parts of the...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    If a patient were diagnosed with a serious disease such as cancer or an infection I would not recommend naturopathy alone. Naturopathy utilizes complementary treatments to help the body to heal. These may include exercise, nutrition, herbal remedies, massage and acupuncture.  Naturopaths rarely use co...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    The reasons people meditate are as varied as the types of mediation that are available. Many people meditate as part of their religious or spiritual practice while others use it for medical purposes.
    Since the early 1970’s in the United States, there has been an increased interest in meditation for its the...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Music therapy utilizes all aspects of music to improve the health and wellbeing of patients. The ability of music to move listeners emotionally and physically is something that has been recognized for ages. However, the first program that was designed to train music therapists in order to utilize...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Hypnosis works by putting the subject into a trance that is similar to a daydream state. This allows the increased awareness of the subconscious mind, which becomes open to the suggestions of the hynpotherapist. Unlike sessions seen on TV and the movies, you cannot be made to do something you do not want...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Just because an herb is considered natural does not mean it is safe. Herbal remedies do not undergo the intense scrutiny that prescription drugs go through in the United States. Sometimes the remedies, especially from foreign countries, may be contaminated with things such as lead or mercury and even...Read More
  • Robin Miller, MD - Medford, OR - Integrative Medicine
    Robin Miller, MD answered:
    Acupuncture is a medical practice that has been used for over 2000 years, originating in China and Eastern Asia.  It involves the manipulation of very thin metal needles inserted into points on the body.
    The theory behind acupuncture is that there are two main forces in the body: Yin, which is cold and passive,...Read More