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Supplements and Surgery: Part Two

What supplements can help with healing after surgery? Use this list by Dr. Ronald Hoffman MD as a guide.

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Supplements and Surgery: Part One

If having surgery, there may be some supplements that should be avoided beforehand. Read more from guest Author Dr. Ronald Hoffman MD.

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8 Ways Integrative Medicine Benefits Patients

Have you considered integrative medicine in your medical practice? Find out ways Integrative Medicine can provide the best care to your patients.

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How Are Herbs Named?

When you read your supplement labels, you might notice that herbs often have two words in brackets and italics after their name. Let's take you through the meaning and origin of these names.

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Travel Health Checklist: Avoid Getting Sick Abroad

Want to stay healthy and avoid getting sick traveling abroad? Use our ultimate personal travel health checklist to stay healthy.

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5 Ways to Minimize Conflict of Interest When Prescribing Supplements

Dietary supplements can be very valuable for patient care, however there may be conflicting factors that arise when prescribing to patients.

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Trusted Supplement Resources

It can be hard to stay up-to-date with the amount of information about supplements online and in the news. So we've put together some trusted resources for you.

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11 Ways to Naturally Manage Outdoor Allergies

Allergens are virtually everywhere with prime allergy season upon us. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 11 natural ways to combat seasonal allergies that have been proven to work.

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Curcumin

Curcumin is the plant-based chemical that gives turmeric its electric yellow colour. It’s most well studied as a treatment for inflammation caused by chronic conditions.

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Headaches: Hunting down the cause of your pain

Is your pain in the head a pain in the neck? Stress, certain foods, food additives and hormones can initiate headaches. Learn more from Dr. Ronald Hoffman MD.

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Magnesium

As a mineral, magnesium isn’t made, but sourced from ocean water (magnesium chloride) or mined from the Earth (magnesium oxide)

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Vitamin D

It is involved with several important organ systems in the body and its deficiency can cause many different health problems.

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Multivitamins

It’s suggested that you get at least the Recommended Dietary Amount of vitamins each day. If food isn't enough, a multi can help.

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Probiotics

Key to maintaining a healthy microbial balance, probiotics are the group of “helpful” microorganisms within your gut.

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Fish Oil

Made from one or several kinds of fish, Fish oil and its properties are commonly used for their anti-inflammatory effects.

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Vitamin C

Though an essential vitamin for human survival, the human body does not produce vitamin C. So, it must be obtained from the food we eat.

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Natural Treatment Options for IBD

There is no question that nutritional deficiencies play a prominent role in IBD.

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2 Supplements You Didn’t Know To Use For Cold and Flu Season

You have likely heard of Zinc, Echinacea, and Vitamin C and their roles in cold and flu prevention/treatment. But they aren't the only supplements...

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7 Common Drug Types and Associated Nutrient Depletions

A great way to start using dietary supplements in practice is to prevent and correct nutrient depletions that occur from the use of common medications.

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Always Authentic Products

A common concern when buying supplements online is that what’s in the bottle doesn’t match what’s written on the outside of the bottle.

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What is GMP and Why is it Important?

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) are checks and measures to ensure that supplements are authentic.

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5 Ways to Improve Treatment Plan Compliance

Patient compliance is an important part of any therapeutic relationship and understanding how to improve the chance that patients follow through on your recommendations can be an easy way to improve patient outcomes.

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How To: Help Your Patients Avoid The December Health Slump

As soon as we flip our calendars to January 1st, gym bags are packed, resolutions are written, and health is once again a focus in our patients’ lives.

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Could Parkinson’s Disease be related to chronic infection?

An Ottawa-based neurologist is proposing a new theory that Parkinson’s disease could be related to a decades-long infection leading to immune system malfunction and development of neurological plaques.

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Here’s The Data – Prescriptions Improve Your Practice

Creating a personalized treatment plan can be a bit more time-consuming than a self-serve model, so is it worth it?

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Vitamin B12-fortified toothpaste improves vitamin status in vegans

A recent article has indicated that using vitamin B12-fortified toothpaste can help patients following a vegan diet maintain or improve serum and plasma levels of vitamin B12.

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Resources We Love: Integrative & Functional Medicine

Here are some of the more influential educational hubs for healthcare practitioners to learn more about adopting a personalized approach to medicine.

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Most Prescribed Supplements – October 2017

Here are the most prescribed supplements on Fullscript for October 2017

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Addressing Digestive Health Concerns with Canadian Catalogue Updates

According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, more than 20 million Canadians suffer from digestive health disorders every year.

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Most Prescribed Supplements – July 2017

Each month, we’ll share what our community of more than 10,000 practitioners prescribe the most through Fullscript! Here are the most prescribed supplements on Fullscript for July 2017

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Addressing Women’s Health with Canadian Catalogue Updates

Women experience a number of unique health challenges, including hormone imbalance like estrogen dominance, menopause symptoms, and infertility.

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Most Prescribed Supplements – June 2017

Ever wonder what supplements other practitioners are prescribing to their patients? Each month, we’ll share what our community of practitioners prescribe the most.

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Most Prescribed Supplements – May 2017

Ever wonder what supplements other practitioners are prescribing to their patients? Here are the most prescribed supplements on Fullscript for May 2017

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Most Prescribed Supplements – April 2017

Ever wonder what supplements other practitioners are prescribing to their patients?Here are the most prescribed supplements on Fullscript for April 2017.

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Most Prescribed Supplements – March 2017

Ever wonder about what supplements other practitioners are prescribing to their patients? Here are the most prescribed supplements on Fullscript for March 2017.

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Most Prescribed Supplements – February 2017

Ever wonder what supplements other practitioners are prescribing to their patients? Here are the most prescribed supplements on Fullscript for February 2017.

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How to Write Effective Prescriptions

There is no doubt the Fullscript Virtual Prescription is a powerful tool. All of our successful practitioners use it and patient adherence is improved by 70% compared to a traditional online dispensary.

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How To Increase Your Practice Efficiency With Front Office Staff

Using Fullscript as part of your workflow, no matter how big or small your practice, has immense benefits—for both you and your patients.

Making sense of FDA’s cGMP on Supplements

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Dr. Warren Brown, a naturopathic physician and former member of the Bastyr Center for Natural Health’s Formulary Review Committee.

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In-Office Dispensary Case Study: Dr. Franne Berez, ND, MD

The In-Office Dispensary was created from the feedback we received from our practitioners, who wanted a tool that allows them to place orders for patients.

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Practitioner Spotlight: Kia Sanford, MS

My clients are my most important mentors. I know that sounds trite but it’s true.

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Practitioner Spotlight: Dr. Carly Snyder, M.D.

This is a blog series profiling the philosophies, practices, and work spaces of integrative health professionals. This week we spoke with Dr. Carly Snyder, M.D.

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Practitioner Spotlight: Dr. Amy Day, ND

This is a blog series profiling the philosophies, practices, and work spaces of integrative health professionals. This week we spoke with Dr. Amy Day, ND.

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Practitioner Spotlight: Dr. Isabel Sharkar, ND

This is a blog series profiling the philosophies, practices, and work spaces of integrative health professionals. This week we spoke with Dr. Isabel Sharkar, ND.

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Practitioner Spotlight: Dr. Aarti Patel, ND

This is a blog series profiling the philosophies, practices, and work spaces of integrative health professionals. This week we spoke with Dr. Aarti Patel, ND.

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Practitioner Spotlight: Dr. Shawn Yakimovich, ND

This is a blog series profiling the philosophies, practices, and work spaces of integrative health professionals. This week we spoke with Dr. Shawn Yakimovich, ND.

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Practitioner Spotlight: Dr. Alanna Dyment, ND

This is a blog series profiling the philosophies, practices, and work spaces of integrative health professionals. This week we spoke with Dr. Alanna Dyment, ND, co-founder of Fullscript.

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Google Apps is HIPAA Compliant!

On September 27, 2013, Google quietly announced that it was allowing Google Apps users to sign a Business Associate Agreement (BAA), which means Google...

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Industry Leaders Share Tips on Improving Patient Compliance

Patient compliance is not a new challenge in the field of medicine, but it is arguably one of the most important challenges doctors face when treating patients.

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Two Successful Practice Tips by the ND Who Wrote the Book On It

Have you ever wondered why there are so few business how-to’s written by a naturopathic doctor?

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What is the Value in a Virtual Dispensary?

There is no question that having an online presence facilitates the awareness and delivery of your health care services.

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5 differences between a Smart Dispensary and an online storefront

We provide a Smart Dispensary. Those other online dispensaries are actually just glorified e-commerce stores that focus solely on a transaction.

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Practitioner Spotlight: Dr. Jay Rappazzo, DC

Dr. Jay Rappazzo is a Chiropractor, Contemporary Medical Acupunctist, and Registered Massage Therapist.

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Practitioner Spotlight: Jayda Siggers, PhD, Certified Nutritionist

Jayda Siggers, PhD is a nutritionist in Ottawa, Ontario who has been practicing for 2 years now. Fullscript recently got the chance to ask her why she uses our Smart Dispensary.