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PROACTIVE HEALTH MEASURES FOR COVID-19

PROACTIVE HEALTH MEASURES FOR COVID-19
Tao Vitality Naturopathic Medicine Blog Carly Sage   106 Views COVID-19 continues to impact our local and global economy, health, and way of life as we know it. While it is easy to respond from fear, there is an opportunity to be proactive towards better health. There are measures we can take for increased resilience against coronavirus, not only in the interim but for long-term wellbeing. According to the WHO, "health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Translation? A lack of sickness alone doesn't indicate good health —...
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COVID-19 Assay Test

COVID-19 Assay Test
Tao Vitality Naturopathic Medicine Blog Carly Sage   246 Views *Please note: at this time, a blood draw must be scheduled with the phlebotomist at TAO and this test is for patients of TAO only. If you would like to become a patient of TAO, please call 860.228.1287 or learn more online. The COVID-19 Assay test detects IgM and IgG antibodies to COVID-19. This test is distinct from the PCR culture (nasal swab) test since it determines if you have had COVID-19 in the past or currently have it by evaluating your immune system response to the virus through antibody production...
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A Natural Approach to Spring Allergies

A Natural Approach to Spring Allergies
Tao Vitality Naturopathic Medicine Blog Carly Sage 121 Views Spring is finally here! While we all enjoy the warmth, sunshine, and blossoming trees and flowers, springtime also means allergy season is upon us. Especially in the wake of COVID-19, we may be extra cautious about symptoms of immune reactivity, as seen in allergic responses to environmental pollens. Thankfully, there are multiple ways to decrease inflammation at the root cause of bothersome seasonal allergies. Using simple, natural strategies can have a positive impact on your immune response overall for greater protection against viruses and other pathogenic infections, and for reducing allergies so...
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At-Home COVID-19 Fingerprick test now available

At-Home COVID-19 Fingerprick test now available
Tao Vitality Naturopathic Medicine Blog Carly Sage 591 Views COVID-19 FINGERSTICK TEST $199 The COVID-19 fingerstick is a simple, easy, at-home test that can be done in the comfort in your own home and is a great solution for telemedicine patients. Ship overnight to the lab facility and get results within 24-48 hours of receipt. How to Order Your At-Home TestCall 860.228.1287 to set up an office or Telemedicine appointment as a new patient or if you are already an existing patient. You will pay for the test at the time of the appointment The doctor will order the test and...
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“HOW NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE OFFERS REAL SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE AND OPTIMIZE YOUR HEALTH”

“HOW NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE OFFERS REAL SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE AND OPTIMIZE YOUR HEALTH”
We all envision living a long and healthy life, symptom and disease-free. Yet the reality is that most of us suffer from some pervasive health issues or chronic illnesses. There is a solution, however. If you are like many people who are not seeing results using conventional medicine alone, consider naturopathic medicine. How Are Naturopathic Doctors Different From Traditional Doctors? Naturopaths are trained in all of the basic medical sciences that standard medical doctors are trained in. However, naturopathic physicians artfully blend modern, cutting-edge diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures with ancient methods.  They design individualized treatment plans integrating both traditional health care...
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COVID-19 Update: Supplements to Suppress Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines Before Late-Stage Severe Coronavirus Infection

COVID-19 Update: Supplements to Suppress Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines Before Late-Stage Severe Coronavirus Infection
Patients with severe COVID-19 infection can develop fatal lung damage from a cytokine storm, a marked increase in pro-inflammatory cytokines such as Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), Interleukin-1 beta (ILB1), Interleukin-6 (IL6), Interleukin-8 (IL8) and other cytokines. The following supplements can help to suppress the multiple pro-inflammatory cytokines that cause severe lung damage (ARDS) in patients with COVID-19 infection caused by coronavirus 2 or SARS-CoV-2. NOTE: Sambucus Nigra (Elderberry): There is evidence that elderberry inhibits replication and viral attachment of Human coronavirus NL63 (HCoV-NL63), different than COVID-19, but a member of the coronavirus family. Sambucus appears most effective in the prevention or early...
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Will Elderberry Induce a Cytokine Storm?

Will Elderberry Induce a Cytokine Storm?
Tao Vitality Naturopathic Medicine Blog Carly Sage 512 Views By Dr. Jaclyn Chasse, ND, Medical Director, Emerson Ecologics "Elderberry is one of the most used, and most trusted immune support botanicals in the integrative medicine repertoire. But there has been a lot of discussion within online clinician forums on whether elderberry could or would induce a cytokine storm if used during an infection where that is the risk. I'd like to share my perspective based on the research I can pull. " Dr. Jaclyn Chasse, ND,Medical Director, Emerson Ecologics Cytokine Release Syndrome (CRS) Cytokine Release Syndrome (CRS) and it's extreme form,...
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Art Therapy and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) Therapy: The Art and Science of Integrative Mental Health Modalities

Art Therapy and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) Therapy: The Art and Science of Integrative Mental Health Modalities
Tao Vitality Naturopathic Medicine Blog Carly Sage 266 Views All human beings seek relief from suffering caused by past wounds, whether they be physical, mental, or emotional in nature. From a mind-body perspective and an integrative health approach, all types of trauma equally impact wellbeing, longevity, and quality of life. Integrative mental health services are becoming more widely practiced for deeper levels of healing as part of a comprehensive health and wellness program. Art Therapy and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) are two powerful integrative mental health modalities that rely on the art and science of healing. The effectiveness of both have...
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A Message From Dr. Myriah Hinchey, Founder and Medical Director of Tao

A Message From Dr. Myriah Hinchey, Founder and Medical Director of Tao
Naturopathic Medicine Blog Carly Sage 331 Views  We're Here For You As the owner and Medical Director of TAO, I just wanted to reassure you that we are here for you in whatever capacity you need us. From keeping up to date with the latest information regarding COVID-19 to providing you with simple at-home techniques to We expressly deny that the information being provided is intended to assist in the curing, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of coronavirus-related diseases, including but limited to COVID-19, MERS, or SARS. You should always talk with your personal medical professional to discuss what treatments are safe...
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NOT GETTING ANSWERS TO YOUR HEALTH CONCERNS? WHY NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE COULD BE THE SOLUTION YOU HAVE BEEN SEARCHING FOR

NOT GETTING ANSWERS TO YOUR HEALTH CONCERNS? WHY NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE COULD BE THE SOLUTION YOU HAVE BEEN SEARCHING FOR
natural medicine It’s an all-too-common scenario. You’ve been suffering from a cocktail of vague and seemingly unrelated symptoms for months, even years now…fatigue, brain fog, aches and pains, memory loss, poor sleep, low libido, weight gain, food cravings, mood issues like anxiety or depression, skin rashes, hormone imbalances, headaches, or digestive problems. You finally make an appointment with your doctor to get some answers (that Dr. Google can’t provide), only to be given a mere 15 minutes to rattle off your laundry list of complaints, desperate for some validation. You’re given a prescription or two and sent home with the discomforting...
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Lyme Disease Prevention Part 2: What To Do If You Get Bit

Lyme Disease Prevention Part 2: What To Do If You Get Bit
As we transition into the summer months and increase our outdoor activities, it is easy to forget about the need to protect ourselves and our families from a common but serious health threat: Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. Thankfully, as discussed in the previous article “Lyme Disease Prevention Part 1: How to Avoid Getting Bit” (as outlined by Dr. Myriah Hinchey, Lyme Literate Naturopathic Doctor, Founder/Medical Director of Tao Vitality LLC, and co-founder of LymeCore Botanicals) there are practical and simple ways to reduce the chances of getting bit and subsequently contracting Lyme disease and other co-infections that can have damaging...
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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Its Many Uses: How Can You Benefit?

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Its Many Uses: How Can You Benefit?
If you haven't yet heard of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, or HBOT, don't worry, you're not alone. This cutting-edge technology isn't widely understood or made accessible in our conventional health care system, so most people aren't aware of its profound applications and endless benefits. Not just yet, that is. Imagine being able to address numerous health conditions related to aging, inflammation, healing, infection, cellular, tissue, and organ metabolism, brain, muscle, skeletal, and immune system repair, and overall health optimization – at the root cause level – all in the same treatment.No, it's not futuristic, experimental sci-fi technology based on hype. It's science....
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