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Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Naturopathic Medicine
Every day I am inundated with news, information, and research that affect the health and well-being of my patients, friends and family. I realize that no one can keep up with it all unless it is their full time job and I realized that as long as I am keeping up with all of this I can distill the... Full Bio
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“Big Breakfast” Means More Weight Loss in the Long Run by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine New research shows that women who eat large breakfasts lose a lot more weight in the long run then women who eat a smaller breakfast.  In this study, presented yesterday ... Read on »
“Doctors” Practicing Natural Medicine without a License by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Just yesterday in my naturopathic medical practice I had a patient come in, literally in tears, because she had just visited a man falsely claiming to be a “board certif ... Read on »
2010 in Review by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine WordPress analyzed our DrGina Blog in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of our success: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. A Boeing 747-400 ... Read on »
24 Hours to Take Action: Monsanto Pushes USDA to Approve GMO Drought Corn by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Below is a call to action by Food Democracy Now! regarding the approval of another Monsanto GMO product.  More research is pointing to the fact that GMO products d ... Read on »
A Low-Cost Alternative to Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplements by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The Wall Street Journal just  published a report indicating that the major increase in use of omega 3 fatty acids is leading to a potential shortage in supply. This is t ... Read on »
A Pharmacist’s Perspective on Drug-Nutrient Interactions and the Value of... by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine An interesting commentary below…by a registered pharmacist, released through the Orthomolecular News Service, about the importance of including nutrient defic ... Read on »
A Quality Naturopathic Infant Formula by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine When it comes to feeding a newborn, few will argue that breast milk is best.  However, there are times when this is not possible or not indicated.  There are also higher ... Read on »
Action Alert RE: Food Safety Bill by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Please read the action alert below from the Alliance for Natural Health and take the action TODAY . Time is of the essence. “If people let government decide wh ... Read on »
ADHD Linked to Allergies and Asthma in Boys by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Boys diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely also to have asthma, allergies and skin infections than youngsters without ADHD, a new s ... Read on »
Affordable, Healthy Foods by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine As food prices climb, and the health of our nation, and our nation’s children, disintegrates, we have the opportunity to return to a simpler, more healthful diet. Here ... Read on »
ALA Youth Leadership Training Conference by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Angel Light Academy (ALA) is a volunteer operated non-denominational organization that is very near and dear to my heart. The mission of this reputable and time-tested ... Read on »
Alternative to Statin Medications to Lower Cholesterol by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Safe Alternative to Statin Medications CNN just reported on a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, supporting previous research  that red yeast ... Read on »
Alternative to Statin Medications to Lower Cholesterol by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Safe Alternative to Statin Medications CNN just reported on a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, supporting previous research  that red yeast ... Read on »
American Association of University Women to Feature Dr. Gina in Laguna Beach this... by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A quick note to let you know that Dr. Gina was selected as one of four panelists and will be presenting at the Laguna Beach chapter of the American Association of Un ... Read on »
An Interview with Dr. Gina in Nutraceuticals World by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine HealthBridge Founder, Dr. Gina, was recently interviewed by Sheldon Baker of BakerDillon in Nutraceuticals World . Check out the interview by clicking here ! ... Read on »
An Introduction to Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Thank you to all who attended my Progesterone seminar last week. I am delivering another Continuing Medical Education lecture this evening at 6PM Pacific on “ An I ... Read on »
An Introduction to Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Dr. Gina just gave another PharmCon continuing medical education presentation this morning at 7:30 AM on Progesterone: A Powerful Hormone for Women and Men.  The r ... Read on »
Ante Up for Autism with Jenny McCarthy and Lance Armstrong by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine On Friday October 3rd,  I will be representing LTP Natural Medical Center at the Ante Up for Autism fund raising gala with Jenny McCarthy and Lance Armstrong. They are ... Read on »
Antibacterial Soap no Better then Regular Soap and May be Linked to Autism by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine New research is pointing to a growing concern that antibacterial soaps, and the antibacterial pesticides contained within them, like Triclosan, may be detrimental to pre ... Read on »
Antidepressants in our Water Supply by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Here’s yet another reason to consider alternatives to prescription medications, especially statins (Lipitor), anti-inflammatories (Celebrex) and antidepressants (Prozac, ... Read on »