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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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Antioxidants can Protect the Body from Heavy Metal Toxicity by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A new research study just published in Food and Chemical Toxicology points to the potential benefit of antioxidant therapy as a way to prevent and treat lead toxicity. T ... Read on »
Assist Homeless Individuals with Autism by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Please help the Autism Research Institute attain their goal of establishing a new program for homeless individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder . Below is their ... Read on »
Attention Chronic Dieters…Stay Away From Food in Small Packages! by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine According to new research published in the Journal of Consumer Research, “restrained” and chronic dieters will consume more calories if they are eating small foods in s ... Read on »
Attention Patients and Friends of LTP Medical..Provide Access to Naturopathic Medicine for... by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Please take action today!!! The President is making decisions on who to appoint to a few of the new advisory groups established in the new health care law and th ... Read on »
Autoimmune Thyroid Disease On the Rise by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Autoimmune reactions to the thyroid gland go largely undetected and cause many deleterious health effects including unexplained fatigue, weight gain, infertility a ... Read on »
Banned Pesticide Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I was discussing the underlying causes of Alzheimer’s disease with a colleague today, while at RoxSpa Newport Beach , and came across this article , also posted to ... Read on »
Beyond Thyroid Medication by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A number of my patients come into my office with a low functioning thyroid gland.  Typically they have symptoms including fatigue, weight gain that is difficult to o ... Read on »
Bio-identical Progesterone for Women and Men by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I am delivering a live CME seminar online on Bio-identical Progesterone tomorrow at 7PM Pacific time.  Thank you to the physicians and pharmacists who attended the ... Read on »
Birth Control for Men by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Now this makes sense!  A male contraceptive procedure that is 100 percent effective and reversible, and takes about 15 minutes to complete. Learn more by clic ... Read on »
Blood Pressure Medication and Breast Cancer by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A new patient recently came in to our office with a diagnosis of stage 3 breast cancer. She is postmenopausal and has been on a calcium channel blocker medication ... Read on »
BPA and the Risk of Miscarriage by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that proble ... Read on »
BPA Found to Affect Critical Hormones in Pregnant Women and Boys by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A new study raises concern about the effects of BPA on thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and in young boys.  BPA is found in plastic bottles, the lining of ... Read on »
California, Children and Cancer by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine It seems that the best way to preserve constitutional freedom of choice for physicians AND for patients in our world today is through grassroots efforts t ... Read on »
Can Breast Cancer Go Away on its Own? Does Mammography Contribute to Breast Cancer Risk? Where is... by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A compelling new research study published in The Archives of Internal Medicine this week confirms what some physicians have suspected and seen in their practice for yea ... Read on »
Chemicals in your Cosmetics by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I am always amazed when I read the fine print on the ingredient labels of cosmetics, even some of the natural ones.  The skin is our largest detoxification organ and wh ... Read on »
Chemicals in your Cosmetics by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I am always amazed when I read the fine print on the ingredient labels of cosmetics, even some of the natural ones.  The skin is our largest detoxification organ and wh ... Read on »
Childhood Food Allergies on the Rise by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Food allergies are on the rise in the US, and are highly prevalent in children.  The most common allergies that I see in my practice are delayed food hypersensitivit ... Read on »
Cholesterol Lowering Drugs for Kids? by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a new recommendation on Monday that statin medications should be used in some children to help prevent heart attacks later in l ... Read on »
CME Presentation Delivered by Dr. Cushman by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Dr. Gina Cushman, founder of HealthBridge Management and HealthBridge Medical Center , delivered her final lecture in a live pharmacy CME series on thyroid heal ... Read on »