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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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DHA Produces Healthier Babies by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A new double-blind study that was published on line in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that pregnant women who consumed DHA (an omega 3 essen ... Read on »
Lithium Protects the Brain by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I recently read a good su mmary by journalist Sheila Casey of the benefits of the mineral lithium orotate (not to be mistaken with the prescription medication lithiu ... Read on »
Top 5% on LinkedIn by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Dr. Gina had one of the top 5% most viewed LinkedIn profiles for 2012! The content on this blog also posts to Linkedin, and it is refreshing to know that the messag ... Read on »
Hormone Health in the Childbearing Years-Article By Dr. Gina Published in LA Parent by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Check out the latest article by Dr. Gina , on hormone health in the childbearing years, published in LA Parent magazine.   Read on »
Mounting Evidence: The Link Between Inflammation and Depression by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A  new study was just published in the Archives of General Psychiatry involving over 73,000 patients that points to the connection between inflammation in the body ... Read on »
Dr. Gina on “Healthy Talk” Radio by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Gina Cushman, NMD, PhD, owner of HealthBridge Medical Center in Newport Beach, CA, will be on the radio Wednesday, December 5th from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. The radio ... Read on »
New Study Connecting Flu in Pregnancy with Autism…is a Flu Shot the Answer? by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A new Danish study published in the medical journal Pediatrics found that women who had the flu or ran a fever for more than a week during their pregnancy face a gre ... Read on »
Concierge Integrative Medical Services by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Just a quick post to share my excitement as our medical practice expands to offer to our patients the only medical service of its kind in southern California. As ... Read on »
New Study Links Inflammation to Depression by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A new study , albeit on mice, further points to the link between inflammation and depression. I began publishing on this topic   six years ago. In our medical offi ... Read on »
GMO Crops Increase Pesticide Use by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A new report published last Friday in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Sciences Europe is raising significant concern that weeds are evolving to become resi ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
Urgent!!! Protect your Right to a Safe Food Supply and a Healthy Environment. Act TODAY! by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Below is a news release from Food Democracy Now! that reveals a concerning provision to be considered by the House of Representatives THIS WEEK that takes away the ... Read on »
DR. CUSHMAN PUBLISHES PEER REVIEWED RESEARCH ARTICLE ON KEY NUTRACEUTICALS by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A new peer reviewed article entitled “ Primary Risks of Oral Contraceptives and HRT ” discusses the benefits of two nutra ... Read on »
Live CME Webinar Series on Thyroid Health by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Join PharmCon’s pharmaceutical webinar series on “Innovative Strategies for Optimizing Thyroid Function” on April 23rd at 10:30 AM EST with Dr. Gina Cushman, ... Read on »
New Study Questions the Rationale Behind Vaccinations by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A new groundbreaking study published this month in the journal Immunity contradicts the basis for the use of vaccinations. The current theory is that your body mus ... Read on »
NEWS Release by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine (Newport Beach, CA) – Due to overwhelming demand and positive feedback from the global healthcare profession, Gina Cushman, NMD, PhD has been invited by PharmCon 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 »
How Important are Nutritional Supplements? by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Here is an excellent news release by the Orthomolecular Medicine Society that discusses the importance of nutritional supplementation, even with a healthy diet.  R ... Read on »