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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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Protect Local Farmers…Your Health May Depend on It by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Below is a reprint from Food Democracy Now with a call to action to let the USDA and Department of Justice know that our local farmers must be protected.  Watch out for ... Read on »
Take Action Today on the Healthcare Bill! by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine US Healthcare Bill- Make Your Voice Heard! I am reprinting an action statement from the  Alliance for Natural Health USA about the upcoming vote on the healthcar ... Read on »
Your Voice Was Heard! McCain Withdraws Support of Dangerous Supplement Bill by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Supplement Safety Act Loses Senator Support Thank you to those who took action and contacted Senator McCain to request that he reconsider supporting his new bill ... Read on »
Protect Your Access to Quality Nutritional Supplements by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Protect Your Access to Safe and Effective Dietary Supplements I am reprinting an urgent Action Alert from Citizens for Health. Senators McCain and Dorgan have i ... Read on »
Take Action Today!!! Protect Your Access to Quality Nutritional Supplements!!! by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Protect Your Access to Safe and Effective Dietary Supplements I am reprinting an urgent Action Alert from Citizens for Health. Senators McCain and Dorgan ... Read on »
The National Library of Medicine Censors Research on Nutritional Medicine- Take Action Today! by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Medical Research Bias Below is an interesting news release provided by Orthomolecular Medicine News Service that demonstrates the clear and unfortunate bias agai ... Read on »
The Connection Between Autism and the Gut Discussed in Latest Issue of Pediatrics by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Below is a summary report prepared by Rebecca Estepp for TACA (Talk About Curing Autism), an organization that LTP Natural Medical Center supports.  The report discuss ... Read on »
Do Vitamins Cause Cancer? by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Weighing the benefits of nutritional supplements I am reprinting a press release from the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service that discusses a newly published s ... 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 »
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 »
Prescription Medications under Attack-Do Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Lowering Medications... by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The saying goes that they call it “practicing medicine” for a reason-because doctors don’t have all the answers when it comes to supporting your health and vitality. C ... Read on »
Vitamin Deficiencies, From Eating Too Much, Cause Modern Illnesses by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine People are eating more calories then ever before, yet nutrient deficiencies are considered one of the major causes of modern illnesses including cancer, obesity and age ... Read on »
Probiotics Reduce Infections in Top Athletes by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine New research published in the Lancet shows that athletes who take probiotics (the good bacteria found in yogurt or taken as a supplement- I prescribe Culturelle GG and ... Read on »
Multivitamin and Mineral Supplement Better then Iron and Folic Acid Alone in Pregnancy by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine New research supports earlier findings that taking a comprehensive multivitamin and mineral supplement during pregnancy is a better promoter of healthy babies then taki ... Read on »
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) Deficiency Associated with Triple the Risk of Dementia by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A study just published in the British Medical Association’s Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychology demonstrated a strong correlation between folic acid defi ... Read on »
The Mercury-Autism Connection by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The debate continues on the link between mercury and autism. A new published article offers a sound perspective on this topic by the UK’s Boyd Haley – a leading mercur ... Read on »
Eating Too Much Meat causes Heart Disease and Diabetes by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A study was just published that shows a 25% increased risk of metabolic syndrome (a precursor to heart disease and diabetes) by consuming meat twice per day as compared ... Read on »
Dying from Cancer in the Workplace by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine There have been countless reports of the link between toxins in the work place and cancer. This article talks about the tens of thousands of people in New Zealand that ... 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 »
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 »