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Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor

Kirkland, Washington
Hey everyone! My friends call me "Doc" but formally I'm known as Dr. Nicole Sundene from Kitchen Table Medicine. Feel free to stop by my "kitchen table" for alternative medicine news as well as tips on herbs, diet, nutrition, and exercise. If you are someone that struggles with... Full Bio
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Fountain Hills Naturopathic Medicine by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hi everyone, I have exciting news….I have established Fountain Hills Naturopathic Medicine in Fountain Hills, AZ (near Scottsdale.) The move from Seattle went great, I am al ... Read on »
High Blood Pressure: 21 Natural Remedies by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating What are the Best Natural Medicines for High Blood Pressure? By Dr. Nicole Sundene, Naturopathic Physician High blood pressure or “hypertension” is a tough nut to crack with ... Read on »
New Year’s Resolution: Don’t Fall for the Monkey Trap by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating  By Bonnie Pfiester, Fitness Trainer Moving on in many ways means saying goodbye. The problem is, goodbyes are often hard, even when the place we are headed may be a good pl ... Read on »
How to Quit Smoking by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Life Coach, Tim Brownson As a certified hypnotherapist people sometimes call me for help with quitting smoking. The first question I ask them is why they want to stop? Th ... Read on »
Natural Psoriasis Treatments by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating What natural medicines do you recommend for psoriasis? The scaly silvery plaques of psoriasis that typically affect the elbows, knees, scalp, and other actively moving or in ... Read on »
Smoothie Recipe by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Recently someone told me that they “don’t have time to eat breakfast”. I replied “you don’t have time to NOT eat breakfast. Not eating breakfast is killing you slowly. Your ... Read on »
Immune Support Breakfast by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is intended to be used to strengthen the Immune System and is not designed to be hypoallergenic. Modify as needed for your personal dietary needs. 4 cups Rolled Grains ... Read on »
The Fifteen Most Fabulous Herbal Sedatives by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Do you ever just feel like you need to take a pill to take the edge off? Well a lot of us get extra stressed around the holiday season, and if you don’t want to take somethi ... Read on »
Horse Chestnut For Hemorrhoids by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Is this an ancient medieval torture device? No, it is simply a horse chestnut seed. Previously used for pelting other children on the playground, for adults the seed of Aesc ... Read on »
How to Enjoy Holiday Treats without Fattening Up by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Bonnie Pfiester, Fitness Trainer Everyone knows it’s easy to gain weight over the Holidays. Christmas parties and yummy treats seem to replace exercise and healthy food. ... Read on »
Insomnia: The Best Bedtime Snacks for Insomniacs by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Dr. Nicole Sundene Can the kitchen table cure insomnia? It might just be the quick fix for a certain type of insomnia. Everyone knows that eating a big meal before bed is ... Read on »
Are You On the Sumo Wrestler Diet? by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Bonnie Pfiester Fitness Trainer Have you ever wondered what Sumo wrestlers eat to look the way they do? Recently, out of curiosity, I decided to do my own research and I ... Read on »
21 Free Preventative Medicine Habits! by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating #1 Laugh- When we laugh we release endorphins that make us feel good. These endorphins reduce pain and stress. Stress is a common cause of chronic disease. Maybe you just lo ... Read on »
What is Acupuncture? by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Is there anything you would like to know about acupuncture? Well today is your lucky day, as I interviewed Eric Martin, LAC one of Bastyr Clinic’s finest acupuncturists. On ... Read on »
Sunshine Carrots with Basil by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A great classic.  With cooler days upon us, serve this as a side dish that will warm you up and tantalize your taste buds. Ingredients 5 med. carrots 1 tbsp. turbinado sugar ... Read on »
Autism: Gluten Free? by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For a success story involving autism and the GFCF diet, read Jake’s Story. By Dr. Selena Eon, ND The prevalence of autistic spectrum disorders appears to be increasing, eith ... Read on »
Anti-aging Tip: Eat Dates! by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Rod Newbound, RN Although the exact origin of the date palm is lost in antiquity, it is known to have been used in construction of the temple of the moon god near Ur in S ... Read on »
Scientists Discover How Cranberries Prevent Bladder Infections by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Rod Newbound, RN, Anti-Aging Expert Although it’s been known for several years that cranberries can prevent urinary tract infections, up until now, the exact mechanism ha ... Read on »
Natural Treatment for Seborrheic Dermatitis, Cradle Cap, Dandruff, and Itchy Scalp by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating An itchy dry, flaky scalp is typically “seborrheic dermatitis” commonly referred to as dandruff in adults and “cradle cap” in babies. Most standard anti-fungal shampoos, top ... Read on »
Astragalus for Immune Support by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I love the herb Atragalus membranceus because it is a wonderful immune system “shield” for the winter months. Avoiding sick people at home, the work place, and social functi ... Read on »