Category Archives: Vitamins & Supplements

Understanding Intestinal Permeability or ‘Leaky Gut Syndrome’

This month Dr. Bowen helps us understand Intestinal Permeability aka Leaky Gut.Intestinal health is key to leading a healthy and pain-free existence. The intestines are comprised of semi-permeable barriers that determine which nutrients get absorbed into the bloodstream and which … Continue reading

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Treatments Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

This month Dr. Bowen writes about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD and its treatment. I am happy to announce that Rebecca Rainwater, Occupational Therapist, is now available for appointments in our office on Main Street in Bothell. Rebecca has been an … Continue reading

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Preventing Allergy Season Misery

Dr. Bowen helps us prevent allergy season misery.Rather than waiting until you are miserable with allergy symptoms, I would like to suggest beginning a program now that will help to lessen the allergic response and hay fever symptoms. Beginning a … Continue reading

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How To Battle Sleep Disturbance Naturally

Insomnia: the inability to fall asleep, remain asleep, or feel refreshed by sleep. Experienced occasionally by 1 in 4 Americans and chronically by 10% of Americans. Potential Causes: stress, psychiatric disorders (anxiety, depression, anger), medications (central nervous system stimulants), supplements … Continue reading

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Listen To Your Gut: addressing digestive health

Dr. Bowen discusses¬†The Importance of Good Digestion In order to absorb all of the nutrients from the food we consume, our digestion must be optimal. If absorption or any step along the way in normal digestion is compromised, we can … Continue reading

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The Low Down on Vitamin D Deficiency

Dr. Bowen on the importance of Vitamin D and why you should care. What is Vitamin D?¬† A steroid vitamin which promotes the intestinal absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphorus. Under normal conditions of sunlight exposure, no dietary supplementation … Continue reading

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