Conditions

We address a number of health conditions such as the ones that follow.  And if your health condition or concern is not listed, please communicate with us, as our general approach and focus is to uncover the root cause or causes of your condition(s), and attempt to achieve a lasting correction and a restoration to a systemic balance.

Weight LossWeight Loss is an ever growing problem for many individuals. At the Natural Medicine Clinic in Spartanburg, we know that weight loss is a very real issue and a real struggle for many individuals.  The problem of overweight and obesity today is now a national epidemic. Today in the United States, 67% of adults aged 20 years and over are overweight or obese. Of that figure, at least 34% are obese. At least 18% of children ages 12-19 are overweight, and 15% of children ages 6 – 11 years are overweight. Fully 11% of children ages 2-5 are overweight. These are astounding statistics, and unfortunately, are only getting worse.  Click here to read more…

 

Metabolic Syndrome / Syndrome X / DiabetesMetabolic Syndrome/Syndrome X and Diabetes are addressed here at the Natural Medicine Clinic in Spartanburg.  We use innovative and natural solutions, not drugs.

While you may not have heard of Metabolic Syndrome/Syndrome X, it’s likely you’ve heard of or maybe even experienced its symptoms. Dr. Gerald Reaven, an endocrinologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, coined the term Syndrome X (which is also called Metabolic Syndrome) to describe a cluster of symptoms that affect about 20 to 25 percent of men and women in the United States today. These numbers may grow rapidly, however, unless immediate dietary and lifestyle changes are made in American society. From mild to severe, the collection of symptoms that identify Metabolic Syndrome/Syndrome X, may be all or most of the following: click here to read more…

DiabetesDiabetes.
  According to a recent report from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) the current rate of diabetes has continued to increase.  From 1980 through 1990 there was not much change; however, the rate began to increase after 1992.  The annual number of cases that have occurred from 1990 to 2010 has almost tripled.  This rise in type 2 diabetes has been associated with increases in obesity along with a decrease in physical activity.  Click here to read more…


Bowel / GI Disorders: IBS, Crohns, Gastritis - SpartanburgGastrointestinal Issues: IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Colitis, Regional Enteritis, Gastritis, Crohns Disease, etc. At the Natural Medicine Clinic in Spartanburg, we address bowel / GI disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome and other gastrointestinal issues such as colitis, gastritis and Crohns Disease, using a natural approach. We strive to determine the root cause of your condition and utilize natural means to achieve lasting changes and results.  Click here to read more…

 

 

Heart Health:
Heart HealthHeart Disease Defined:

The term “heart disease” refers to several different types of heart conditions. The most common type is coronary artery disease, also known as coronary heart disease.

A Public Health Problem:
– Every minute someone dies from a heart disease related event
– Heart disease comprises approximately 25% of all deaths in America.
– In 2008, more than 600,000 individuals died of heart disease in the United States.
– Heart disease is the number one cause of all deaths among men and women.
– In 2008, men were more than 50% of all deaths caused by heart disease.
– Coronary heart disease is the most common type of heart disease.
– In 2008, slightly over 400,000 deaths occurred from coronary heart disease.
– Approximately 800,000 individuals have a heart attack for the first time every year.
– Every 34 seconds someone has a heart attack
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Brain Health:
Brain Health Neuro-Related Conditions: ADD/ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Addiction, Epilepsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Migraines, Epilepsy, Pain, Learning Disabilities, Insomnia, Depression, Dementia (Alzheimers), Essential Tremor, Stroke, Parkinsons

Many of us are all too familiar with brain fog. It feels as though your brain is in the midst of a thick fog. You can’t think clearly, you aren’t processing information as you should, and you may not be able to come up with an appropriate response to a question. Brain fog is extremely common.  It affects thousands of people, including children as well as adults. It contributes to school and work problems, low self-esteem, accidents, unhappy relationships and even an inability to function well in society.  Click here to read more…

NeuropathyNeuropathy
Neuropathy is a group of conditions that occur when peripheral nerves are damaged. Peripheral neuropathy is the most commonly used term.  Neuropathy usually causes numbness and pain in the hands and feet, and may result from traumatic injuries, infections, exposure to toxins and metabolic disorders such as diabetes.  Neuropathy is often associated with poor nutrition, a number of diseases such as diabetes, and pressure or trauma.  There are a number of cases have no known reason (called idiopathic neuropathy).  Approximately 20 million people in the United States suffer from neuropathy.  Click here to read more…