Author: Corrie Marinaro

Responsible Paleo-Style Nutrition: Strategies for a paleo lifestyle with attention to animal welfare and environmental concerns

Why Paleo Nutrition? Paleo-style nutrition focuses on foods that humans have been eating (and digesting) for tens of thousands of years. Our digestive tracts are set up to digest and absorb proteins, fats and carbohydrates from fruits, vegetables and roots most optimally. As humans have only been cultivating grains for a small period of our […]

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Spring Ahead: Join us for the NENH Spring Detox 2015 April 25th – May 3rd

Time for some spring cleaning!! For the first time ever, the Detox Program will be offered free of charge to all who want to participate. This complementary program includes: The Spring Detox Manual with clean nutrition guidelines, spring-time oriented recipes, meal plan, shopping list, journal and helpful hints for success (the manual will be provided […]

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Update on Insurance Coverage for Naturopathic Doctors in the State of Maine

It has been over a year now since the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) was implemented at the Federal level of government. Section 2706 of the ACA provides for a non-exclusion clause, wherein private insurance companies such as Anthem, Cigna, Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim and United Healthcare are mandated to provide in-network coverage for all licensed healthcare […]

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Patient Fusion

Did you know that you always have easy access to your medical records at NENH? Through Patient Fusion, our medical records portal, you can access things like your labs and supplement and medication prescriptions. All you have to do is follow the simple instructions below, which should take you no more than a couple of […]

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Healthwave

Healthwave is on-line service that allows you to refill current supplements prescriptions or order new supplements without coming into the office.  Healthwave carries around 95% of the supplements in our dispensary at NENH and a whole lot more.  Dr. Corrie may refer you to healthwave to order something that NENH doesn’t normally stock or is […]

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The Return of an Old Favorite: B Shots!

Many of you who have been with me long-term remember my Vitamin B injection clinic at Champion’s.  It seems like such a looooong time ago, though it was actually only a few years. Back then, Vitamin B injections were the quickest way I knew to treat a variety of chronic complaints and to make people […]

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Genetic Influences in Health: the MTHFR Gene

Genetics are playing a more integral role in both and Conventional and Naturopathic Therapies.  SNPs, or Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms, is the study of genetic mutations, which vary from person to person.  Through assessing a person’s unique genetic picture, it is possible to understand aspects of treatment that were rather mysterious previously.  A thorough genetic assessment […]

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Fundamentals of Naturopathic Medicine

In honor of the upcoming National Naturopathic Medicine Week, I would like to devote this months article to discussion of some of the guiding principles behind our preferred form of healthcare. Naturopathic Medicine is a grass-roots movement whose popularity is currently being spread through word-of-mouth education: professional to patient, patient to family, neighbor to neighbor, […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition Strategies to Heal the Digestive Tract

It will come as no surprise that digestive disorders are among the most common issues I see in my practice.  This is because successful treatment of health issues such as IBS, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and even constipation requires a holistic understanding of the GI tract.  In this area, possibly more so than in any […]

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To Boniva or not to Boniva? Bone strength and the underlying causes of Osteopenia and Osteoporosis.

We spend so much time focused on what our outsides look like that it is important to reflect upon what’s underneath that holds us up.  Poor bone strength is an issue that is poorly understood by the conventional medical community.  The standard of care currently is pharmaceutical medications like Boniva and Fosamax and the ubiquitous […]

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