LGBTQ+ and Gender-Affirming Care


Health care is essential for all people, no matter the sex, gender identity, age, or race. There are many struggles when it comes to receiving quality health care when you identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community (see the latest research in References below). Marginalized populations tend to receive judgement and a lack of understanding [...]

LGBTQ+ and Gender-Affirming Care2021-12-15T17:58:46-08:00

November is Diabetes Awareness Month


From the National Institutes of Health (NIH) November is National Diabetes Month, a time to bring an awareness to the increasing prevalence of diabetes in the United States. This year’s focus is on prediabetes and preventing diabetes. Prediabetes is a serious health condition where your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high [...]

November is Diabetes Awareness Month2021-11-07T16:34:41-08:00

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month


By Dr Lisa Thompson October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This national awareness campaign is a reminder of how we can empower ourselves to take charge of our health. Below we'll review the most important steps that we can take to detect abnormal breast cell changes and prevent breast cancer from advancing. These tools help [...]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month2021-10-06T14:38:22-07:00

LENS Neurofeedback Treatment


By Dr Greg Lamont-Mitchell LENS, or Low Energy Neurofeedback System, is a unique form of neurofeedback treatment. It is quick, efficient and addresses many of the issues arising from our busy, modern lives. LENS works by essentially ‘resetting’ the brain and nervous system. This reset allows the brain to find a new baseline to operate [...]

LENS Neurofeedback Treatment2021-08-07T09:05:00-07:00

May is Mental Health Month


By Dr. Peter Addy, PhD Wow, life sure can be hard right now. I feel like I have less to do, and also more to do at the same time. It can be more difficult to focus my mental and physical energy, especially when Netflix and the couch are so close by and inviting (I’m [...]

May is Mental Health Month2021-05-03T13:03:45-07:00

Reiki for Body, Emotions, Mind and Spirit


Reiki is a form of healing energy that exists throughout the universe. In recent times it has been classified as a biofield therapy; a biofield is the field of energy that surrounds and interpenetrates the human body, or any biological body. Therapies such as Reiki are noninvasive modalities in which the practitioner works with the [...]

Reiki for Body, Emotions, Mind and Spirit2021-05-01T10:33:55-07:00

Recipe – Green Goddess Smoothie


By Dr Chelsea Eilts, ND, LAc This delicious, healthy Green Goddess Smoothie is a great way to start the day or refresh yourself after a workout. This recipe is gluten-free, without added sugars. Substitutions are suggested for folks who are vegan. This smoothie is loaded with healthy nutrients to do your body and mind some [...]

Recipe – Green Goddess Smoothie2021-04-01T15:37:17-07:00

Elecampane, a Better Bitter for Coughs & Digestion


By Dr Chelsea Eilts, ND, LAc Elecampane (Latin name Inula helenium) is a biennial garden herb that is described as bitter, pungent, salty, and warming. Most often, Elecampane is used to clear up phlegm from the chest and stimulate digestion. You can find this herb in different forms, including bulk dry herb, tincture (of infused [...]

Elecampane, a Better Bitter for Coughs & Digestion2021-04-01T15:40:12-07:00

What You Should Know About Brain Injuries


By Dr Greg Lamont-Mitchell, ND March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Over 5 million Americans (just over 2% of the population) currently live with a disability resulting from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Brain injuries are unpredictable in their consequences. A brain injury affects who we are, the way we think, act, and feel. It [...]

What You Should Know About Brain Injuries2021-03-02T09:27:06-08:00

Been in an Accident?


What to do if you are in a motor vehicle accident. Millions of car accidents happen every year and the Portland Metro area has one of the worst car accident rates of any city in the US. According to Allstate insurance company Portland is 181 out 200 cities ranked for accidents.  If you are in [...]

Been in an Accident?2020-09-08T15:55:08-07:00



Summer is almost here so it’s time to talk about sunscreen. Sunscreens usually come with a sun protection factor (SPF) rating that measures how much protection they offer. An SPF 15 rating means that only ​1⁄15 of the burning parts of sunlight, the UV rays, reach the skin. Research has shown that using sunscreen [...]


Allergy Season


by Dr. Greg Lamont-Mitchell It’s allergy season again and it’s predicted to be a bad year for allergy sufferers. Over the past few years there has been an increase in intensity and duration of allergy season due to climate change. But don’t fear, at Emerge we have an arsenal of treatments available to help defeat [...]

Allergy Season2020-03-17T07:40:58-07:00
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