July 2021 Vol. 13 Issue 7

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Topical CBD for Pain

by Jamie Corroon, ND, MPH  Given the lower risk of adverse effects and the high reported tolerability, topical cannabidiol treatments for chronic pain may represent an underutilized therapy.

Abstracts & Commentary

Air Pollution Worsens Heart Failure Outcomes

by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO  Increased air pollution exposure in those with heart failure increases hospital readmissions, outpatient visits, and inpatient admissions, suggesting an overall increase in morbidity.

Goldenseal-Drug Interactions: A Concern?

by Paul Richard Saunders, PhD, ND, DHANP, CCH  Goldenseal increased the levels of the drug midazolam and decreased the levels of the drug metformin, but flaws in the study design call into question the practical value of the results.

Low Melatonin and Dyspepsia in Menopause

by Amy Patel, ND  Treatment with melatonin may help resolve Helicobacter pylori infection, according to a new randomized, placebo-controlled trial.


Using the Longevity Wheel Concept to Address Issues of Aging

by Natural Medicine Journal There is a big difference between biological aging and chronological aging. In this interview, Christopher Shade, PhD, discusses the scientific underpinnings of aging and describes the construct he uses to address this issue in clinical practice.