Why Naturopathy?

Most people don’t know what Naturopathic Medicine is, and why would they? Unless you are unsatisfied with the level or quality of care you are receiving for a certain illness, you would have no reason to go searching for an alternative. Naturopathic Medicine has not reached its tipping point yet. This means that almost no […]

What Can NDs Treat?

Dr. Erickson’s Treatment Approaches for Common Health Issues: Stress When I see a patient for stress, or Maladaptive Stress Syndrome (MSS), the treatment I provide will differ depending on what level or type of MSS the patient is experiencing. I will assess whether you are having a normal response to stress (Type 0) or are […]

Loss And Stress

Why you can’t lose weight otherwise known as : STRESS So. You can’t lose weight. Maybe you think you can’t lose weight because you just need to control your eating habits better, cut back on the heavy calories in the beer or wine, eat less sugar, or just stop that midnight snacking and weekend binge […]

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors that increase your risk for Coronary Artery Disease, Stroke and Diabetes Type II You have Metabolic Syndrome if you have 3 of 5 traits: (IDF and ATP III guidelines) Blood pressure equal to or higher than 130/85 mmHg Fasting blood sugar (glucose) equal to or higher than 100 […]


The Facts Our world is becoming more toxic everyday. With the advent of pesticides, petroleum products, heavy metals and chemicals we are exposed to toxins our bodies can’t easily metabolize or excrete. Instead our bodies store those into our fat cells for protection. As a result more people are becoming increasingly sick from exposure. Multiple […]


Itching, sneezing, runny nose, scratchy throat and watery eyes are Spring’s dark side. Are you one of the Seasonal Sufferers? Pollen in Seattle ranges from the first fruit trees blossoms to the June grass explosion. The pollen index in Seattle was significantly higher in March 2010 than in March 2009. Many of you have turned […]

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