Category Archives: Dr. Bijana Kadakia

    • Tualatin Life Article: Not Your Mother’s HRT

      Posted on May 14, 2018 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In this month’s article, Dr. Kadakia shares some information about hormone replacement therapy (HRT).  Because the research on HRT is always being updated, this is a frequent topic of continuing education for our providers.

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    • Tualatin Life Article: Let’s Talk About Your Ticker!

      Posted on February 14, 2018 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      February is Heart Health Month and in this month’s article, Dr. Kadakia explores some of the simple life changes you can make to prevent and reverse heart disease.  Dr. Kadakia works with patients with hypertension, high cholesterol and even a family history of heart disease on preventive cardiology.

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    • Tualatin Life Article: Complex Issue of B Vitamins

      Posted on October 10, 2017 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      A lot of patients have heard that B vitamins are good for energy and start taking these pills.  If some is good, more is better, right?  Not necessarily.  In this months Tualatin life article, our own Dr. B takes a deeper look at the ins and outs of B Vitamins and why you may want […]

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    • Tualatin Life Article: Dieting for Swimsuit Season or Eating for Life

      Posted on July 30, 2017 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In this month’s Tualatin Life article, Dr. Kadakia talks about dieting and how to get off the cycle of yo-yo dieting to create sustainable changes, longterm health, and yes, maybe lose a little weight.  Dr. Kadakia refers patients frequently to the Harvard Healthy Eating Plate as a good evidence based guideline for a healthy diet.

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    • Tualatin Life Article: What’s Your Why?

      Posted on April 18, 2017 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

        In April’s Tualatin Life Article, Dr. Kadakia recommends you take a deeper look at your motivation to make healthy changes.  Inspired by a YouTube video on minimalism and an NPR piece on people making changes to their life just to make changes, this article is a brief take on why your reasons for wanting […]

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    • Tualatin Life Article: Why Your Vitamin D Level Matters

      Posted on January 17, 2017 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In January’s article, Dr. Kadakia explains some of the science behind Vitamin D.  The science and literature behind Vitamin D are growing weekly and Dr. Kadakia stays up to date with regular reviews of the literature behind this important vitamin.  This article breaks down some of the latest for you.

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    • Tualatin Life Article: Prevention During Cold and Flu Season

      Posted on October 1, 2016 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      A basic naturopathic tenet states that “prevention is better than a cure.” This is the foundation of naturopathic medicine and at the heart of many of our clinic’s treatment plans.  During cold and flu season, staying well is important to avoid missed school, work and recreational activities.  This can be challenging during the fall season as sweet […]

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    • Tualatin Life Article: How Stress Causes Disease

      Posted on June 20, 2016 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In this article, Dr. Kadakia provides an introduction to some of the mechanisms through which stress influences health and can, in fact, directly cause disease.  The point of the article is that stress isn’t something to be ignored.  All of our providers encourage patients to develop techniques to increase resilience to stress.

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    • Tualatin Life Article: Treating Anxiety Naturally

      Posted on May 15, 2016 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In this article on anxiety, Dr. Kadakia discusses some methods for treating and evaluating anxiety.  If you read the article and have comments, please feel free to comment below. Stay tuned in the next month for Dr. Kadakia’s more in depth discussion of how stress causes disease.

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    • Soccer season is on: How to treat a sore throat

      Posted on March 6, 2016 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      What does a sore throat have to do with soccer season? If you’re a die hard soccer fan or a member of the Timbers Army, that answer is obvious – we sing, shout and even scream for our team.  But the treatment mentioned below is good for many types of sore throats.  I have prescribed […]

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