Category Archives: Dr. Bijana Kadakia

    • 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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    • Meatout Day – Friday March 20

      Posted on March 19, 2015 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia, Recipes.

      In honor of Charlie Hales proclamation of March 20 as Portland’s Meatout Day, I’m encouraging people to go vegan for the day.  I recently transitioned my own diet to a vegan diet and can attest that the biggest challenge is planning.  Here are a few meal ideas and tips for having a fun and successful […]

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    • Tualatin Life Article: A Primer on Thyroid Health

      Posted on November 22, 2014 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In this article, Dr. Kadakia reviews some of the basics of thyroid health and how she monitors thyroid in her patients.  Stay tuned in the next month for Dr. Roger’s companion article on adrenal health as adrenal and thyroid health have strong influences on one another.

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    • Tualatin Life Article: Food Allergies

      Posted on July 16, 2014 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In this article, Dr. Kadakia offers information about food allergies.

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    • Fresh Veggies Abound at Local Farmer’s Markets and CSAs

      Posted on June 4, 2014 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      Farmers Markets It’s that time of year again – time to hit your local Farmer’s Markets or join a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) to get plenty of super fresh local fruits and vegetables in your diet.  Here are some local resources: Tualatin Farmers Market  Scappoose Farmers Market   If you live further from these locations, […]

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