Category Archives: Dr. Bijana Kadakia

    • Tualatin Life Article: Is SIBO the cause of your gas, bloating and digestive symptoms?

      Posted on April 9, 2014 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In this article, Dr. Kadakia explains a little about small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  A common cause of many digestive complaints, especially gas, bloating and IBS, but also a contributor to many chronic illnesses.  Read more about SIBO here.

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    • What’s up with phytates?

      Posted on April 1, 2014 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      We had a question recently at the clinic about phytates in relation to our frequent recommendation to consume raw oats.  Paleo diet proponents also sometimes cite phytates as a reason to avoid grains.   Phytates have been called an anti-nutrient because they can diminish absorption of certain minerals, but this is a bit of an […]

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    • Lessons From the Road: Walking

      Posted on March 31, 2014 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      I wrote this post last September after my sabbatical and shared it on Facebook.  As the weather is starting to improve and I’m speaking to my patients about their plans to start being more active this spring and summer, I remembered writing about walking and dug it out.  I hope that you are inspired to […]

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    • Coming Soon: Seasonal Allergies

      Posted on February 27, 2014 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      A few years after I moved to Oregon, I started experiencing a strange complex of symptoms that I’d never known before: fatigue, foggy headedness, itchy eyes, sneezing and runny nose in the middle of summer.  Being from Michigan, I’d experienced my fair share of colds and these symptoms reminded me of that, but how was […]

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    • Resolution Solutions

      Posted on January 2, 2014 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      Happy New Year 2013! It’s that time of year again and if you’re like many of us, you’re all making the same resolutions, again.  Stop drinking or smoking, go to the gym, lose weight.  Some of the other popular resolutions that get recycled every year include spending more time with family and friends, participating in […]

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    • Tualatin Life Article: Tis the Season: Cold and Flu Season

      Posted on December 12, 2013 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In this article, Dr. Kadakia explores some treatment options to help you get through the cold and flu season.

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    • Starve a Fever, Feed a Cold

      Posted on October 7, 2013 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      As we enter the wet and cold season quickly this year, we’re starting to see colds and coughs crop up again.  Here’s a post that I wrote last year during the season that still applies this year.  Read on for some dietary tips on getting well and staying well during the cold and flu season! […]

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    • More Life Lessons from the Road

      Posted on August 30, 2013 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      This summer, my husband and I were blessed to have the opportunity to take 9 weeks of sabbatical.  After months of planning, we hit the road for the trip of a lifetime touring our National Park System.  We visited National Monuments, Memorials and Parks, cities and sights, roadside attractions and even my family in the […]

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    • Tualatin Life Article: Life Lessons from the Road

      Posted on August 15, 2013 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In this article, Dr. Kadakia shares some of her insights gleaned from her recent sabbatical during which she traveled over 10,000 miles around the country.

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    • Tualatin Life Article: When Springing Forward Sets You Back

      Posted on April 1, 2013 by admin in Dr. Bijana Kadakia.

      In this article, Dr. Kadakia provides some tips for treating acute injuries such as sprains and strains when starting or increasing physical activity.

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