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You may read our selection of articles written by TrueNorth Health staff below. 

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The Importance of Doing Squats

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of Health Science magazine, the member magazine of the National Health Association.   Everyone needs to be able to sit down and stand up. Performing this movement, called “the squat,” and performing it well, is essential to our independence. Excelling at the squat makes… read more

Unlocking Chronic Pain: The Mystery of the Trigger Point

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2016 issue of Health Science magazine, the member magazine of the National Health Association. Gracie Yuen D.C. started seeking answers to her own health questions in the 1990s, including chronic respiratory infections, allergies, fatigue, and a genetic anemia. She read Fit for Life and started… read more

An Interview with Dr. Alan Goldhamer

By Mark Huberman This interview originally appeared in the Winter 2016 issue of Health Science magazine, the member magazine of the National Health Association, of which interviewer Mark Huberman is the president. Dr. Alan Goldhamer is the founder of TrueNorth Health Center in Santa Rosa, California, which provides medical and chiropractic… read more

British Medical Journal Publishes Report from TNH on the Successful Treatment of Lymphoma Cancer with Fasting and a Vegan, SOS-free Diet

This article originally appeared in BMJ Case Reports 2015; doi:10.1136/bcr-2015-211582 Authors: Alan Goldhamer, D.C., Michael Klaper, M.D., Afsoon Foorohar, D.O., and Toshia R Myers, Ph.D. Summary: Follicular lymphoma (FL), the second most common non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), is well characterised by a classic histological appearance and an… read more

British Medical Journal Publishes Report from TNH on the Successful Treatment of Lymphoma Cancer with Fasting and a Vegan, SOS-free Diet

This article originally appeared in BMJ Case Reports 2015; doi:10.1136/bcr-2015-211582 Summary: Follicular lymphoma (FL), the second most common non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), is well characterised by a classic histological appearance and an indolent course. Current treatment protocols for FL range from close observation to immunotherapy,… read more

I Wanted to Be a Doctor Who Healed

This article originally appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of Health Science magazine, the member magazine of the National Health Association. Medicine wasn’t always what I wanted to do. Although, nurturing, healing, and creating health-promoting experiences are probably hard-wired into my genes. My grandmother raised me at a young age (… read more

An Interview with Erwin Linzner, D.C.

By Mark Huberman This interview originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Health Science magazine, the member magazine of the National Health Association, of which interviewer Mark Huberman is the president. Dr. Erwin Linzner completed his undergraduate training at the California State University, Los Angeles. He then went on to graduate… read more

Fasting: Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Applications

This article originally appeared in Cell Metabolism 19, February 4, 2014 Authors: Valter D. Longo and Mark P. Mattson Abstract: Fasting has been practiced for millennia, but, only recently, studies have shed light on its role in adaptive cellular responses that reduce oxidative damage and inflammation, optimize energy metabolism, and bolster… read more

An Interview with Peter Sultana, M.D.

By Mark Huberman This interview originally appeared in the Winter 2015 issue of Health Science magazine, the member magazine of the National Health Association, of which interviewer Mark Huberman is the president. Peter Sultana, M.D. is a board-certified family physician in Santa Rosa, CA. His training includes a bachelor’s degree in… read more

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss A form of calorie restriction, intermittent fasting may help you lose those extra pounds. By Jennifer Marano, D.C. For many people, following a whole-food, plant-based diet is the key to maintaining optimum weight and health. However, for some of us, strictly adhering to a health-promoting diet as well as… read more