General Information About Naturopathic Medicine/Find A Doctor:
To find a Naturopathic Doctor in your area, we recommend entering ONLY your zip code and the distance you are willing to travel in the radius field…see the section, find an ND.
The Maine Association of Naturopathic Doctors (MAND) is a professional association of naturopathic doctors (NDs) who live and work in Maine
Information About Healing Modalities/Conditions:
This proprietary method of taping uses a uniquely designed and patented tape for treatment of muscular disorders and lymphedema reduction, among other things.The Kinesio® Taping Method involves taping over and around muscles in order to assist and give support or to prevent over-contraction.
A simple and powerful technique that helps relieve all kinds of pain, it is so gentle that it can be used on anyone, from newborn infants to the elderly.. The practitioner uses thumbs and fingers to gently move muscles and tissues.
Wilson’s Temperature Syndrome site about a reversible thyroid problem that can explain persistent symptoms of hypothyroidism like chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia, low body temperature, brought on by stress, normal thyroid blood tests, but that often remains improved when treatment is finished.
www.heartworkcenter.org: Showing couples a way of using their difficulties in the service of greater harmony.
www.vitamindcouncil.org: The Vitamin D Council is a group of concerned citizens that believe many humans are needlessly suffering and dying from Vitamin D Deficiency.
www.grassrootshealth.org: GrassrootsHealth has launched a worldwide public health campaign to solve the vitamin D deficiency epidemic in a year through a focus on inexpensive blood spot testing and education with all individuals spreading the word.
www.lowbpdrugfree.com: You just listen along and follow the simple Guided Breathing cues 15 minutes a day, 3 to 4 times a week. The tracks on the CDs are specially designed to give you the deepest, fastest relaxation you’ve ever felt. I have these in my office for patients.
www.HeartMath.com: An internationally recognized company dedicated to facilitating heart-based living – people relying on the intelligence of their heart in concert with their minds to improve health, performance, relationships and well-being at home and in the workplace. They have been educating people about stress and emotional management for more than a decade and offer practical, easy-to-use techniques, processes and technology needed for living rewarding, healthy and productive lives.
www.idsociety.org: An all-volunteer national nonprofit, 501 (c)(3), dedicated to Lyme disease education, prevention, raising monies for research, and patient support.
www.functionalmedicine.org: There is no better source for practical, science-based, clinically relevant information for addressing the unique interactions among genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors influencing both health and complex, chronic disease.
www.organicsizeme.net: Knowledge for a healthier lifestyle.
www.brainandspinalcord.org: Closed Head Injury.
Food Allergy/Intolerances Sources:
www.livingwithout.com: Living without is a great quarterly magazine devoted to people with food allergies.
www.celiac.com: Celiac Disease Gluten-free Diet Support Center providing important resources and information for people on gluten-free diets due to celiac disease….
www.mealmixer.com: Menus Automatically Made For Your Speicific Taste, Diet, Family Size, and Time.
www.glutenfreeda.com: This is a great site for finding replacement recipes for some of your old favorites. It is a subscription site, but I have found it well worth it to not have to reinvent the gluten free version of family favorites.
www.gluten.net: The Gluten Intolerance Group of North America.
Commonly Used Laboratory Testing Services:
www.neurorelief.com: Neurotransmitter, adrenal and sex hormone testing, food allergy and immune system function assessments among others.
www.igenex.com: Lyme Disease and Coinfection tests – acute or chronic
www.gdx.net: Genova Diagnostics offers comprehensive panels combining standard and innovative biomarkers designed to provide a more complete understanding of specific biological systems that can help physicians understand how their patients can achieve optimal health Metabolic, Genetic and Functional Medicine tests.
www.zrtlab.com: Saliva and blood spot hormone testing including Vitamin D3 tests.
www.metametrix.com: Helping patients identify individual health status with nutritional, metabolic, and toxicant analysis.
Dr. Julianne Forbes, N.D.
- Address120 North Bridgton Rd
P.O. Box 167
North Bridgton, ME 04057
Office Hours for each day are as follows and may be subject to change:
Tuesday – 8:45 – 4:30
Wednesday 8:45 – 4:30
Thursday – 9.00 – 4:30