Dr. Heather Paulson

About Heather Paulson

Dr. Heather Paulson ND, FABNO, is a board certified naturopathic oncologist whose passion is to help people who have cancer find and choose the best treatment. She can discuss conventional treatment options and alternative treatment options with those who have received a cancer diagnosis.

Does Sunscreen Cause Cancer?

It’s summertime and the distinct scent of sunscreen is everywhere. You probably already know that protecting your skin from the sun is an important step in reducing your risk of skin cancer. But did you know that certain types of sunscreen have been linked to skin cancer? What most people want to know is does [...]

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Sometimes in life we wish things had a simple yes or no answer. Especially with a substance as addictive as sugar. To make things just a little more complicated, are we talking about sugar in general? Granulated sugar like you use as sweetener? Sugar from fruit? Sugar from honey? All of these sugars act differently [...]

Help! I’m Tingling: Natural Treatments for Neuropathy from Chemo

I have been asked by many cancer survivors, is there something natural I can take for neuropathy from chemo? The sensation of numbness and tingling is a common side effect that can be hard to shake once treatment ends. The good news is, there are some natural therapies that have been super helpful for my [...]

Eat Red, White and Blue: Anti-Cancer Foods for Your Summer Celebration

Do you ever look down at your plate and think, “Wow, this is so pretty!” If not, it’s time for you to add some more colors to your meal. Making a colorful meal is like painting a beautiful masterpiece. Your taste buds will start dancing because each color represents a different flavor profile. But the [...]

Skip the Master Cleanse … and do this instead

If you have ever googled “detox diets” you have probably come across The Master Cleanse. This is one of my least favorite cleanses, especially if you have a history of cancer. Let me tell you why. The Master Cleanse was developed in the 1940s to help with weight loss and fat flushing. It consists of [...]

Gerson Therapy: Should You Be Using This?

If you have been researching cancer diets, chances are you have come across the Gerson therapy. There are some great testimonials and documentaries that support the use of Gerson diet changes. However, for most of my patients, the changes recommended in the Gerson Diet are just way too much for day to day living. I’ve [...]

10 Easy Ways to Overcome Chemo Brain Naturally

Chemo Brain: the side effect that keeps your friends and family teasing you. You can’t remember where your keys are, why you walked into a certain room, or a bunch of other big and little things. You are not alone! Some studies estimate that 70% of people who go through chemotherapy have chemo brain. [...]

Hair Growth After Chemo: 5 Natural Things You Can Do

One of the most common bummers of chemotherapy is hair loss! And when it grows back, it can be a different texture, color, and look. That’s why I get so many questions about what can be done for hair growth after chemo. So here are some of my top tips: […]

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Clear the Air! Cancer Causing Household Chemicals You Breathe.

It’s time to clear the air of cancer causing household chemicals! There are so many things in our everyday environment that are linked to cancer risk. Some of these toxins are unseen and floating all around you in the air as household chemicals. […]