Category: News

HCG Rx+ Weight Loss Program

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Sean Osler In the year 2014, Dr. Kaumeyer and Medical Assistant, Pam Olberding’s HCG program was voted as a favorite by the Wichita Eagle Reader’s ...

Conquering Stress by Renewing Your Adrenals

Posted on November 6, 2014 by Dr. Anne Zauderer Take a moment and imagine this scene with me. It’s a Saturday afternoon, 72 degrees outside with a slight breeze, not a cloud in the ...

Niacin and Schizophrenia: History and Opportunity

Posted on November 4, 2014 by Sean Osler (OMNS Oct 27, 2014) Schizophrenia is usually treated with prescription antipsychotic drugs, many of which produce severe adverse ...

Patient Profile

Posted on September 24, 2014 by Sean Osler More than 10 million people are currently living with cancer in the United States. Many factors beyond our control contribute to the ...

Ebola, Enterovirus, Dirty Dishes and Plague

Posted on September 23, 2014 by Sean Osler (OMNS Sept 13, 2014) If Abraham Lincoln were to describe the germ theory, I think he might have put it something like this: "You can ...

Invest In the Vision

Posted on September 10, 2014 by Sean Osler We are pleased to continue showcasing Kansas artists. The artwork adds color to Riordan Clinic waiting and treatment areas and “feeds ...

The Fat Truth about Cancer and Obesity!

Posted on September 2, 2014 by Sean Osler One study, using NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) data, estimated that in 2007 in the United States, about 34,000 ...

Laropiprant is the Bad One; Niacin is/was/will always be the Good One

Posted on July 30, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Niacin has been used for over 60 years in tens of thousands of patients with tremendously favorable therapeutic benefit (Carlson 2005). ...

Know Your Nutrients: Riordan Clinic Iodine 12.5

Posted on July 29, 2014 by Samantha Bandasack Iodine is an essential nutrient,meaning that we do not produce it internally and we have to get it from our food. Unfortunately, our ...

Have a Safe and Happy Independence Day

Posted on July 3, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Our offices will be closed on Friday, July 4 so that our employees may celebrate our country's freedom with their families and friends. ...

Is Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) "Legitimate"?

Posted on June 26, 2014 by Dr. Ron Hunninghake On April 24th, Dr. Mark Mosley wrote an opinion piece in the Wichita Eagle newspaper declaring that “vitamins, minerals, herbs, ...

Patient Profile

Posted on June 24, 2014 by Samantha Bandasack We have all been told about the benefits of a healthy diet, but can we say we listen? What if you were told the benefits of cutting out ...

Bio-Center Laboratory

Posted on June 20, 2014 by Dr. Charles Hinshaw Obesity is associated with a lengthy array of abnormalities (e.g. sugar levels) many of which can be measured through laboratory ...

The Sweet Truth about Sugar and Pain

Posted on June 19, 2014 by Samantha Bandasack Beyond weight gain, sugar can be attributed to feelings of fatigue, stress, irritability, mood swings, difficulty sleeping, and joint ...

Epstein-Barr Virus: Fighting Back with Vitamin C

Posted on June 2, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons We've all heard of the Epstein-Barr virus, but what is it and who gets it? According to the CDC, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), also known ...

A Whole Life Approach to Diet and Exercise

Posted on May 26, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons There are many misconceptions about diet and exercise and America is facing an epidemic of obesity, high cholesterol, and a general ...

A note from the lab

Posted on May 13, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons With this month's Health Hunter focused on obesity, here are the tests available for the evaluation of obesity:

The Straight Skinny on Fat

Posted on May 7, 2014 by Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer Everyone seems so confused on what and how to eat. There has to be more than 100 different “diets” currently being marketed in the ...

Orthomolecular Medicine: The Best Cost Effective, Rational and Scientific Choice for Disease Treatment

Posted on May 2, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons The current healthcare system doesn't work. For the past several decades medical practice in the USA has become excessively dependent ...

2013/2014 Health Is… Winners Announced!

Posted on April 21, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Once again, dozens of area 5th graders compiled essays on what health means to them in hopes of being awarded one of 3 monetary prizes ...

5 Top Herbs for Natural Pain Management

Posted on April 21, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons There are many alternatives when considering avenues to manage chronic pain. Herbal Therapy is one area that is rapidly growing in ...

Patient Profile: Weaning Off Pain Meds

Posted on April 18, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Riordan Clinic staff had the pleasure of meeting a co-learner who had sustained a lot of sport injuries and had been in a car accident. ...

How to Naturally Manage Pain: Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy

Posted on April 18, 2014 by Dr. Anne Zauderer PAIN!! Just the sound of it can invoke a horrible, gut-wrenching feeling. For as much as we know about pain and ways to mediate it, it ...

IVC and Sepsis… a follow-up

Posted on April 16, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Last week we posted about IVC and Sepsis and a phase 1 safety trial on the use of IVC in patients with severe sepsis that has been ...

IVC and Sepsis in the News

Posted on April 11, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons You may have heard about the recent case of an Australian swimmer with a potentially deadly sepsis infection he contracted during a ...

Supplements Accelerate Benzodiazepine Withdrawal: A Case Report and Biochemical Rationale

Posted on March 26, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons A middle-aged male had success rapidly reducing fast-acting alprazolam (Xanax) dosage by taking very high doses of niacin, along with ...

Attention Health Care Professionals – Riordan IVC & Cancer Symposium

Posted on March 25, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Three days of lectures, conversations, and camaraderie with other medical professionals who use high-dose vitamin C in their practices. ...

Why Your Stomach Acid Is Important

Posted on March 7, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons I am reasonably certain that, from time to time, most of us have suffered from acid reflux. Here I am talking about the simple ...

From the Bio-Center Lab: Know Your Nutrients

Posted on February 24, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Vitamin C is a water-soluble compound that human bodies cannot produce, and hence must be included in our diets or supplements. It ...

New Art on Display

Posted on February 21, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons New Art on Display

Patient Profile: Fighting Fatigue with Intravenous Vitamin C

Posted on February 19, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a common human virus in the herpes family of viruses, including those that cause cold sores and chicken ...

A Timeline of Vitamin Medicine

Posted on February 17, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Don't get bogged down by silly claims that multiple vitamins kill, or that antioxidants are bad for you. It is high time to take a look ...

Vitamin C—Nature's Viral Enemy

Posted on February 13, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Each person's need for vitamin C differs because of genetics and individual biochemistry. Further, our bodies undergo different ...

Vitamin C and Chemotherapy in the News

Posted on February 12, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons You may have noticed lately that intravenous vitamin C (IVC) and its effectiveness as a complementary treatment to chemotherapy are in ...

High-dose Intravenous Vitamin C as a Successful Treatment of Viral Infections

Posted on February 6, 2014 by Nina Mikirova, PhD Do you know that injections of mega doses of vitamin C were successfully used in treating polio, diphtheria, herpes zoster (shingles), ...

Three Ways to Feed Your Thyroid Coconut Oil

Posted on January 14, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons In a prior article, entitled Foods to Naturally Support Thyroid Health, I reported the incident of mild hypothyroidism in the United ...

If My Thyroid Is Normal, Why Do I Feel So Bad?

Posted on January 7, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Type “hypothyroidism symptoms” in a Google search. You will get the following list from the website of the prestigious Mayo Clinic, ...

Patient Profile: 21 Day Detox

Posted on January 1, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons In October, we began offering a 21 Day Detox Program here at Riordan Clinic. It has wonderful benefits, such as improved energy, better ...

Chelation and Metal Intoxication

Posted on December 27, 2013 by Nina Mikirova, PhD In an industrialized society like ours, a wide variety of contaminants are released into the environment every day. The sources of ...

3 Easy Home Detox Baths

Posted on December 17, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons Winter is quickly approaching and now is a great time to try a home detoxification regimen that will prime your immunity and cleanse ...

How Do I Know if I am Toxic?

Posted on December 11, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons I have had many people ask me, “How do I know if I am toxic?” The correct question, however, is, “How toxic am I?” We are surrounded ...

Invest in the Vision: A Note on Year End Giving

Posted on December 9, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons A note from Paula Smith, Development Director Thank you to the individuals, corporations and foundations for your support during 2013. ...

3 Natural Ways to Boost Immunity

Posted on December 2, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons It is cold and flu season again and one in three of us will suffer a bout with these dreaded bugs! As an alternative to a trip to the ...

What a Physician Learned about Healing Himself

Posted on November 26, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons I have a confession to make. I’m the last person I thought would ever be practicing “natural” health care. Just imagine, for 25 years ...

Patient Profile: Vitamin D and Postpartum

Posted on November 22, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons As winter is upon us, the days are getting shorter and our time outdoors will soon become limited as we head into the dark seasons with ...

Immunity and UV Light

Posted on November 19, 2013 by Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer I have always had immense respect for the human body and how intelligently the mechanisms collaborate to produce life. Every organ, ...

Natural Methods to Boost Vitamin D

Posted on October 28, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons “Three out of four Americans suffer from low levels of vitamin D. African-Americans and Hispanics show particularly high risk—nearly ...

Lunch & Lecture: Check Your Health Lab Test Results – Review

Posted on October 24, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons This Lunch & Lecture will explore laboratory results from the September Check Your Health event. Presented by Charles Hinshaw, MD; ...

Nutritional Support for Anxiety and Stress: A Patient Profile

Posted on October 17, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons Having severe stress and anxiety can be more than just an obstacle to overcome; they can be completely overwhelming and interfere with ...

Iodine, the Thyroid and Breast Health

Posted on October 11, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons After the thyroid, the breast is the second largest user of iodine. Scientific evidence connects inadequate dietary iodine with higher ...

Vitamins D3 and K2 – The Dynamic Duo

Posted on October 7, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons Every fall, leading into winter, the sun sets further and further into the south. The days get shorter and the sun's rays diminish in ...

Invest in the Future

Posted on October 1, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons “From the minute I walked in your clinic, I felt an unbelievable warmth and passion for others,” writes one patient. Another says, “I ...

The First Step in Detoxification

Posted on September 27, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons Why Detox? Improved Energy, Weight Loss, Mental Clarity, Better Digestion, Healthy Skin Each year chemical companies in the ...

In Gratitude

Posted on September 26, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons As a not-for-profit organization, we rely on many to make our vision a reality. So many come together to provide our patients with a ...

Patient Profile: Acidic pH and the Battle Against Cancer

Posted on September 24, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons Whether you would like to improve your diabetes or cancer situation, lose weight, or just want to have more energy, you need a more ...

The Development of the First Vaccine

Posted on September 16, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons The word vaccine may bring to one’s mind the notion of “protection from disease’” and rightfully so, as some death causing diseases ...

Vaccines: The Short on Shots

Posted on September 12, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons There are certain rites of passage that every child goes through. Those moments that define childhood: losing a tooth, learning to ride ...

September Specials

Posted on September 11, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons Check out our sales for September in the supplement store and at Marie's Cafe & Bakery!

Lunch & Lecture: 17 Correctable Causes of Chronic Illness

Posted on September 9, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons Do you suffer from chronic illness? Are you looking for answers? Join us as Dr. Ron presents an overview of this innovative approach to ...

Did You Know? Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Autism

Posted on August 23, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson The term “hyperbaric” literally translates to “increase pressure.” It is a treatment modality that works by putting the patient in a ...

Riordan Clinic Research Institute: ADHD

Posted on August 21, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects approximately two million American children, and this condition has grown to ...

Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Brain Connection

Posted on August 15, 2013 by Dr. Anne Zauderer If you were to profile two children who were diagnosed with “autism,” chances are each case would look very different. Some children ...

Art "feeds the soul!”

Posted on August 12, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson The June Health Hunters Newsletter told you of our plans to upgrade the look and feel of the Dome interiors with more comfortable and ...

Complementary and Alternative Medicines for Autism

Posted on August 9, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development noted in early ...

Child Disorders: A Deeper Perspective of ADD/ADHD

Posted on August 5, 2013 by Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer If you look at the research, currently the cause of ADHD is “unknown.” Many articles you will read overly express that it is a chemical ...

Are Bio-identical Hormones Safe?

Posted on July 5, 2013 by Dr. Ron Hunninghake When I was a young teenager, it never crossed my mind that I and my fellow adolescents had extremely high hormone levels. Then . . . ...

Holistic Pregnancy: Healthy Diet and Morning Sickness

Posted on June 12, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Twentieth-century medicine dealt with child health and adult health separately says Dr Jack Shonkoff of Harvard University. What ...

June Supplement Special

Posted on June 4, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson During the month of June take advantage of 20% off of Pregnancy & Child Care Supplements

Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby, Healthy Children: Why Our Children Are Getting Sicker and Why You Need to Be Concerned

Posted on June 3, 2013 by Dr. Anne Zauderer Children today spend more and more time inside in front of the television, on their iPhones, or playing video games than ever before. ...

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Posted on May 30, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson The week of April 21st is National Volunteer Appreciation week. Erma Bombeck once said that “volunteers are the only human beings on ...

Lunch & Lecture Series 2013: Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby, Healthy Children

Posted on May 29, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Why are our children getting sicker? How do we give our children and grandchildren the advantages they need from pre-conception ...

Dr. Ron Hunninghake inducted into the 2013 Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame

Posted on May 24, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Ron Hunninghake, MD of the Riordan Clinic was inducted into the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 27, 2013 by the ...

Holistic Approach to Slimming Down Your "Wheat Belly"

Posted on May 15, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson "Wheat Belly,” written by Dr. Davis, a noted cardiologist, explores the evolution and infiltration of wheat in our daily food. Today's ...

Wheat Belly: An Unintended Consequence

Posted on May 8, 2013 by Dr. Ron Hunninghake After you shower this morning, before you get dressed...stop and take a look at your body in a full length mirror. You most likely will ...

Hypothyroidism: One Family’s Concern

Posted on April 25, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Our genes play a significant role in the diseases we may one day develop. By living a healthy lifestyle, we can hope to lessen our ...

Invest in the Vision-Matching Gift Received

Posted on April 24, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson This past January, Garvey Kansas Foundation and John and Jinny Garvey came forward with a $25,000 matching challenge. Through the ...

Herbal Support for Optimal DNA Health

Posted on April 22, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Epigenetics is the science of tracking how a person’s mental, emotional, and cellular experiences can change, alter, morph, and direct ...

Lunch & Lecture Series 2013-Check Your Health: Review Your Lab Test Results

Posted on April 18, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson In This Lecture: Meet Our Doctors. Ask Questions. Review your Laboratory Test Results. Riordan Clinic doctors will discuss laboratory ...

Riordan Clinic Announces Winners for Its Annual Health Is… Essay Contest

Posted on April 15, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson To promote enhanced health awareness in schools, the Riordan Clinic recently held its 3rd annual “Health Is…” essay contest for area ...

How to Unlock Your DNA to Live Longer and Feel Better!

Posted on April 9, 2013 by Dr. Anne Zauderer Nature versus nurture. What makes us who we are? In most circumstances, researchers agree that it is probably a combination of both. ...

Notable Herbs for Asthma Relief

Posted on March 15, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Asthma is a chronic upper respiratory disease affecting the lungs and airways of roughly 20 million people worldwide, according to the ...

Allergies & Asthma: The Naturopath's Point of View

Posted on March 8, 2013 by Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer “Allergies” are the immune system overreacting to benign substances. Individuals who suffer from allergies do so as a result of a ...

We Are Expanding!

Posted on February 20, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Are you, or do you know, a like-minded physician (MD, DO) interested in fulfilling the Riordan Clinic’s mission of “stimulating and ...

Riordan Clinic Research Institute Update

Posted on February 19, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson In December the Riordan Clinic Research Institute, led by Dr. Nina Mikirova, published a study concerning the effects of intravenous ...

Natural Arthritis Relief

Posted on February 18, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson After extensive research on the subject of natural arthritis remedies, the following arthritis formula was developed with the ...

Riordan Clinic at the 2013 Women's Fair

Posted on February 8, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson The Riordan Clinic will be at this year's Women's Fair! Visit booth C21 and talk to Riordan Clinic Doctors and Staff, learn more about ...

Lunch & Lecture Series 2013: Managing Arthritis Pain

Posted on February 7, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Do you wake up in the morning with stiff, achy joints? Does arthritis run in your family? Come and hear all four of our Riordan Clinic ...

Arthritis: The Inflammation Connection

Posted on February 5, 2013 by Dr. Anne Zauderer How many of you have had the experience of waking up in the morning with joint aches and pains? Well, you are not alone! Arthritis is ...

Antibiotics May Not be the Best First Line of Defense!

Posted on January 25, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Do you consider antibiotics as your last resort when feeling ill and fighting a flu bug or infection? For over 50 years, antibiotics ...

Invest in the Vision: Opportunities for Substantial Gifts

Posted on January 23, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Nutrition-based medicine is a solution for true health and wellness, and the Riordan Clinic has taken a leadership role in research, ...

Patient Profile

Posted on January 15, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson In the spring of 2011, a young female in her early 30’s visited the Riordan Clinic seeking a life change through nutrition. Initially, ...

Kombucha: A Fermented Tea Drink

Posted on January 14, 2013 by Dr. Anne Zauderer This month we are spotlighting probiotics, which are “good” bacteria that reside in and on our bodies. I would like to introduce you to ...

Making the Change: Indulging in a Healthy Relationship with Food

Posted on January 10, 2013 by Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer Obesity or excess weight is not a disease but rather a symptom of an underlying cause. Weight loss and acquiring a healthy weight are ...

Know Your Nutrients—Probiotics: Are All Yogurts Created Equal?

Posted on January 8, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Yogurt is a good source of probiotics. At least that is what popular health magazines would have us believe. I can’t tell you how often ...

The Super Probiotic

Posted on January 7, 2013 by Dr. Ron Hunninghake Are we human, or are we bacteria? As simple single-celled microorganisms, Bacteria absorb nutrients from their environment, grow until ...

January Monthly Specials

Posted on January 4, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Take advantage of the Riordan Clinic January specials: 15% off Probiotics and 30% OFF a Lipids Profile. Offer is valid thru 1/31/13.

Holiday Stress? Slow Down and Take a BREATH!

Posted on December 20, 2012 by Dr. Anne Zauderer The holidays are a joyous time to spend with friends and family. Unfortunately, with holiday parties, shopping and travel, the seasons ...

Ancient Home Cure—Clay

Posted on December 18, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson The use of medicinal clay in folk medicine goes back to prehistoric times. Indigenous peoples around the world still use clay widely, ...

PRESS RELEASE: Study Finds High-dose Intravenous Vitamin C Reduces Pain and Inflammation in Those with Rheumatoid Arthritis as Reported in a Recent Paper Published by Riordan Clinic Scientists

Posted on December 17, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson This research, conducted by Riordan Clinic scientists Dr. Nina Mikirova, Dr. Joseph Casciari, Andrea Rogers and Paul Taylor, has ...

Folk Remedies that Work

Posted on December 12, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Have you ever used folk remedies that really work? Many of us have heard of old folk remedies but have never tried them. Our doctors ...

Know Your Nutrients: Peppermint

Posted on December 11, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Peppermint, a hybrid between watermint and spearmint, is one of the most ancient of all herbal remedies. Dating back to the days of the ...

In Gratitude…

Posted on December 7, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson As a not-for-profit organization, we rely on many to make our vision a reality. So many come together to provide our patients with a ...

2012 Health Is… CONTEST

Posted on December 6, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson For a 3rd year, we are pleased to announce a wonderful opportunity for the students and teachers in your school. We would like students ...

Lunch and Lecture Series 2012: Folk Remedies—Real or Imagined Medicine?

Posted on December 6, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Folk remedies (or home remedies) are commonly found in all cultures. Some are bizarre, though most are very practical and have stood ...

Folk Remedies: Real or Imagined Medicine?

Posted on December 4, 2012 by Dr. Ron Hunninghake I have organized this article into a series of tables. Each table is meant to trigger questions and ideas in your mind such as: What is ...

Happy Holidays from the Riordan Clinic– SPECIAL

Posted on December 3, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Happy Holidays from the Riordan Clinic. Enjoy 10% OFF our supplement selection during the month of December. Offer is valid in stores ...

Begin the Holidays with Breakfast

Posted on November 30, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson One of the easiest ways to improve your nutrition is to start the day with breakfast. A recent survey reported that 92% of adults ...

Keep Healthy this Holiday Season

Posted on November 26, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson It’s that time of year again. With delectable temptation around every corner it can be difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle during ...

Polarity for Balance

Posted on November 19, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Human Body Polarity is an emerging new science that envelope the secrets of past systems of healing and merge this knowledge with ...

November Patient Profile

Posted on November 15, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Naturopathic medicine is based on the belief that the human body has an innate healing ability. The doctors who practice this type of ...

The Riordan Clinic Hosts Its 3rd Intravenous Vitamin C Symposium

Posted on November 14, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson The 3rd Symposium on IV Vitamin C and Cancer, held October 5 and 6, attracted an international audience of 80 practitioners, including ...

Lunch and Lecture Series 2012- What Is Naturopathic Medicine?

Posted on November 5, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Are you tired of feeling miserable? Are you sick of being sick? Are you ready to find what the underlying cause is, fix the problem, ...

Lunch and Lecture Series 2012- Brain Health: Ways to Treat ADD/ADHD without Medication

Posted on October 30, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Why do children these days seem "disconnected" from their environment? What has changed in our world and in children's brains to cause ...

Press Release: THE DEFICIENCY OF A SINGLE B VITAMIN CAN LEAD TO POOR HEALTH AS REPORTED IN A RECENT PAPER PUBLSISHED BY RIORDAN CLINIC RESEARCHERS

Posted on October 26, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson In research conducted by Riordan Clinic, rats were deprived of a single B vitamin to determine the side effects of such deficiencies. ...

Lunch and Lecture Series 2012: Check Your Health Results

Posted on October 24, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson "Check Your Health" laboratory tests results provide a guide to supplementation and dietary nutrition to optimize your health. Come to ...

PRESS RELEASE: High-Dose Vitamin C Reduces Inflammation in Cancer Patients Study Shows

Posted on October 24, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Inflammatory responses play roles at different stages of tumor development, including initiation, promotion, malignant conversion, ...

JAMA study: Multivitamins lower cancer risk in healthy men

Posted on October 19, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson A new study published today in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) found “daily multivitamin supplementation modestly ...

Hugh D. Riordan Fund

Posted on October 18, 2012 by Tiffany Hurley Hugh D. Riordan, M.D., a tireless investigator for the use of vitamin C for cancer, infectious diseases and other disorders, founded ...

Why Should I Care About Chiropractic Care?

Posted on October 16, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Chiropractic deals with the master communication system of the body: the nervous system. The nervous system includes the brain, the ...

Riordan Clinic Welcomes Dr. Anne Zauderer

Posted on October 15, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson The chiropractic adjustment is a specific, calculated force into the spine that removes interference and allows the nervous system ...

Essential Oils to Stabilize Your Circadian Rhythm

Posted on October 10, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Circadian rhythms are a physiological cycle built into every living species broken down into blocks of twenty-four hours, prevalent in ...

Clinic Buildings Get a Makeover

Posted on October 9, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson The Riordan Clinic’s pyramid and eight geodesic domes have been landmarks on the Wichita skyline since 1985. Their bright white color ...

Know Your Nutrients–Melatonin

Posted on October 8, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson What is Melatonin? Melatonin is a hormone made by the pineal gland, a small gland in the brain. It helps control your sleep and wake ...

October Vitamin Special

Posted on October 5, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Visit the Riordan Clinic in October and take advantage of this special offer: 15% OFF SLEEP SUPPLEMENTS!

Lunch and Lecture Series 2012: Light’s Out: Understanding Circadian Rhythms

Posted on October 4, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Circadian rhythms are important in determining the sleeping and feeding patterns of all animals, including human beings. Circadian ...

WE ARE EXPANDING

Posted on October 3, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Are you, or do you know, a like-minded physician (MD, DO) interested in fulfilling the Riordan Clinic’s mission of “stimulating and ...

How the Circadian Rhythm Affects Sleep, Wakefulness, and Overall Health

Posted on October 2, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Life on earth has evolved under the daily rhythm of light and dark. Metabolic, physiological and behavioral processes exhibit 24-hour ...

Taking Prenatal Vitamins

Posted on September 24, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Prenatal supplements consist of a variety of vitamins and minerals. During pregnancy, a woman’s daily intake requirements for certain ...

Check Your Health: Sept 17-22, 2012

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Are you getting enough vitamins and minerals in your diet? September 17-22,2012 is the Riordan Clinic's Semi-Annual Check Your Health: ...

Aging Gracefully: Want to Postpone Your Expiration Date?

Posted on September 12, 2012 by Dr. Charles Hinshaw It has been said that,”Aging is like pornography—we know it when we see it.” True enough, but the question remains, how can we measure ...

Lunch & Lecture Series 2012: Aging Gracefully- Want to Postpone Your Expiration Date?

Posted on September 5, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson What happens to our bodies during the aging process? How can we actively delay the process our body goes through as we age? Dr. ...

Massage during Pregnancy

Posted on August 30, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Therapeutic massage has been used for centuries to improve overall health, reduce stress, and relieve muscle tension. Pregnant women ...

Gaining Weight during Pregnancy

Posted on August 29, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Learn the clear range of what a healthy weight gain looks like to help them avoid pregnancy complications such as gestational diabetes, ...

What to Eat While Pregnant

Posted on August 27, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson You may be doing great by already packing an alphabet's worth of vitamins and a mother load of minerals into your daily meals, however, ...

Recommended Exercises during Pregnancy

Posted on August 23, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Before beginning any exercise regimen, please consult your health care provider. If already exercising, an expectant mother may be able ...

Lunch & Lecture Series 2012: The Truth About Fluoride

Posted on August 20, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Does fluoride reduce tooth decay? Is it a harmful addition to our water supply? What are the risks to your family when drinking ...

Banning Milk from School Lunches?

Posted on August 20, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Nutrition should play an important role in the school lunchroom. After a brief interlude, it seemed like everyone was on the same page ...

SAVE THE DATE: Check Your Health

Posted on August 17, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Save up to 45% on our testing panels for a limited time only, and receive 25% off of all supplements on-line or in the supplement ...

Drinking Coffee during Pregnancy

Posted on August 16, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson For those who can’t resist having a cup of coffee every morning, there is new research that shows that drinking coffee during pregnancy ...

Eating For Two: Increased Nutritional Needs During Pregnancy

Posted on August 15, 2012 by Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer Pregnant women require increased nutritional needs for fetal, maternal and placental tissue growth and development. Unfortunately, ...

Know Your Nutrients: Fiber and Pregnancy

Posted on August 14, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson There are many benefits to increasing the amount of fiber in your diet during pregnancy. Increasing fiber intake can lower blood ...

Brian Riordan and Dr. Ron Present Pyramid on the Prairie

Posted on August 10, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Memories and gratitude abounded as Brian Riordan, CEO of the Riordan Clinic, and Dr. Ron Hunninghake, Chief Medical Director, presented ...

Breastfeeding Suggestions & Benefit

Posted on August 8, 2012 by Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer Many new mothers worry about breastfeeding. How do you establish it? What do you do if you have nipple soreness? Is there a specific ...

August Vitamin Special: 15% off of Prenatal Care Vitamins

Posted on August 7, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson This month receive 15% off select Prenatal Care Vitamins. Riordan Clinic supplements are effective, pharmaceutical grade, and physician ...

A Healthy Appetite makes for Healthy Development

Posted on August 6, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson From the time of conception through the first year of life, a child undergoes an impressive cycle of rapid physical growth and ...

Pre-Conception/Fertility Panel

Posted on August 3, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Infertility is on the rise. Having these nutrient levels checked is a great place to start for individuals, both men and women, having ...

Health Promotion and Lifestyle Change During Pregnancy -Healthy policy on maternal nutrition, smoking, alcohol consumption and pregnancy outcome

Posted on August 1, 2012 by Nina Mikirova, PhD Many expectant parents are at one extreme or another when it comes to their lifestyle during pregnancy. For the best result possible, ...

Practice Yoga during Pregnancy: Reduce Depression & Boost Maternal Bonding

Posted on July 31, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson It’s no secret that hormones associated with pregnancy can affect mood, but for some, it’s worse: 1 in 5 experience major ...

Riordan Clinic featured in Wichita Family Magazine

Posted on July 20, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson The Riordan Clinic was featured on the front cover of the July issue of Wichita Family Magazine. Learn more about the Riordan Clinic in ...

The importance of being well: PKM Steel Wellness Program

Posted on July 19, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson For over 35-years, the Riordan Clinic has focused on "...stimulating an epidemic of health." The following article was featured in the ...

Patient Profile

Posted on July 18, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson In March, a 70-year-old man came to the Clinic with a chronic, and at times life-threatening, condition that kept a dangerous bacteria ...

Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation (UBI): What does it do?

Posted on July 17, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson With this exposure to UV light, bacteria and viruses in your bloodstream absorb five times as much photonic energy as does your red and ...

Did You Know? UV Light

Posted on July 16, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Test your knowledge with these fun facts about UV Light. UV exposure is not all bad.

July Lab Special:30% Off Inflammation Panel & Complete Blood Count (CBC)

Posted on July 13, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Why should you have these levels tested? In general, all illnesses and injuries are accompanied by inflammation. This inflammation, ...

Know Your Nutrients: Cranberry

Posted on July 9, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Known by many names, cranberry is a small, evergreen shrub that grows throughout North America. Primarily, cranberry is used for ...

Pyramid on the Prairie: Book Release at Watermark Books

Posted on July 6, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson On July 13th, 2012, Brian Riordan will be giving a presentation at Watermark Books. He will be discussing Pyramid on the Prairie, by ...

Healing with Light

Posted on July 5, 2012 by Dr. Ron Hunninghake Phototherapy is the medical use of light to activate the healing properties of the blood. Phototherapy has been used for over 80 years ...

Blast from the Past: Breastfeeding Increases Intelligence

Posted on June 29, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson A number of studies have suggested that there is a relationship between breastfeeding and development of intelligence in children. It ...

Outrageous Folk Remedies that People Actually Believed

Posted on June 26, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Editors Note: I thought this was a fun read. It was originally published in Readers Digest. I can't believe that people believed some ...

The Overuse of Antibiotics and the Increase of Resistant Bacteria

Posted on June 25, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Throughout the year, families experience various colds, sore throats and viruses. When visiting their child’s doctor, parents usually ...

Blast from the Past: How to conceive a healthy baby

Posted on June 22, 2012 by Dr. Ron Hunninghake People want to reduce the chance of having a baby with birth defects. People want to have a healthy child. But how? This article was ...

Patient Testimonial: Harriet, Wichita

Posted on June 19, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Harriet has been coming to the Riordan Clinic for 8 years. An avid co-learner, she became worried when she noticed the formation of a ...

Pyramid on the Prairie: A Riordan Clinic Publication Book Review

Posted on June 18, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Pyramid on the Prairie by Dr. Craig Miner is a delightful manuscript detailing the history of the Riordan Clinic in Wichita, Kansas. ...

Blast from the Past: Supplement improves fertility in women

Posted on June 15, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson This article was originally published in the October 2004 issue of the Health Hunters Newsletter. Fertility is an ever-increasing ...

Patient Profile: Uncovering Infertility Issues as a Team

Posted on June 14, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Editors Note: The following is a personal testimonial from one of our nurses detailing her struggle to conceive. One of the most ...

June Vitamin Special: 15% OFF Fertility Supporters

Posted on June 12, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Take this opportunity to stop by the Riordan Clinic Supplement Store and check out this amazing deal on fertility supporting ...

Know Your Nutrients: Zinc and Fertility

Posted on June 11, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson As one of the most studied nutrients when it comes to fertility, zinc is an essential component of genetic material. Having a ...

Blast from the Past: Zinc, folate boost sperm count

Posted on June 8, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson The following article was originally publish in the July/Aug 2002 issue of the Health Hunters Newsletter. Zinc is still considered ...

In Gratitude

Posted on June 6, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson As a not-for-profit organization, we rely on many to make our vision a reality. So many come together to provide our patients with a ...

June Lab Special: Pre-Conception/Fertility Panel

Posted on June 5, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Infertility is on the rise. As seen in our patient profile article, having these nutrient levels checked is a great place to start for ...

What Your Nails Say About Your Health

Posted on June 1, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Have you ever wondered how healthy you are? Well your nails can say a lot about your health. In the article, What Your Nails Say About ...

Riordan Clinic creates a paradigm shift in health care system

Posted on May 30, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson An article recently published in the NY Times investigates current health care costs and improving access to preventive care. Current ...

Prevention the key to ‘paradigm shift’ in health care

Posted on May 29, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Earlier this month Dr. Ron Hunninghake, of the Riordan Clinic, spoke at Healthy Conscious Living, a Symposium sponsored by Pure North ...

Going Against the Status Quo

Posted on May 28, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson The Riordan Clinic was founded at a time when holistic medicine was simplified as quackery. By going against the grain of traditional ...

Blast from the Past: Low Thyroid and Heart Disease

Posted on May 25, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson What does low thyroid, or subclinical hypothyroidism, have to do with heart disease? A lot. For instance, people with low thyroid often ...

Patient Profile–Thyroid Health

Posted on May 23, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson In December 2011, a young, single mom came to the clinic saying that she felt like “her body was shutting down.” She was suffering with ...

Foods to Naturally Support Thyroid Health

Posted on May 21, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson The thyroid gland controls our rate of metabolism and simple foods can either stimulate or suppress its optimal function. In ...

Blast from the Past: Thyroid Supporting Herbals

Posted on May 18, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson While many think in terms of iodine and thyroid hormone when talking about the health of the thyroid gland, there are also some ...

We Appreciate Our Volunteers

Posted on May 16, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson On April 18th, the 2012 volunteer appreciation luncheon was held at Café Comotara, where volunteers and members of our staff enjoyed ...

May Lab Special–Thyroid Profile

Posted on May 15, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Each month we feature a special lab test that relates to the Health Hunters Newsletter topic. This month we are featuring the Thyroid ...

Know Your Nutrients: Thyroid Supporters

Posted on May 14, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Hypothyroidism is a thyroid problem that occurs when the thyroid gland does not create and secrete enough hormones to maintain the ...

Blast from the Past: Healthy Hair

Posted on May 11, 2012 by Dr. Ron Hunninghake What is the purpose of hair? One purpose is to keep our heads warm. Our brains are the most metabolically active organs in the body. If ...

The Thyroid Link to Potbelly Syndrome

Posted on May 10, 2012 by Dr. Ron Hunninghake Potbelly Syndrome (PBS) evokes a rather benign, almost humorous, image of someone who has simply overdone the cheesecake or beer. A ...

Lunch and Lecture Series 2012– The Thyroid Link to Potbelly Syndrome

Posted on May 9, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Potbelly Syndrome now affects 2/3 of Americans. Come and find out how you can improve thyroid function and overcome the germ that is ...

Riordan Clinic – A Finalist for the 2012 Small Business Awards

Posted on May 1, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson The Riordan Clinic has been selected as one of 5 finalists for the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce 2012 Small Business Awards. The ...

Toxic Sugar

Posted on April 26, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson A recent article in the prestigious journal Nature explains that sugar, especially fructose, widely available in soft drinks and other ...

Is Your Soda Habit Effecting Your Health

Posted on April 26, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Since its creation in 1886, Coca Cola popularity has steadily increased. As of 2010, an average of 1.7 billion people consume Coke on a ...

Patient Profile: Benefits of Regular Exercise

Posted on April 17, 2012 by Vicki Ross Do you want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer? Then exercise! The health benefits of regular exercise and ...

Is Smoking Hookah Worse than Smoking Cigarettes

Posted on April 12, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Today’s younger generations in Western culture have eagerly embraced one of the most popular social pastimes in many Middle Eastern ...

Being Self-Compassionate Creates Better Mental Health

Posted on April 11, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson A recent study found that people can live life in a more balanced way if they use self-compassion against negative influences such as ...

Five Great Herbs for Fighting Depression Naturally

Posted on April 9, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson (NaturalNews) Depression is a ubiquitous condition that afflicts millions of Americans, many of whom have been convinced by the ...

Fuel Sources During Exercise

Posted on April 5, 2012 by Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer Professional athletes must eat many calories each day. Consequently, they can be lax with the quality of their diet. They will not gain ...

Know Your Nutrients: Organic Chocolate

Posted on March 20, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Did you know that chocolate is a healthy super food and that it is full of antioxidants? Not only does chocolate benefit your heart, it ...

HCG RX+ Success

Posted on March 15, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Changes towards a healthier lifestyle should include a committed change to healthy eating. Teresa had reached a turning point in her ...

Go Organic!

Posted on March 13, 2012 by Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer The best start to creating a healthier and happier life is to commit to healthy eating. Making changes in our eating habits can be ...

Confessions of a Frustrated Pharmacist

Posted on February 2, 2012 by Tiffany Hurley I'm a registered pharmacist. I am having a difficult time with my job. I sell people drugs that are supposed to correct their various ...

The War Against Nutritional Medicine: Why We Love Our Critics

Posted on January 31, 2012 by Tiffany Hurley When physicians criticized Linus Pauling for advocating vitamin C, Dr. Pauling wrote a book that became an all-time nutritional ...

Riordan Clinic Research Institute

Posted on January 17, 2012 by cbdAdmin Over two thirds of Americans are overweight due to calorie rich foods and low physical activity. Obesity is associated with diseases ...

No Deaths from Vitamins

Posted on January 3, 2012 by cbdAdmin There was not even one death caused by a vitamin supplement in 2010, according to the most recent information collected by the U.S. ...

DETOX: Natural Cleansing to Remove Body Toxins

Posted on December 27, 2011 by cbdAdmin Have you ever washed greasy dishes without hot water or dish soap? The dishes don’t get clean, do they? When toxic metals and chemical ...

Insurance Premiums Down 25%

Posted on November 21, 2011 by cbdAdmin Health Insurance is a topic that everyone is involved in. A company who has asked for our help with incorporating a wellness plan for ...

Vitamins Decrease Lung Cancer Risk by 50%

Posted on November 18, 2011 by cbdAdmin A recent study of the effect of B vitamins reported an inverse relationship between blood serum levels of vitamin B6, methionine, and ...

Riordan Clinic "In the News!"

Posted on May 17, 2011 by cbdAdmin Enjoy this recent KMUW 89.1 FM interview with the Riordan Clinic’s own Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer and Donna Kramme. You can read the ...

Riordan Clinic Doctor Wins Orthomolecular Doctor of the Year

Posted on May 4, 2011 by cbdAdmin Ron Hunninghake, MD of the Riordan Clinic was awarded the 2011 Orthomolecular Doctor of the Year by the International Society for ...

Brian Riordan Steering Riordan Clinic to Financial Health

Posted on September 20, 2010 by cbdAdmin The CEO of the Riordan Clinic discusses improvement in the overall financial health of the business. ...

Dr. Ron Hunninghake – Hometown Boy Makes Good

Posted on September 8, 2010 by cbdAdmin This story could be titled “Small town boy makes good” but a title of “Small town boy does good” might be more fitting when referring ...

Kansas.com: Five Questions with Brian Riordan

Posted on August 16, 2010 by cbdAdmin A Riordan is back in charge at the Center for the Improvement of Human Functioning International. Brian Riordan recently was named ...

Dr. Ron Group Exploration

Posted on July 9, 2010 by cbdAdmin Unfortunately stress is a contributing factor to chronic illness - and we all have stress in our daily lives! This workshop is intended ...

New Riordan Clinic Laboratory director named

Posted on June 14, 2010 by cbdAdmin As of June 14, 2010, Dr. Charles Hinshaw will be overseeing the Riordan Clinic Laboratory, as Laboratory Director. Dr. Hinshaw was the ...

"The Domes" get a new name

Posted on June 11, 2010 by cbdAdmin Today in the Wichita Eagle the Riordan Clinic formally announced its name change after 35 years as The Center for the Improvement of ...

New name and website for a revitalized organization!

Posted on May 21, 2010 by Benjamin Solum On Friday, May 21, the Riordan Clinic unveiled a new name and website. After 35 years being known as "The Center for the Improvement of ...

Dr. Jackson has been named the 2008 Orthomolecular Doctor of the Year

Posted on May 2, 2008 by cbdAdmin Dr. James Jackson was presented the same "Orthomolecular Doctor of the Year" award making the Riordan Clinic the only institution to ...

Medical Research Award goes to Adult Stem Cell Scientists at a Kansas not-for-profit Organization

Posted on March 20, 2008 by cbdAdmin Scientists at the Riordan Clinic Research Institute, a division of the Riordan Clinic, received a prestigious award for a scientific ...

International Organization Honors Kansas Physician and Progressive Health Center

Posted on April 15, 2002 by cbdAdmin A pioneering Kansas physician, and the Wichita health facility that he leads, were jointly honored at a recent international medical ...