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Dr. Michele Burklund, NMD

Dr. Michele Burklund believes in a holistic approach to wellness that fuses cutting edge science, evidence-based research, ancient wisdom, and botanical medicine. She earned her Medical Degree from the prestigious Bastyr University and obtained her Bachelor's degree from Seattle University. As a naturopathic doctor, she believes in science-based medicine that addresses the root cause of an illness through an integrative approach. Dr. Burklund has sought additional academic and clinical training in nutritional biochemistry, medical detoxification, immunology, botanical pharmacognosy, endocrinology, and neurology. She views the practice of medicine as both an art and science and has also traveled the globe to acquire more knowledge from many different types of healers including Mayan shamans, doctors in China, herbalists in Europe, "bush" doctors in Belize, and highly acclaimed physicians in the states. Dr. Burklund's unique perspective and extensive knowledge in natural healing systems has lead to speaking engagements at prominent universities including UCLA, aa a featured writer for many National magazines including Better Nutrition, Nourish & Heal, and Amazing Wellness, and is regularly chosen as a leading authority in integrative medicine on TV and radio. Dr. Burklund's role at Puriya is focused on medical research, product development and formulation, as well as education and writing.

Dr. Michele Burklund, NMD
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Taking back your skincare: Stop calling it a “routine”.

Habits, routines, rituals: seemingly interchangeable words dominate each newly suggested remedy. We typically associate the word “habit” with an action performed without thinking. These habits include everyday activities, like looking both ways before crossing the street or brushing your teeth in the morning. Similarly, routines define actions regularly penciled into our already busy schedules. You …

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You Need Sleep.

A few years ago, a British newspaper made headlines with a single sentence: “Not enough sleep leads to a wake.” The article cited a study that found that people who sleep less than six hours per night are 12% more likely to die prematurely than people who sleep eight hours per night. So How Much …

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Living Well Interview Series with Dominique Cuyvers on Women’s Wisdom Teachings

Recorded Live, Hear about Dominique’s unique upbringing and how her travels led her to learn more about authentic Native American women’s traditions and Maori “Medicine Women” and how it changed her vision of the World, Learn about what she’s been teaching in women’s circles for over 40 years, Discover her thoughts on the social roles …

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