Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders (PANDAS) seriously impact learning, memory, and school performance.
Gut health is a vital factor in avoiding chronic disease. Learn how to encourage microbial diversity for ourselves and future generations.
Natural methods to decrease chronic inflammation and address underlying issues that may be contributing factors.
The heavy impact refined sugar has on brain function, and how to remedy our addiction to this widespread additive.
Dietary and lifestyle choices, along with medicinal herbs, can help manage the symptoms of gout, a chronic inflammatory disease.
Natural methods to address vertigo, a condition that leaves you feeling as though you are spinning, tilting, or off-balance with dizziness.
Learn why the balance between glutamate and GABA in the brain has a profound impact on our mental health and physical well-being.
New studies show that plastic bottles and food packaging may be causing significant weight gain and obesity worldwide.
Dietary choices and herbal remedies are exceptionally effective in helping minimize the disagreeable symptoms of seasonal allergies.
Skin ailments like eczema and psoriasis are on the rise as people struggle with leaky gut syndrome, autoimmune conditions, and other factors.
Tinnitus is a common condition affecting an estimated 50 million Americans. In some cases, anxiety and neuroinflammation may be the cause.
Time for a spring detox? The liver is one of your hardest working organs and should be the focus of any detoxification effort.
Medicinal herbs and practicing self-care can make a tremendous impact in addressing the impactful pain of sciatica.
Explore this collection of dietary tips and favorite herbs for maintaining (or re-establishing) kidney health.
Elderberry is one of the best antiviral herbs on the planet – it’s an all-around powerful remedy that should be in every medicine cabinet!
Breakthroughs in the world of prion disease point to lungwort lichen, and others, as an area where further research is needed.
Always exhausted, gaining weight, craving sweet or salty foods, and experiencing brain fog? You may be suffering from adrenal fatigue.
For those who struggle with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, medicinal herbs are a powerful ally for addressing the maze of life-disrupting symptoms.
Nicole shares some of her favorite healing botanicals for topical use, their benefits, and usage information.
Taking the time to enjoy nature—especially during the cold winter months—is an important aspect of self-care and holistic healing.
Shoulder pain is a common problem, but herbal remedies, exercise, and yoga can be used together to both strengthen the shoulders and ease pain.
Alleviating Knee Osteoarthritis 10% of males over 60 years of age and 13% of women in the same age range have symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Thankfully, there are multiple natural remedies that can help to alleviate the pain associated...
Dr. Nicole discusses the daily regimen that works best for her body and lifestyle to manage Multiple Sclerosis.
The First Signs of Multiple Sclerosis I received my Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis in early 2000. I remember it very clearly. The year was 1999. I was thirty years old. I was boarding a plane to Wisconsin to visit my stepfather, who had just been given three months to...
We are all in need of Vitamin N, nature. It’s a really easy prescription to write for yourself, and it’s free.
Listen in to this enlightening discussion on holistic wellness with Journey of Possibilities podcast host Sheryl Sitts. Sheryl and I discuss the following topics and more: Raising children with a healthy connection to nature and the outdoors Balancing the demands of...
Upcoming dates for this class have not been scheduled yet. If you have a group of at least 10 people who would like to take the class, I will happily come to you or we can schedule the class at my country property in Raymond, Washington. Please sign up for my...
Hi Nicole, I have RRMS (Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis. I was diagnosed about ten years ago and have been taking injections of Copaxone ever since. It makes travel difficult and it makes me wonder, how do you manage your own Multiple Sclerosis medications...
Teacher, TV survival expert is role model for self-sufficiency From the Chinook Observer article authored by Patrick Webb: Nicole Apelian is a survivor. She leads safari groups to Africa, teaches outdoor survival skills and competes on TV reality shows which push...
Nicole Apelian says those mustard-colored monopods are delicious. From the Portland Monthly article, authored by Rebecca Jacobson: Nicole Apelian can build a waterproof shelter from forest debris. She can start a fire in the dumping rain. And, most impressively, she...
Hi Dr. Nicole, I've been following you on Alone on The History Channel as well as reading your blog and Facebook page. I am in awe of your knowledge of and personal experiences with what works for natural healing and wellness. I was wondering if you have any...
Hi Nicole! First, I just wanted to let you know, I purchased a few of your salves and had the pleasure to use the First Aid Salve on a cut on my foot. It's a great product that helped at the time of the cut and then seemed to really aid in the healing. So, thank you...
From the Inquisitr article by Danielle McGaw: Nicole Apelian is getting a fair amount of media attention because not only is she in that group of women that are first to be on Alone, but she has some special circumstances. She has multiple sclerosis. Of course, having...