Dr. Adam Friedman

About: Dr. Adam Friedman

Dr. Adam Friedman graduated from Bastyr University Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine program. He is now a Licensed Naturopathic, Neuro-Cranical Restructuring Practitioner, and Massage therapist- Specialized in physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He holds a Master's degree in exercise physiology along with dual bachelor's degree in pre-Physical therapy and psychology. From over 20 years, Dr. Friedman has vast experience in the health and wellness field. He has been certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and has completed the Cross Fit Level One Trainer Course.

Articles By Dr. Adam Friedman

Consumer Health Digest
Aug11

Important Discovery Made about Enzyme Activity in Suicidal Patients

The CDC reveals that suicide was the tenth leading cause of death for all ages in 2013. The same year which is also the last year the data is available, there were 41,149 suicides in the United States, meaning 113 people committed suicide each day, or one person every 13 minutes. Numerous underlying factors contribute to a person’s decision to end his/her life, and the latest study suggests an important enzyme could play a major...

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Consumer Health Digest
Jun19

How to Do Kipping Pull-Ups – By Dr. Adam Friedman

I’m going to be demonstrating the progressions for the kipping pull-up. The kipping pull-up is very popular in CrossFit. There are some who say that it’s cheating to do a kipping pull-up. The question I ask then is, “what is your goal?”. If your goal is to get big ‘lats’ and have that nice ‘V’-shape, you want to isolate those muscles, then doing a kipping pull-up is not the way to go....

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Consumer Health Digest
Jun12

Orthorexia Nervosa: The New Obsessive Eating Disorder!

Today’s topic is orthorexia nervosa. Orthorexia, from the Greek ortho – straight or correct and orexia – appetite. Nervosa is Latin for nervous but in this context it’s the psychological addiction to a belief or behavior. It is defined by its originator as, “a righteous fixation on healthy eating“. The term was first coined by Steven Bratman, MD, back in 1996, when he, himself, felt these compulsions to eat...

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Consumer Health Digest
May25

Functional Fitness: A Total Body Workout For Real Life

I’m going to talk today about Functional Fitness. Functional Fitness is based on the concept that what you do in the gym should carry-over into the real world. Biceps curls on the nautilus machine have little to do with how we actually move and use our bodies outside the gym. In technical terms; we want to do large muscle group, compound actions, utilizing multi-planar movement, with high carry-over capacity to real-life...

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Apr15

Dr. Adam Friedman – Naturopathic Physician & Massage Therapist

CHD Welcomes Dr. Adam Friedman, MS, CSCS, CMT, ND Licensed Naturopathic Physician (VT 099.0075873) Exercise Physiologist Neuro-Cranial Restructuring Practitioner (NCR) Massage Therapist Short-Term, Goal-Oriented Counselor Dr. Adam Friedman has been offering his experience in the Health and Wellness field for over twenty years. A graduate of Bastyr University’s Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine program, Dr. Adam has been...

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Consumer Health Digest
Mar31

A High Fiber Diet for Jumpstart Weight Loss

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Consumer Health Digest
Feb07

Excessive Sleepiness: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & More

Feeling tired? You’re not alone. It’s the number one symptom patients report in my practice. Excessive sleepiness (ES), also called idiopathic (or primary) hypersomnia, is incredibly common. Understand though, common doesn’t always mean normal. Let’s take a closer look at some of the factors that might lead a person to seek help for ES. Symptoms: Unremitting tiredness, inability to stay awake and/or maintain...

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