Stress: The Disease of Modern Life

Welcome to a new decade! You made it through hectic holidays, travel adventures, and weeks of delicious comfort food. But beginning this new chapter of our lives doesn’t mean the stress is over. Perhaps you’ve committed to an ambitious “boot camp” January workout, overextended your finances during holiday shopping, or are having trouble sleeping after [...]

By |2020-01-11T16:35:25+00:00January 11th, 2020|Men's Health, Prevention, Wellness|

Travel Health: Your Guide To Healthy Pre And Post Travel

It’s the holidays, and Christmas Break for many families, and that usually includes some travel. Whether it’s an exciting vacation, a much-needed break, or getting in the car to see family or friends, there are health precautions to take to make sure you don’t get sick. I think we can all agree that there’s [...]

By |2020-01-08T05:30:40+00:00December 21st, 2019|Wellness|

3 Steps to Balance Hormones Naturally

As women, our hormones are one of the most important aspects of our health and wellbeing. Your hormones change throughout the month, influencing mood, weight, energy levels, cravings, and more. When your hormones are in balance, you feel great -- happy, energetic, confident, focused, and in control of your life.  But if your hormones fall [...]

By |2019-12-08T04:44:20+00:00December 8th, 2019|Wellness|

Intermittent Fasting Benefits for Women

Intermittent Fasting Benefits for Women Intermittent fasting is becoming an increasingly popular tool for weight loss, energy, mental clarity, and more.  The idea behind intermittent fasting is simple: you eat all your calories within a specific window -- for example, between 12-6 PM -- and you fast outside of that time. Switching between fasting [...]

By |2020-01-10T04:35:30+00:00October 24th, 2019|Wellness|

How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture has been a staple of Chinese medicine for more than 2000 years. The acupuncture process sounds strange at first -- inserting needles all over your body seems like an odd way to feel better -- but acupuncture is a powerful tool when it comes to your wellbeing.  As an integrative physician, I’ve spent [...]

By |2020-01-17T13:56:36+00:00October 24th, 2019|Wellness|

Acupuncture For Hormonal Imbalance

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Hormone imbalance is one of the most common health issues I see in my patients. A lot of women struggle with hormonal changes, as well as symptoms like fatigue, anxiety, heavy or irregular periods, decreased libido, and mood swings. Often, hormone imbalance is the culprit.  Hormones play such [...]

By |2019-09-11T11:15:58+00:00September 10th, 2019|Hormones & Reproductive Health, Super Women, Wellness|

How To Prevent Bloating After Eating

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography We’ve all had that feeling before -- the heavy, dreaded discomfort of belly bloat after a meal. Bloating is not fun. It can cause pain, make you self-conscious, and even hurt your productivity and self-esteem. There are a lot of possible reasons you get bloated after a meal. They [...]

By |2019-09-11T11:16:15+00:00September 10th, 2019|Detox, Prevention, Super Women, Weight + Fitness, Wellness|

What Women Should Know About Preventing Heart Attacks

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Heart disease is the number one cause of death for women in the United States[*]. Heart attacks claim the lives of more than 500,000 women every year, and related cardiovascular issues like strokes are another leading cause of death.  I don’t want to alarm you, but you should know [...]

By |2019-09-06T17:07:47+00:00September 5th, 2019|Prevention, Super Women, Wellness|

PCOS Diet: How to Lose Weight and Feel Better

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography You may have heard of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a reproductive issue caused by a hormone imbalance. It affects about one in 10 women of childbearing age [1], and it can cause some challenging symptoms: fertility problems, weight gain, hair growth, and more.  I’ve worked with thousands [...]