How to Manage Endometriosis Naturally

Endometriosis is an undiagnosed disease for millions of women. Bloating, abdominal pain, rectal pain, and heavy periods are just a few of the symptoms that women with endometriosis experience. And once diagnosed, your options are often limited. It doesn’t have to be this way. As an integrative physician, I’ve worked with thousands of [...]

By |2019-05-17T14:22:39-04:00May 15th, 2019|Wellness|

5 Ways to Beat Depression During Menopause

Middle age -- I hate the term, but let’s define it. Middle age begins around 50 and last until about 65, and it can be a tough transitional time for women. You often have lifestyle changes like retirement and empty nesting, accompanied by the hormonal changes of menopause. These are some of the many [...]

4 Natural Ways to Ease Chronic Pain

Have you ever had chronic pain? It can make your days miserable, sap your concentration, and literally change your personality. The closest I ever came to chronic pain was a back sprain and I couldn’t focus for a week. I can’t imagine how difficult it must be to deal with pain, day in and [...]

By |2019-04-22T09:37:34-04:00March 26th, 2019|Wellness|

5 Simple Ways to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

As women, our brains are easily influenced by our hormones. When your hormones are balanced, you feel great. You have energy and you’re on it. But if your hormones are off -- whether you’re low in estrogen or progesterone, or high in either of them -- you’ll feel tired and moody, and you’ll [...]

By |2019-03-26T16:39:49-04:00March 15th, 2019|Wellness|

Put Yourself on Your List: 8 Holiday Self-Care Tips

The holidays are a time for celebration. They bring out the best in us -- gratitude, gift-giving, love, family, friendship, and more. But as wonderful as they are, holidays can also get stressful quite quickly. While we look forward to seeing family and friends, the pressure of managing gifts, traveling, and even family dynamics [...]

By |2018-12-11T16:29:19-04:00December 7th, 2018|Wellness|

Holidays Got You Feeling Stressed? Here’s What to Do

It’s so easy to get frazzled during the holidays. Gifts, parties, outfits, in-laws -- it can be challenging to manage your stress and energy with so much going on, especially because stress tends to sneak up on you if you don’t keep an eye on it. Many people don’t realize that the more stressed [...]

By |2018-11-30T03:02:23-04:00November 30th, 2018|Wellness|

IS VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY IMPACTING YOUR MOOD, WELLBEING, AND HORMONES?

Are you getting enough vitamin B12? You want to make sure you have plenty of this amazing vitamin. B12 is a building block for wellbeing. Your body uses it for a wide variety of things, including smooth brain function, hormones, vibrant skin, and mood regulation. About 15% of Americans are deficient in vitamin B12 and [...]

By |2018-11-12T10:15:36-04:00November 8th, 2018|Wellness|