COVID-19 Anxiety: 5 Ways You Can Rise Above

Much of the world is experiencing a high level of stress.  When we perceive something as stressful, our perception of it creates the same physiological response in our body whether that thing is real or not (1). And stress can manifest in many forms--anxiety, depression, or just a general sense of worry and unease. Regardless, [...]

Why Does The Most Preventable Disease Kill 1 in 5 Women?

About once every 90 seconds, a woman’s life is taken by heart disease. That’s more than the top 4 other leading causes of death combined, which include all cancers, diabetes, dementia, and lung conditions. Why has this rate remained so high when 80% of cardiovascular conditions are entirely preventable? (1) Ensuring the health of your [...]

Ancient Secrets Hold the Key to Modern Health & Vitality

Ayurveda - The Fountain of Youth In India, 5000 years before modern Western medicine began researching the connection between the mind and body, the oldest and most complex collection of wisdom created health by healing the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of the body. Much more than just a treatment of ailments, Ayurveda translates to [...]

The Secret to Lasting Energy

The modern world doesn’t promote a healthy lifestyle based on adequate sleep, proper stress management, and consistent exercise. On the contrary, the world we live in promotes the top chronic stressors including high impact exercise, insufficient sleep, and a hyper-connected mindset. Combined, all of these things can take a big toll on our body’s energy [...]

Are Plant-Based Meats Just A Fad? 2020 Health Food Trends You Shouldn’t Ignore

A couple weeks ago on The Rachael Ray Show, I showed you a few 2020 Healthy Food Trends you should either ‘toss’ or ‘try’. We highlighted some of these things, but if you’ve been watching the headlines this New Year, you know a lot has changed with our food. Steer clear of some of these [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

3 Holiday Detox Methods That Actually Work

This is the time of year we’re preparing for unavoidable overindulgence. The imminent wave of food, drink, late nights, and plenty of sweets. This joyous time can be the highlight of the year, and serves to bring us closer to each other. But, all that indulgence can leave us feeling sluggish, bloated, and a [...]

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 [...]

4 Foods That Support Fertility

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography When patients tell me they want to have a child, nutrition is often the first place I start. The foods you eat have a profound effect on your fertility.  As an integrative physician, I’ve spent the last decade working with thousands of women, many of whom were told [...]