• hormone imbalance

Hormone Imbalance and Breast Cancer Risk: Reducing Estrogen Dominance

Hormone imbalance increases the risk of breast cancer, and estrogen dominance is one of the most common hormonal imbalance conditions in women. Learning about hormonal balance and healthy estrogen levels now is paramount to maintaining the health of your body and breasts during and after your reproductive years. Read more about the beneficial type of [...]

  • What Is NAD+? Everything You Should Know About NAD-Boosting Supplements

What Is NAD+?

What Is NAD+? Everything You Should Know About NAD-Boosting Supplements In partnership with Tru Niagen®, I’m honored to share the potential health benefits of this daily supplement as well as the rigorous science behind it. All opinions below are mine. Sometimes, I feel like 2020 has put a pause in my daily routine and it’s [...]

  • 9 Unexpected Signs You May Have PCOS

9 Unexpected Signs You May Have PCOS

9 Unexpected Signs You May Have PCOS  Most women who have PCOS don’t know they have it. PCOS is a difficult condition to diagnose because it presents differently in different people, and doctors often look at symptoms individually, instead of as a collective whole.  For a long time, doctors believed ovarian cysts must be present [...]

  • Natural Remedies for Women's Hair Loss

6 Natural Remedies for Women’s Hair Loss (Grow Thicker, Longer Hair!)

If you’ve been feeling jealous of lush, bouncy locks while your own hair seems flat, thin, and even prone to falling out, fear not! Holistic medicine is here to help.  Hormonal changes, nutrient deficiencies, and even stress can all impact hair growth, causing you to feel self-conscious and anxious about your hair. The secret for [...]

  • chronic fatigue syndrome exercise

Exercising with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Living with chronic fatigue syndrome is tiring not only for the mind, but for the body as well. High endurance exercises can leave you feeling exhausted for days. I always tell my patients with chronic fatigue to take it easy when trying to keep fit and active— go at YOUR OWN pace and view your [...]

  • black health and racism

Is Racism a Public Health Crisis?

Do you think racism has an impact upon health? Research validates what many Black Americans have known for a long time: that racism is still very prevalent in daily life, and it dramatically impacts the approach to healthcare, wellness, and preventative care. The wellness community is in a unique position to see the detrimental effects [...]

  • Reboot Your Health Post-Quarantine

How to Reboot your Health Post Quarantine

We’re anxious to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, and to get back to our regular routines--school, work, and being able to do things together.  But how will we rejoin the world, and what changes will we need to make in order to reclaim our health and wellbeing, while not forgetting the lessons this global [...]

  • Self-Care During Coronavirus: Your Personal Wellness Retreat

Self-Care During Coronavirus: Your Personal Wellness Retreat

Has social distancing, emotional stress, and learning to cope with the reality of a pandemic taken a toll on your wellbeing? Would you rather swap all those worries for a week-long get-away with chef-prepared meals, yoga sessions, and afternoons spent gratitude journaling? Well, jet-setting to a faraway destination might not be an option right now, [...]

  • east west medicine immune solution

The East West Medicine Immune Solution

Within each of us is a complex system of cells, proteins, and signaling molecules constantly adapting to new intruders, bacteria, and viruses that threaten our body. This is the immune system and is the body’s first line of defense in keeping us alive and healthy. What a Western approach often overlooks, though, is how the [...]

  • Wellness Retreat

7 Ways to Change Your Life: Health & Success Through a Wellness Retreat

Have you ever experienced a wellness retreat? An opportunity or chance to really focus on your personal health and well-being?  It sounds indulgent but can be a life-changing strategy in your wellness toolbox. Often, the journey to wellness is confusing and overwhelming. I hear this from patients all the time.  Or, they have the information [...]