Tagged with Naturopathic medicine

Ready, Set, DETOX.

Ready, Set, DETOX.

After a long cold winter, suddenly the world outside is green and bursting with new life. Do you feel it? In a matter of days I noticed my energy shift from sluggish and introverted to bubbling with excitement. Sunshine is a wonderful thing for the soul! And spring is the perfect time to harness this … Continue reading

Super Fly Pumpkin Pie

Super Fly Pumpkin Pie

It’s Thanksgiving. Let’s eat! I love a good Thanksgiving-induced turkey coma followed by a big piece of pumpkin pie. With lots of whipped cream. This year I’m shaking things up with a wholesome version of this celebrated dessert. Here are the ingredients you won’t find in Super Fly Pumpkin Pie: Sugar – It suppresses the … Continue reading

Saddle up!

Saddle up!

Attention ladies of the equine persuasion! Join me in November at Meadow Wood Stables for The Healthy Horsewoman – a nutrition workshop and cooking class to help you optimize your athletic performance. In this course I’ll discuss essentials like nutrient timing, hydration and supplements for endurance and recovery with a focus on the female athlete, touching upon … Continue reading

Why see a Naturopathic Doctor?

Why see a Naturopathic Doctor?

Allergies, anxiety, depression, diabetes, fatigue, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, infertility, menopause, PMS, stress, weight loss… These common health concerns respond well to naturopathic treatment options. Rather than mask disease symptoms with pharmaceuticals, naturopathic therapies target the root cause of your symptoms to restore balance and optimal function. Your body has the innate ability to … Continue reading

7 tips for cold & flu prevention

7 tips for cold & flu prevention

It‘s officially fall. While I’m way excited to break out the cozy wool sweaters and trade sandals for fabulous boots, I’m not excited about my suddenly sore throat and runny nose… Ick! I’m sick. The body has a mean way of reminding us when we haven’t been good to ourselves. I’ll admit it: lack of … Continue reading

Treat the root cause of weight gain.

Treat the root cause of weight gain.

Many factors aside from eating too much contribute to unwanted weight gain, including food allergies or sensitivities, inflammation, hormones, emotions, stress and toxins. Since obesity is a major risk factor for cancer, heart disease and diabetes, getting to the root cause of your struggle is a top priority to help you feel better and prevent illness in the future. Here are … Continue reading

Totally Stressed Out?

Totally Stressed Out?

Stress is responsible for the majority of visits to the doctor. Stress can be physical, environmental, mental-emotional, social and even spiritual. Naturopathic doctors like myself help people suffering from the ill effects of stress on a daily basis, including these common concerns: Abdominal weight gain Anxiety and depression Binge eating Difficult menstrual periods Digestive concerns … Continue reading