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5 Reasons Why You Might Have Low Energy

5 Reasons Why You Might Have Low Energy Low energy, also known as fatigue, is an extremely common symptom that I see in my practice. Low energy can have a profound impact on how we live our lives - we can experience changes in our work performance, our ability to participate in physical activity, how [...]

In-Person vs Virtual Naturopathic Consultations: What are the benefits of each?

In-Person vs Virtual Naturopathic Consultations: What are the benefits of each? For patients seeking out naturopathic medicine, they have the opportunity to book both in-person and virtual naturopathic consultations (sometimes referred to as telemedicine appointments). There are benefits to both in-person and online naturopathic consultations and the choice to select one over the other is [...]

A Naturopathic Approach to Preconception Care

A Naturopathic Approach to Preconception Care What is preconception care? The preconception period is the timeframe before becoming pregnant. Your health during this period is very important for overall fertility and pregnancy outcomes. The goal with preconception care interventions is to better understand your current health status and to identify risk factors that may lead [...]

PCOS – A Naturopathic Approach

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) A Naturopathic Approach Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex condition influenced by metabolic, hormonal, and inflammatory changes within the body. It is one of the most common endocrine disorders and is estimated to impact between 5-10% of women of reproductive age. Although being extremely common, PCOS is widely under diagnosed [...]

The Microbiome and Estrogen: What’s the Connection?

The Microbiome and Estrogen: What’s the Connection? Understanding how our microbiome influences our health has become a very important topic, and for good reason. Research has begun to highlight its role in areas such as immune function and neurotransmitter production. But what about estrogen? Cue the estrobolome. The estrobolome refers to a collection of bacteria [...]

The Benefits of Ovulation

The Benefits of Ovulation (besides supporting fertility) Many people are surprised to learn that ovulation is important for more than just fertility. Once an egg is released from the ovarian follicle (ovulation), the follicle develops into the corpus luteum. The corpus luteum produces large amounts of progesterone. Progesterone has so many wonderful health benefits including: [...]

Summer Newsletter 2021

Newsletter: Summer 2021 Summer is finally in full swing! Give me all of the sunshine, ocean swims, nature hikes, camping, and fresh local produce. The summer season really is an amazing and vibrant time and I hope you are enjoying whatever summer means to you! Besides enjoying the best of summer, I have some big [...]

Women’s Health Spring Newsletter 2021

Newsletter: Spring 2021 I am excited to announce the launch of my quarterly newsletter! I absolutely love educating and supporting women in my practice as well as through my social media outlets. I wanted to take this connection even further by creating another platform for all things pertaining to women's health that would be accessible [...]

Menstrual Cycle 101

Menstrual Cycle 101 I mean you know… but do you really know? There is so much going on during the menstrual cycle. I want to break it down so that we have a better idea of how this process occurs. This also helps to lay the foundation for when we talk about kinks in the [...]

Dietary Reset: Back to the Basics

Dietary Reset: Back to the Basics Happy 2021! January is always the time when people want to get their health back on track after a few weeks of well-deserved holiday indulgence. I am commonly asked what is the best “detox” or best “diet” to reset the body after the holidays. While there are many promoted [...]

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