I believe every woman should have a Naturopathic doctor.
From puberty through menopause, an expert naturopath can be a valuable guide to her decision making about health.
Women's Health Means
Really Listening & Advising — Not Just Lab Tests & Referrals
Most Primary Care doctors don’t take the time to listen to Patients.
They are paid to see lots of Patients and order lots of tests. They are not paid to spend time explaining your test results and educating you.
Often, they miss learning about vital aspects of your health. They do not grasp what you’re experiencing within the framework of your life and history.
I listen -- carefully listen -- to everything you tell me.
Then I take the time to explain how lifestyle choices you make (diet and exercise for instance) have profound effects on your current and future health.
Natural, Effective Approaches to the Health Challenges of Adolescence
The first major threshold in a woman’s health occurs in adolescence. Puberty.
Good medical guidance here can establish habits and behaviors that promote lifelong health. Accurate, comprehensive information about her body and how it functions can help a young woman make safe, informed health decisions.
There are effective, natural approaches, including dietary changes, exercise advice, vitamins, herbal formulas and homeopathic remedies to deal with issues, such as irregular periods, painful cramping, mood swings or acne.
I review all the options and work closely with young women to create the personal treatment plan best suited to their individual needs.
An Expert in the Special Needs of the Reproductive Years
I understand and am experienced in treating the issues that women face throughout their reproductive years. I’ve helped many women who struggle with Infertility. Others with PCOS, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, fibroids, breast health concerns, recurrent yeast & bladder infections.
I bring 3 decades of experience and insight into each of these concerns, drawing upon skills, knowledge and expertise in natural therapies to get results, often where conventional medical approaches have failed.
Effective Natural Alternatives to Conventional HRT for Managing Peri-Menopause
Peri-menopause presents women with the challenges of erratic cycles, heavy flow, hot flashes, night sweats, headaches and mood fluctuations.
Most women do not need conventional Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) to deal with these challenges. You can avoid the potential risks of using a product derived from pregnant mares’ urine and synthetically derived progestins that are not natural to our bodies.
Let me show you how the correct combination and regimen of herbs can often improve symptoms & relieve distress. Some women may need short term bio-identical hormones (BHRT) derived from plants. BHRT mimics, chemically, exactly what our bodies used to make in our younger years.
Yes! There’s Life -- Full, Exciting, Pain-Free Life -- After Menopause!
Once a woman has not had her menstrual cycle for 12 months she is considered in Menopause.
Now the focus shifts to preventing or managing heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis. New issues emerge, ranging from weight gain to sleeping challenges.
Often, these health matters are wholly new issues for a woman.
They don’t have to be limiting.
I have helped thousands of women remain active and energetic.
The proper regimen of diet, exercise and supplementation can have remarkably positive effects on your ability to be the person you want to be and enjoy this next phase of your life.