Geriatric Pregnancy: Is It A Real Concern Or Just An Antiquated Idea?

As I have honed my practice over the years to focus on women’s health and hormone balance, naturally, infertility has been a growing part of my practice. However, fertility is also of personal interest to me. I am a few months away from officially being in my mid-thirties and want to have children of my
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Healthy Bugs for a Healthy Heart: Probiotics for the Treatment and Prevention of Heart Disease

From the moment we are born to the present day, we are building and acquiring a complex microbial world on and within our bodies. So much so, that the number of microbial cells make up fifty percent or more of all the cells in our bodies (1). That means we are only, at most, half
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Making Resolutions That Stick: Using Nature as a Guide to Make and Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

When I was younger I used to come up with an ambitious list of new year’s resolutions. I envisioned profound, exciting changes happening in my life along with a laundry list of accomplishments and goals I would meet along the way. Then I got older and more cynical and just stopped making the resolutions altogether.
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Stillness: A Forgotten Way To Reduce Stress

“To the mind that is still the whole universe surrenders” – Lao Tzu Winter is upon us – that magical time of year where the invitations roll in, the holiday commitments pile on top of regular life tasks, and work hours shorten, while end-of-year deadlines loom. In your best effort to meet expectations and obligations,
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Women, Beware Of Your Doctors

It saddens me that the majority of my practice are patients that have come to me as a last resort. While I would love to promote overall wellness and prevention of disease, the reality is, most people come in after they’ve seen multiple specialists and still don’t have the answers they are looking for.  
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Melatonin Melancholy? 5 Tips For a Great Night’s Sleep

It’s 2:00 am and you’ve just woken up and can’t get back to sleep. Even worse, you’ve only been asleep for a few hours because you had trouble falling asleep in the first place. You feel restless, maybe a little frustrated, and hopeless that sleep will come again. And you’re dreading the daytime drowsiness that
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Surviving Cold And Flu Season: Natural Ways To Boost Your Immune System

With kids back in school and summer vacations a not-so-distant memory, it’s time to start thinking about sweater weather, pumpkin spice mania, and cold and flus. While cold and flu season officially starts in October, I’ve already had some patients and friends catching colds and having to miss work or school. It may be hard to
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Better Than Botox? A Gentle Way To Rejuvenate Your Skin At Home

Whether we want to or not, aging is inevitable. While we all want to feel youthful for as long as possible, looking youthful wouldn’t hurt, right? We may not want to admit it but with the global anti-aging market worth over $250 billion and growing, this trend isn’t going away any time soon. While more
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