14 09, 2020

Staying Safe during “Smoke Season”… Yuck!

By | 2020-09-14T11:10:41-08:00 September 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hello all of my West Coasters, This is crazy. As if we didn’t have enough to think and worry about, this smoke is unprecedented. Up in Washington, and likely other coastal areas, there has also been fog which makes it seem like the air is a little better, but please still be careful. Those smoke particles [...]

22 04, 2020

Happy Earth Day 2020

By | 2020-04-22T13:15:45-08:00 April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Earth Day! What are you doing to celebrate? It’s definitely an interesting year, as some say Mother Earth is recuperating. You’ve seen the stories. Dolphins are returning to the clear water in the canals in Italy. The pollution rates plummets in major cities allowing clear views.  Closer to home (and, yes, really really close to [...]

18 03, 2020

COVID-19 – Be Smart, Be Helpful, Be Proactive, Be SAFE!

By | 2020-03-18T12:49:34-08:00 March 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

So this Coronavirus situation is changing so fast that it’s hard to keep up. Up in Washington, our schools are got closed for at least 6 weeks, and I know we aren’t the first, nor will we be the last.  It’s all very interesting for me to watch. Some people are panicking, overwhelming our stores and [...]

17 02, 2020

The 6 Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

By | 2020-02-17T12:31:23-08:00 February 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vis Medicatrix Naturae - The Healing Power of Nature Naturopathic medicine recognizes an inherent self-healing process in people that is ordered and intelligent. Naturopathic physicians act to identify and remove obstacles to healing and recovery, and to facilitate and augment this inherent self-healing process Tolle Causam - Treat the Cause The naturopathic physician seeks to identify and remove [...]

17 02, 2020

What is a Naturopathic Doctor?

By | 2020-02-17T12:17:19-08:00 February 17th, 2020|Categories: Healthy Living|0 Comments

In California, a Naturopathic Doctor is a licensed primary care doctor. We graduate from accredited medical schools that specialize in naturopathic medicine. I think there are only 7 in all of North America. During our training we complete all of the same course work that a medical doctor does. We take all of the science-based classes…the [...]

22 08, 2018

How to stay healthy in all of this smoke!

By | 2020-02-17T12:24:00-08:00 August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Healthy Living|0 Comments

Oh goodness, it’s been quite a summer for poor air quality on the entire West Coast. Please stay safe, and healthy. Here are a few things that may help.   The simple things: Avoid being outside as much as possible, of course. Definitely don’t exercise outside. Use your air conditioner even if you don’t need it [...]

13 02, 2018

How to Get Rid of The Cough!

By | 2020-02-12T10:51:33-08:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Oh goodness, this year’s cold certainly comes with a cough that never ends. It has a lot of drainage, a slight fever, challenging fatigue, and this horrible cough.   If you have gotten over it quickly, awesome!   If not, and you are stuck with the lingering irritation that seems to just cause more irritation, here [...]

28 04, 2016

How to Introduce Solid Foods to Infants

By | 2020-02-12T10:51:33-08:00 April 28th, 2016|Categories: Healthy Living|0 Comments

It’s hard enough to figure out what to feed ourselves, now-a-days, so I totally understand the confusion around how to introduce solid foods to your infant. 2 Common Misconceptions and my Opinions: The most common recommendation to start with is rice cereal. This is baffling to me. Rice is inherently constipating for children. Plus, it has [...]

19 04, 2016

Heartburn Medications and Dementia!

By | 2020-02-17T12:58:32-08:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , |0 Comments

CLICK HERE FOR THE NBC NEWS REPORT As a Naturopathic Doctor, my goal is to always to support the body’s natural and essential functions, or physiology, throughout the course of treatment. This can be accomplished by helping patients to identify and remove “obstacles to cure,” such as, unhealthy eating habits, environmental toxic exposures, use of pharmaceutical [...]