17 02, 2020

What is a Naturopathic Doctor?

By |2020-02-17T12:17:19-08:00February 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 |2020-02-17T12:24:00-08:00August 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 |2020-02-12T10:51:33-08:00February 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 |2020-02-12T10:51:33-08:00April 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 |2020-02-17T12:58:32-08:00April 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 [...]

1 03, 2016

Chelsea’s Retirement Day

By |2020-02-12T10:51:34-08:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Healthy Living|0 Comments

Today was a wonderfully horrible day. Today was what we are calling “Chelsea’s Retirement Day.” I’ve been so so blessed to have worked with Chelsea for the last 6 years, and boy have we been through a lot together. As we spent the afternoon chatting like old friends, I was reminded of how well she knows [...]

15 02, 2016

Moringa – Miracle or Myth?

By |2020-02-17T13:00:11-08:00February 15th, 2016|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , |0 Comments

Have you heard of the Moringa tree? Well, I was recently asked what my opinion was on Moringa oleifera ”…the research looks good, but is it really as good for the body as they say it is?” To be honest, it had not really been on my radar. I knew of it as a "super-food,” but [...]

28 12, 2015

Jump Start 2016

By |2020-02-12T10:51:35-08:00December 28th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It’s Time! It’s Time! I feel like I’ve been thinking about this, and planning for it, and dreaming about it for months, and now it’s finally here! I can only hope you are half as excited as I am! 2015 has been an epic year to match all others. It was full of adventures, romance, excitement [...]

16 12, 2015

THANK YOU!! Now what can YOU do?

By |2020-02-12T10:51:35-08:00December 16th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|0 Comments

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT!!! It’s been 30 days, and this is my 30th Post! I accepted a challenge and have actually mede it to the end! It wasn’t always pretty. As you know, there were days I missed, and then did 2 posts another day to make up for it. There were late nights and early [...]

15 12, 2015

What you “Used to Be”

By |2020-02-12T10:51:35-08:00December 15th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|0 Comments

The same woman has curiously shown up in my life every week for the last month. Perhaps it’s the physical therapist in me, but I am fascinated by the way people move. After watching a few of this woman’s movements, I was certain that, “this woman used to be a dancer”. I really don’t want this [...]

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