The Gut-Brain Connection Infections and other imbalances in the gut result in an inflammatory response in the brain. The inflammatory cytokine theory is well established in the scientific literature and is being embraced as the number one cause of depression. But...read more
"But I don't feel stressed!" I hear this a lot from patients when their body is telling me otherwise either through lab work, radial pulse or other clinical factors. Explaining that there are many physiological causes of stress often is helpful. Financial or...read more
I often hear from female patients that they have been prescribed oral contraceptives without hormone testing. Perimenopause, low libido and even depression or skin issues can be rooted in an imbalance. Why not test to see what is actually going on? In Functional...read more
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I am passionate about medicine that is natural, evidence-based and effective. Helping you restore vitality is my goal. Learning to manage stress, eat well and rest deeply are crucial. Overdoing it, combined with the wrong diet has long term health consequences. I discovered this the hard way. At a young age I developed joint and gut pain. Like many, this was chronic and didn’t make sense. I couldn’t handle stress and my energy diminished. With chronic brain fog and hormonal imbalances developing, I never felt at my best.
Luckily I met my doctor and began making changes gradually. Since recovering I have dedicated my life to helping others with digestive distress, autoimmunity and hormone imbalance. Taking a holistic approach allowed me to recover without medication or surgery.