If you search ‘how to get pregnant faster’, Dr. Google leads you down a rabbit hole of contradicting and confusing information. This can result in additional anxiety for anyone who is already stressed about trying to make a baby. As a Naturopathic Doctor, I am constantly sifting through the latest research in order to provide my patients with the best possible care. Here are the top five facts medical doctors often don’t tell their patients, but I believe are key to making healthy babies.
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This Valentine’s Day, I’m pushing you to think outside the chocolate box. Forget the tacky gifts, the overpriced heart-shaped boxes, and crowded restaurants. This Valentine’s Day, focus on you, your health, and what matters most….the ones you love in your life.
As a Naturopathic Doctor who focuses on women’s health, one of the most common questions I’m asked is “so, is birth control really that bad for me?” The answer, like most medical questions, is ‘it depends’.
Time and time again I hear people say “I want to eat healthily, but it’s too expensive”. Especially during the holiday season, it’s easy to let your health take the back burner when parties, gifts, work deadlines and holiday expenses begin to pile up.
Many people think their ‘period issues’ are something they have to deal with each month. This is simply NOT true. There is no reason you should miss work because of raging emotions or cramps so painful you can’t get out of bed. Need several extra strength Advil to survive your period? ……common, but not normal.
Fibrocystic breast disease (FBD) is a fancy term for tender breasts. Ouch. FBD is very common, and typically women experience it right before their menses. Let’s talk about what FBD is and what it isn’t, along with 5 tips that will prevent you from feeling like your breasts have turned into watermelons each month.
It is hard to believe I only have one week left as a Naturopathic Medical Intern at the RSNC! Time has certainly flown by and graduating this spring is extremely bittersweet. Most of all, I will miss my amazing patients who have taught me so much throughout the year. I know I will be a better doctor because of their commitment towards living their best life possible. I wanted to wrap-up my last post as an intern by giving back to the local community. I am highlighting some of my […]
I hear it over and over again….“How am I going to get enough calcium in my diet if I don’t eat dairy?”, or “I thought I had to drink a glass of milk daily in order to have good bone health?”
Did you know that January is Thyroid Awareness Month? The thyroid gland secretes a specific set of hormones and is very important for overall health and fertility. An under active or overactive thyroid gland can have serious health implications in the body. Of most importance, it has a huge impact on your menstrual cycle, and your ability to become and stay pregnant.