The Gut-Hormone Connection

Gut Health and Hormones — what does one have to do with the other? As a Naturopathic Physician with a focus on female health, I see a lot of patients with hormone imbalances.  They are often surprised when I start asking about their gut health and order comprehensive gut health labs as part of their […]

Coping with Postpartum Depression during a Global Pandemic

Coping with Postpartum Depression during a Global Pandemic It is estimated that up to 1 in 5 women will suffer from maternal mental health disorders, such as depression or anxiety, during or post-pregnancy.  In fact, maternal mental health disorders, like postpartum depression, are the most common complication of childbirth.  This can emerge as either a […]

Postpartum Depression Quiz

Is it Postpartum Depression? Take the Quiz to help you find out… 1 in 5 women suffer from postpartum depression, yet many women wonder if they may be one of the ones going through it.  For that reason, I wanted to provide you with a tool to help you determine if what you are feeling […]

Do You Have Glutamic Acid Sensitivity?

Do you have Glutamic Acid Sensitivity

Feeling anxious, moody, or having trouble sleeping or with your digestion? You may be sensitive to an amino acid found in many seemingly healthy foods, including grains. While whole grains can be a good source of fiber, B vitamins, Iron and Magnesium, they also have an amino acid that can make them a poor choice […]

6 Types of Toxins in Your Body Right Now and How to Lower Your Toxic Burden

6 Toxins in your body right now

6 Types of Toxins in Your Body Right Now and How to Lower Your Toxic Burden Does everyone really need to detox? Doesn’t our body come complete with an innate ability to detoxify? The answers to both of those question is: “YES”. We all need to detox daily, and we all should do a comprehensive […]