Anxiety and Hormones – Natural Ways to Calm Down

Do you feel yourself feeling anxious for no reason?  It could be related to your hormones. Anxiety is something many of us deal with on a regular basis due to stress in our lives. However, there are times when individuals can experience anxiety for no particular reason.  Sure stress, is often a cause for anxiety, but could an underlying hormone imbalance be the what is making you feel uneasy, unsettled, and not at peace?  In my experience, the answer to this is yes. Many women suffer from anxiety related to fluctuations in their hormones that can occur before the menstrual period, before menopause (perimenopause) and in menopause (post menopausal).  This… Read More

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Taking a Functional Approach to Your Healthcare-Discover the Power of Functional Medicine

Recently I was interviewed by health coach Julie Smith from www.juliesmithcoaching.com.  We had a frank discussion about what functional medicine is; how this approach to healthcare is different; and why it’s so powerful. Watch the video and for more information on the who, what, what and how of functional medicine read more here. Who is a functional medicine practitioner? Examples of practitioners that practice functional medicine can include Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Chiropractors, and Acupuncturists. What is functional medicine? Functional Medicine focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease, not just symptom treatment. Functional medicine examines every factor involved including symptoms, genes, environment, and lifestyle factors to treat the… Read More

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