Nutrient Depletions Caused By the Pill

In my experience, 95% of all prescription drugs, including hormonal contraceptives (oral contraceptives/the pill, patches, IUDs, injections, etc.) cause nutrient deficiencies in the body. This is because of the additional actions that the drug has on the body in addition to the intended action of preventing pregnancy – it may block the absorption, and/or use more of these nutrients for its detoxification/breakdown… … More Nutrient Depletions Caused By the Pill

Infertility & Vitex Agnus-Castus

Using herbs to increase your chances of conceiving … More Infertility & Vitex Agnus-Castus

Homeopathy: A Definition

The 7 things you need to know to understand homeopathy and how it works … More Homeopathy: A Definition

Discover Your PMS Type

 Ladies, Listen Up! If you’re like 80% of women, you know your period is coming because of a few characteristic symptoms – you turn into a raving Xena-like woman (see above), start bawling your eyes out for no reason, eat a couple pounds of chocolate, balloon to the size of a house, etc. This is … More Discover Your PMS Type

Bringing Balance Back with Acupuncture

In case you haven’t heard about acupuncture, it’s a very popular medical practice that entails stimulating points of energy within the body by inserting a very, very tiny needle into the skin. Most people find it to be painless, relaxing, and an overall pleasant experience. As a student of naturopathic medicine, I use acupuncture every … More Bringing Balance Back with Acupuncture

What Is Herbal Medicine? And What Does It Have To Do With Me?

I’m so glad you asked! Also known as botanical medicine or phytomedicine, herbal medicine refers to using plants for various medical purposes – a.k.a. to get you looking and feeling better. Herbalism has a long history and tradition of use outside conventional medicine, and is the most widely used form of medicine around the world … More What Is Herbal Medicine? And What Does It Have To Do With Me?