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Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, or SIBO, is a digestive disorder in which our gut microbiome is overgrown with naturally occurring bacteria. The biggest symptom of SIBO is bloating. Patients present with bloating, gas and burping, abdominal pain and all complaints worsens throughout the day. However, it does not have to be the only symptom...

Acne is often a symptom, not a condition. It represents deeper healing that needs to occur. Most commonly within the digestive system, as I call our intestines our inner skin. While this tea may not correct the issue, it can calm flares when you aren't sure what else to try. Check with your doctor before use, and this tea is ...

Almost anyone who menstrates has at one point experienced uncomfortable symptoms related to their cycle. It comes with the territory of monthly hormonal cycles. I have previously discussed the use of flax seeds and seed cycling for hormonal support, which discusses the details of how to use seed cycling for therapy, find it here.

Something I often hear from patients trying to lose weight is they are counting calories. I ask, "is it working?" and often the answer I hear is some variation of no. We tend to set a high expectation for ourselves, saying we are worthy if we meet our caloric goal for the day, and if not? That's when we...

Naturopathic medicine for mental health is vast. There are many types of medicine we can use to heal and balance our mental state. When I assess someone for a mental health condition, I not only look into what is going on mentally/emotionally, but also assess for other patterns in the body that may be contributing to our current state. While...

Something that can be tremendously helpful when it comes to making meaningful changes in your life, is to understand why you want to make the change in first place.
Understanding why we believe the things we do or act the way we do are often determined by our values. This past year I did an exercise called a value...

Happy New Year!
As we enter into 2022, I wanted to briefly discuss mental health and some ideas on how to create and maintain a healthy and balanced outlook. I have three main topic areas to discuss - the importance of play and joy, finding our values and purpose, and supplement recommendations for mental health.
There...

Cupping therapy, or cupping massage is a therapy used from ancient Eastern cultures. In my practice, I utilize glass cups that are suctioned to the back using a flame to remove the oxygen from within the cups to create a vacuum between the cup and your skin.
The cups can be left to sit dry, or with some...

As we enter into the coldest time of the year, there is no better time to start a warming, nighttime routine. One of my favorite things to help warm myself up during the cold is to make a golden milk latte with ashwaghanda.