Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a set of symptoms accompanying the luteal, or the second phase of a woman’s reproductive cycle. For some women, this inhibits their sleep, social schedule, and productivity for up to half of the days in the month. If you think that hormones have something to do with PMS, you’re right! PMS symptoms are essentially hormone aberrations and the resulting inflammation. From a naturopathic perspective, these symptoms are a sign of a physiological imbalance and can be … [Read more...] about Yes… PMS Symptoms Are Optional!
Pregnancy is the beginning of an ecstatic transition, leading to a rite of passage unlike any other. The joy of conception comes with a renewed responsibility for one's health, and the information available can be overwhelming. As a Naturopathic Doctor (ND) I spend countless hours helping women sort through these messages to determine what is important for that individual and why. During prenatal visits we assess health, establish nutritional strategies and plan for primary care and social … [Read more...] about Naturopathic Support for a Healthy Pregnancy