7 Causes of Fatigue & How to Increase Your Energy

Fatigue is the number one complaint that brings patients into my office. Below I share how I approach low energy and give tips to help you increase your energy. I often find that by working on diet, gut health, hormones and detoxification my patients feel revitalized and experience increased daily energy. 7 Causes of Fatigue Nutrient Deficiencies. Both B12 deficiency …

Best General Practitioner! 2014 Best Of Oakland and the East Bay

Firstly, thank you! Secondly, THANK YOU! I am incredibly honored to be practicing medicine in Oakland and to receive such recognition from my patients. I am filled with gratitude for the support I have received from all of you. I love the work that I do. Helping people achieve health, understand their bodies and reclaim their lives brings me great …

Ending Your Energy Crisis with Essential B12

Could vitamin B12 be the key to ending your energy crisis? Vitamin B12 is one of those nutrients you may think you’re getting in spades, but in reality, you could use a little boost. After all, B12 is an essential nutrient that helps keep energy and cognitive function high and blood and nerve cells working at optimum levels. Sources of …

Understanding Hypothyroidism: Diagnosis and Treatment

Understanding hypothyroidism both diagnosis and treatment is important in getting the care you need. In this country, thyroid disease is affecting approximately 20 million people, the majority of which are women. Thyroid disease is often a case of overactive thyroid (hyperthyroid) or under-active thyroid (hypothyroid). Understanding Hypothyroidism Diagnosis and Treatment What Causes Hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is much more prevalent in the …

Naturopathic Medicine in Oakland, California

It is with great pleasure that I announce the opening of my new California Natural Medicine practice. I will be practicing Naturopathic Medicine in Oakland’s Grand Lake area beginning in September. My office is located on Grand Avenue in the same space as Awaken Chiropractic, a wonderful group of holistically minded practitioners. The space is beautiful, comfortable and family friendly. A …

Is Fat Slowing Your Brain Down?

Is Fat Slowing Your Brain Down? In this article we’ll explore how the wrong kind of fat can seriously affect your brain and how to biohack your brain health. New research is showing that the fat you eat may be affecting how well your brain is functioning. For a long time, the nutrition and medical community have been concerned with …

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic medicine is based on the belief that the human body has an innate healing ability. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) teach their patients to use diet, exercise, lifestyle changes and cutting edge natural therapies to enhance their bodies’ ability to ward off and combat disease. NDs view the patient as a complex, interrelated system (a whole person), not as a clogged …

Gluten Sensitivity: More Common than Once Thought

Doctors have long suspected gluten to be a trigger, if not the cause of some of the symptoms their patients report. Many patients experiencing a range of symptoms from IBS to migraine headaches have experienced relief  from their issues by removing gluten from their diet. A recent article entitled, “Clues to Gluten Sensitivity“, provides information that explains why a gluten free …

5 Heart Healthy Foods + What Foods to Avoid

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in America. Heart disease is created through a combination of factors, one of which being diet. And while there is no one food that will cure heart disease, there are some healthy foods that you can add to your diet to help repair damaged cells and nourish your heart. Here are 5, easy to eat; heart healthy foods that can help improve your health.