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Update on Clinic Practices during the Coronavirus and Shelter in Place

   Dear Patients and Friends: Consultations: We are now only doing phone consults until further notice, but want to keep those happening in a timely way for your follow up. You can call the office to schedule as your needs come up.    Nurse B12 Clinic: The Nurse clinic for Vitamin B12, ZRT blood spot tests and […]

Information about shelter-in-place and your care

Dear patients and friends: This is a challenging time for all of us as we cope with the coronavirus outbreak. Here are some actions of our office and a few pointers to help you stay well and limit your exposure through this period of time: Hormone Talk is being held online. Next talk is Wednesday, […]

Happy Spring! My Practice Approach

    Happy Spring! After all that wonderful rain, it is nice to see and feel the sun this week. Amazing how our attitudes and spirits lift with this change of nature! This issue is dedicated to exploring how my practice approach works and how it can help meet your health needs and those of […]

Bring Out Your Best in 2019

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU!   I sincerely hope this year has started out wonderfully for you and your family! May we all feel the blessings and graciousness that life has to offer. BRING OUT YOUR BEST AT EVERY AGE!   Far too often we think hormonal imbalances are only tied to menopause (and andropause), […]

Happy Holidays! Why Eat Chocolate?

Happy Holidays to each of you! As always, when I share a newsletter with you, it is dedicated to your health and well-being, yet this issue has a different flavor! Honoring that we are all humans and have some desires and habits that we enjoy, I wanted to share some beneficial health tips about chocolate […]

Where Do You Get Your Inspiration?

Life can be busy in this era, with many things that seem to demand our time and attention. There certainly are more areas in modern life for us to manage than there were for previous generations.   The tendency is to do more and more, put our energy into many directions until we can feel […]

Why Integrative Medicine?

Often I write about themes that come up in the course of working with you. This topic has come up several times lately, so let’s discuss the question-Why Integrative medicine? Modern Western Medicine is very effective in saving lives in emergencies through surgery and high tech diagnostic and treatment options. We all can benefit from […]

Creating Optimal Health in 2018

It’s a new year and the feeling of new starts, establishing new habits, new vistas of achievement are in the air! Let’s use this issue to discuss some ideas around that to help you get your intentions going and come up with a realistic plan to put them into action this year. This year in […]

Good Health and Holidays!

As a community, we have been through an intense fall. Especially for those of you who have lost your homes and property, we send loving thoughts and support to you with this life changing event. All of us are pulling together as our community heals.   Also, the holiday season is here and offers us […]

Why I Do What I Do

Never before have I worked in an area of medicine that produces the results that a Functional Medicine practice, centered on bio-identical hormones, gives to patients.  To help women and men of all ages create better quality of life and lower disease risks is very rewarding to me personally and professionally.  It motivates me to […]

Creating Happy and Healthy Holidays 2015

Repeated by popular demand…  As the year comes to a close, many of us have the opportunity to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family. It can be a time of connecting, sharing, and enjoying the gifts of life. Well, it’s the season again! And how the year has flown by with its ups […]

Why I Do This

Last week, I attended a Functional Medicine conference on The Immune System and Autoimmune Diseases.   Three days of very intensive learning to put into place in working with those of you who are faced with the challenges gut of an autoimmune disease or its prevention. I plan to give an up-coming talk on this […]

Creating Happy and Healthy Holidays 2014

As the year comes to a close, many of us have the opportunity to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family. It can be a time of connecting, sharing, and enjoying the gifts of life. Well, it’s the season again! And how the year has flown by with its ups and downs, life experiences […]

Integrative Medicine Conference Highlights

Hopefully this finds you enjoying the spring flowers, colors, smells and abundance of life all around us this time of year. I have been particularly inspired by the vibrancy of the green after the long awaited rains have come and worked their magic. So many hues of green this time of year – it is […]

Winter Reflections

Cold nights, frosty mornings, and hints all around us that winter and the holidays are approaching. Somehow, it is hard to believe we are rapidly moving toward the end of another year! I’m hopeful you will be feeling a sense of balanced health and aliveness as you gather with family and friends. Improving and uplifting […]

Maintaining Your Good Health in 2013

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s the traditional time of year to review life, what we are doing and what we want to do differently. In this issue, I want to share a few ideas on what you can do to continue to create good health this year and for the years to come. First, consider keeping […]

Staying Well Through the Fall & Winter

Have you enjoyed, these amazingly beautiful fall days like I have? The sun, the sky, the trees, and the vineyards – all in their glory as we move closer to winter. This time of year, however, can come with some increased risks to our health, the topic of our conversations in this issue. We’ll share […]