Healing Hot Flashes With Diet, Supplements and Natural Medicine

Healing Hot Flashes With Diet People often ask me if there is a special diet for healing hot flashes.  And I assure them that there is.  To begin with the basics, I encourage people to eat a diet that is rich in plant foods— with only about 20% or less of one’s daily caloric intake Read More …

Using Energy Medicine to Assist In Healing A Trauma

Offering Energy Medicine While I work as a naturopathic doctor in Los Angeles; I also practice shiatsu massage and energy medicine.  In fact, many of the people who come to see me—report that it is the most therapeutic part of their visit. A Little Bit About My Training Long before I went to medical school, Read More …

The Health Benefits of Soybeans

There A Lot of Myths About Soybeans War has been waged against the innocent soybean.  And I feel obliged to finally stand up and say something to defend this much maligned and harmless legume.  Among the many accusations that have been wielded against the harmless bean include: accusations of allergies, estrogen like effects and adverse Read More …

The Difference Between Treating a Disease Versus Curing it

The Difference Between Treating Versus Curing a Disease Recently, while on my way to the office, I had a very interesting conversation with an UBER driver. He wanted to know what I felt was the main difference between prescribing drugs to treat disease and the use of naturopathic medicine. And I found myself in an Read More …

A Weekend Review Of Bio-Identical Hormone Restoration

The Bio Identical Hormone Restoration Therapy Conference Getting away from Los Angeles, and my busy schedule as a naturopathic doctor, can sometimes be a challenge.  And last weekend, April 25-26, was no exception. Still, it was an amazing two days that I spent in Las Vegas, Nevada at the SLS Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Read More …

The Effects of Childhood Trauma Can Last for Years

The Trauma of Childhood Can Last for Many Years The ways in which childhood trauma and abuse can impact a person’s health for years to come is a disturbing idea to contemplate. We would like to believe that once a child has left an abusive or stressful living situation, they can then begin to live Read More …