One symptom that is hardly discussed is water retention and bloating caused by PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome. PCOS affects up to 20% of women and up to 30% of those women have what is called hyperaldosteronism; which means aldosterone is higher … [Read more...] about Water Retention and PCOS
Current events, family demands, and work can cause stress and impact women’s health (and men’s too). These days, it can feel like all of these and more are contributing to how you are feeling mentally and physically. As a naturopathic doctor, I am … [Read more...] about Stress and Women’s Health
If you’re living with chronic pain, it can be difficult, if not impossible, to perform daily activities or enjoy time with friends and family. Chronic pain causes disruptions in your life that make you feel hopeless, but there are options available … [Read more...] about Options for Non-Surgical Pain Relief
As we continue enduring the hottest months of the year, many people are struggling to find ways of safely exercising in the heat. The gyms have closed again, making it difficult to get motivated. However, staying active is an important part of … [Read more...] about Safely Exercising in the Heat
Women between the ages of approximately 45 and 55 years old will experience perimenopause and menopause. One of the biggest complaints I hear from patients is that they cannot sleep. They toss and turn all night and never feel well-rested. This may … [Read more...] about What is the connection between menopause and insomnia?
Perimenopause: What is happening in my body? As a naturopathic doctor in Gilbert who specializes in women’s health, I hear a lot of stories from women who are not sure what is happening in their bodies. They are 45-50 years old, are exhausted, … [Read more...] about Perimenopause