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Focus on the Small Wins

We can be tough on ourselves. Focusing on what we should have done versus what we have accomplished. Perfectionism gets in the way of our progress. Instead, if we focus on our small wins, we can accomplish far more and achieve greater happiness.

Aug 19th, 2021
Mindful Sun(Screen) Exposure

Sunlight therapy has long been a healing modality in naturopathic medicine. It has been known to prevent cardiovascular disease, depression, and obesity. Some sunscreens can have a negative impact on health.

Jun 22nd, 2021
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Feb 25th, 2021
Moving Forward in 2021

As you reflect on 2020, there were many unpredictable circumstances.  If you were to do it all over again knowing what you know now, what would you do differently?  We can move forward with the lessons that we learned from this past year to make 2021 a yea

Jan 3rd, 2021
Ways To Stay Positive And Proactive Against the Coronavirus

There is no treatment for coronavirus (COVID-19) just yet. Prevention, mainly hand washing, is our best way to stop the spread. There is minimal to no risk in incorporating additional ways to support your overall immune system and well-being.

Mar 13th, 2020
Are You Eating Too Much Nickel?

Nickel allergies are increasing in the U.S. The most common reaction to an allergy to nickel is hand eczema. A naturopathic doctor can help to identify it and provide a healthy, low nickel diet.

Aug 27th, 2021
Boosting the Immune System

These are just four ways to boost and protect your immune system. With more sleep, exercise, scheduling an appointment with your acupuncturist or naturopathic doctor, achieving health through proper immune function is essential for health and wellbeing.

May 13th, 2021
COVID Fatigue: Prevention is everything

One of the principles of naturopathic medicine is prevention.  Frequent hand washing, physical distancing, and wearing your mask when in close contact with others is going to greatly help reduce spread within San Francisco.

Jul 21st, 2020
Using Acupuncture to Provide Relief to Arthritis

More than 50 million Americans are diagnosed with arthritis each year. Acupuncture provides a natural, safe, and effective alternative to these pharmaceuticals by attacking arthritis at its source instead of just treating symptoms.

Mar 13th, 2020
Beating the Winter Dry Skin

Is your itchy, dry or scaly skin getting to you? The wintertime is usually the worse season for dry skin, especially for people with skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema.

Jan 16th, 2020
Can Your Cell Phone be The Cause of Your Health Problems?

The biological effects of ElectroMagnetic Fields (EMF) affect everyone regardless of whether a person feels it. EMF come from cell phones, wi-fi routers, hybrid cars, smart meters, computers, and many more technological and electrical gadgets.

Nov 18th, 2019

2013, Senate Resolution 221 recognized naturopathic medicine and its value in providing safe, effective, and affordable health care.

Oct 8th, 2019
Fibromyalgia and Hormone Imbalances

Fibromyalgia is often defined as generalized pain and tenderness, and unexplained fatigue that can vary in severity with pain and poor sleep.  It is more common in women and symptoms are aggravated during hormonal-related events, such as pregnancy and meno

Sep 11th, 2019
Hormone Testing in Menopause

Treatments to provide support for menopause and decrease the risk factors of lowered levels of hormones can be tailored for women based on lab testing.

Jun 6th, 2019

The thyroid gland regulates the metabolic functions of the body and regulates body temperature. A growing number of Americans are experiencing low thyroid function, also known as hypothyroidism.

Jan 25th, 2019
Balancing Stress

Stress can be a positive aspect of our lives. It can keep us focused, alert, and at the top of our game. However, too much pressure can be detrimental to our health.

Apr 10th, 2018
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