Can You Modify Your COVID-19 Risk? The Answer is Yes!

Can You Modify Your COVID-19 Risk? The Answer is Yes!

In the world of public health, understanding the timeline of infectious illness is paramount to saving lives and minimizing suffering. In other words, there is an evolution of illness, from an exposure to a latency phase, to symptom development to resolution. It does...

Ask Dr. Amy: Seasonal Allergies in Children

Ask Dr. Amy: Seasonal Allergies in Children

A parent, frustrated with her daughter’s seasonal allergies, asks Dr. Amy if there are natural solutions to reduce the risk of recurrence. Dr. Amy reviews household cleaning and prevention ideas, as well as how a licensed naturopathic physician might address seasonal...

What Did You Do For Fun Today?

What Did You Do For Fun Today?

...,,, a simple question that has a lot of people scratching their heads! I was treating a patient recently who shared with me a host of complaints: digestive issues, sleep problems and pretty severe acne. She wanted a naturopathic perspective on finding balance and...

Say Goodbye to the Girls

Say Goodbye to the Girls

I woke up today without my beautiful breasts. Swapped them out for no cancer -- a pretty good deal for me. I had cancer on only one side but opted for removing both breasts due to my genetic predisposition. Now my mind is clear, my spirits are happy, and I know my...

Stuff Those Cabbages

Stuff Those Cabbages

Toward the end of summer, I am inundated with a number of things: a list of projects I did not quite have time for, happy memories of swimming in ponds and rivers, and a few too many heads of cabbage from our local farm share. I have gotten pretty good at making all...

Energy Pin Balls!

Energy Pin Balls!

When my kids were little—I had 3 under the age of 4--- I remember thinking sometimes they just seemed like pin balls, they’d get all stirred up from whatever they were playing, they’d be zipping around the house or yard, bouncing from one place to the next, sometimes...