Your Thyroid Gland and Its Critical Role in Good Health

This butterfly shaped endocrine gland sits in the front of your neck and slides up and down when you swallow. The thyroid hormones it produces, … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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, … [Read more...]


This hormone is, of course, the primary sex hormone for the male body. But it plays important roles for women also in maintaining focused attention, … [Read more...]


This hormone is primarily made in the ovaries of women and testicles and adrenals of men. It has several important functions for each sex. For women, … [Read more...]

Re-Building Hormone Balance~ Estrogens

As we start a new year, I want to begin sharing with you the foundations we need to consider when re-building hormonal balance in the body. We'll … [Read more...]

Boosting Health and Well-Being through the Holidays

Once again, fall has been spectacular in Northern California. I've enjoyed the vibrant colors as I have driven thru the picturesque countryside we … [Read more...]