Welcoming the Abundant Harvest

For the past month I have enjoyed the delicious taste of some fantastic locally grown heirloom tomatoes. They are so flavorful, reminding me of the … [Read more...]

Hormones – Our Friends!

Recently as I was talking with a new patient at her first visit, we started discussing the pros and cons of the use of bio- identical hormones for … [Read more...]

Hormones Affect Every Body System

Hope this finds you enjoying late spring in Sonoma County or wherever you are. Such a wonderful time of year to enjoy hiking and the natural beauty of … [Read more...]

Women’s Libido

Ahh! Many men through the ages have felt mystified about this topic. It is a central part of who we are as women and holds much power, pleasure, … [Read more...]

How Do You Embrace Change?

One of life's guarantees is that things change. We can't avoid it. It's a fact. But how we respond to it can make all the difference in our lives. In … [Read more...]

Creating Happy and Healthy Holidays

Repeated by popular demand...  As the year comes to a close, many of us have the opportunity to celebrate the holiday season with friends and … [Read more...]

The Positive Effects of Estrogen Replacement & Thanksgiving – Gratitude For This Moment

There are times when patients ask, sometimes for themselves and sometimes for well-meaning family or friends, whether it is really safe to take … [Read more...]

A Case Study – Creating Optimal Health – Body, Mind and Spirit Health

This last week I was speaking with a patient whose tests showed that her adrenal glands are poorly supporting her, leading to fatigue, anxiety, and … [Read more...]

Building and Maintaining a Healthy Body at Mid-Life

One thing that all of us want is to be in good health with plenty of vitality...forever! At mid-life, when hormonal changes usually emerge, we have … [Read more...]

Am I in Peri-Menopause? or, Am I in Andropause?

Many women ask me whether they are in peri-menopause, and the answer often surprises them. By identifying signs and symptoms and reviewing … [Read more...]