Dr. Holmes explores the common presentations of digestive complaints and explains how people can determine if they may have bacteria or yeast overgrowth. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a growing concern for a percentage of the population dealing with gastrointestinal issues but is well treated with naturopathic medicine.
Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition where endometrial tissue, normally located in the uterus, is also present in other parts of the body such as the fallopian tubes, abdominal cavity, and on the ovaries. Symptoms of endometriosis include severe menstrual pain, pain related to sexual intercourse, chronic lower back or pelvic pain, fertility issues, the formation of endometrial cysts, and more.
More and more people are getting in on the myriad of benefits gained from integrating a regular meditation practice into their routines. Studies have shown that meditating regularly improves sleep, enhances brain function, and reduces anxiety.
As a naturopathic doctor who is board certified in naturopathic oncology, I work with chronic disease and provide integrative cancer care. I also use acupuncture extensively in my practice. Going through cancer treatment is extremely stressful for patients and their families. By providing complementary oncology care, I love that we can educate, improve a quality of life, and help recovery of so many people.
The immune system is essential to our overall health, and is impacted by our diets, lifestyles, and outside environmental factors. Many people do not have an understanding of just how complex our immune systems are and what components all work together to fight disease and protect the body.