Before there was a blog. Before the clinical practice. Before the online workshops…there was a "tired of being tired" girl desperate to feel better.
I found myself in my doctor's office. I wanted to turn my health around but I didn't know how.
I was told everything is "fine."
What was I missing?
...I quickly realized:
When I learned about Naturopathic Medicine, there was no turning back.
The focus on prevention made so much sense to me.
I always had a "sensitive stomach," but never thought much of it until it kept getting worse and worse.
I had no idea what IBS was at the time and that this could be part of why I had low iron and was tired all the time.
I started to see lots of patients that had accepted that gas and bloating was just part of daily life, despite how embarrassing and uncomfortable it felt.
So I started to investigate and uncover underlying causes of chronic gut issues.
When I addressed the deeper imbalances, that's when my patients saw momentum.
I began to develop a gut health framework for eliminating stomach pain, navigating diet and food sensitivities, and reversing gut inflammation.
Treating the body as a whole and supporting multiple systems together was part of the "secret sauce."
This was going to be the foundation to long-term wellness. So I doubled down and learned how to heal naturally, with the whole body in mind. I learned:
Licensed Naturopathic Doctor with additional certification in IV Vitamin Therapy and BHRT.
Published “Mind-Body Approaches to Alter Gene Expression” feature in the Integrated Healthcare Practitioners (IHP) Magazine.
Mama bear, obsessed with my loving family!