Get Help With Sleep Now This is part two of a series on sleep. You can read the first post here. In the last post I wrote about the circadian hormones melatonin and cortisol. I continue in this post, and get specific about regulating cortisol to ... Read More
Vibrant Women Over 40
As a lifelong feminist, a women's studies major, and a woman now over 50, this is Laura's special niche. Explore the components of her VIBRANT WOMEN OVER 40 Functional Medicine program. Learn about hormonal changes, nutrient-dense anti-inflammatory eating, bone and breast health, estrogen dominance, and weight loss resistance. Discover how to prevent the "normal and expected" diseases of aging. Learn to sleep well, manage your stress and worries, and keep your body strong and flexible. Delve into self-care so that you can glide through pre and post menopause feeling better than you ever have! Start with Phase 1. Then move to Phase 2.
Get Help With Sleep Now This is part one of a three-part post on sleep and how to improve it. In the second post, I'll share sleep tips that I have found most effective, from my work with a variety of patients with sleep problems. The third post ... Read More
Schedule Appointment Phase 2 is all about gut health In Phase 1 we dipped into diet and nutrient status. Phase 2 is for women who need to fix a gut problem. This may be a symptom like: Acid reflux • Belching • Bloating • Constipation • ... Read More
Get Help With Weight Loss For many of us, packing on some pounds over the winter holidays is typical. I propose the opposite this year: lose weight during December, or simply don't gain any! There's too much food in general during this time, ... Read More
Here I describe why I use the Dutch Complete Hormone test as part of Phase 1 in my VIBRANT WOMEN OVER 40 Functional Medicine program. I also use this test for younger women. I explain what this test is and why I recommend it for all women. Schedule ... Read More