Get Help With Sleep Now This is part one of a four-part blog series 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 ... 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 hormone 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. Phase 3 is in the works!
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, like: Acid reflux • Belching • Bloating • Constipation • Diarrhea • Gas • ... 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. Order ... Read More
This post describes the difference between conventional and functional blood labs. It also provides information about how I do Functional Medicine blood labs. Schedule Appointment Conventional Blood Labs When you get blood lab results from ... Read More