A Holistic and Naturopathic Medicine Resource Guide for the 2020 Holidays & The Sacred Scents of the Season Essential Oils Webinar!

By | December 20th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Due to current events, the 2020 holidays will be challenging for many. Beyond the typical holiday triggers, people will be struggling with missing loved ones and longing for the times when family and friends could gather together. The emotional repercussions of loneliness, isolation, and stress that will result from this are profound. In this [...]

Comments Off on A Holistic and Naturopathic Medicine Resource Guide for the 2020 Holidays & The Sacred Scents of the Season Essential Oils Webinar!

Dr. Sarah’s Naturopathic & Functional Medicine Instagram Links

By | December 18th, 2020|

My posts on all topics related to naturopathic and functional medicine, essential oils, and holistic health. […]

Comments Off on Dr. Sarah’s Naturopathic & Functional Medicine Instagram Links

The 2020 Holiday Season- Coping in a Time of Separation, Isolation, and Loneliness

By | December 13th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

For some people, the holidays can be a triggering event that sheds light on family divisions, substance abuse, and materialism. For others, it coincides as a sacred pause filled with worship, gratitude, joy, and togetherness. With trying times such as these, (R) it appears that all people of this country are united in a [...]

Comments Off on The 2020 Holiday Season- Coping in a Time of Separation, Isolation, and Loneliness

Essential Oils for Hormones: Holistic Support for Healthy Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone, Thyroid, and Oxytocin Balance

By | November 29th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

In a series of articles, I explored the connection between hormones and mood. This link between emotional and hormonal harmony is not only reciprocal, but many of the factors which impact them are also shared. Although this makes their interactions complex and far-reaching, it also demonstrates the connectivity between all the systems of the [...]

Comments Off on Essential Oils for Hormones: Holistic Support for Healthy Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone, Thyroid, and Oxytocin Balance

A Summary on Supporting Mood with Essential Oils & A Little Olfactory Boost to Help Feel More Gratitude

By | November 22nd, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Factors Related to Mood and Hormonal Harmony My previous series covered in depth the connection between hormones and mood. Specifically, I highlighted how estrogen, progesterone, thyroid, testosterone, and oxytocin hormones impact brain health and emotions. To summarize, hormones have been linked to a variety of psychological disorders through various mechanisms and their complex [...]

Comments Off on A Summary on Supporting Mood with Essential Oils & A Little Olfactory Boost to Help Feel More Gratitude

How Chronic Stress Hijacks the Rational Brain & How Naturopathic Doctors Can Offer Mind-Body Medicine Support for More Effective Coping Strategies

By | October 25th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

There continues to be a concerning lack of implementation of effective and agreed-upon mental health interventions to help society cope with the excessive stress, challenges, turmoil, and trauma of 2020. (R) Most disturbing, is that the young are getting exceptionally hard hit (R, R). New evidence is reporting that many children are now exhibiting [...]

Comments Off on How Chronic Stress Hijacks the Rational Brain & How Naturopathic Doctors Can Offer Mind-Body Medicine Support for More Effective Coping Strategies

Four Essential Oils Blends for Supporting the Mind-Body and Easing Tension

By | October 11th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Essential Oils, a Perfect Holistic Modality for Supporting Mental Health in a Naturopathic Medicine Practice Last week, I discussed how naturopathic doctors (NDs) can help to fill the gap in holistic mental health. This is especially relevant related to the current psychological crisis. During this time, when effective psychiatric interventions are not being [...]

Comments Off on Four Essential Oils Blends for Supporting the Mind-Body and Easing Tension

Mind-Body Medicine: Naturopathic Doctors as Support Agents for Mental Health

By | October 4th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

As we continue to navigate through the extra challenges and trials of 2020, I grow increasingly concerned with their mental health implications. Conditions only seem be worsening. Surveys have indicated that close to half of Americans are emotionally struggling (1, 2); however, certain subpopulations are impacted disproportionately. The youth, healthcare workers, and ethnic minorities [...]

Comments Off on Mind-Body Medicine: Naturopathic Doctors as Support Agents for Mental Health

VIDEO: How Your Brain and Body Suffer with Too Much Stress & Naturopathic Medicine Tips for Calming the Mind and Relieving Overwhelm

By | September 27th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Last week, I detailed how too much stress can bombard the brain resulting in forgetfulness, fatigue, fear, anxiety, behavioral changes, mental health issues, and many other seemingly disconnected symptoms. In this short 11-minute video, I review why it is imperative to pay attention to our self-care and mental health to mitigate the negative physical [...]

Comments Off on VIDEO: How Your Brain and Body Suffer with Too Much Stress & Naturopathic Medicine Tips for Calming the Mind and Relieving Overwhelm
Load More Posts

Need a new search?

If you didn't find what you were looking for, try a new search!