6 Secrets to Healthy Travel

When was your last vacation?

If you’re like most people, it’s probably been too long!

I don’t know about you, but even though it is so hard to actually commit the time to taking a vacation, I always find that some time off refreshes and rejuvenates me and I come back to work/everyday life better off, especially when I engage in “healthy travel”!…

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Salmon and risotto

Blackstrap Tamari Salmon

Salmon and risottoI have a tradition with my husband of giving him a gift of a meal of his choice, cooked by me.  He can choose anything he wants to eat, and I have to figure out how to make it!  This is usually fun for both of us and gets me to cook things outside my usual repertoire.…

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Sleep tracking

My 5 best wellness apps

“Efficiency is intelligent laziness” – Anonymous

It probably won’t surprise you that I’ve had many a coworker, friend, and family member tell me “you’re so efficient!” And I always respond with the quote above.

I’m always looking for intelligent shortcuts to help me do more with less effort.

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Master your habits, achieve your dreams

"Success does not come to You, You Go to It"

Becoming Better Than Before

I have found a kindred spirit!

I first became aware of Gretchen Rubin when she was a guest on the James Altucher Show podcast and after that she seemed to pop up EVERYWHERE in my life: on other podcasts, on a poster in the subway, on The Social TV show, via patients reading her book, etc…

Why was she suddenly so prominent?…

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Pregnant belly

Fertility Awareness Method

Trying to get pregnant?

Or, looking for natural (non-hormonal) birth control?

Empower yourself with the Fertility Awareness Method!

What is the Fertility Awareness Method? 

The Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) is a natural practice for determining when a woman is most fertile.  …

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Case study

The other vaginosis: Cytolytic vaginosis case study

Education concept: Case Study with optical glass

Do you know BV?

Many women have heard of bacterial vaginosis (aka BV), which is a condition in which the Lactobacilli bacteria normally present in the vaginal canal are depleted and other bacteria overgrow, causing abnormal vaginal discharge.

But, did you know that there is another type of vaginosis that can cause abnormal discharge and other symptoms of vaginitis?…

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Vaginitis: What’s going on “down there”?

VaginitisEver felt itchy “down there”?

Or had some “weird” discharge?

Or both???


Most of us have had some of these symptoms at some point or another, right?

In my practice, I have a special interest in women’s health, including naturopathic gynecology, so I see A LOT of female patients who want help with symptoms like:

  • Itching
  • Burning (oh the burning!)
  • Chronic discharge
  • “Funky” smelling discharge

Today I’m going to break down the most common reasons for vaginitis, aka vaginal discomfort and vaginal discharge.…

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