Q: Chris, you’re trained as an acupuncturist but you’re also one of the best functional medicine clinicians I know. How did your work evolve to where it is now? A: In my 20s and early 30s I struggled with a complex, debilitating illness. On my journey back to health it became clear to me that addressing the underlying causes of disease, rather … [Read More...]
Dr. Sara has done a great job teaching you about how important hormones like cortisol are to your health. Here is another tool you can have to help keep your cortisol on track you can stay lean, energized, and focused this holiday season. Learn about the link between cortisol and carbs to get through the holiday season. Because cortisol manages your blood … [Read More...]
As Thanksgiving approaches, I want to help you make a conscious effort to avoid the whole post-feasting exhaustion and "long winter's nap" comes from a carb and grain overload. All I want for my tribe is to avoid spiking and plunging our collective blood sugar on Thanksgiving. May we ignite joy, not inflammation! Every bite of food, whether it’s part of a … [Read More...]
Meditation? Being still? Who has time to sit around! These are some of the reactions I hear from clients who want peace and calm in their life and their hormones, but the treadmill of life keeps them running a million miles an hour. Let’s pause before this busy holiday season revs up and get into a pre holiday mindset on how to go into the holidays armed with … [Read More...]
“We are all meant to be wild and independent and free, our hearts filled with a ferocious passion for life.” If that quote resonates with you at all, I suggest you read more from its author in this month’s book club title by Brendon Burchard, “The Motivation Manifesto: 9 Declarations to Claim Your Personal Power.” We all know that self-help books can sometimes … [Read More...]
Nothing wrecks your hormones faster than unmanaged stress. However, stress in and of itself is not a bad thing. A healthy dose of stress can motivate you to high levels of productivity and performance. The key is to manage your stress so that it doesn’t spiral out of control, and cause all sorts of health and hormone havoc. Meet Cortisol: Your Main … [Read More...]
If you’ve ever despaired that your sweet tooth is the bane of your existence, stop what you’re doing and go get a copy of my dear friend’s new book, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet. You’ve probably heard of JJ Virgin - she’s a clean-eating, smoothie-sipping, burst-training goddess after my own heart – and her latest book tackles a subject that even I struggle with … [Read More...]
WHY DR. SARA?
Dedicated to Helping Women Balance Hormones Naturally
I believe in eating your leafy greens rather than popping synthetic pills. I believe in Ayurveda, integrative medicine, + yoga to cultivate your vitality. If this is the doctoring you seek, you’re in the right place!