In my practice, I treat a wide variety of conditions including thyroid disease, autoimmune illness, rheumatoid arthritis, food sensitivities, eczema and metabolic issues. What do they all have in common? Intestinal permeability, or leaky gut. Research around leaky gut has existed for decades but it’s an often-overlooked cause of chronic imbalance in the body. In this next video in my gut health series, I explain: exactly what leaky gut is,… Read More
First in my series about gut health: what exactly do I mean when I talk about digestive wellness? How does it get off balance? How do we fix it?
Dr. Maura’s tips for naturally supporting the immune system.
In this month’s update, Dr. Maura talks women’s health on the Z Living network, blogs for the Huffington Post blog on safe herbs for pregnancy, and gives you a look at her favorite meal delivery service.
Dr. Maura explains what naturopathic doctors do: the conditions they treat, the modalities they use, and how you’ll feel different after working with these kinds of healers.
I love treating pregnant moms: it’s a time of great amazement, when we watch what the human body is capable of. Moms-to-be sometimes feel great and sometimes don’t. Some support for uncomfortable aspects of pregnancy need support, to be sure. In this article, I talk about herbal remedies for some of the top pregnancy complaints: morning sickness, insomnia and prolonged labor.
This month in the Huffington Post, I write about an issue I see quite frequently in practice: IBS. Did you know that 84% of IBS patients suffer from overgrowth of bacterial in their small intestine? Rosie is a 30-year-old banker with very long work hours who came to see me with symptoms of gas, bloating and constipation. She had stomach cramps after eating, stubborn acne and a weight gain of… Read More
In this article I talk about natural immune boosters that can help you avoid colds and flu.
In this fall’s newsletter, we’re talking about all things pregnancy and fertility. Meet one of my favorite fertility acupuncturists! News includes the connection between birth control and MS and antidepressant risk and pregnancy. And get yourself in shape so you stay flu-free this winter. Find out my favorite food for fighting candida and gut overgrowth.
Check out my suggestions in this summer’s letter on everything you need to get through the summer healthy and happy, as well as breaking news on detoxing, stress and autism. More must-reads: my recent blog on curing eczema. More must-reads: my blog post on how to cure eczema and a blurb on my favorite natural sunscreen of all time (it’s made in Brooklyn!).