Many of you have asked me about the current season of the flu. I always encourage you to get educated so you can make smart, informed decisions about your health. But confusion and misinformation about the flu abounds. What exactly is the flu, how long does it last and how is it spread? What is the flu vaccine and does it work? Should I get vaccinated and should I vaccinate… Read More
SIBO: Understanding Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth
What is SIBO? Small intestine bacterial overgrowth and how to get rid of it.
Treating Leaky Gut: The 4 R’s (Part 2)
This video is about The 4Rs: Part 2
Heal Your Thyroid with Herbal Medicine
I continue to blog about herbal medicine over at The Huffington Post because I’m passionate about healing people with gentle, non-toxic and natural plants, given to us by the earth. Herbs really do have incredibly healing properties, no more so than when it comes to thyroid, and specifically autoimmune thyroid disease. Read on for my top picks for herbal medicine to treat autoimmune disease of the thyroid, otherwise known as Hashimoto’s disease.
Treating Leaky Gut: The 4Rs (Part 1)
In my last video, I described leaky gut and its connection with a variety of conditions from skin issues to autoimmune disease to weight gain. If your gut is in a state of impermeability, it does not have to remain that way. Leaky gut is treatable and the first step toward treating much of the chronic problems I see in my practice. We naturopaths use use something called the 4R approach… Read More
Leaky Gut: The Basics
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
Getting Started with Gut Health
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?
Four Tips for Boosting Your Immune System
Dr. Maura’s tips for naturally supporting the immune system.
December 2015 Newsletter
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.
What is Naturopathic Medicine?
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.