Naturopathic Care and Hormonal Health

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Navigating Hormonal Changes with Naturopathic Care As we journey through life, our bodies undergo a series of changes influenced by hormones. From the tumultuous ups and downs of PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) and PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder) to the transformative stages of menopause, these hormonal fluctuations can significantly impact our well-being. But fear not, because naturopathic … Read more

Mental Health and Nutrition


Hey there, friends! Ever notice how what you eat can affect your mood? Sometimes a snack leaves you feeling a bit low, while other times, a nutritious meal lifts your spirits. It’s not just your imagination—mental health and nutrition are linked. Let’s explore how food impacts your mood and how you can make choices that … Read more

Benefits of Gardening

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Hey there, fellow green thumbs! As I sit here with dirt under my nails and the scent of fresh soil lingering on my skin, I can’t help but reflect on the sheer joy and satisfaction that gardening brings into my life. Yesterday, the Ancora Wellness team spent hours tending to our new garden in front … Read more

Surmounting Holiday Hurdles

Whether you’re someone who adores hearing “Jingle Bells” and “Deck the Halls” on repeat from October or you’re desperately searching for a radio station not playing christmas music, this time of year brings some inevitable, mmm, complications shall we say?  Here are some of the more common issues coming up with my patients this time … Read more

Halloween and Nutrition

How a Nutritionist Does Halloween Halloween can be a challenging time for parents and kids, fraught with food fears and battles over control. Limiting, rationing and even sometimes downright lying to our kids about their candy (Switch Witch anyone?) only causes dichotomous attitudes about good and bad foods and causes an unhealthy relationship of deprivation … Read more

Bad Habits or Coping Skills?

Folks tend to feel quite a bit of shame when they talk with their medical providers about their ‘bad’ habits.  How they:  Drink too much  Watch too much TV or mainline Netflix Vape or smoke  Use recreational substances  Eat mostly takeout or pre-prepared foods  Don’t exercise regularly Have a sketchy sleep schedule…. You get the … Read more

What Is Integrative Healthcare?

Integrative healthcare is a great fit for many people.

We’re fortunate enough to live in a time with many different medical and wellness modalities available to fit a range of needs and preferences. But the flip side of that situation can be a lot of confusion around these options. What is integrative healthcare? What is complementary care or alternative medicine? Let’s dig in and … Read more