Cancer Genetic Testing by Ambry Genetics

We’re now offering Hereditary Cancer Multi-Gene Tests by Ambry Genetics.  The tests cover common cancers including breast cancer, prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, ovarian cancer, etc. We highly recommend cancer genetic testing if one has close family members with cancers. Testing is done with saliva sample, therefore no blood draw is necessary. Insurance billing is provided […]

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MRT Food Sensitivity Test

Yet another food allergy/sensitivity test? Yes, another one, which may be just the right test to uncover your unknown food sensitivities! MRT stands for Mediator Release Test. It was introduced to me by a dietitian, who has been using this test to help her patients with IBS, migraine, and autoimmune diseases. It was eye opening […]

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Alopecia areata

Alopecia areata is a distinct form of hair loss, in which bald patches are easily noticeable. It can occur to the scalp, beard, eyebrow, and even arms and legs. Even though alopecia areata is a benign condition and often has no associated symptoms, it often causes significant emotional and psychosocial stress to the patient.   […]

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Chronic Hepatitis B

“Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B is transmitted when blood, semen, or another body fluid from a person infected with the Hepatitis B virus enters the body of someone who is not infected. This can happen through sexual contact; sharing needles, syringes, or other drug-injection equipment; […]

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

With the high-stress lifestyle being the norm in our culture, a lot of people experience chronic digestive symptoms, such as gas, bloating, constipation or diarrhea, along with other non-gastrointestinal symptoms such as fatigue, migraine, and insomnia. If work up with a gastroenterologist is negative for Celiac disease or inflammatory bowel disease, the patient will most […]

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A Personal Story

I, as a naturopath, always takes pride in my “walking the talk”. I eat a mostly vegetarian diet, with fish about two times a week. I eat lots of fresh vegetables and fruits. I drink water only. I eat sweets no more than once a month. And I exercise a few times a week, with […]

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Bioidentical Hormone Therapy

Bioidentical hormones are hormones that are identical in molecular structure to the hormones human body makes. They typically refer to sex hormones, such as estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. They are best known for their use in treating menopausal symptoms in women, although they can be used for other therapeutic purposes. Bioidentical hormones are available in […]

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