PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)
PCOS is a prevalent condition that results in irregular menses, acne, hair growth, hair loss, infertility, and elevated glucose levels. Dr. Katie offers testing for PCOS, but will also look at previous lab work. Traditional medical treatments often involve prescription medications or birth control that can have unwanted side effects. Treating your PCOS naturally is effective and safe. Dr. Katie will provide you with a regimen of diet and herbal remedies customized for you.
PMS, endometriosis, amenorrhea, irregular periods, heavy periods, painful periods… these are common complaints that Dr. Katie can treat naturally by first uncovering the cause. Dr. Katie offers hormone testing via blood or saliva if needed. Herbs are often used to regulate the cycle.
PMS includes painful menses, irritability, bloating, acne, food cravings, fatigue, headache, etc. during the week before menses. There are many potential causes of PMS including elevated estrogen, hypothyroidism, imbalanced hormones, sluggish liver, low nutrient levels, inflammation, or even food sensitivities. Schedule with Dr. Katie to feel better before your menses.
Did your mood or memory change? Did your metabolism shift? Are you having hot flashes or food cravings? Menopause is a normal stage of life, but it is also frustrating and uncomfortable at times. Dr. Katie uses several natural methods to reduce the difficult aspects of menopause.
Unsure which birth control is the best option for your body? Do you want to stop taking birth control in order to become pregnant? Do you have irregular menses following the cessation of hormonal contraceptives? Or are you having side effects from your oral contraceptives? Hormonal birth control can cause deficiencies in several nutrients resulting in fatigue and acne, and can also be taxing to the liver. Dr. Katie can help balanced your hormones after going off birth control and support your body while on birth control.