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Dr. Laurie Marzell N.D., N.C.M.P.

 Naturopathic physician
Certified Menopause Practitioner

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Welcome to our online journal and home to all of our published content. Chalk full of resources to enhance your mental and physical health, we provide natural solutions and practical applications so you can live your best life! 

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Winter Newsletter 2020

One of the biggest misconceptions I observe with patients, is that they “wait” until menopause has occurred before seeking hormone support.  Ovarian function usually starts declining in the mid-forties.  This decline of estrogen can cause symptoms such as bone loss, anxiety, depression, loss of energy, sometimes irritability, and sleep disturbance.  The textbook definition of menopause […]

Things You Did Not Know About Estrogen: Misconceptions by Patients and Doctors

You used to enjoy it.  What happened?  You are tired, busy and your husband thinks you just don’t care anymore.  Did you know that this situation is so common in post-menopause that there is a diagnostic code to describe it?  Hypoactive desire disorder is a lack of libido; interest in sex.  Yes, you are not […]

Sex, Who Cares?

Hormone Therapy: Does Your Doctor Understand It? You may have waited a few months to see your primary care doctor or gynecologist. Now you are in the waiting room. You may be fanning yourself to relieve the hot flashes that occur throughout the day and night. Lately you have been waking up at 2:00 a.m. […]

Hormone Therapy: Does Your Doctor Understand It?

  The midlife transition can be difficult for many women.  Sex hormone levels such as estrogen, progesterone and testosterone drop dramatically.  This may seem, to many, to be part of the natural process of aging.  After all, such high levels of hormones are no longer being produced to facilitate reproduction. In reality, women have receptors […]

Hormone Replacement: Is it Safe?

  The Story of Naltrexone: Happy Hormones to the Rescue How would you like to feel happier, have less pain and inflammation and prevent cancer to boot?  Sounds too good to be true? Introducing an old drug with some new tricks.  Naltrexone was originally approved years ago to treat drug addiction.  It worked by blocking […]

Low Dose Naltrexone: Using An Old Time Drug To Stop Your Body From Attacking Itself

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