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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! 

  I am sure many of you are planning to hit the gym in the New Year to start 2019.  It is a great idea for a fresh start and your body will love it, eventually.  But sometimes muscles not used  to new movements can be sore and painful afterwards.  One of the biggest mistakes […]

Make The Most Of Your Workouts & Prevent Sore Muscles

  Mushrooms have incredible effects on supporting the immune system.  One of the best ones to help you fight all the bugs and flu is the shiitake mushroom.  I must share my favorite soup recipe that was presented on a Dr. Oz segment by Mao Shing Ni, L.Ac., DOM, Ph.D.  It is delicious, and every […]

Eat Your Mushrooms

  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?

  Sex should never hurt!  But sometimes it does, particularly in menopausal woman. Healthy function of sex organs requires sex hormones.  When there is a decrease, such as occurs in menopause, tissues suffer.  Countless receptors for hormones are present in genital tissue and surrounding areas.  Without hormones, these tissues change.  Mucous secretion decreases, vaginal walls […]

Ouch! Sex Hurts!

  We want to make getting stellar healthcare as easy as possible, so we have composed a list of our top 3 most frequently asked questions to help educate in our beliefs and ensure complete comfortability. Our top 3 areas of expertise are: Food Allergies/Nutrition, Hormone Replacement Therapy, and LDN in treating autoimmune ailments. Below […]

Our Top 3 Questions Answered

        Male Menopause? What does that mean? Only that male production of sex hormones decline with aging in men as they do with women. Unfortunately, men are often not given the attention that women are concerning the changes in hormones. Some men actually have good levels of testosterone even into the 60’s, […]

Andropause: What is Male Menopause?

  Midlife and older women grew up in a wonderful era.  If you were a part of the 60’s and 70’s, you were a part of an age of social consciousness, the antiwar movement, equality and respect for all races, and women’s equality.  We were also a part of, dare we say it?, the sexual […]

Starting The Sexual Revolution All Over Again?

  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

  Would you like to lose weight, but have difficulty avoiding sugary snacks and deserts?  Are you moody and difficult to get along with?  Is your energy minimal at best?  Do you feel like falling asleep after a meal?  All these problems can be connected to problems with blood sugar.  A good point has been made […]

The Inside Scoop on Sugar

  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 for sex hormones, […]

Is It Safe Not To Take Hormones?

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