Womens Health & Healing Center

Cheryl M. Hamilton, NMD
Phone: 928-515-2363

  1. Allergies? Spring Cleaning? Toxins Anyone?

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    I see a lot of patients with allergies this time of year. Spring winds, blossoms, pollen and dust can result in miserable symptoms of fatigue, itchy rashes, watery eyes and runny noses. Spring-cleaning, changing clothes after being outside, showering and changing the HVAC filters can reduce allergen exposure in the...
  2. Supplement Quality

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    Recent studies in which supplements were randomly tested have shown that products do not always contain the ingredients stated on the product label. Sometimes, the product will contain ingredients that are significantly inferior to the what is needed to create a desired effect. For example, if a product is claiming to be a herb,...
  3. Why I became a Naturopathic Medical Doctor

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    I’ve often been asked (and at times even pondered) why I became a Naturopathic Medical Doctor.   I have been interested in nutrition and health for as long as I can remember! My fifth grade science project tested the need for guinea pigs to consume foods containing vitamin C. Science has...
  4. Not So Nutritious

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    As the holidays approach, many people resign to eating healthy in order to avoid weight gain inherent to indulging in holiday cheer. Getting back to “real” food can make healthy eating simple. Unfortunately, nutrient dense “real” foods, such as an apple, a broccoli spear or a few almonds are boring....
  5. Weight Loss

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    Are you tired of dreading the mirror? Is getting dressed in the morning causing you to start the day in a dark grey cloud of depression and frustration? Do you constantly compare yourself to others, thinking everyone looks better than you because you’re overweight? Does your weight make you feel...
  6. Feeling Good In Your Skin

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    Most young women begin struggling with weight gain during adolescence when the body starts preparing for the fertile years. Fat helps to produce and maintain hormones and promotes healthy development of the fetus, as well as the mother’s milk production. Women who have less than 8% body fat are at...
  7. Prolotherapy Can End Your Joint Pain

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    Suffering With Joint Pain? Prolotherapy May End Your Agony   Gardening, biking and hiking season are here and for many people, outdoor activities are a welcome reprieve from winter. Unfortunately for some, joint pain inhibits the ability to partake in physical activity. If you’re suffering with painful joints, read on...
  8. Hormone Therapy for Menopause

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    Today’s woman is fortunate since there are several forms of hormone therapy available for those suffering with menopausal symptoms. Symptoms can be severe enough to disrupt normal daily living and include hot flashes, anxiety, insomnia, mood swings, weight gain, loss of libido, brain fog, heart palpitations, headaches, thinning hair, dry...
  9. Sex Appeal?

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    Sex Appeal?   Our culture places a lot of emphasis on sex appeal for women. Sexuality is an integral part of being human and sexual intimacy contributes to healthy relationships and individual wellbeing. However, for many women the word “appeal” is not a term associated with sex. Many women lack...
  10. Gastric Upset or Heartburn? DON’T Turn to PPIs!

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    What are PPIs? PPIs are Proton pump inhibitors. They were approved by the FDA for temporary use to heal ulcers, decrease inflammation of the esophagus, or treat excess hydrochloric acid production. These addictive drugs inhibit the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. PPI’s include such products as Omeprazole (Prilosec),...

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