Feeling Dismissed by Your Doctor? 3 Ways to Navigate the Healthcare System as a Woman

At Minneapolis Integrative Medical Center, the vast majority of our patients are female. My estimate is that we treat about 85% female patients and 15% male patients. The “why” of that is not because women have more health issues than men, or that they’re hyper-sensitive and seek out treatment. It’s more often because they’ve been… Read More

The Potential Side Effects of Hormonal Birth Control

Let’s get this out of the way up front: This isn’t an article bashing birth control, because the way you choose to maintain and control your fertility is up to you. However, it’s also important to be an educated advocate for your own health. When you’re having that conversation with your provider about what birth… Read More

What You Need To Know About A Nutritional Approach To PCOS

Just diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and not sure where to start? We’re here for you! While PCOS is one of the most common endocrine disorders for women of reproductive age, integrative treatment options are not well understood. This often makes women with PCOS fearful about the future of their hormonal health and fertility.… Read More