As they say, "March blows in like a Lion…" This year it seems like spring arrived early with a warm and dry January followed by some wet weather in February. The hills are green and the pollen counts are rising. With this unusual weather, we have seen our patients who suffer from allergies come in sooner and more symptomatic than usual. We expect it will be a tough season for allergic people.Read More
Most of us gain weight over the holidays. You may be experiencing symptoms such as bloating, digestive upset, brain fog, disrupted sleep, increased joint pain, fatigue and food cravings. A recent study has shown that the average American gains about a pound over the holidays, but that pound never comes off. This weight gain accumulates from year to year, contributing to the obesity epidemic. Weight gain appears to be more significant in overweight individuals who typically experience about 5 pounds of weight gain over the holidays. Another study demonstrated that although body weight did not dramatically change over the holidays, the body composition did change and not for the better. In this study the percent of body fat increased, likely due to increased alcohol and sugar.Read More
San Francisco Natural Medicine is San Francisco's premier naturopathic medical clinic. Founded in 1989 by Carl Hangee-Bauer, ND, LAc, one of California's first licensed naturopathic doctors, SFNM has become one of the largest and most respected naturopathic medical clinics in the state. In 2014, we are celebrating our 25th anniversary serving San Francisco and Bay Area residents.
We revamped our site to provide you with ongoing and up-to-date information about our clinic, our doctors, and how natural medicine can be an effective part of your health plan and goals.