Dr. Afrouz Demehri specializes in treating women with fatigue, depression, anxiety, weight loss, hormonal imbalance especially thyroid disorders. She gets to the root cause by listening and uses evidence based scientific literature, her clinical expertise since 2007 and meeting her patients with their needs and wants. A Naturopathic Doctor by training, Dr. Afrouz sees patients in at University of California Irvine Medical Health Center in Orange County and is a sought-after speaker and writer.

How Your Thyroid Could be Impacting Your Health

Your thyroid is most likely impacting your health and you are told otherwise    Millions of Americans are suffering with feelings of fatigue, weight gain, cognitive impairment and depression. Seemingly unrelated and sometimes even attributed to other causes, the thyroid can actually be at play. Thyroid disorders can have a widespread effect on your health.…

5 steps to increase your progesterone levels naturally

  Low Progesterone? 5 Easy Steps to Increase your Levels   As previously discussed in my last post, progesterone is vital for preparing and maintaining pregnancy, especially during the early stages. Progesterone also aids in proper thyroid functioning, and has anti-inflammatory effects in the body, especially in the brain.1,2   Low progesterone have been linked…

Chronic yeast infections – What causes it and how to treat it naturally?

Chronic, Cyclical Candida Infections: What Causes it and How to Treat it   What is Candida? Vulvovaginal candidiasis, more commonly referred to as a yeast infection, is an overgrowth of a type of yeast called Candida in the vaginal tract. Approximately 75% of women will have at least one yeast infection during their life.1 Of…

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Progesterone and Peak Fertility – What your doctor is not telling you

Progesterone and Peak Fertility: When should you test your progesterone?   Progesterone is one of the most important hormones for fertility. Progesterone is only produced naturally in the body after ovulation and is essential for uterine stability. Progesterone, aka ‘pro-gestation’ hormone helps thicken the endometrial lining and aids in the formation of new blood vessels.1…