Dr. Afrouz Demeri 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 at University of California Irvine Medical Health Center in Orange County and is a sought-after speaker and teacher.

8 Natural Therapies for Low Estrogen

8 Natural Treatments for Low Estrogen   Hypoestrogenism refers to lower than normal levels of estrogen in our body. This is a normal physiologic response in postmenopausal women, but is a concerning find in women trying to conceive. Although less common than low progesterone, hypoestrogenism requires proper diagnosis and treatment to prevent long-term health consequences.…

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Relative Estrogen Dominance – What is it and what to do about it?

A Brief Look into Relative Estrogen Dominance Syndrome   Although many of us think of menopause (and perimenopause) as a phase in women’s lives where hormones begin to decline, it’s actually common for some women to experience abnormally high estrogen levels. When women have a deficiency of progesterone during this phase, estrogen is in a…

Five Infections That Promote Hashimoto’s Disease

  Now that we’ve covered some ground in my previous posts on common symptoms, sources, and herbal treatments for Hashimoto’s Disease, I want to discuss a lesser known link that could be causing and perpetuating this autoimmune disorder—Infections. Unfortunately in both traditional and alternative medicine, the infection link is often overlooked, however as long as…

Balancing Hormones, the natural way!

  Hormones are chemical messengers that travel throughout the body byway of the bloodstream. When things are good, the organs and glands work together to regulate hormone production. When production is even slightly off balance, the entire body can feel it. There are the expected hormonal milestones in life—puberty, childbirth, perimenopause, menopause—where hormones surge and…

Grave’s disease – A hyper thyroid

Graves’ Disease: The Mind and Body Behind It   Michelle had been through the wringer. Her blood tests were good…but she felt ill all the time. A woman in her late twenties, she suffered extreme anxiety, restlessness, mood swings, fatigue, irregular periods, and muscle weakness. She was more afraid of losing her mother than sad.…