Natural Remedies Specialist

Discover Health

Integrative Family Medicine & Naturopathic Doctors located in North Beach, San Francisco, CA & San Mateo, CA

Today’s medical world is filled with medications and procedures that fix one thing at the expense of another. Naturopathic physician Dr. Youngren takes a different approach. At Discover Health, located near North Beach in San Francisco, she combines traditional medicine with natural remedies to enhance the body’s ability to heal itself. If you’re looking for a doctor who takes a holistic approach, contact Dr. Youngren today. Call the office or book your appointment online.

Natural Remedies Q & A

What is a naturopathic doctor?

Naturopathic doctors like Dr. Youngren take a natural approach to managing their patients’ health. Trained as primary care providers, they use traditional medicine techniques, such as cancer screening, and combine them with alternative, natural remedies.

These doctors believe in the body’s amazing ability to self-heal and self-regulate, and approach diseases as an imbalance in the body’s natural state. Dr. Youngren treats symptoms to give relief but also works to find the underlying causes of your symptoms to eliminate it and thereby eliminate the symptoms.

What types of natural remedies improve your health?

Preventive care is just as important to a naturopathic physician as it is to a traditional medicine doctor. To prevent future diseases, Dr. Youngren focuses on optimizing your health and wellness. She recommends eating a diet rich in whole, real foods and exercising every day.

She also encourages patients to engage in stress-reducing activities, such as meditation or yoga.

If needed, Dr. Youngren offers a wide variety of progressive treatments to enhance your wellness, including:

  • Medical nutrition
  • Herbal medicines and supplements
  • Homeopathy
  • Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy

What conditions can natural remedies help treat?

At Discover Health, Dr. Youngren treats a range of chronic and acute conditions. She address any imbalances patients may have and the diseases in which they manifest. Some of the most common issues her patients face include:

  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Digestive Issues (Bloating, Gas, Reflux, Constipation, Loose Stools)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Menopause
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Low Mood
  • Anxiety
  • Metabolic Imbalances (Diabetes Type II, High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure)

When you see Dr. Youngren, she uses tests and procedures to determine the source cause of your condition. To establish this, she may administer specialty testing and diagnostic procedures like:

  • Hormone testing
  • Digesting analysis
  • Nutrient analysis
  • Cardiovascular testing
  • Diabetes testing
  • Inflammatory markers
  • Food sensitivity testing
  • Functional genetic testing
  • Brain chemistry analysis
  • Stress hormone panel
  • Heavy metal testing

When you want an alternative to modern medicine, consider natural remedies with Dr. Youngren. Call Discover Health today to schedule your appointment or book online.