Laurie Steelsmith, ND, LAc, is a naturopathic physician, acupuncturist, certified Iyengar yoga teacher and passionate spokesperson for educating and empowering women to transform their lives with better health through natural medicines and practices that work with, rather than against, the body’s own healing processes. She is coauthor of three books—the best-selling Natural Choices for Women’s Health, the critically acclaimed Great Sex, Naturally and her latest, Growing Younger Every Day. A leading advocate for natural medicine, Dr. Steelsmith is the medical director of Steelsmith Natural Health Center in Honolulu, where she has a busy private practice, and is an associate clinical professor at Bastyr University, America’s leading center for the study of natural medicine. DrSteelsmith.com
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