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NUTRITION & MENTAL HEALTH
Mood – Depression – Anxiety….are linked to your digestive health
Mental health and our sense of emotional well-being can be derailed by digestive impairment. Did you know 70% of your body’s serotonin production takes place in our gut? How about the role short chain fatty acids produced by your intestinal flora play in preventing anxiety? Join Dr. June Stevens as she shares the latest updates on the relationships between chronic stress, nutritional deficiencies, and genetic predispositions and the impact they may have on your mental emotional well-being.
DR. JUNE STEVENS, ND
Dr. June Steven’s ND grew up on a farm in Maine and has always had a love for plants and a deep appreciation for being out in nature. Her healthcare career path began in the United States Navy working as a registered nurse followed by pursing her true passion - Naturopathic Medicine. She received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ and completed her residency program in Scottsdale AZ. She also holds a Bachelors degree in Nursing form the University of Southern Maine and, most recently, completed a Master’s Degree in Nutritional Biochemistry from the University of South Florida, College of Medicine as well as, an Advanced Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine.
Dr. Stevens was the founder and Medical Director of the Naturopathic Heart Institute of Tucson until December 2015, at which time she moved her practice to Northern California in order to be closer to family. In January of 2016, Dr. Stevens opened her new private practice, NOR CAL Natural Medicine, here in Redding CA. where her emphasis is in cardiology, men and women’s health.
Recognized as a subject matter expert in naturopathic, integrative and functional medicine approaches to health, Dr. Stevens seeks to determine the root cause of her patient’s condition, respects their unique biochemical individuality when developing a personalized treatment plan and strives to educate and empower her patients to become active participants in their healthcare. Dr. Stevens also has a vision of putting the “Health Back into Healthcare” by enhancing, expanding and supplementing our current medical model.
For more information please visit:
Website - www.drjunestevens.com
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/drjunestevens
Lunch is available ($8 donation is recommended)
For more information contact Redding CAMFT Program Coordinator, Scott La Fein, at email@example.com