Ask Dr. Meletis, N.D.

Ideas for Reducing Holiday Stress

Q. I am feeling guilty about not getting excited about the holidays like I use too. I am a parent of two wonderful young kids and have a loving significant other, but over the last couple of years I am just not feeling the joy around the winter holiday season like I use to. I am finding it more stressful and I feel worn out. Do you have any advice?
Ideas for Reducing Holiday Stress

Surviving Cold Season

Q. Dr. Meletis, I can’t figure out why I seem to get sick every year during the cold season, yet other people never seem to get even a sniffle. Do you have any insights as to why I am so susceptible to getting colds?
Surviving Cold Season

Ashwagandha: Ayurveda's Most Highly Acclaimed Adaptogen

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is not just another adaptogenic herb; I find the clinical applications for this herb absolutely amazing. I am pleased to report that both self-directed consumers and the scientific community have finally discovered the amazing and broad benefits of Ashwagandha.
Ashwagandha: Ayurveda's Most Highly Acclaimed Adaptogen

Men’s Health: Feeling Old and Tired

Q.  I’m a 40-year-old man with three awesome kids and a loving partner but I feel like I can barely show up to life. Honestly, I can’t believe how tired and overwhelmed I feel! Advise?

Men’s Health: Feeling Old and Tired

Coping with Menopausal Symptoms

Q:  What should I do to help my body cope with symptoms of menopause? I’m fine one moment, then the next second, I am having a hot flash or get brain fog.
Coping with Menopausal Symptoms

Managing PMS Symptoms

Q. What can I do to manage my PMS symptoms?
Managing PMS Symptoms

Why all the Hormone-Related Conditions in Women?

Q: As a holistic doctor, what is your take on why it seems the last couple generations of women have been having their periods earlier and earlier, and there seems to be more endometriosis, fibroids, cancers, etc. Something just seems wrong or off.
Why all the Hormone-Related Conditions in Women?

Brain Power: Nurturing your Billions of Neurons*

Let's take a look at some compelling nutrients and botanicals that can help you tend to your 100 billion nerve farm called the brain.
Brain Power: Nurturing your Billions of Neurons*

Heart-Nurturing Goals

When supplementing a heart-healthy diet, I encourage my patients to focus on four major heart-nurturing goals.
Heart-Nurturing Goals

Cordyceps to Support Athletic Performance*

Q: I’ve heard that the mushroom supplement Cordyceps can support athletic performance. Can you tell me more?
Cordyceps to Support Athletic Performance*

About Dr. Meletis, N.D.

Chris Meletis, N.D., has more than 25 years of experience practicing natural medicine. Based in Portland, Oregon, he shares his vast knowledge with fellow healthcare providers and his patients, and generously give to those in need. A lecturer and author, Dr. Meletis as written over a dozen books and hundreds of national articles. He was named Naturopathic Physician of the Year in 2003 by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and was inducted into the National University of Natural Medicine Hall of Fame in 2018.

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