Meet Dr. Ari Calhoun, ND
Naturopathic Doctor and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner
Dr. Ari Calhoun is a Naturopathic Doctor and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner who is passionate about helping her clients achieve an optimal state of health. With a background in clinical research, she blends the wisdom of ancient medicine with the cutting-edge knowledge gained from modern science. She feels strongly that each of her patients is a unique complex being who requires an individualized comprehensive approach in order to facilitate healing. Dr. Calhoun’s strengths come from her commitment to helping her patients find the root cause of his/her illness and her faith in the body’s incredible ability to be restored.
Her passion for Naturopathic Medicine as it applies to woman’s health arose from battling her own difficulties with long-term amenorrhea and infertility. Her own struggles have given her the opportunity to dive deeper into the research and acquire a huge base of knowledge surrounding both conventional and non-conventional therapies for balancing women’s hormones and addressing the many facets of infertility. After a number of physician’s had told her conception was not an option, her beautiful daughter Mya is a true testament to the body’s ability to be restored through the help of natural therapies.
As a Naturopathic doctor, Dr. Calhoun incorporates a number of healing modalities when caring for her patients, including, medical based nutrition recommendations/diets, herbal medicine, nutrient supplementation both intravenously and orally, regenerative medicine (including PRP and stem cell therapy), and lifestyle medicine recommendations.
Her true desire is to help her patients understand their health on a deeper level, provide answers to unanswered questions, and ultimately, facilitate healing,
Hormone balancing for woman dealing with any of the following conditions: PMS, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), amenorrhea, infertility, hormonal migraines, acne, menopausal symptoms, hypothyroidism, low libido, withdrawal from birth control, postpartum depression, HPA axis dysfunction, and more.
Hormone balancing for men who battling low sperm count, poor sperm motility and/or morphology, low testosterone, low libido, and erectile dysfunction.
Autoimmune conditions including, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Lupus, Sjogren’s, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Fibromyalgia, Celiac Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and more.
Gastrointestinal health for digestion complaints and disorders, such as, gas and bloating, reflux, irritable bowel disease, parasites, candida, SIBO, food allergies/intolerances, and dysbiosis.
Mental emotional health for those who desire to manage mood instability without the use of medication.
Environmental toxicity and/or exposure to endocrine disruptors through mold and mycotoxins, personal care products, municipal water, pesticides, VOCs, plastic water bottles, and more.
Functional Lab Services, including, testing for salivary and urinary hormones, mold and mycotoxin testing, heavy metals and other environmental toxins, micronutrients, microbiome and gut pathogens, inflammatory parameters, stealth infections, and more.
Natural Hormone Balancing for Men and Women to increase libido, fertility, and overall vitality.
Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy for premenopausal women to support fertility and normalize their menstrual cycle, as well as, for postmenopausal women to mitigate symptoms associated with low hormones and help preserve bone and heart health.
Preconception Preparation to help optimize hormones in attempt to avoid miscarriage, preterm birth, and other pregnancy and birth complications; as well as, supporting detoxification prior to conception to ensure you give your baby the absolute best start.
Infertility Consultations to optimize sperm and egg quality, both for couples who desire to conceive naturally and for those who want support with IUI and IVF.
Postpartum Consultations to restore nourishment for mom and baby, combat post-partum depression, encourage optimal healing from birth, discuss practices for infant and parents, and address issues with breastfeeding and milk supply.
Natural Dermatology to help men and women who struggle with intractable hormonal acne.
Naturopathic Doctor- Bastyr University, California
Bachelors in Exercise Science with minor in Nutrition Science – Syracuse University
Licenses and Certifications:
Naturopathic Doctor- State of California
Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner- Institute of Functional Medicine
Advanced IV formulation – State of California
Certified in IV Ozone and Cancer/Cosmetic Ozone- Ozone Masterclass
CPR/AED – American Red Cross