Women’s Health

Estrogen Dominance, Natural Therapies & HRT

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Well, it’s been a while since I have written a medical article. I often find myself asking: Why Do I share my journey and how does it relate to my medical practice? The winter was DEEP and if you do not know already,  I am a total feeler, analyzer, and dreamer.  I calculate, express, and…

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Spring Tune In & Up

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To all my liver lover health geeks n freaks: Spring is your time. The liver and gall bladder are the official directors for the next few months. This is the time for our visionary selves to be in full throttle.  This is the time for vision boards, planners, and actions. In accounting world, Q1 begins…

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Paradigm Shift: Nourish > Cleanse

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Today, Jan 5, was an auspicious day to dedicate embracing the whole me.  This is the endurance mountain of self love.  To know her, trust her that she will care for me physically emotionally, and spiritually.   She will no longer string me out or drag me to the ground.  She will speak for me, from…

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Dear Dr. John : Letting go of Toxic Masculinity

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  As soon as I drop my guard, you penetrate me, Regardless of past boundaries Laid there, I was stuck in freeze. And here you present again, A young man, an adolescent, adulterer, a father Aren’t you aware you are hurting your own daughter? Regardless of blood shed, tears dropped, blood shared My velvety pink…

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Thriving through Trauma: Miscarriage Story

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I woke up in the morning on the futon of Ithica NY, covered in blood.  Is this my period? “NO fuck, you’re pregnant” — shaking, I began to clean up.  So much blood.  I called my midwife in OR at 430am, 130 her time  Silently desperately screaming as not to wake the nice man up…

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Healing Trauma Defines Our Health

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This date, April 26th marks the last anniversary of a major series of trauma cuts and residue that I have been slowly healing over the past year.  My miscarriage was a marker of my life.  All I wanted was to be a good mom, single or partnered.  My family was radically adverse to the idea…

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March against Monsanto for Gut Health: Part 2

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As I promised, there would be follow up on one of the major criminal corporations of our time.  The more I read the more I see it in clinic: This is why every single woman comes in with infertility, acne, PCOS-like symptoms, endometriosis, and menopausal symptoms that wreak havoc in their life. One of the…

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March against Monsanto for Gut Health: Part 1

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You may want to march against Monsanto if you have fatigue, weight gain, depression, asthma, autoimmune symptoms, Thyroid issues, Arthritis, Dementia, Hives of unknown cause, pain…. Why? The information shared in the Copesthetic Community email yesterday got my wheels turning in a big way.  I have contemplated the causes of food-intolerances (click here for a…

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About Dr. Alexana

Dr. Cope deeply enjoys and appreciates working with patients to holistically balance hormones, manage depression and anxiety, and weight management. Dr. Cope also manages diabetes, endocrine conditions such as thyroid, and cardiovascular disease including high blood pressure and cholesterol. Dr. Cope's treatment comprises of a unique combination of nutritional supplementation, body work, custom herbal formulations, flower essences, personalized cooking and shopping plans. Dr. Cope truly believes minor changes in your daily routine is a key factor to health. Alongside treating the current symptoms, Dr. Cope investigates & addresses the root cause of your disease so that you may shift closer to centeredness and health with more ease. She will work with you in order to establish a daily routine that works with your schedule and most efficiently nourishes you so that you may go out in the community a more joyful beautiful you.