Areas of Practice
Help for digestive and gastrointestinal problems such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), Crohn's Disease, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, indigestion, metabolic syndrome. These conditions can been addressed by assessing endocannabinoid system function in conjuction with other appropriate diagnostic information.
Sleep disorders are the most common clinical problems encountered in medicine, with quality of life significantly impaired. Sleep disturbances disrupt out body's internal clock, leading to a host of health problems. Balancing biochemistry and hormones for restful nights and peaceful days are Dr. Sexton's approach for difficulty falling, or staying, asleep, REM sleep behavior disorder, restless leg syndrome and general insomnia.
Guidance on restoring stress resiliency that is disrupted by daily or acute stress. Anxiety and depression are often symptoms of chronic stress, and endocannabinoid function is associated with the ability to adapt to stress. Using a comprehensive approach to stress reduction and promotion of stress resilience, we will seek to balance your neuroendocrine function. This may include testing for neurotransmitters.
Strategies for protecting the brain and improving cognitive function. Treating neuro-Inflammation is a key component for optimal brain function. The endocannabinoid system is a gate-keeper of the immune system. Being able to extinguish traumatic memories is also an endocannabinoid function.
Integrative approaches for addressing autoimmune and inflammatory conditions. Multiple Sclerosis, arthritis, psoriasis, and lupus are examples of the immune system being out of homeostatic control. Botanical medicines are a safe approach for treating these conditions.
A Different Type of Perfect
Perspectives for treating the whole family for bringing wellness, quality of life and joy to those living with autism spectrum, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, PANS and PANDAS and genetic disorders.
Dr. Sexton has been serving women, first as a midwife, since 1993. Having navigated the range of womens' experiences herself, and having treating many women, she is uniquely poised to address health across the lifespan for women. The endocannabinoid system functions in reproductive tissues plays roles in hormonal balance as well as mental health. Natural approaches for specific women's needs are central to Dr. Sexton's care.