Exploring Environmental Medicine with Women's Health Expert Marianne Marchese, ND

Naturopath and author describes the conditions that can benefit from environmental medicine

By Karolyn A. Gazella

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Marianne Marchese, ND, author of 8 Weeks to Women's Wellness (Smart Publications, 2011), explains why environmental medicine has become a key to her practice. Marchese describes the types of conditions that may lend themselves to the use of environmental medicine, as well as the key tests she uses. She also provides an overview of the detoxification protocol she uses.


Marianne Marchese, ND, is a clinician, author and educator. She received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) and completed a 2-year postgraduate residency in Integrative Medicine and Women's Health and a 6-month post-graduate training in Environmental Medicine. Marchese has been an adjunct faculty member at NCNM and Life Chiropractic College West; she currently teaches gynecology at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. Marchese maintains a private practice in Phoenix, AZ, and was named to Phoenix magazine's 2010 Top Doctor Issue as one of the top naturopathic physicians in the Phoenix metropolitan area. For more information, visit www.drmarchese.com


About the Author

Karolyn A. Gazella has been writing and publishing integrative health information since 1992. She is the publisher of the Natural Medicine Journal and the author or coauthor of hundreds of articles and several booklets and books on the topic of integrative health. Gazella is the cocreator and chief executive officer of the iTHRIVE Plan, an innovative online wellness program specifically for cancer survivors. She also cohosts the popular podcast for patients, Five to Thrive Live, and hosts the Natural Medicine Journal podcast for integrative healthcare professionals.