Laurie Steelsmith

Laurie Steelsmith, ND, LAc, is a naturopathic physician, acupuncturist and passionate spokesperson for educating and empowering women to transform their lives with better health through natural medicines and practices that work with, rather than against, the body’s own healing processes. She is coauthor of three books—the best-selling Natural Choices for Women’s Health, the critically acclaimed Great Sex, Naturally and her latest, Growing Younger Every Day. A leading advocate for natural medicine, Dr. Steelsmith is the medical director of Steelsmith Natural Health Center in Honolulu, where she has a busy private practice, and is an associate clinical professor at Bastyr University, America’s leading center for the study of natural medicine.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Natural Relief (At Last!) for Painful Period Cramps

Going off birth control pills caused debilitating menstrual cramps. The solution started with soothing baths and finished with a lifestyle makeover.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

The Root Cause of Heart Palpitations, Anger, Weight Gain, More

Lily was concerned that the symptoms accompanying her heart palpitations—anger, interim weight gain, breast tenderness—signified a grave problem.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

IV Nutrient Therapy for Asthma and Allergy Relief

A rash on her face…body relentlessly itchy…eyelids often swollen…a cold or flu every 2 to 3 months…asthma and allergies unbearable! Here’s the cure…

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Hidden Cause of Neck and Shoulder Pain: Low Hormones

Kara’s neck and shoulder pain had grown so acute she could hardly fasten her bra. Here’s the three-pronged approach that brought relief.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

PRP Magic: Look Younger, Feel Younger with Platelet Rich Plasma

PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy injects a patient’s own blood to jumpstart the healing process to rejuvenate skin, joints, sexual pleasure, more.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Overcoming Insomnia Naturally

Everything seemed right: No major illnesses…a job she loved…healthful diet…regular exercise. Here’s why Olivia was having sleep problems—and the cure.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Relief at Last for Severely Itchy Skin

Itchy skin can be a surprising effect of menopause-related hormonal changes. Learn the natural secrets to relief.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Sudden Adult Acne: Mystery Solved and Cured—Naturally

Liz’s sudden and persistent acne flare-up—the lower half of her face was covered in pimples—defied her dermatologist. Here’s what solved it.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

The Detox Cure for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Carolyn’s digestive woes started with antibiotics to treat her teenage acne. This natural detox finally stopped the bloating, gas and constipation.

Women's Health

Is There a Natural Pain Reliever for Ovarian Cysts?

Painful ovarian cysts don’t always require medication. Here are the natural therapies that provide relief…

Diet & Nutrition

The Healthiest Foods for Your Gut

To boost healthy gut bacteria, new research points to specific foods that you should be eating every day. Here they are.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Relief from Persistent Pain and Fatigue—Naturally

Complaints of low energy, all-over aches and pains that ranged from moderate to severe led to a fibromyalgia diagnosis…and a drug-free path to relief.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Drug-Free Help for PCOS

PCOS can cause irregular periods, mood changes, headaches, increased facial hair, acne and more. This natural protocol works without medications.


Can Licorice Root Help My Hot Flashes?

How to use licorice root to reduce the frequency and intensity of hot flashes—a natural remedy backed by science!

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Stop Severe Mood Swings—Naturally

In the last seven months, Alicia’s moods were out of control. Her physical and gynecological exam came out clean, but her hormone exam held the key.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Put an End to Recurring Migraine Headaches

Increasing responsibilities + stress + hormone fluctuations led to regular, debilitating migraine headaches. Here, Dr. Steelsmith’s holistic remedy.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Resolving Chronic Bloating and Other Digestive Misery

Chronic bloating, gassiness, constipation, fatigue and more were caused by bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). Here, the safe, natural protocol that cured it.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

A Lasting Solution for Recurring UTIs

Antibiotics alone won’t cure recurring urinary tract infections. Here are the key lifestyle changes…plus natural remedies to stay healthy “down there.”

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Cured! Recurring Yeast Infection—and that Awful Vaginal Itch

Cecilia’s discomfort from her chronic vaginal itch, burning and discharge made it hard to enjoy life. Here’s the natural protocol that solved it.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Putting an End to Painful Sex

After a 3-year hiatus on sex, Sara’s first encounter was painful and burning. Here’s her natural path from vulvodynia to pelvic pleasure.