NAZANIN SAFAEI, ND, MS
Dr. Nazanin Safaei is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and Resident Physician for Dr. Jason Wysocki at 8 Hearts Health & Wellness. She received her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland. Her clinical education focused on primary care, women’s health, endocrine disorders, and gastrointestinal health.
Dr. Safaei’s mission is to empower patients to regain and maintain their health by utilizing a holistic approach starting with the foundations of health including nutrition and lifestyle, and with an emphasis on prevention. As a part of this approach she has a passion for utilizing genomics, and optimizing health by prescribing targeted therapies based on each patient’s individual genetic makeup. She also has a passion for addressing gut health and helping patients achieve their optimal mood and cardiovascular wellness.
Dr. Safaei values patient education and enjoys devoting time to teaching patients regarding various aspects of their health, and educating them on strategies for achieving optimal wellness; her principle in patient care is to engage in shared decision making with patients when it comes to their diagnostic and treatment options. Her goal with every patient is to provide evidence-based and personalized treatments that fit their individual’s unique biology, goals, and limitations.
Dr. Safaei also holds a master’s degree in pharmaceuticals engineering, and applied her engineering knowledge and skills in the field of health food and nutraceuticals manufacturing prior to medical school. During her work as a nutraceuticals formulations scientist, she developed a passion for natural medicine and nutrient therapies, and decided to pursue naturopathic medicine. Having an engineering mindset and an extensive experience in nutraceuticals formulations and manufacturing, she is very vigilant and methodical when it comes to formulating treatment plans and selecting quality supplements for her patients.
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Hormone imbalances: Menopause o PMS and other menstrual issues o Thyroid dysfunction o Adrenal issues o Blood sugar abnormalities
Digestive issues: o Reflux/GERD o SIBO o Excessive Bloating o IBS o Abdominal discomfort o Diarrhea/constipation
Mood complaints: o Anxiety o Depression o ADD/ADHD o Mood swings