Dr. Ramona Shires is a licensed Naturopathic Physician, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Hypnotherapist, and Pranic Healer. Dr. Shires specializes in natural therapies for chronic pain/inflammation, chronic illness and oncology support. Her passion is educating, empowering and supporting families on their journey to optimal health. She is an expert in holistic assessments and natural therapies including nutrition and lifestyle counseling, botanical medicine, homeopathy, vitamins/minerals, hypnotherapy, biotherapy, and energy medicine.
Dr. Shires believes that “Too often we address the symptoms of a disease without looking for the root cause. She embraces the naturopathic approach to health to identify and remove obstacles to healing and recovery, and to facilitate and augment this inherent self-healing process."
Dr. Shires earned her doctorate in naturopathic medicine at National University of Health Sciences, a 4-year full-time in-residence accredited naturopathic medical school. She is a member of the Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians (VANP), American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics .
At White Sands Natural Health, we understand how important gastrointestinal health is to our overall health. Dr. Shires works with patients to restore their GI health to improve energy, memory and cognitive function, and support a health immune system.
Are you tired of not being able to do the things you used to do? Feeling inflamed and stiff? Dr. Shires can help reduce the inflammation in your body to help reduce pain and stiffness and let you get back to having more fun in your life!
Dr. Shires uses blood, stool, and urine testing to help diagnose underlying health issues and correct deficiencies. Some tests are done at home and/or at the lab of your choice.
Sometimes there are obstacles to coming into a medical office, but help is still available. Dr. Shires can meet you over a HIPAA compliant connection. Same day appointments available!