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A different type of medical practice with a holistic and patient-centered approach

505-633-3566

drerin@gingerdoc.net
24 Woodlands Drive Tijeras, NM 87059

Dr. Erin Fenstermacher

MD, The Ginger Doc.

505-633-3566

drerin@gingerdoc.net

24 Woodlands Drive

Tijeras, NM 87059

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Don’t Let PMS Run Your Life

In our house, periods seem to be a big DEAL. My teenage step-daughter will often exclaim, "LEAVE ME ALONE! IT'S SHARK WEEK!" Her brother will then respond by backing away slowly with a wide-eyed expression and retreating to a safe location until he feels it is safe to speak to her again. We have bottles of ibuprofen for our wicked cramps and "girl materials" stashed...

Conquering the 3 AM wake-up call

Sleep. It is something we all need and yet most of us struggle to achieve. Sleep-deprivation is often used as a tool to torture prisoners, train medical residents and military recruits to overcome their own bodies' needs supposedly to serve others, and has been known to worsen an array of medical conditions. Studies have shown that circadian rhythm disorders such as those present in night-shift workers have...

Do I Really Need to Take Anti-Depressants?

Whether you are just surviving a nasty break-up, getting used to a new job, trying to manage a household of small tyrants, or just feel down in the dumps for no reason, life can certainly make us all feel depressed at one time or another. Depression is characterized by greater than two weeks of overwhelming feelings of sadness, lack of energy, anxiety or insomnia, changes in appetite, loss of interest in...