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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...

Taming Anxiety without Addictive Substances

Imagine a gazelle, peacefully grazing in a field of grass. Suddenly the animal notices something moving out of the corner of its eye. Its hair stands up and its body suddenly goes on high alert as it sees a lion coming towards it. Everything in the animal's body suddenly shifts to survival mode. The heart races, the blood is diverted to the muscles and away from...