Dr. Dardashti is board certified as a Holistic Health Practitioner by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She commonly works with diet and nutraceuticals to help people with energy, stress management, anxiety, mood issues, weight management, and overall better health. Biochemistry Balancing This is most frequently done through the use of vitamins, minerals, herbs and amino acids in addition to diet modification. Dr. D can consult with your medical doctor and/or make referrals to integrative physicians as needed. Sometimes it is necessary to take medication; however, for people who are having some trouble with energy, sleep, dealing with some stress, or having mild depression or anxiety, there are many alternatives to medication. Alternatively, the optimal tweaking of diet and inclusion of supplements with medications can often help them to work even better. It is always important to check with your physician before starting any new supplements, as some herbs and/or amino acids can affect certain conditions or medications adversely.