Who is Dr. Star, NMD?
Dr. Estrella Sandoval-Becker NMD is a licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor in the states of Arizona, California and New Mexico. She specializes in Functional Medicine, Family Medicine & Hormone Balancing. Has been in medical practice for over six years and in the medical field for over 15 years. Estrella means "star" in Spanish and that's exactly the type of quality she provides to her patients and their well-being.
Dr. "Star" is an Arizona State University alumni, graduated with a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and received her doctoral degree from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2015. She prides herself as a health catalyst who helps her patients stay committed to their goals of optimal health. Her primary focus is getting to the root cause of your ailments and assisting you in utilizing natural solutions.
Being a Hispanic female, physician and owner of her own small business is why she is proud to offer her services to all walks of life. Empowering communities to help take care of one another through education and consultation is a vital belief of hers. Naturopathic Medicine allows Dr. Star to bring traditional healing to the forefront of primary care by focusing on the fundamentals of health and preventative measures.
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
~ Benjamin Franklin
Naturopathic medical doctors locate the obstacle to cure and treat the underlying cause of the patient’s condition, not just palliative care. Our sciences and medicines are complementary to the standard form of conventional care. The credence to which we concentrate on is Whole Patient Wellness. We emphasize on prevention and self-care as curative measures.
Naturopathic Medicine uses diagnostic laboratory testing, physical exams, prescriptions, supplements, herbs, over-the-counter medications, home remedies and many more non-invasive, natural resources as treatments for the whole body.
Also known as modalities to Naturopathic Medical Doctors (NMD's) are various ways to provide alternative options for a variety of ailments. As NMDs who are medically trained and naturally focused the goal is to concentrate on a holistic approach to a happy and healthier you.
The following modalities are used in conjunction with Dr. Star's primary care support dependent on each individual case;
Food Allergy Testing & Gut Healing
TCM: Acupuncture, Cupping & Gua Sha
Nutritional Counseling & Weight Loss Management
Hormone Testing & Balancing
Annual Check Ups & Physical Exams
Blood Draws & Diagnostic Labs
Physical Manipulation & Low Velocity Adjustments
Women's Wellness Exams
IV Therapies & Vitamin Shots