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Start the Year Optimizing Your Brain & Body

Week of January 13, 2024

Hidden Triggers of Early Aging
Don’t nod in agreement as your friends blame their physical and mental declines on “getting older.” Learn about five factors you might not have considered (or treated) that affect aging and energy. Factors range from the microbes in your gut to vitamin deficiencies. Discover which ones may apply to you.

The Science of Stress
The epidemic of our modern era is stress. Learn how it impacts you and what to do about it. Come away with accessible lifestyle strategies to make you more stress resilient.

A Better Brain
A healthy brain and mind are essential tools for living our best lives. Whether your concerns are occasional brain fog or a family history of dementia or Alzheimer’s, you do not have to resign yourself to future cognitive decline. Learn some basic brain science and self-assess ways to improve your mental capacity. Learn self-care techniques to keep your neurons firing for optimal performance.

Nutrition 201 –  Answers to your Burning Questions
You’ve done your homework, you know the basics of eating & nutrition. But what about all those popular diets and new books? Bring your questions about food, nutrition, and diets and we’ll discuss the scientific basis of claims and pros and cons of trying them yourself. Please do not consider this lecture & discussion an alternative to personalized medical advice!


Erica Oberg, ND, MPH, has practiced integrative & natural medicine for 20 years. She has held leadership positions in medical schools, NIH research, public health, and clinical practice. Her approach to health and medicine combines the rigors of science with the wisdom of nature and our bodies. She is passionate about helping people experience health as a state of vibrancy and vitality. As such expertise is in preventing, reversing, and taming chronic disease, neuro-regeneration, and anti-aging. Dr. Oberg specializes in nutrition & lifestyle, IV micronutrient therapy, and identifying the underlying causes of disease using advanced testing. Dr. Oberg received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine in 2003 from Bastyr University, where she also did her residency. She was awarded a prestigious NIH fellowship at the University of Washington where she conducted and published research on health behavior change, nutraceuticals, and health creation. She has gone on to practice in several internationally renowned integrative clinics and is currently in two locations in Southern California – a concierge practice in La Jolla and a wellness lounge featuring IVs, vitamin shots, regenerative aesthetic therapies.