The thyroid is an endocrine (hormone secreting) gland that is located below your Adam’s apple. It is often referred to as the body’s “thermostat,” because thyroid hormones regulate our temperature and the metabolism in every cell of our body –...
What is autoimmune disease? Autoimmune disease is an immune system problem that causes your immune cells (your defense system against viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens) to attack the healthy tissues they are supposed to protect. There are over 100 autoimmune...
About Dr. DeFrancesco
Dr. Sara DeFrancesco is a Naturopathic Doctor, Licensed Acupuncturist, and Root Cause Medicine Practitioner in Portland, Oregon.
It is Dr. DeFrancesco’s mission to educate our community to rebuild your health and reclaim your power so you can create an extraordinary life for you and your family.
Dr. DeFrancesco partners with patients seeking a smarter & sustainable approach to health by doing the detective work to uncover root cause(s) and design a personalized and comprehensive plan that includes nutrition, lifestyle, functional medicine, and root cause therapies.
This approach benefits people who are seeking help with chronic inflammatory conditions, autoimmunity, thyroid conditions, digestive problems, brain health, and health optimization.