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Beyond the Purple Pill

  • Gathering Thyme 1447 Fourth Street San Rafael, CA 94901 USA (map)

The First Steps Toward Ditching Heartburn Symptoms, Naturally and Permanently with Dr. Jennea Wood

COST: $20 pre-registered. $25 at the door.

Heartburn and acid reflux encompass a commonly experienced spectrum of symptoms that range from pesky to downright distressing. Conventionally, these conditions are treated by blocking or neutralizing stomach acid with medications like Prilosec or Tums. But the long-term consequences of this approach are nasty. Come learn about the true root causes of acid reflux and how to start down the path of healing.

What we’ll cover:

  • What are the most common root causes of heartburn?
  • A starter kit of Dr. Jennea’s herbal, nutritional and lifestyle strategies for healing from this condition.
  • When is testing necessary?
  • Why it’s important to address each person individually.
  • When to seek additional support.
  • Get your questions answered.


Dr. Jennea Wood, ND is a board licensed naturopathic doctor in Oregon and California. She lives and practices in Portland, Oregon and travels to the Bay Area to practice in her home county of Marin for several days each month. Her areas of focus include gastrointestinal, endocrine and autoimmune disease and insomnia. She strives to provide the kind of medical care that she would want for her family and herself: namely, compassionate, respectful, supportive, thorough and always aiming to identify and treat the underlying causes of disease and help her patients establish the foundations of health. In addition to working with patients one-on-one, she regularly teaches on topics related to natural healing. She particularly loves to teach about nutrition, herbal medicine, gut health, cleansing and the innate healing capacity of the human body.