April 6th, 2016

Are Your Hormones Disrupted? How Toxins Disrupt Your Endocrine System and What To Do About It

Every year, chemical companies in the US manufacture over 6.5 trillion pounds of 9,000 different chemicals.  Over 7.1 billion pounds of 650 different chemical pollutants are released into our atmosphere and water.  Of these, about 48 tons of mercury are released into our environment annually.

If it is in our air and water, it is in us.

The CDC found BPA in the urine of 95% of the adults tested.

July 29th, 2015

A Tick Bite! What Should I Do Now?

Ticks have been described as nature’s dirty needles. They feed on lizards, birds, deer, foxes, moose, bears, all rodents, and pets! They carry multiple infections, not just Lyme disease. Be prudent and prevent possible infections as soon as you find a tick bite by following these recommendations.

How do I remove a tick if I’ve been bitten? 

June 24th

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome and How Can I Treat it?

Irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion.  This means your doctor has likely run a gamut of blood tests, diagnostic procedures, and imaging to rule out other serious diseases before the diagnosis is made.

Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

The diagnosis of IBS can be disheartening for some patients, because there is not a clear treatment approach in the allopathic community.  As naturopathic doctors, however, we recognize the diverse and varied reasons someone may have the symptoms leading to an IBS diagnosis. 

June 2nd

Men's Health: What do I Need to Know?

As a man, do I have specific health needs?

The naturopathic doctors at North Coast Family Health in Portsmouth, NH are equipped with a variety of tools to address the specific needs of men of all ages. These unique conditions include Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH), prostate cancer, low libido, erectile dysfunction (ED), loss of muscle mass, male infertility, and many others. 

April 7th

Lyme Nutrition Class: Thursday April 9th, 7:00-8:00pm

Lyme Nutritional Support

An in-depth look at dietary and supplementary nutritional support during Lyme disease treatment


Join North Coast Family Health this Thursday, April 9th from 7:00-8:00pm to learn about the many ways you can use nutrition to support your health, or a family member’s health, during treatment for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases (TBD).

February 11th

Lyme 101 on Feb 12, 7-8pm has been canceled due to winter weather

The class has been moved to March 12, 7-8pm and will be offered free of charge with a recommended donation of $10.  

Please come by to learn about Lyme and have your questions answered.  

January 28th

January 22nd

Upcoming Lyme Classes!

Attend a series of lectures at North Coast Family Health, taught by doctors implementing ILADS guidelines.

Call and reserve your space!  classes are free with a recommended $10 donation

7PM on the following Thursdays

March 12th: LYME 101

April 9th: Nutritional Support in Lyme

May 14th: LYME 101

June 11th: Hormonal Balance in Lyme

…with more to follow!


March 27th, 2013

Dr. Hecht Talks Lyme Disease on NH Chronicle

If you missed Dr. Hecht on NH Chronicle’s Lyme Disease special, you can now view it in full.

April 16th, 2012

Healthy Me Weight Loss Program Begins

We’ve started our new Healthy Me program!

Dr. Jennifer Quinn is supervising our  weight loss and maintenance Healthy Me Program utilizing IAPAM (International Association for Physicians and Aesthetic Medicine) protocols.

Call (603) 501-9434 to register today!