ABOUT NHS

Barbara Hoffman, is an educator, researcher, author, and women’s health advocate. She is president of Better Health Naturally and New Healthy Skin which focus on natural health products and paraben-free skin care.

Barbara began her career in the medical field working with OB-GYN and Infertility Specialists. She went on to become involved in the field of bio-identical hormones in 1994 and has since founded the Progesterone Research Network, a website devoted to educating women about the benefits of natural progesterone. She holds a degree in naturopathy from Clayton College of Natural Health.

Barbara produced a national television show for 13 years which focused on natural approaches to health and wellness. As producer, Barbara solicited, met and interviewed Medical and Naturopathic physicians from all over the world, including prestigious research physicians. She incorporates their teachings into her educational efforts and has devoted her career to keeping women healthy and balanced.

The dermatologists and plastic surgeons Barbara met shared their information and contributed to the development of both the Heavenly Skin and New Healthy Skin products. With the skin care lines, Barbara has developed pricing that makes the physician-strength products affordable for you; the prices have remained the same for many years so that you can have the same glowing skin results as high-priced medical spa and physician office products.

Barbara Hoffman is the author of the following books, pamphlets & periodicals

Natural Progesterone For You
The Good Mood Diet Plan
Good Skin Care Made Easy
Hope For Your Hormones
Adrenal Fatigue: 21st Century Syndrome
Keeping Your Thyroid Healthy

Barbara is a Member of both the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and The International Hormone Society.

 

 Awards and Recognition  

Barbara Hoffman: 2010 For You Women’s Network “Sphere of Influence” Award

Better Health Naturally: 2010 “Best Corporate Environment For Women”

 

 Continuing Education Seminars  

 
~ 2011 ~

May, 2011

Natural Strategies for Bridging the Stress-Depression Connection
Jay Lombard, DO

Apr, 2011

"Sleep & Adrenal Function ~ The All-Important Connection"
Pamela Jeanne, N.D.

Mar, 2011

Brain Health ~ Prevent Oxidative Stress, Prevent Alzheimers, Combat Forgetfulness

Metagenics

Joseph J. Lamb, M.D., - Professor of Medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine, Faculty Member of the Institute for Functional Medicine in Gig Harbor

Mar, 2011 ~ Berkeley, CA

California Naturopathic Doctors Association ~ Natural Advances in Endocrinology

James L. Wilson, MD - Adrenal Fatigue
Wendy Ellis, ND - Hormones, Neurotransmitters and Cognitive Disorders
Shauna Birdsall, ND - Breast, Ovarian & Endometrial Cancer; Integrative Approaches
Michael Uzick, ND - Naturopathy and Early Prostate Cancer; How to Avoid Radical Treatment
Alan Gaby, MD - Natural Treatments for Thyroid Disorders
Jillian Stansbury, ND - Botanicals and the Endocrine System

Feb, 2011 ~ Anaheim, CA

          Jeffrey S. Bland, Ph.D., Founder, Institute for Functional Medicine and co-founder
          Bastyr University 

Clinical Breakthroughs in the Toxicity-Disease Connection
How to Manage Environmental Toxins & their Effects on Hormones, Obesity & the Brain
How to Detox your Body from Environmental Burdens
Natural Help for Fibromyalgia

~ 2010 ~

Dec, 2010

Menopause/Andropause: Improving the Health and Happiness of your Patients with Bio-Identical Hormones
A Comprehensive Approach To The Diagnosis And Treatment Of Adrenal Fatigue

Nov, 2010

"Better Bones, Better Body" ~ The Ultimate Osteoporosis Guide
          
Susan Brown, M.D.

 Sep 12, 2010 ~ San Diego, CA

Anti-Aging Medicine
The Bio-markers of Aging
Protocols for treatment of Fibromyalgia
Strategies for Menopause & Andropause

~ 2008-09 ~

Sep, 2009

          Reviving Cognitive & Emotional Health
         
New Functional Strategies for Chronic Illness & Brain Health

2008-09

Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Functional Medicine
Ft. Lauderdale, FL; San Diego, CA; Boston, MA; Houston, TX; Las Vegas, NV

2008-09

Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Functional Medicine
Ft. Lauderdale, FL; San Diego, CA; Boston, MA; Houston, TX; Las Vegas, NV

~ 2008 ~

Oct 23-26, 2008 ~ San Diego, California

Preventive & Regenerative Medicine Seminar

Advanced Course in Treating Adult Hormone and Nutritional Deficiencies
Utilizing Bio-Identical Hormones and Nutraceuticals

Jonathan Wright, MD:
DHEA and its Modulation
Adrenal Fatigue – Why We Need to Treat It
Autoimmunity and hormone replacement

Ron Rothenberg, MD:
The Top Nutraceuticals; Evidence Based
Hormones & Inflammation
Bio-Identical Hormones in Age Management

Pam Smith, MD:
Demystifying Weight Loss; Hormones & Obesity
Age Management Approach to MS & Parkinson’s Disease
Nutritional Treatment of Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia and Heart Disease

Wendy Ellis, ND:
Hormone Replacement for Women

Eric Braverman, MD:
Hormones and the Brain
Hormones and Memory

Thierry Hertoghe, MD:
Treating Adult Hormone Deficiency
DHEA Treatment
The Burnout Syndrome & The Hormone Connection

Mark L. Gordon, MD:
Traumatic Brain Injury – Hormone Deficiency Syndrome
Efficacy of Natural Secretagogues

Aug 14-16, 2008 ~ San Francisco, California

Male Hormone Balance & Exploring Cardio Metabolic Risks

Jul 21, 2008

Advanced Training in Jan Marini Skin Research Technologies & Procedures

Mar 15-16, 2008 ~ Salt Lake City, Utah

Mastering the Protocols for Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
         
Neal Rouzier, M.D.

Jan 17-19, 2008 ~ San Diego, California

Clinical Approach to Bio-Identical Hormone Restoration Therapy Conference

The Hormone Link To Breast Cancer Prevention, David Zava, PhD
The Hormone Restoration Model in Women,
     Kenna Stephenson M.D.
Understanding Hypo-thyroidism, David Brownstein, M.D.
Diagnosis & Treatment of Adrenal Fatigue, James Wilson, N.D., PhD
Clinical Applications in Hormone Treatment, Jeanne Stryker, M.D.
Hypothyroidism, Functional Hypothyroidism & Functional Hypometabolism, Jim Paoletti, RPh

~ 2007 ~

Dec 13-16, 2007 ~ Las Vegas, Nevada ~ American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine

Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Clinical Considerations in Topical Hormone Administration,
     James Paoletti, RPh
Weight Loss - The Answers, Pamela Smith, M.D.
The Physiology of Hormones, Pamela Smith, M.D.
Nutritional Aspects of Hormonal Therapy, Pamela Smith, M.D.
Treating Adult Hormone Deficiency (Male & Female),
     Thierry Hertoghe, M.D.
"The Nuts and Bolts of Anti-Aging Medicine", Ron Rothenberg, M.D.