An integrative approach to
whole-body, whole-brain health.
Shine more brightly with Solcere.

  • Manage stress: Learn coping strategies to minimize the stress associated with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis and treatment.
  • Learn how to prevent Alzheimer’s: Our memories may slightly diminish as we age, but memory loss is not inevitable. Learn how to fortify your brain against an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
  • Find hope: Hear from the world’s Alzheimer’s experts about cutting-edge technology, scientific advancements, and medical options to reverse the signs of Alzheimer’s.
  • Treat the whole person: Discover why many doctors consider Alzheimer’s to be an autoimmune disorder and learn how to heal your whole body to heal your brain.
  • Detox to heal: Learn how toxins in your home, food, and work may be contributing to memory loss and what you can do to create a healthy, clean oasis instead.
  • Find connections: Learn how Alzheimer’s disease may be connected to cancer, Lyme disease, autism, and more – and what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones.
  • Eat to live: Hear from doctors and other experts about the latest in nutritional science to support a healthy brain. (And discover the potential healing power of fasting.)
    And much, much, more!
Study Integrative Treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment MCI

Now Enrolling:

A Study On Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Would a loved one be interested in trying to boost brain function? Consider our study on Integrative Treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). For more information call (760) 385-8683

To be eligible you must:

  • Be at least 60 years old.
  • Have at least a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Be able to use email.
  • Be able to safely travel to North County Natural Medicine for several study visits.
  • Be able to independently fill out a computer-administered questionnaire.
  • Be able to wear a wristband for 6 months.

We Treat The Causes of Alzheimer’s

  • Mold & Mycotoxin Testing
  • Chelation Therapy
  • Detoxification
  • Women’s health and hormone balancing
  • Natural men’s health
  • Diet and Nutritional Counseling
  • Health Coaching
  • And More
  • Dr. Sandison is extremely smart and assists in guiding you towards an achievable game plan for health improvement. I'm excited about her natural approach to fertility — and hopefully avoid IUI or IVF!

    — Niki J
  • Words of gratitude are not enough to say THANK YOU. Your staff is as caring as you and they are very kind-hearted. When you don't feel well and you enter your office the atmosphere from being greeted at the door until you leave is a 10. Thank you to everyone at the center.

    — Lynn G
  • They offer so many natural solutions to helping you feel well, Dr. Sandison and her team are a one-stop solution in the most beautiful location. Their new wellness center is warm, inviting, peaceful and relaxing.

    — Christine V
  • A friend recommended Dr. Sandison and this recommendation changed my adult life! … I have felt the best I have in almost 10 years … I truly credit where I am today as a direct result of my time spent with Dr. Sandison.

    — Monica W
  • In just 30 days with Dr. Sandison I have had major successes in reversing [my food intolerances] and I truly feel better and that I am on the mend. Now my wife is seeing her as well. Dr. Sandison deserves all five stars.

    — Ted O
  • A newfound treasure for my medical care. Excellent service from the very beginning. Each member of the team is kind, thorough, and extremely professional. The space is incredibly clean and welcoming.

    — Rebecca H
  • If you are looking for a caring, genuine, passionate doctor that truly wants to help you naturally, Dr. Sandison is BY FAR the best in town. She is brilliant, patient, an excellent listener, asks all the right questions to help you get to the root cause of your health concern.

    — Christine V
  • I have more energy, feel amazing and also lost 50+ pounds since my first meeting with Dr. Sandison. I recommend to anyone who wants a sincere, genuine, interactive doctor visit to see Dr. Heather Sandison.

    — Monica W
  • Dr. Sandison is a fantastic naturopathic Doctor. Her bedside manner is wonderful. She is an amazing listener and was able to help me after one visit to her office. Within two weeks I felt better than I had in months. I am so grateful to have myself back. She is the best! I highly recommend seeing her if you are looking for a kind, supportive, intelligent naturopathic doctor!

    — Laurel G
  • Dr. Sandison truly was born to be a Doctor. She is beyond what we have spent 8 mo looking for in terms of medical care and compassion. She is fully present and wants nothing more than to heal her patient.

    — Lynn G
  • Dr. Sandison has walked with me and supported me through a very difficult journey. She is not only professional and knowledgeable, but also very kind-hearted. I appreciate that she is focused only on me during my appointment time with her. 

    — AZ
  • If I could give her and her team more than 5 stars, I would! Highly recommend for any health challenge you may be facing, she can figure it out! Thank you for always being so responsive, helpful and caring!

    — Christine V
  • Thank you for the care and knowledge you provided. I've been much better since I last saw you. I am grateful for the care and insights you provided as it has made all the difference in my health.

    — Linda K
  • My cognitive stamina is way up ... no cognitive fatigue hanging out with my friends tonight which I normally get and is usually crippling and makes me feel exhausted after the interaction. I also noticed that my sleep seems better. Ordinarily most of my sleep is light sleep … but the proportion of my sleep last night was pretty dramatically higher in REM and deep sleep.

    — Jamie
  • Dr Sandison, I am filled with gratitude for the role you played in our life, and how well you walked us through the mold situation. You were the perfect doctor for that journey. You were kind and caring while being firm in a way that we needed. Our recovery was a result of your guidance and wisdom. Thank you for the impact you’ve made on our life. I am forever grateful.
    — Drew

About Us

We redefine the natural and complementary medical experience, with expert and compassionate providers delivering exceptional personal service and care. We offer the highest quality services and supplements in a toxin-free environment built to support optimal health and healing.


Our healing philosophy blends modern testing, research and diagnostics with time-tested modalities including botanical medicines, nutrition, detoxification, hands-on therapies, exercise, and counseling. Learn more.


Naturopathic Medicine is defined not by what we do but why we do it.

Six key principles and a therapeutic order guide each decision regarding your care.

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Articles From Our Blog:

Mastering Blood Sugar: Hacks and Tips for Optimal Health

In the realm of health and wellness, blood sugar regulation stands as a cornerstone for overall well-being. Our body’s ability to maintain stable blood sugar levels not only impacts our energy levels but also plays a crucial role in managing various bodily functions. However, poor blood sugar regulation can wreak havoc on our health, leading […]

How to Have Happy Periods

For many women, periods can be synonymous with discomfort, mood swings, and overall unease. However, achieving happy periods is not just a dream—it’s entirely possible with the right approach to holistic women’s health. By focusing on key aspects like nutrition, stress management, hormone balance, and toxin avoidance, you can transform your menstrual cycle into a […]

Springing into Quality Sleep: Your Guide to Optimal Sleep Hygiene

As we bid farewell to winter and welcome the rejuvenating vibes of spring, it’s essential to ensure that our sleep routines align with the changing season. With longer days and blossoming nature, maintaining optimal sleep hygiene becomes even more crucial for overall well-being. In this blog, we’ll explore some tips and tricks to help you […]

Podcasts with Dr. Heather Sandison

Interview: A Place Where Alzheimer’s Patients Get Better

  YouTube | Apple Podcasts | Spotify   There are now programs that can stop and reverse the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. What can we learn about how to prevent the disease from these programs? Dr. Lufkin interviews with Dr. Heather Sandison, who is the founder and medical director of Solcere (formerly North County Natural Medicine), and the founder of […]

Dr. Sandison Interviews Dr. Michael Ruscio: the Gut-Brain Connection and Probiotics

   In this episode, best-selling author and clinical researcher Dr. Michael Ruscio dives deep into the gut-brain connection and how to strengthen their synergy with easy practical tips. In this episode we discuss: Gut-Brain connection What the best diet is for the brain How limbic retraining can help alleviate gut and brain symptoms. Types of probiotics […]

Interview: The Science of Brain Neurogenesis – Brant Cortright PhD

The bad news is there are toxins in our environment that can negatively impact our brain function, but the good news is we can heal the brain physically and psychologically with lifestyle changes. Clinical psychologist, Brant Cortright, Ph.D., sheds light on the processes of neurogenesis and explains neuroplasticity. He also describes the relationship between cognitive […]

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