Teresita Barrantes, NMD, is a Naturopathic Physician licensed to practice medicine in the state of Arizona, who specializes in Women’s Health, Digestive and Hormone Imbalances, Weight Loss, and Chronic Pain. Dr. Barrantes is fluent in both Spanish and English. At True Care Health & Wellness in Tempe, Arizona, Dr. Barrantes really enjoys being able to help those in the Hispanic community.
Dr. Barrantes graduated from the University of Costa Rica in San Jose, Costa Rica, with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. She earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona.
Dr. Barrantes follows a holistic approach in her treatment philosophy, treating the whole patient and the underlying disease rather than just alleviating symptoms. This is especially effective in her work with women’s health, particularly in treating conditions related to premenstrual syndrome (PMS), menopause symptoms, anxiety, and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), among others. Dr. Barrantes is also a certified BioTE® provider, providing expertise in the evaluation and treatment of male and female hormone imbalances.
Dr. Barrante’s treatment modalities include nutritional counseling, acupuncture, IV therapy, bioidentical hormone therapy (BHT), herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, and prescription management. She is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine (AARM) and the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.