Sheila Beades, N.D. graduated from National University of Health Sciences in Chicago, IL with a degree in Naturopathic Medicine. While there, she completed internships at Whole Health Center and Salvation Army. In years prior to medical school, Dr. Beades obtained her Bachelor’s degree with honors in Biology with a Leadership certificate from Wartburg College in Waverly, IA. In addition, she has pursued further observation and post-graduate training in therapies for cancer, hormone-related disorders, autoimmune disease, and homeopathy. Dr. Beades is an active member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP) and the Colorado Association of Naturopathic Physicians (CoAND).
Dr. Beades dedicates herself to walking alongside each patient while on their transformational journey back to health. Her passion lies in staying up to date with the latest research, empowering patients through education, and delivering a naturally-focused care plan curated towards the totality of the whole person. In doing so, Dr. Beades supplies the patient with tools to address the underlying disturbances that may be contributing to the current state of health. She believes that the practice of naturopathic medicine should be understandable and doable – which ultimately requires the patient and doctor to collaborate to provide an individualized treatment plan.
Outside the office, Dr. Beades enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking and camping in the great outdoors, and cooking!
Integrative oncology provides a working relationship between all providers in the pursuit of optimal patient outcomes. Goals include improving quality of life, managing side effects, aiding in recovery, preventing recurrence, and providing education for a healthy lifestyle.
The gastrointestinal systems affects many facets of overall health – physically, mentally, and emotionally. Addressing gastrointestinal distress with naturopathic approaches involves safe and effective therapies to alleviate symptoms.
Prevention is key. Naturopathic therapies are grounded in discovering the root cause of dysregulation in order to optimize the health of the whole person while emphasizing core elements such as lifestyle, nutrition, and mental health.