Dr. Laura Elayne Firetag, ND was born and raised in the historic city of Charleston, SC. She graduated with honors and as a board scholar from the Academic Magnet High School before successfully acquiring a BS in Dietetics from The University of Georgia in Athens, GA. She then attended Bastyr University in Seattle, WA where she pursued and received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine.
Dr. Firetag’s approach to optimum health focuses on assessing and addressing the root cause of illness rather than the suppression of symptoms. The symptoms you experience are important messages from your body which provide the path to healing. Every treatment plan designed by Dr. Firetag will be individualized for you.
Dr. Firetag’s clinical interests include, but are not limited to, asthma, diabetes, stress management, environmental medicine, obesity, metabolic syndrome, women’s health, chronic fatigue, autoimmune disease, anxiety, depression, thyroid disorders, GERD, IBS, SIBO, food sensitivities, nutrigenomics and MTHFR support. To restore your well-being, Dr. Firetag is well-versed in and may use many healing modalities such as medical nutrition therapy, biofeedback, botanical medicine, hydrotherapy, craniosacral therapy, counseling and homeopathy. She is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians and The Institute for Functional Medicine.