category: Naturopathic Medicine

Runners – Are you Killing your Immune System?

November 29, 2018

Are you catching every cold that comes your way, yet determined to keep running?   Continue reading to learn how to Beat the Immune Battle. Exercise, particularly running longer distances or intense work outs, can be a stressor on your system. The recovery phase from intense exercise has shown lower levels of lymphocytes in the blood. […]

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RUNNING OVERTIME – Runners who work LONG Hours

September 19, 2018

Strategies to REVERSE YOUR PYRAMID, Support your Immune System and Stress Response when under Pressure to Perform Anyone who works long hours has the potential for burn out. Runners, athletes and those who are trying to whip themselves into shape who work long hours AND train in their spare time are at a higher risk […]

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IV Vitamin Treatment for Athletes

July 27, 2018

Today’s world is demanding. We expect our body to perform. Foundational treatments provide long-standing results but take time to implement. Offering nutrient replacement via intravenous drip provides doses that can bypass the digestive system giving us results and the luxury of time to work on those foundational skills. What is an IV Vitamin Treatment? Introducing […]

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NSAID Overuse

June 25, 2018

The things you didn’t know about your pain medication that could hurt you. After winning a 24-hour track run in record time, Stephanie Ehret should have been celebrating. Instead she was in the hospital being treated for rhabdomyolosis[i]. This is a dangerous breakdown of muscle that can damage your kidneys. Turns out she wasn’t following […]

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Aching. Stiff. Sore Joints. Osteoarthritis and YOUR choices.

May 15, 2018

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, affecting millions of North Americans. It generally affects those over 40 years of age and is often one sided, preferring knees, hips and thumbs. Over time, the cartilage that normally supports and cushions joint motion begins to wear down. The cartilage itself does not […]

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Natural Treatment of PCOS

April 10, 2018

PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, is the most common hormone imbalance impacting women and teenage girls. Polycystic ovarian syndrome, meaning “multiple ovarian cysts” can start during puberty and can persist for years. For some women it starts later – but for all women and teenage girls, it is an incredibly frustrating, and sometimes painful condition. […]

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Fertility Frustrations: Endometriosis

March 26, 2018

Endometriosis impacts around 1 in 10 women of menstruating age and one-third to one-half of those women will struggle with infertility – about twice the rate of infertility of the general population.   If you know you have endometriosis, or suspect it (painful periods, painful intercourse and pain when having a bowel movement are key signs), […]

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Adrenal Fatigue: The Autoimmune Connection

March 21, 2018

What do your adrenal glands have to do with your immune system? Everything, when it comes to healing your body and living your best life. Your adrenal glands respond to stress and regulate inflammation in the body. Autoimmune conditions are often triggered by stress and depend on healthy adrenal function to prevent a flare up […]

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Prejuvenation – Keeping Skin Looking Young and Healthy

March 07, 2018

Prejuvenation – Keeping Skin Looking Young and Healthy Many of my patients come to see me looking to restore their skin to health and to treat specific concerns including acne, scars, wrinkles and dark spots. What I have recently been thinking about is what Naturopathic medicine and holistic skincare can do to prevent these concerns […]

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Painful Periods are Total BullS$%T

January 30, 2018

  Hopeless, bent over in pain with a heat pack across your stomach and wondering if you should give in and take an Advil, or worse questioning how many Advil are safe to take before you get a stomach ulcer? You do not need to settle for suffering – there is a LOT that we […]

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