Posts Tagged: Inflammation

Your Crohn’s and Colitis Coping Cheat Sheet

November 12, 2018

Welcome to a special edition of Lauren’s Top Tips! November is Crohn’s and Colitis Month and, as someone who was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at 10 years old, I’ve learned a thing or two about how to cope when the going gets rough.  The best part about these tips is that they are absolutely not […]

3 Ways Your Sweet Tooth Can Ruin Your Skin

October 01, 2016

By Dr. Jen Newell, ND The other morning, I was discussing the impact of diet on the health of your skin with a patient of mine. She was shocked that I so firmly believe that what you eat impacts your appearance because her dermatologist had told her for years that there was no connection. Unfortunately, […]

“I’ll wear boots instead of high heels” – Heel Pain

August 24, 2015

“I’ll wear boots instead of high heels” – Heel Pain Song Lyrics Courtesy of Tom Waits “Pay Me” By; Dr. Jen Newell.   This morning I woke up with excruciating heel pain and realized how common this is in my practice. I regularly see people complaining of heel pain and wanted to share a few […]

Why YOU Should Drink Green Tea!

May 11, 2015

By Dr. Marc Bubbs, ND, CSCS Green tea has been used for thousands of years throughout India, China, and Japan as a panacea for longevity and health. Green tea is a member the Theaceae family of plants and contains numerous key nutrients that can help sedentary and active people improve overall health, lose weight, and […]

Menstrual Cramps – A Real Pain in the… Uterus

February 09, 2015

By Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND One of our favourite sayings here at IHI is “just because something is common, doesn’t mean it’s normal.” This statement is definitely applicable to dysmenorrhea, which is the medical term for painful menstruation. If I were a betting kind of gal, I would bet that you know a few […]

Five Key Nutrients for Headaches

January 26, 2015

by Dr Lisa Watson, ND Almost half of all adults suffer from headaches and the mental, emotional and physical impacts of headaches are often under recognized and under-treated by medical professionals. The majority (90%) of headaches are vascular or tension-type, or a mixture of the two. Vascular headaches include both migraines and cluster headaches. The […]

Naturopathic Concussion Management

December 01, 2014

By Shannon Vander Doelen, HBSc, ND Concussions are an injury that we hear a lot about due to their prevalence amongst NHL and NFL stars. Despite the fact that it is one of the most common neurological disorders in athletes and non-athletes alike, little research has been done in the field of non-sport concussions, and […]

Food Sensitivities – A Burden on Your Body and Fuel for Inflammation

September 29, 2014

By Dr Erin Wiley, ND Questions about sensitivities arise almost daily in my practice. What are they, do I have them, and are they a cause for concern? Food sensitivities have been known to contribute to a variety of health concerns from migraine headaches, acid reflux, nausea, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, diarrhea, gas and bloating, […]

Health at Your Finger Tips: What Your Nails are Telling You

July 28, 2014

  By Dr. Jen Newell, ND Take moment to really examine your nails. The nails offer many small and sometimes subtle clues about your overall health. Listed below are a few health concerns that may be reflected in the appearance and health of your nails. If you notice any of these changes to your nails […]

Brain on Fire Part IV- Repairing the Damage Caused by Inflammation

January 13, 2014

By Dr. Erin Wiley, ND If you missed the earlier installments of  the “Brain on Fire” series by Dr. Wiley, check them out on the BLOG! We live in an environment that promotes inflammation. Even after we do our best to decrease our exposures to the causes of inflammation, tissue damage may occur and repair […]