Posts Tagged: Naturopath

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. […]

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. […]

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), […]

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 […]

The Natural Skin Solution: Hormonal Acne

February 14, 2018

If you suffer from hormonal acne, you are not alone. Up to 23% of adult women experience acne! Now there are many different factors that affect acne. Inflammation is very important. Gut health is important. Anti-oxidant status is supremely important! But hormones make all the difference for women. Below are the 7 steps I use with patients to resolve their […]

SIBO or IBS??

November 02, 2017

IBS, SIBO, GERD – doctors sure know how to make your digestive tract sound complicated.  But does it have to be complicated?  And do you have to struggle with gas, bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea or constipation?  The answer to both is no.  You don’t have to suffer, and you can be empowered with knowledge to […]

Running past the Headache. A case study of how Magnesium may be able help.

September 11, 2017

“The alarm beeps at 6am. She pours some magnesium powder into one of her three water bottles, straps them to her waist and is off before anyone in the house is awake”. If you have a performance problem like headaches, case studies are a vital key to discover trends and uncover patterns.  In this runner, […]

Retinoic Acid vs Retinol

March 13, 2017

Retinoids are not all created equally: Retinoic Acid vs Retinol our favourite skin doctor has the answers: By Dr. Jen Newell Naturopathic Doctor Do the active ingredients in your skin care actually have research supporting their use? I have recently been talking to patients about the value of research supported ingredients in their skincare. Many […]

When you’ve HIIT the wall.

March 06, 2017

What to do when your training and weight loss programs plateau. By Dr. Jennifer Tanner, Naturopathic Doctor We’ve all been there. You’ve been super diligent and stuck to your New Years resolution. You are hitting the gym everyday, eating well and the scale doesn’t budge. The words “why do I bother” comes to mind. Frustrating, […]

Hormone Harmony: Testing for Hormone Imbalances

February 20, 2017

Hormone Harmony: Testing for Hormone Imbalances By: Dr. Lisa Watson Naturopathic Doctor The importance of hormones for human health can’t be understated.  The over 50 hormones in the human body act as chemical messengers that control most major bodily functions – from hunger, stress, mood and emotions to reproduction. The body maintains an intricate balance […]