Posts Tagged: Naturopathic Medicine

Optimizing diet & lifestyle choices as we return to the office

August 23, 2021

September is a busy time every year, without the added layer of the world ‘getting back to normal’, post pandemic. I feel as though the country is collectively preparing – whether it’s back to school for the kids, and/or back to the office after working from home for over a year. I’m betting a lot […]

5 ways to build resilience – starting with your gut health

August 23, 2021

We all want to be a little bit more resilient right? Having that ability to bounce back from the things that stretch us to our limits or during times of adversity and stress. This can be from busy schedules, demanding jobs, balancing family life, tight deadlines. These can all test our resiliency and lead to […]

Libido: It’s not about the drive, it’s about the brakes

August 30, 2019

Most people who ask me about libido assume it is a hormonal issue.  Men want to know if they have low testosterone, women want to know if they maybe have too much.  But the honest answer is that while hormones can be a contributing factor in libido, our sex drive is much more complicated than […]

Hormones and Hair Loss

March 01, 2019

In my practice I focus on women’s health and hormone balance. So you would imagine that I spend most of my day talking about the lady garden.  But women’s health is so much more complicated than that. Our hormones influence everything that happens in our bodies. From how much energy we make, to our moods, […]

What I Learned About Resilience When the Shit Hit the Fan

December 12, 2016

By: Dr. Jen Newell, ND What Bob Marley said is true – “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have”. This summer I learned just how strong I could be when the only choice was to push through or curl up in the fetal position and fall […]

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

September 19, 2016

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 out of every 10 women. Each woman with PCOS will manifest the hormonal imbalances and symptoms differently. Only through understanding the underlying imbalances unique to each woman can we hope to overcome polycystic ovarian syndrome and achieve balanced, vibrant health. What is PCOS? PCOS is […]

Beauty Sleep: Bedtime Beauty Hacks for Glowing Skin

August 29, 2016

  Waking up with a natural glow seems pretty unattainable some days, especially if you enjoy the occasional late night Netflix binge every once in a while. That being said, there are a few nighttime beauty hacks you can try, which can definitely make morning beauty routines easier. #5: Breakup the Makeup Put your right […]

The PCOS Diet

June 27, 2016

By Dr. Lisa Watson A nutritious diet is the cornerstone of health – a foundation on which we can build healthy choices and behaviours. This is true for most health concerns, and certainly for women who have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Choosing the right foods for PCOS and avoiding others is necessary for women who want […]

New Treatment: Collagen Induction Therapy

June 06, 2016

I love helping my patients overcome acne. I love seeing how a person’s whole demeanor changes when their skin stops breaking out and how their confidence begins to shine. Unfortunately, for many of those patients the healing doesn’t end when the breakouts stop flaring up because past acne has left frustrating scars and areas of […]

3 Simple Steps to Green Your Beauty Routine

May 30, 2016

3 Simple Steps to Green your Beauty Routine & 1 Massive Mistake Women Make That Causes Them to Waste Money and Time Searching for the Perfect Products By. Dr Jen Newell, Naturopathic Doctor/ Skin Doctor Our skin is our largest organ and while its purpose is to protect us, it acts more like a filter […]