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  • Total recall – keeping your memory sharp. - We all have momentary memory lapses. If you’ve ever searched for your lost car in a parking lot, or stumbled for a name mid-conversation, you know that feeling of having an important fact right at the edge of your mind ... somewhere. Of course, as we grow older, those temporary memory blips become more troublesome… ---read more
  • New Year, New You: Top Tips for Success - This year will be different. This year you will turn things around and realize your goals towards happiness and health. You’ve got this! How do I know? Because we’re going to work together on making sure you know exactly what to do in order to be your best self. Here’s a quick list of simple,… ---read more
  • Keep Your Metabolism Strong Over The Holidays - Do you have big plans for January? Many of my patients say they’d like to take control of their health in 2020. That often includes losing some extra pounds. However, it’s always important not to get caught up in the numbers on the scale. Instead, a good alternative goal is to focus on lowering your… ---read more
  • How to Conquer Stress and Put the Joy Back in the Holidays - December brings festive parties, fun times with family, favourite traditions… and stress. How much stress? According to a Healthline survey, the combination of joy and pressure that makes up the month of December means that more than 60% of us find the holiday season somewhat to very stressful. Considering the many factors that make up… ---read more
  • Managing Men’s Health Issues the Natural Way - Not so shockingly, men are less likely than women to visit a healthcare provider when they’re sick. And often they wait until a medical issue has become serious before they do anything about it. Some of this tendency may be that men are less likely to ask for help in general (hence their often-joked-about difficulty… ---read more
  • Crohn’s and Colitis: Natural Treatment Options - If you are someone who experiences one of the two most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, you will know that the pain and disruption caused by these disorders can wreak havoc on your life, affecting relationships, employment and more. Unfortunately, there is no known cure for either condition,… ---read more
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: What You Need to Know - Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) can impact many aspects of a woman’s health, from her moods, her weight, to her chances of conception. This surprisingly common condition can be difficult to diagnose and treat. That’s partly because conventional medicine practices are often geared towards tackling the symptoms without truly getting to the underlying reasons. Natural treatments… ---read more
  • How Do You Know Your Body is Out Of Balance? - Are you feeling burnt out and overwhelmed? You’re not alone. Let’s face it: We’re all busy, dealing with endless to-do lists and struggling to balance it all. The result is often a day-to-day life that feels too hectic. We feel pulled away from the things that matter - and we may have even forgotten what… ---read more
  • Which Is More Important: Diet or Exercise? - Eat less, exercise more. You’ve probably heard that’s the secret to weight loss. So, it makes sense that if you want to lose weight quickly, or if you’ve hit a weight-loss plateau, you need to really ramp up the exercise, right? Unfortunately, many people experience frustration with this approach. Why aren’t they successful?  Research suggests… ---read more
  • Fall Allergy Relief the Natural Way - Are you excited for fall? Many people love the vibrant colours of this beautiful season. It’s a time to get out our cozy sweaters, enjoy the crisp fall air, and for some people, sneeze a lot. Yes, unfortunately, many people experience watery eyes, sinus pain and other allergy symptoms when fall arrives. This annoying phenomenon… ---read more
  • Is your body thirsty? - A Holistic Perspective On Water And Hydration Water, the lifeblood of Mother Earth. That free flowing H20 is crucial for the survival of every organic species on the planet. Our earth is made up of 71% water – just a little more than the human brain which floats at 70%. In fact, water comprises up… ---read more
  • Digital Detox: Take Control of Your Screen Time - Have you ever felt slightly panicked when you’re separated from your phone? Do you know how many hours a day you spend on your digital devices? Do you feel your online activities have a positive effect on your overall well being? Those are all important questions. And another to consider: Does doing a digital detox… ---read more
  • Top Tips for Healthy Hair - We all want a head of thick, shiny hair, don’t we? In fact, an entire industry is devoted to helping us get the hair we want. But maybe the solution isn’t found in a bottle.    Our culture associates beautiful hair with a lot of desirable qualities: youth, sexiness, and even health.  But sometimes our… ---read more
  • Infertility Rates are Rising- What You Need to Know - Fertility. It’s something we often take for granted when we’re planning our lives. In fact, many women spend a lot of money and effort in preventing pregnancy until the timing is right for conception. However, even when the timing is right, our bodies don’t always cooperate. Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in infertility.… ---read more
  • Hidden Toxins in the Home - Is your home affecting your health? If you avoid obvious pollutants like cigarette smoke, you may be pretty certain your home is not toxic. And if you clean regularly, you might even be slightly offended by the suggestion! However, indoor pollutants are much more common than many people realize. The sources of many pollutants are… ---read more
  • 4 Natural Ways To Improve A Low Libido - Let’s talk about sex. Is your sex life not what you thought it would be? Does the thought alone make you tired? Many people find their interest in lovemaking naturally drops with age. And the stress of daily life is enough to put anyone in a rut in the bedroom at times. Changing bodies can… ---read more
  • Happiness Checklist: Are You as Happy as You Want to Be? - Are you happy? It might be a simple question, but for many people, happiness feels like an impossible goal to reach. In fact, studies show that only about one in three people consistently identify as “happy.” If that seems a bit depressing, rest easy. The steps to living a happier life are easier than you… ---read more
  • Is Weight Loss Affected by Insulin Resistance - You do everything “right.” Somehow, however, those stubborn extra pounds won’t leave. And worse, they seem to have shifted to your midsection. What happened to your shape? You can be eating healthy and still struggle with weight. For women, it’s easy to blame slowing weight loss on the hormonal shifts that come with age, but… ---read more
  • What Does Your Poop Say About Your Health? - Let’s chat about your bowel movements. Did you just cringe a bit? Let’s face it, poop isn’t anybody’s favourite topic. Nonetheless, our bowel movements hold valuable clues to our overall health. But these signs are often ignored because most of us are a bit uncomfortable talking about them - even to our healthcare providers.  … ---read more
  • The Importance of B Vitamins - B vitamins are sometimes called the energy vitamins, since they help put a spring in your step and play an important role in maintaining your energy levels. (In fact, they play such a key role that perhaps they should also be called the “Brisk, Bouncy, and Bright” vitamins)  In actuality, there are eight different kinds… ---read more