Acupuncture is one tool in my Naturopathic Tool Kit that I use on a very regular basis. It is such an excellent therapy for many different health concerns, including infertility, pain management, stress, and muscle tension. It is really one of my go-to treatments in clinic! When treating a patient with Acupuncture, practitioners typically employ a particular style based on either a Western or Eastern approach, with each having their own strengths and specialty. The benefit of being a Naturopathic Doctor is that I have training in both these techniques, which gives me the best of ...Read more
Immune health is an important part of our well-being. I find the time between January and Spring to feel like the longest stretch of Winter. While I love getting outside, the cold usually has me wrapped up inside, usually in close quarters with others. All this time spent indoors also brings with it an increased susceptibility for illness. Being cooped up inside, surrounded by a chorus of coughing and sneezing is never a good thing, especially when it comes to our health.
While the Corona virus has us all talking, and is important to keep in mind, this year’s seasonal flu ...Read more
Your early morning alarm sounds and you hit the snooze button...10 more minutes of sleep, you think, and I'll be ready to start my day! But when the alarm sounds again, how difficult do you find it to hop out of bed? And how do you fare the rest of the day? Do you find you have boundless energy, or does the mid-afternoon slump leave you reaching for an extra large cup of coffee and thoughts of an early bed time? How does fatigue affect your day?
Fatigue can be a complicated issue when it comes to ...Read more
With the winter months upon us it's safe to say that we are now in the cold and flu season. Supporting your immune system year round by eating well, getting adequate sleep, and watching your stress are excellent ways to keep yourself protected from this year's viral strains. That being said, coming down with a runny nose, cough, and fever are sometimes inevitable, especially in infants and children.
When it comes to the youngest members of our families a fever can be a scary thing, sending us to the medicine cabinet for the nearest bottle of fever ...Read more