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Fatty liver disease – kids & adults

You or your child may have ‘fatty liver disease’ According to the Canadian Liver Foundation, 25-33% of Canadian adults have this disease.  That’s a lot of people in a population to have a disease – however, most likely don’t even know it....

Signs of Prediabetes in Children

Does your child or grandchild have prediabetes? Most may wonder about this question for adults but diabetes and it’s precursor, prediabetes, is getting more common in childhood and adolescence.  I’ve outlined some signs of childhood prediabetes to watch...

Alternatives to benzodiazepines

Alternatives to benzodiazepines “Doctor, I just can’t breathe and I feel so overwhelmed and I can’t stop crying, I don’t even know why…it’s hard to function, I need help right now.”  This is the alarm-call that leads to a...

5 new uses for vitamin C

5 New uses for Vitamin C I often think of vitamin C as the easiest nutrient to consume through food, but likewise it is easy to be deficient and lose since it is water soluble and is eliminated easily from the body.   Many fruits and vegetables are good sources, even...

Thyroid help

Is it my thyroid? Over my 13 years in practice, I’ve either heard this question from my concerned patients, or thought of this gland as a cause of the symptoms many of my patients face.  It is a confusing area of hormonal health and I will give some of my...

Medical Benefits of the Far-infrared Sauna

5 Effective Uses of the Far-infrared Sauna Many have experienced a sauna: at the gym, or at the condo.  Often as a way to relax tight muscles after exercise, or to generally cleanse and revitalize the body, as the Scandinavians have learned over hundreds of years. ...

5 Kids Cough and Cold Tips

5 Naturopathic Treatment Tips for Kids’ Cough & Cold Symptoms  Are you a parent that cringes everytime your child gets another cold or sore throat?  Many children get 5-10 or more colds each year.  There is much that natural medicine has to offer, see my...

Naturopathic Flu Treatment

Naturopathic treatments for flu  With all the recent news of the spike in influenza cases, you must be wondering what you can do to fight the flu virus.  Since the flu shot is about 60% effective, you must do more to help yourself and your loved ones.  Do your part by...

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