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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...

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