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Six Reasons to See a Naturopathic Doctor

You want to optimize your energy and vitality – naturopathic doctors can help. Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms I see in practice. Naturopathic doctors investigate the many reasons that can contribute to fatigue — sleep, stress, nutrition, hormones, etc.  Targeted treatment is aimed at addressing specific issues while also looking to optimize the health …

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Immune System

Staying healthy is at the top of peoples minds this fall and winter. And supporting the immune system may be more important this season than ever.

While there are no guarantees, a healthy body generally repels infection and illness better than an unhealthy body.


4 Tips to Help Manage Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is one of the leading causes of disability in North America, as it significantly impacts physical and mental functioning as well as quality of life.
This month you learned that 1 in 5 Canadians suffer from chronic pain, however what is also important to note, is that among those 1 in 5, up to 85% can also suffer from depression.

How COVID-19 has impacted us all

Are you feeling exhausted, confused, anxious, agitated, or numb? And can’t seem to find a reason why? It could be your body’s reaction to traumatic stress. And identifying traumatic stress is important in addressing it. What is traumatic stress?  Traumatic stress is when an event happens that is overwhelming and usual coping skills don’t appear …

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What if Probiotics make you feel worse?

What if something that is supposed to make you feel better, ends up making you feel worse? It’s not always possible to “feel” the benefits of taking probiotics but when someone feels notably worse from taking them, now that’s interesting. So what’s going on here? There are a few possible situations going on. First, adding …

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The Benefits of taking Probiotics

There are many benefits to taking probiotics. They are often thought about to help with digestion, after using antibiotics, and to support the immune system. But the microbiome has implications in inflammation, skin health, and even metabolism, where the use of probiotics are just beginning to be understood. But probiotics are not a one size-fits-all. …

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