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Building a Healthy Foundation Before Conception

“I am planning to have a family in the future.  Is it too early to start preparing now?” It’s never too early to build a healthy foundation for future conception.  When a woman finds out she is pregnant, they are often 4 weeks along, and they have missed the most critical time for embryo development.  […]

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Common conditions that Naturopathic Doctors treat

Your naturopathic doctor focuses on hormone balancing, stress reduction, optimizing nutrient absorption, and detoxification, with a special interest in fertility, pregnancy, and pediatric care.  Here are a list of some concerns that she successfully treats. Women’s Health – Endometriosis – PCOS – Menstrual cycle irregularities – Ovulation Men’s Health – Sperm health and quality – Low […]

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Can One Diet Heal Most Disease? Yes!

Is it really possible that one diet can heal most disease?  And is it possible that you already know how to eat this way? What would you say if I told you there was one diet that can heal fatigue, arthritis, irritable bowel, constipation, reflux, chronic allergies, eczema, autoimmune disease, migraines, depression, diabetes, and that you can […]

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Federal Government Exempts GST/HST on Services Provided by Naturopathic Doctors

Effective February 12, 2014, the services provided by naturopathic doctors are exempt of HST, as announced in the latest federal budget.  The Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) has been lobbying the government for years.  As stated on their website, “The move will provide greater access for patients seeking a proactive approach to their health […]

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How to Test For Gluten Intolerance (Celiac Disease)

How To Test For Gluten Intolerance (Celiac Disease) Gluten is a protein at the heart of such grains as wheat, barley, rye, spelt, kamut and triticale.  You should be able to tolerate it just as you do any other protein in meat, milk, and fish.  But a subset of the population has celiac disease, an […]

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“Wheat Belly”: Can the Claims be True?

Wheat Belly – Can The Claims Be True? Wheat Belly is a bestselling book written by William Davis, an American cardiologist.  He claims, “Lose the wheat, lose the weight, and find your path back to health”.  Davis points an accusing finger at “modern-day wheat” that’s been “genetically altered to provide processed food manufacturers the greatest […]

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If you are restricting dairy, can you really get enough calcium?

If you are restricting dairy, can you really get enough calcium? Calcium Rich Foods Calcium is an essential mineral that is needed for bone mineralization (bones and teeth), muscle contraction (heart), nerve transmission, and blood clotting.  But are you getting enough? In a naturopathic practice, patients are frequently prescribed an elimination diet or a detox […]

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Health Wave is now available on this website

Now you don’t have to search around town for that professional naturopathic supplement.   I’d like to introduce the addition of Health Wave, our virtual naturopathic dispensary.  You may be prescribed a list of supplements that you can purchase, with a low shipping price to your front door.  You must contact us to gain access to […]

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Food Intolerance Tests

Are foods making you sick?  Inflammation and chronic activation of the immune system due to food intolerance has been linked to:  digestive disorders, migraines, obesity, chronic fatigue, ADD, aching joints, skin disorders, arthritis, and many more… The immune system is a double-edged sword.  It should react appropriately and protect against infection when confronted with harmful […]

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Time to Fall Back – Preparing for Cold and Flu Season

Don’t forget to change your clocks when you go to bed on Saturday night.  Daylight savings time ends this Sunday at 2 AM which means you’ll get an extra hour to sleep in on Sunday. Fire safety officials like to point out that this is a good time to test and switch the batteries on […]

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