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29 12, 2016

Vital Force Health Tip #13: Eczema

2016-12-29T09:00:42+00:00December 29th, 2016|Skin|

Eczema is a common chronic inflammatory skin condition that is usually very itchy. It frequently occurs in babies on their cheeks, arms, legs or diaper area, where as adults often develop it on their eyelids, neck, elbows, and knees. However, it can occur anywhere on the body. Typically children will develop eczema, but it can ...

27 12, 2016

Depression: Symptoms, Factors and Treatments

2016-12-27T08:00:31+00:00December 27th, 2016|Health|

Many of my patients have battled depression at some point in their lives. It is one of the most common chief complaints that I have treated in my practice over the past 10 years, with ages ranging between 12-60 years old. Depression can manifest in various different symptoms such as: - Sadness - Lack of ...

22 12, 2016

Vital Force Health Tip #12: Anxiety

2016-12-22T09:00:00+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Health Tips|

Worrying is comprised of thoughts and emotions in a repetitive nature concerning a problem or situation that may arise in the future. This preoccupied nervousness can become chronic with unrealistic fears that lead to anxiety. Most people feel anxious at various times in their life, typically about a specific event with an unknown outcome, such ...

20 12, 2016

4 Tips to Reaching Your New Year’s Resolutions

2016-12-20T08:00:15+00:00December 20th, 2016|Health|

Many of us look to the new year as a clean slate. I often hear my patients say, “I will… as soon as January is here.” Well, it’s here. What are your plans for the new year ahead? What goals do you really want to keep for 2017? Common New Year’s resolutions that my patients ...

15 12, 2016

Vital Force Health Tip # 11

2016-12-15T09:00:35+00:00December 15th, 2016|Health Tips|

Health Tip  #11: Inflammation - Causes, Diseases and Natural Treatments The body responds to trauma or infection via inflammation, as it is fundamental in healing. However, if this mechanism becomes chronic, the immune system is constantly activated and deviates into a disease process. When people have inflammation it is most often painful, or they may ...

13 12, 2016

6 Reasons Why You Can’t Lose the Weight; And Tips to Get You Started

2016-12-13T08:00:34+00:00December 13th, 2016|Weight Loss|

One of the most common reasons to see a naturopathic doctor is to help with losing weight. Many of us have difficulty losing fat due to a number of factors, such as low energy and motivation, inadequate weight training in addition to cardiovascular exercise, poor diet (low fat, low protein, high sugar, high carbohydrates), skipping ...

8 12, 2016

Vital Force Health Tip #10: Supplements

2016-12-08T09:00:21+00:00December 8th, 2016|Health Tips|

Recently I had a typical new patient appointment in that she brought in with her a large bag full of supplements that she was sporadically taking. There were 16 different bottles varying from vitamins, fish oil, herbs, Chinese medicine, homeopathic liquids, and probiotics that she purchased from a health food store. These supplements had cost ...

6 12, 2016

Does My Child have ADHD? And if so, What’s Next?

2016-12-06T08:00:38+00:00December 6th, 2016|Health|

The diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is done via thorough examination and assessments. There may be a genetic predisposition to the condition and boys are affected more often than girls. Children with ADHD have a greater susceptibility to developing anxiety, depression and addictions. Pharmaceutical prescriptions such as stimulants or antidepressants have side effects ...

1 12, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #9

2016-12-01T09:00:27+00:00December 1st, 2016|Health Tips|

Approximately 1 in 10 Ontarians suffer from chronic migraines. This can be debilitating, as they may be unable to go to work, school, perform daily tasks or attend social functions from the pain. Headaches are very common but like other types of pain, it is the body’s way of producing a symptom in order to ...

29 11, 2016

10 Tips to Strengthening Your Immune System Naturally

2016-11-29T08:00:49+00:00November 29th, 2016|Health|

Boosting your immune system for the fall and winter seasons brings many new patients into my practice, as most people do not want to take drugs when they or their children come down with a cold virus. Some people choose to get a flu shot, but it does not guarantee protection from getting sick, nor ...

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