22 11, 2016

What You Need to Know About Adrenal Fatigue

2016-11-22T08:00:43+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Health|

Adrenal fatigue is a term that is used to describe a state of chronic low energy caused by poorly working adrenal glands, as a result of persistent emotional or physical stressors. The adrenal glands are located on top of each kidney and secrete adrenaline and cortisol when we feel stressed. Stress can manifest very differently ...

8 11, 2016

Sugar: Part 2 of Why Your Body Says “NO MORE”

2016-11-08T08:00:24+00:00November 8th, 2016|Health, Naturopathic Medicine|

In part one of this two part series on sugar I discussed hidden sugars, what to watch out for and the top 5 ways your body suffers when you have an excess.   This post is dedicated to helping you easily decrease sugar in your diet. Food: Instead of eating processed/packaged cookies that are high in ...

1 11, 2016

Memory Loss: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

2016-11-01T08:00:23+00:00November 1st, 2016|Health|

Losing our memory is the #1 health fear of Canadians. Memory refers to the ability to store, retain and retrieve information. Symptoms of Memory Loss: - losing your train of thought while speaking - difficulty prioritizing tasks - saying “you know what I mean” frequently as you are unable to express yourself - not recalling names ...

25 10, 2016

The Number One Reason People Miss Work and School

2016-10-25T08:00:42+00:00October 25th, 2016|Health|

Five million Canadians suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and it is one of the most common reasons for missing school or work. Symptoms of IBS include chronic bloating, gas, abdominal pain/cramping, constipation, diarrhea or both. IBS can present similar to other more serious conditions, which is why it is important to see a naturopathic ...

18 10, 2016

Tackling the Problem of Anxiety in Children

2016-10-18T13:50:10+00:00October 18th, 2016|Health, Naturopathic Medicine|

Anxiety is a growing concern that I treat in school-aged children and it can present as a variety of different symptoms. Common signs that your child could be suffering from anxiety include depression, frequent headaches, stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, decreased appetite, eczema, difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, nightmares, chronic fatigue, lack of focus at ...

28 09, 2016

Sugar: How Excess Sugar Causes Stress

2016-09-28T00:12:09+00:00September 28th, 2016|Health|

The World Health Organization recommends that people consume a maximum of 30 grams of sugar per day. The average Canadian shocks their body with over 100 grams. Limit packaged foods to no more than six grams of sugar per serving. If the cereal you eat contains 12 grams of sugar per serving, you are actually ...

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