• brain function,  Exercise,  gut health,  Stress Management,  Women's Health

    Lifestyle Changes to Help Fibromyalgia

    Many patients with fibromyalgia have come to us after facing many barriers when trying to relieve their symptoms, or even get a firm diagnosis. The lack of agreement on best practices for symptom relief makes this condition difficult to navigate, and the frustration is often made worse by the wide range of possible symptoms, often without a predictable pattern. Naturopathic Medicine has a lot to offer.  Fibromyalgia doesn’t have to hold you back, read on to learn about holistic approaches…

  • Cardiovascular Health,  Exercise,  Healthy Hormones,  Nutrition,  Women's Health

    Taking Women’s Health to Heart

    What does someone with heart disease look like? A stressed out CEO? A smoker over 50? Whatever image came to your mind, chances are it was of a male. We think of heart disease as a male problem, but did you know that more women die of heart disease than men? It’s now the leading cause of female deaths worldwide. Yet up until recently, two-thirds of all heart health research has focussed exclusively on men. What’s wrong with this picture?…

  • Blog,  Supplements

    Are the Omega 3 Fatty Acids in my Diet Enough?

    There is a lot of confusion surrounding this topic, so I thought I would provide a summary of the latest research on why supplementation is now being viewed as critical. Q: What is an EFA A: An EFA is an essential fatty acid, essential meaning that the body does not manufacture it and it has to be obtained from the diet. The only 2 essential fatty acids are LA (Omega 6 linoleic acid) which is found in foods such as…