Understanding Postpartum Nutrient Deficiencies

By |2019-10-10T15:05:45-07:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Health Education|

Growing and delivering a baby is no small job for a women’s body. Pregnancy and breastfeeding require a large number of nutrients to be passed from mother to baby. This can lead to many different nutrient deficiencies such as iron, folate and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). In some cases, nutrient deficiencies can contribute to postpartum depression. ...

Naturopathic Cancer Care That Works

By |2019-08-29T14:49:56-07:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Cancer is the number one killer of Canadians. Nearly everyone has a family member or friend who has been affected by cancer. In this article, we will discuss the latest and greatest in naturopathic remedies for cancer care. Cancer is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that share a couple of common ...

How To Reclaim Your Body After Cancer Treatment

By |2019-09-19T14:16:02-07:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that bodywork can help reclaim body image and self-esteem after cancer? Integrating the experience of cancer for survivors is both physical and emotional. Each survivor’s journey is different and the impact on physical function, feelings and sexuality are unique to them.  After cancer, it’s important to take care of the body, deal ...

Body Work Treatments for the Queer and Transgender Community

By |2019-07-30T17:47:39-07:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , , |

Many transgender and queer folks share that they have unique challenges when seeking open-minded healthcare professionals. These gender non-conforming individuals often have unique multilayered healthcare needs as a result of having a complex history. People who have been marginalized the way many transgender folks arrive in the treatment room with much more than their history ...

Oxygen Debt: How Medical Ozone Can Rejuvenate You

By |2019-07-30T18:44:05-07:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Why Do We Breathe Oxygen? The main goal is to produce energy so your body can perform the millions of functions it does every day and you can stay alive. Specifically, in your body, oxygen and sugar are used to make energy (ATP), carbon dioxide (CO2), and water. There are many steps to this process. ...

Ever Wondered Why You’re So Tired?

By |2019-07-04T17:53:34-07:00July 4th, 2019|Categories: Health Education|Tags: , |

Feeling tired all the time? The stressors in your everyday life do not necessarily help you constantly feel vitalized. However, there is more to just not getting enough sleep, nutrition, and stress that makes you feel tired. In this post, we are going to uncover some of the physical reasons as to why you might ...

Understanding Concussions and Your Brain Health

By |2019-06-27T15:15:15-07:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Concussions can take a toll on our brain health at any age. A concussion is defined as a traumatic brain injury caused by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or body with an impulsive force transmitted to the head which impairs neurologic function. While this may be physically seen in terms of a ...

How To Get To The Root Of Your Unique Self-Care Needs

By |2019-06-27T15:04:23-07:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , |

Self- Care seems to be quite the catch phrase these days. In our faced paced world of distractions and continually being available to connect with others on our phones, through social media, or via email, our “me” time has become more and more limited.  Our “self-care” strategies are a search to create a sense of ...

Chronic Pain Treatment with MyoActivation

By |2019-06-19T17:14:11-07:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|

What is MyoActivation? MyoActivation is a trigger point injection method that starts by identifying problems in the body’s myofascial system which can be caused by scars from injury or surgery, imbalances from overuse and many other reasons. What is the myofascial system? Simply put, it is the muscles, ligaments, tendons and other soft tissues that ...

5 Tips to Naturally Increase Testosterone Levels

By |2019-06-12T14:20:44-07:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education|Tags: , , |

How do you know if you have enough testosterone? The most common presentation of low testosterone (or at least the one most men seem to pay most attention to) is low libido. While there are many different reasons for having a low libido such as physical, psychological and relationship related stressors or imbalances, low testosterone ...