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    Dr. Gair’s Top Tips for Men’s Health from Movember

            Movember is an annual awareness campaign that is near and dear to my heart. I dedicate my time in November to sharing my knowledge on men’s health, and more specifically, reducing cancer risk reduction. While some genetic risks are beyond our control, there are many lifestyle risks you can control. I wanted to share my top 5 tips for lifestyle changes to lower the risk for cancers that affect the men in your life!   Get active! In men diagnosed with colon cancer, those who did 30 minutes of low/moderate intensity exercise 5 times a week showed significant improvements in quality of life during treatment and…

  • Cancer

    It’s Movember!

    In honour of all the special men in our lives, let’s learn a little more about the prostate, signs and symptoms of illness and strategies to keep the prostate gland as healthy as possible. The prostate is a walnut sized gland located between the bladder and the penis.  It secretes a fluid during ejaculation that is excreted with sperm.  This fluid helps to nourish sperm and is excreted as part of semen. There are several conditions that can affect the prostate:  Prostatis:  Inflammation of the prostate.  This can be caused by an infection and can be treated with antibiotics. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an enlarged prostate gland. Since the prostate gland surrounds…

  • Cancer

    Understanding How Adjunctive Cancer Care Empowers People With Cancer

    Diagnosis Distress: Understanding How Adjunctive Cancer Care Empowers People With Cancer Research Revolution We have shifted from a society that relies on doctors for all of our health-related advice to one where people seek out answers for themselves. There is an abundance of medical-type literature available thanks to the internet and I encourage clients to do some of their own research. This task can be overwhelming but can also bring insight and will empower you! Working with a naturopathic doctor who has been trained in adjunctive cancer care can bring greater understanding to these investigations, and bring clarity to your diagnosis, treatment options and complimentary therapies that would suit your individual…

  • Cancer

    What is Breast Thermography?

    reast Thermography is a well known, safe, radiation and compression-free method of assessing a woman’s risk for breast cancer, offering the earliest possible warning that problems may be developing in her breasts. Thermography, using an infrared camera and high tech computer software, takes images of the temperature and vascular supply in the breasts, based on the scientific principle that chemical and blood vessel activity in both pre-cancerous tissue and the area surrounding a developing breast cancer is almost always higher than in a normal breast. The base-line examination will be rated as low, medium, or high risk. Once that is established, thermography is an objective way to evaluate if therapies…

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