• Back to School,  child,  Cold & Flu Prevention,  Health Articles,  Nutrients,  Supplements,  Uncategorized

    Back-to-School – Supplementing for Success

      By Dr. Danielle DeBlock, ND While summer typically involves tons of fun, spontaneity, and adventure, it can also mean a loss of routine, irregular eating, and lots of indulging. Often times returning to school can be a good opportunity to reintroduce some health-supportive habits, or begin incorporating some efforts for the first time. When it comes to supplementation, being selective is always best, especially when it comes to kids. The following are 3 baseline supplements that have broad-acting effects to support general wellbeing in children, predominantly for digestive, immune, mood, and nervous system support – all of which can play a large role in supporting your child’s health and…

  • child,  Cold & Flu Prevention,  Health Articles,  Homeopathy,  Stress

    Homeopathy for Back to School

        By Raluca Tutulan, Registered Homeopath It’s back to school season! Going back to school is an exciting time but it can also be challenging. It can mean more colds, sniffles, stress and anxiety. But not to worry, there are things that can be done naturally to prepare, through lifestyle, supplements and homeopathy. When going back to school, it’s common for kids (and adults) to get sick shortly after the term starts. This is because after a whole summer of being around just family and friends, back to school means being in close proximity to a lot of new people. The exposure to new germs, combined with stress and…

  • Cold & Flu Prevention,  Health Articles

    Naturopathic Cold and Flu Kit

    Fall is here, so we thought we would equip you with our favourite Naturopathic tips for surviving the cold weather ahead! Naturopathic Cold and Flu Kit  Our Favourite Supplements and Botanicals 1) Vitamin D is key for proper immune system function! The best is getting a lab test done to see where your levels are at and then taking a dose specific to your lab report results. Typical dose for Vitamin D is around 1,000-2,000IU. 2) Vitamin C is essential for a healthy immune system response. It helps to stimulate the function and production of white blood cells and helps to produce antibodies. About 500-1000mg daily is a typical dose for Vitamin C.…

  • Cold & Flu Prevention

    How to Boost your Immune System Naturally

    Got the sniffles? Is it taking your system longer than usual to recover? If you are interested in learning more about your immune system, learning about why you get sick and ways you can prevent and treat your illness this article is perfect for you! Your immune system acts as your main defense against infection and illness. The key cells of your immune system are lymphocytes known as B cells and T cells. These cells originate in your bone marrow. T cells continue to develop in your thymus and the remaining cells all gather in your lymph nodes and spleen. Other organs involved in your immune system are your tonsils,…

  • Allergy,  Cold & Flu Prevention,  Health Articles

    Beating the Cold and Flu Season For Back To School

    As the temperature begins to fall, many people find themselves feeling less than their best. Fall and Winter can be a challenging time of year with cold and flu season at its peak. Regardless of whether or not you decide to vaccinate against the flu, naturopathic medicine can help you ensure that your immune system is working at its best. This will help protect you and your loved ones from the cold and seasonal flu. Some of the most important things you can do to boost your immunity this season and ensure your family’s health are: 1. Wash your hands: We have all heard this over and over. That’s because…

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