Category: Health Articles

A Series On Stress: Part 2 of 4 – “Being Busy Is Not A Badge of Honour”

By Dr. Danielle DeBlock, ND As is the case with the management of any health-related condition, diet and lifestyle are the first stop when considering stress. Before using supplementation, an inventory of what we eat and drink, how we sleep, and how we spend our time should be taken so we can optimize our foundation […]

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A Series on Stress Part 1 of 4: Meet Your Adrenal Glands

By Dr. Danielle DeBlock, ND   In light of April being National Stress Awareness Month, we are presenting a 4-part series on the topic. We will begin by discussing how stress affects our body, what a healthy stress response looks like, and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of the infamous state of ‘burn […]

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Vegetarianism 101: Where do you get your B-12?

By Raluca Tutulan, Registered Homeopath Over the past few weeks we talked about being mindful of protein and essential fatty acid intake. Today we are going to talk about vitamin B-12 , which is a vitamin to keep in mind when switching to a plant-based diet, since it is found mostly from animal-derived products. Vitamin B-12 is […]

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Boost Your Immune System This Fall

By Jeanette Turnbull, R.Ac. As we move into fall we transition from the vibrant, yang energy of summer into the quiet, yin energy of winter. Autumn is the season of harvest, reaping and storing what we have grown in the summer to sustain us during the cold winter ahead. Taking natures lead, now is the […]

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Tips About Ticks – Part 5

Tips about Ticks: A 6-Part Overview of Lyme Disease, Co-infections, Diagnosis, Conventional and Alternative Treatments, Complications and Prevention Strategies By Dr. Deanna Walker, ND and Dr. Rahima Hirji, ND PART 5: What are Alternative Treatments? Alternative Treatments depend on how many systems have been affected by the infection. Typically, especially in chronic cases many systems […]

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Tips About Ticks – Part 4

Tips about Ticks: A 6-Part Overview of Lyme Disease, Co-infections, Diagnosis, Conventional and Alternative Treatments, Complications and Prevention Strategies By Dr. Deanna Walker and Dr. Rahima Hirji Part 4: Conventional Treatment of Lyme Disease The treatment of Lyme Disease is tricky and often delayed due to the difficulty of getting an accurate diagnosis.  Once Lyme […]

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Tips about Ticks – Part 3

Tips about Ticks: A 6-Part Overview of Lyme Disease, Co-infections, Diagnosis, Conventional and Alternative Treatments, Complications and Prevention Strategies By Dr. Deanna Walker and Dr. Rahima Hirji PART 3: How is Lyme Disease diagnosed? There is a lot of controversy about how Lyme Disease should be diagnosed. Many believe that Lyme Disease should be based […]

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Tips about Ticks – Part 2

Tips about Ticks: A 6-Part Overview of Lyme Disease, Co-infections, Diagnosis, Conventional and Alternative Treatments, Complications and Prevention Strategies By Dr. Deanna Walker, ND and Dr. Rahima Hirji, ND PART 2: Co-Infections Lyme disease is caused by B. Burgderfori however, often ticks carry more than one infection.  There are several co-infections that can be carried and […]

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