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February 19, 2019

Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, “The number of Canadians with dementia is rising sharply. As of today, there are over half a million Canadians living with dementia – plus about 25,000 new cases diagnosed every year.” There are four types of conventional dementia: lewy body, vascular, frontotemporal, and Alzheimer’s, with Alzheimer’s […]

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Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND We are born with 100 billion neurons, and with every neuron in contact with 1,000 other cells (on average) there are more than 100 trillion synaptic connections in our brain!  However, the neurotransmitters that relay information within these synapses are not static from birth and require constant synthesis and breakdown for […]

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Dr. Leah Hassall, ND One of the concerns of aging is cognitive decline and dementia. Omega-3 fatty acids (i.e. plant and fish oils) are readily available and are frequently used for many inflammatory conditions. I am often asked if fish oils can help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease or even prevent it. In this […]

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Dr. Alexia Harris, ND The medicinal mushroom, Hericium erinaceus, commonly known as Lion’s mane, has gained popularity for its ability to support the brain and nervous system. Researchers have identified and isolated two nerve growth stimulant (NGS) compounds, erinacines and hericiones, which have been shown to stimulate regrowth of neurons and their myelin, the insulating […]

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January 17, 2019

Dr. Arjuna Veeravagu, ND RAc Successfully losing weight is challenging for many patients. This is especially true when insulin resistance is one of the underlying causes of weight gain.  When the body’s cells’ sensitivity to insulin decreases the usual interventions of eating healthier, exercising more and getting more sleep often aren’t effective in leading to weight […]

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January 15, 2019

Dr. Erin Crossman, ND   “Oh sure I’ll have one more, it’s the holidays!” Does that sound familiar? Although it was fun while it lasted, now it’s January. Many people might be happy to return to a healthier routine, so comes the season of setting goals! And a common goal is weight loss, but how […]

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Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND We are often told that diet, genetics, and endocrine balance are the primary factors that determine our body weight set point.  However, there is another often-overlooked variable that can play an important role in maintaining your body weight.  This is your personal collection of microorganisms, or your Microbiome. How could the […]

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Dr. Arezou Babri, ND Soups are a great option for weight loss for a number of reasons. One of these reasons being decreased number of calories. If you are looking for an easy way to cut down on calories consider a vegetable soup. The recipe listed below is packed with nutrients given the wide variety […]

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December 11, 2018

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND November was Diabetes Awareness Month in Canada. With one in three Canadians already living with diabetes and an estimated 1.5 million living with undiagnosed diabetes, it is important to have an open and honest conversation about high blood sugars. Chronically elevated blood sugars happen when the body’s pancreas either cannot make […]

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Dr. Arezou Babri, ND Although naturopathic medicine offers a wide variety of treatment options in the management of diabetes, at the heart of it the long-term positive effects on Type II Diabetes can be seen with lifestyle changes. Exercise has been shown to not only slow peripheral neuropathy (impaired sensation), often seen with diabetes, but […]

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