Category: Detoxification

April 16, 2019

Spring Cleaning Your Body

Dr. Alexia Harris, ND Spring is finally here and that means it is time for a good spring clean! Have you ever noticed how good you feel after a thorough cleaning session? Spring cleaning our homes and getting rid of clutter and old stuff that no longer serve us has a profound effect on our […]

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Treatment of Acne by Supporting Liver Detoxification of Hormones with DIM

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Hormonal acne is a common condition I see in practice as a naturopathic physician. It is often characterized by deep, painful cysts on back, chest, neck and/or jawline of the face. Female patients may notice that their acne worsens around ovulation or their periods. Acne can be a condition that causes […]

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Detoxification: Implications for Weight Loss and Overall Health

Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND The prevalence of persistent toxins associated with human activity that accumulates in our food and our environment is a growing concern for the health of our planet and our human bodies. Many of these toxins are extremely difficult for our bodies to eliminate. When our body is unable to eliminate toxins, […]

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June 18, 2018

The Estrobolome: The influence of gut bacteria on estrogen levels

Dr. Julia Christensen, ND As naturopathic physicians we take a thorough history and ask questions about the functioning of most body systems.  The reason we do this is because the function of one system can very much influence another. In my practice, many people book visits to work on hormone balancing and regulation.  Often times in […]

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April 13, 2018

Botanical Medicine for a Thriving Liver

Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND Did you know that an optimally functioning liver is essential to hormonal health, digestive health, our mood and even our aging process? Fortunately there is an abundance of liver wonder herbs that are known to Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine. The selection of a liver herb is based on the desired […]

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How to Love Your Liver

Dr. Julia Christensen ND Providing support to the liver is one of my favorite things to do in practice because this organ does so much for us! From sorting through metabolic waste, supporting digestion, clearing hormones, and breaking down the alcohol from a night out, it’s responsible for so many important functions. Therefore, it’s imperative […]

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March 13, 2018

Pathways of Detoxification

Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND Chelation is the use of agents to detoxify your body from heavy metal such as mercury, arsenic, and lead. On average 10-20 IV treatments are needed to ensure that the stored heavy metals have been removed. Using a personalized IV formula to move the heavy metals from their binding sites is […]

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January 16, 2018

Set Yourself Up for Success to Make Your Goals a Reality, Once and For All!

Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND You’ve made it through another hectic holiday season! That is no small feat. Time for us all to catch a breath, determine our priorities, hopes and dreams for the upcoming year, and put plans into place to make our goals a reality, once and for all! At this time of year […]

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November 13, 2017

Improve Your Immune System

Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND The largest organ of detoxification is your skin. Throughout an average day, you touch, inhale and consume many elements that are not useful to your body. Slathering it with scented creams and soap products, preventing sweating by using antiperspirants and exposure to heavy metal toxicity from Aluminum, Mercury, and Lead are […]

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April 10, 2017

Liver Enzymes and Detoxification

Dr. Adam McLeod, ND The majority of the foods and medications that you consume are metabolized in the liver. The liver is an incredibly complicated organ that carries out many vital tasks required for life. In the context of detoxification there are only a few major metabolic pathways in the liver that do most of […]

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