Category: Aging

March 21, 2019

Cosmetic Acupuncture – Your All Natural Holistic Solution to Anti-Aging & Radiant Skin

Dr. Arezou Babri, ND WHAT IS IT? Cosmetic acupuncture, otherwise known as Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, is a branch of traditional acupuncture with a special focus on the health and appearance of skin. It involves a holistic approach by using clinical assessment to determine a constitutional acupuncture diagnosis to address the underlying factors in skin health. […]

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February 19, 2019

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Slowing the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease: Fact or fishy?

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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January 21, 2017

Improving Memory and Cognition in Seniors with Bacopa monnieri

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND There are normal changes in cognition, or the way we think and learn information, which occur as we age. These changes are different from the changes in cognition that occur due to disease states such as Alzheimer’s dementia, stroke, brain tumor, malnutrition or side effects of medications. Cognitive change as a […]

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July 13, 2016

Anti-Aging: A Look at the Role of Gut

Dr. Dorian Holmes, ND Skin is a status symbol in many respects; it is one of the first visible areas to show signs of age. That moment when a person first notices their skin has gone awry with a crinkle, wrinkle, sag, or “Revenge of the [Teenage Acne]” at the turn of 40 years is […]

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January 12, 2016

Bioidentical Hormone Therapy & Menopause

Dr. Preet Khangura, ND Production and circulating levels of specific hormones significantly decline when a woman enters the menopausal stage of her life. Specifically, estrogens, progesterone, and testosterone take a sharp decline, leading to new onset deficiencies in these hormones. This can unfortunately cause symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, vaginal dryness, urinary […]

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Taking the Guesswork out of Hormone Levels

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND The practice of hormone therapy has come under a lot of criticism in the last few decades. Historically, synthetic hormones have been prescribed for women based on little more than the diagnosis of “menopause”, or for men based on age. While the nature of the hormones themselves – estrogen from horses, […]

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December 2, 2013

Aging with Vitality

Dr. Julie Moore, ND In 1971, the median age in Canada was 26.2 years.  In 2011, it was 39.9 years and it is projected to double in the next 25 years.  That means, that by the year 2050, 1 out of every 4 Canadians will be above the age of 65!  Your Naturopathic physician has a […]

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