Category: Immunity

September 16, 2019

Inflammatory Bowel Disease:  There and Back Again

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND A diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Ulcerative Proctitis, or Diverticulitis is no small pill to swallow.  It brings with it a heavy weight of possible complications, suppressive medications, invasive procedures, and a massive impact on the quality of your daily life. It can be an overwhelming and helpless feeling to […]

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December 11, 2018

Uncovering and Correcting Blood Sugar Dysregulation

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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September 14, 2018

Intravenous Therapy for Stress and Immunity

Dr. Julia Christensen, ND As we enter September, the days are often still warm but we move towards the Earth energy and an increased sense of stability.  Summer brings with it a fire energy, one that is very much of “doing”, full of activity and growth.  The transition to September and fall can be a […]

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January 22, 2018

Your Mood and Vitamin D Testing

Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND “We just passed Blue Monday  – January 15, 2018 – a title given as it’s the 3rd Monday in January and has been considered to be the saddest day in the year.  While not a fully scientific label it does generate conversation and can be a point of personal check-in each […]

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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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5 Immune System Boosters

Dr. Arezou Babri, ND Our bodies work tirelessly to defend us against foreign invaders. The immune system itself is composed of lymphoid organs, a variety of cells, proteins and cytokines. Various micronutrients and minerals help in the regulation of a smoothly functioning immune system. As we transition into the winter months it is always a […]

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July 13, 2016

Methylation: A Key Factor In Detoxification

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND After the human genome was successfully mapped in the 1990s the follow through to unlocking the secrets of health has focused on looking at alterations in individuals at the level of specific genes. The language of genes is in the genetic code of our DNA, and if there is change in […]

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November 9, 2015

Antibiotics, Probiotics and Your Microbiome

Dr. Jeannie Achuff, ND There are many probiotics available today, some of which may suit your specific microbiome, and some of which may not. Probiotics are trendy in popular health culture, which is not a bad thing! That said, there are many reasons our microbiome can be thrown off balance, which means there are numerous […]

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The Battle of the Bugs

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND Probiotic Supplementation During the Cold and Flu Season Winter is coming! The battle of the bugs has begun. The days grow shorter, the sunlight grows scarcer and our bodies grow more susceptible to viral infections. There are many theories as to why people become sick most frequently during the winter months. […]

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