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Category: Naturopathic Medicine
20 Aug
2015

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Philosophy: Naturopathic Medicine is a health system that blends scientific knowledge and natural forms of medicine. When someone has symptoms (for example headache, allergies, or frequent colds), it is considered by a Naturopathic Doctor (ND) as a warning sign of improper functioning of the body.  There are several reasons that this may happen and the..

14 Jul
2015

Postpartum depression

The time after a baby is born is often the most challenging in a person’s life. People expect it to be miraculous and exciting but often parents have difficulty bonding with the baby, feel overwhelmed by challenges such as breastfeeding and lack of sleep, or feel stressed in their relationships with their partners and other..

22 Jun
2015

Acupuncture for Fertility

How does acupuncture help with fertility? Acupuncture works by balancing the body to help it function optimally. Western research studies have shown that acupuncture has an effect on the nervous system and can therefore help to reduce stress, regulate endocrine and therefore hormonal functioning, and improve blood circulation in the local area. Treatments can be..

13 Jan
2015

Vegetarian and Vegan Kids

Vegetarian and Vegan Diets for Children Vegetables, grains, fruits, legumes, and nuts are the healthiest foods for children. Rich in complex carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, they form the foundation for dietary habits that support a lifetime of health. Research shows that adults who consume fruits and vegetables are those who consumed these foods..

22 Aug
2014

Headaches 101

Introduction Headaches are one of the most common forms of pain. For some people a headache may be a minor irritation once or twice a year, while others can suffer disabling pain on an almost daily basis. Some complementary health approaches, such as acupuncture, natural health products or herbal supplements and relaxation techniques, are associated with fewer..

25 Jun
2014

Promote Reading for Kids

Reading is an important part of your child’s overall health and well-being. Children who don’t learn to read well may have emotional and behavioural problems later in life. The skills your child learns early in life will help him well into adulthood. You can help your child develop good reading skills with these suggestions: