Winter is the time of year when we seem to be particularly vulnerable to all kinds of illnesses that are caused by viruses including colds, flu and cold sores. A virus is not to be confused with bacteria, which causes infection. Viruses are tiny bits of nucleic acids that contain Read more..
You have probably heard of the phrase e "let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food?" These immortal words were first uttered by the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates (460-277 BC) who is the founding father of natural medicine. These words are especially applicable during cold and flu season when Read more..
How many bowel movements do you have a day? Did you know that is it common to have one bowel movement every other day? That is the most common frequency that I see in my practice. Did you also know that it is not normal to have less than 2 Read more..
Vitamin D’s benefits have been studied with respect to mood disorders, cancer prevention, and immune boosting among other things. Now it’s effect on fertility is being studied! Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin. It is found in mushrooms, certain fatty fish, eggs, milk and many milk alternatives. Our main source Read more..
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease that affects 1 in 10 Canadians. The cartilage wears away over time and this loss of cushioning allows bones to rub together which causes pain, swelling, stiffness, decrease range of motion and even bone spurs. Osteoarthritis most often occurs in the hands, neck, Read more..