What is Osteopathy?

I am often asked, “What do you treat?” Honestly, there is not one thing I don’t treat because I am not treating an injury, a pathology and so on. I treat the individual, the state of the system(s), and provide …

Peri-menopause

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Peri-menopause means ‘around menopause’ – so if you are in your mid 40’s or even late 30’s and starting to have new hormonal symptoms… it’s probably peri-menopause.  Naturopathic medicine can be extremely helpful when dealing with any of these hormonal …

Skin Health and Acne

Anti-aging medicine will never go out of style. When I was younger I used to wonder why it was always such a topic of conversation among the beautiful yet older women in my life. I understand now that it’s not …

Mold Exposure: Symptoms, Treatments and Testing Options

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We are all somewhat familiar with mold: most of us have encountered at least one kind of visible mold, maybe in a basement or bathroom affected by water damage, or on food that’s gone bad in the fridge. Mold exposure …

How Nutrition Can Help Prevent and Treat Dementia

Dementia, as with numerous other diseases, can be linked to inflammation and increased oxidative damage. There can be many associated causes of neurodegeneration and dementia, a few of which include cardiovascular disease, chronic drug/alcohol/nutritional abuse, drug side-effects, as well as …

Food Sensitivity Testing

Food sensitivities are delayed reactions to specific foods that are triggered by IgG antibodies (a type of immune response).  In an IgG reaction, the IgG antibodies attach themselves to the food antigen and create an antibody-antigen complex. These complexes are …

Root Causes of Anxiety

Anxiety is pervasive. We all know someone in our inner circle of friends, family or colleagues who is currently suffering from anxiety. Symptoms and severity will vary, but in our culture today, anxiety is everywhere. The best definition I’ve ever …