Exciting findings with fertility and CoQ10

10 Nov
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Exciting findings with fertility and CoQ10 This article highlights that the lack of Coenzyme Q10 can negatively affect egg production and therefore decrease the ability to conceive. See article below: Coenzyme Q10 restores oocyte mitochondrial function and fertility during reproductive aging Coq10 can be found in the following foods: Organ meats mackerel broccoli spinach cauliflower If one is to eat organ meats or spinach please make sure they’re organic. It is great to include a variety of these foods in your diet, however often supplementation is required. Our Naturopathic Doctors in Mississauga will be able to assess your lifestyle, history and current hormonal status to help you determine how much CoQ10 you may require to enhance your fertility. Call us today to book an appointment!

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3 Nov
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Thriving through the Time Change

Thriving through the Time Change   “An extra snooze one night in autumn…” Winston Churchill How to thrive through the time change… Although it seems like a great idea to have an extra hour of sleep, many people (and kids!) have trouble adjusting to this time of year.   5 tips on how to optimize your health and energy this weekend: 1. Lay off that halloween candy! With the additives, artificial colours and flavours, this does no favours for our immune system or nervous system and can ‘falsely’ feel like you are more alert than you truly are.  Opt for crunchy snacks like vegetable chips or…

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2 Nov
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Naturopathic Doctor Spotlight – Dr. Tiffany Wyse

Naturopathic Doctor Spotlight – Dr. Tiffany Wyse – Naturopathic Doctor in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health   We asked our Naturopathic Doctors in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health to give me their favourite meal/recipe, favourite treatment modality and to give us ‘a day in the life’ of themselves!…

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30 Oct
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How to Write a Birth Plan

How to write a birth plan Some couples get stumped when trying to figure out how to write down their birth preferences or birth plan. They just don’t know where to start! This is a great exercise for mom’s to picture what they ideally during labour. It is also helpful for their birth partners and OBs or midwives to look over during the latter stages of pregnancy and to review at their birth place. Here is a great link to get mom’s started on their birth plans: http://blog.pathwaystofamilywellness.org/pathways/how-to-write-a-birth-plan-that-actually-works/#sthash.fA46gGiM.i24NZYnF.dpbs It’s from one of my favourite magazines, pathways to family wellness. Here at Erin Mills Optimum Health,…

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22 Oct
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Acupuncture Mississauga

Acupuncture in Mississauga “Stick me with Needles!” The concept of acupuncture is based on the concept of yin and yang and energy moving through channels called meridians.  When energy or “qi” is not moving freely through these meridians, vitality may be weakened or blocked. This can manifest in many ways; infertility, difficult or stalled labour and postpartum depression for example. The strategies used to ‘unblock’ these channels are to needle, add pressure or use moxibustion over specific points on the body. Once the technique is administered, it allows the body to overcome the blockage and i.e. enhance fertility, quicken and improve contractions in stalled labour and…

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