Naturopathic Medicine and a Child’s Development

12 Feb
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Naturopathic Medicine and a Child’s Development For any of you parents out there,  we are talking about play today and how important it is for kids and a way to connect with children. This book is fantastic: Playful parenting by Cohen There are many jewels of information in this easy and fun read. It’s one of those books you can read a few pages, put it down and come back to it. Any video or book from Joseph Chilton Pearce An educator on children’s minds and heart development. He is able to communicate on children’s development with research in a very matter-of-fact way. Two videos from him are: Here’s a short video on how play is learning Here’s another video on how play is the…

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15 Jan
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Coping with Chronic Pain Naturally

Coping with Chronic Pain Naturally There are many options for treating chronic pain in Naturopathic Medicine which can include herbal anti-inflammatories like turmeric and boswellia as well as homeopathics and topical creams and oils. In our Mississauga Naturopathic office we also encourage meditation and mindfulness techniques.  Below is a video that you may like to incorporate as you learn to address your chronic pain. Check out this youtube like if you would like to learn a mindfulness approach to chronic pain and discomfort in your body: The author of this audio script is Jon Kabat Zinn–a very well known educator on meditation. He is a…

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6 Jan
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Detox in Mississauga

Clean Eating and Detox in Mississauga What is “Clean Eating”? ● Avoiding foods which promote inflammation in the body ● Some basic principles but ultimately it is different for each person ● Everyone has food sensitivities which are foods which promote inflammation in the body See the slides from the Dr.…

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5 Jan
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Ovarian Reserve and Fertility

Ovarian Reserve and Fertility Is it taking too long for you to get pregnant but you don’t understand why?  Ovarian reserve is one assessment that can be done when other causes of infertility have been ruled out. By testing FSH and AMH levels, this can give a good idea of…

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15 Dec
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Herbal Spotlight Lemon Balm

Herbal Spotlight: Lemon Balm Butterflies in your stomach? Trouble sleeping with the approaching holiday season? Melissa officinalis, otherwise known as lemon balm, to the rescue! One of my favourite herbs to prescribe to patients as a tea, this herb can be taken any time of day. It can aid in restful sleep but is not a sedative. If you’ve ever suffered from herpes before, this is also a very helpful herb. In these cases, I often recommend it as a tincture for stronger effect. Here is the monograph on lemon balm: http://bit.ly/2jv3gEj This herb also grows very easily in Southern Ontario. Check out Richter’s farms…

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