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Feeling Low on Energy

20 Dec
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Feeling Low on Energy?   “Do you have anything for energy?” Is one of the most common phrases I hear from patients.  As a Naturopathic Doctor in Mississauga, it is my job to get to the root cause of why you are feeling tired so that you can be at the top of your game at home, at work or at school. The first thing I ask my patients after they tell me they are tired is, “Tell me about your sleep?”  Most patients don’t get enough quality sleep.  Dr. Wyse ND wrote an excellent article on sleeping difficulties about how Naturopathic medicine can improve sleep quality and quantity. If you are not waking refreshed, despite a good night’s sleep, there are other factors that…

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15 Dec

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: This herb also grows very easily in Southern Ontario. Check out Richter’s farms…

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13 Dec

Super Food for the Holidays

Super Food for the Holidays! Here at Erin Mills Optimum Health we Naturopathic Doctors like to start off our morning on the right foot—there’s nothing like infusing your morning smoothie or fresh juice with some super foods that are in this lovely mix! Frosty and Santa…

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7 Dec
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Having Difficulty Sleeping?

Having Difficulty Sleeping? How Naturopath’s Address Sleep Concerns. SLEEP….what a difference a good night of rest can make. Did you know that Naturopathic Medicine can address sleep concerns? Sleep is a major pillar of health & wellbeing. If you have ever woken up after a long, restful sleep you understand…

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1 Dec

Reduce Holiday Stress

The holidays are an exciting time of year, but bring with them lots of stress. We hope that this list of tips helps you reduce your holiday stress! Below are suggestions from our wellness office in Mississauga on how to have the best holiday season by reducing your holiday stress.…

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