Green Grocery Shopper

6 Nov
0 Comment

Green Grocery Shopper Many of you are now more conscious when it comes to choices when doing the grocery shopping. B.Y.O.B. has taken on a greater meaning–Bring Your Own Bag! Some others are all for being more eco-conscious, but when it comes right down to the details, forget that there are some better choices that can be made. Here are some questions to ask yourself the next time you are in the grocery store: 1.…

Read More
23 Oct
Posted by

Elder-licious! Elderberry Syrup

Elder-licious! Did you know that elderberries have been found to be effective in clinical trials against the flu virus? It’s the “little berry that could”. The study is titled Anti-influenza activity of elderberry (Sambucus nigra) and is published in the Journal of Functional Foods in March 2019.  The study’s abstract…

Read More
21 Oct
Posted by

CPR

Over the weekend we (Dr. Ken Peever and Dr. Callum Peever) refreshed on our CPR and First Aid skills with a group of great Chiropractors.  We were able to host the training at our Chiropractic centre in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health. We refreshed on the 30:2 compressions of CPR for adults, children and infants.  We re-learned how to save someone who was choking with 5 thrusts to the back and 5 thrusts using the heimlich maneuver. We also learned first aid approaches to cuts, wounds, burns, broken bones, and weather dependant injuries.  Heart attacks, strokes, and diabetic emergencies were also reviewed and practiced.…

Read More
20 May
Posted by

Do you have a Birth Doula?

Navigating your pregnancy and labour options may seem overwhelming, but working with an experienced Naturopathic Doctor and Birth Doula may be the right choice for you. Why have a Naturopathic Birth Doula? Naturopathic Doctors are trained, licensed healthcare professionals with specialized training in childbirth and perinatal care. Licensed in the…

Read More
24 Apr
Posted by

How to pick a Doula for your birth

Taking the time to pick a doula for your birth is an important step in building the team you want to be present at your labour. Here are some tips and ideas from ‘babylist’ on what you can ask your Naturopathic doula when you meet:https://www.babylist.com/hello-baby/doula-interview-questions After all is said and…

Read More
1 Apr
Posted by

Naturopathic Treatments for Babies with Eczema

As a Naturopathic Doctor in Mississauga I have many mothers asking me what the best creams or salves are for their baby’s dry skin. Sometimes the baby’s dry skin is due to harsh weather and other times it is eczema. What is eczema? Eczema is a skin condition typically related…

Read More