Chiropractic Health & Wellness Blog

How does ice relate to iron deficiency?

13 Nov

Let there be ice! How does ice relate to iron deficiency?  Our Mississauga Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Kirsten Almon, shares a story from her childhood about how iron deficiency relates to ice. Growing up we never had ice in our freezer. Don’t get me wrong, we had ice cube trays, but they were consistently filled with tepid water. Here’s what was going on behind the scenes…..I can vividly recall my mom in the kitchen with the…

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11 Nov
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Perseverance Towards Pregnancy

Perseverance Towards Pregnancy Sometimes it takes effort and perseverance to get what you want. And other times, it’s the surrendering that is the most powerful action that yields results. I find that when working with someone who wants to get pregnant, it’s the latter of these 2 phrases that can often…

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6 Nov
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Green Grocery Shopper

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…

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31 Oct
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To trick or treat?

Yes I want kids my to trick or treat, have a good time, get dressed up and tour around this Halloween. It’s fun and I don’t want to be a wet blanket (although I could dress up as one easily considering the weather) On the other hand, the mass amount…

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23 Oct
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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…

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21 Oct
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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.…

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