Is Vitamin D enough?

31 Oct

Is Vitamin D enough? And the answer…no! In the past 5-10 years most if not all people living in Canada are taking vitamin D as soon as October rolls around. But truth be told, it is now essential to take vitamin D with the lesser known, vitamin K2. In short, the role of vitamin D is to help calcium get absorbed into the bloodstream from the foods/minerals you consume. The role of vitamin K2 is…

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25 Oct
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Breech Presentation and the Webster Technique

Breech Presentation and the Webster Technique The following are some of my favourite excerpts and my comments regarding a recent 2018 research article from the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health. Follow the link to the article yourself to grow your curiosity and learn how Chiropractic can help. The…

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18 Oct
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Bad Balance Associated With Brain Damage And...

Bad Balance is Associated With Brain Damage And Decline I recently came across this study from Japan that found an association between postural instability (bad balance) and early pathological changes in the brain and functional decline, even in apparently healthy subjects.  Check out the article, read my insights, and also…

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15 Aug
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Optimizing Insemination and IVF with Acupuncture

Optimizing Insemination and IVF with Acupuncture We see many women and couples who work with assisted reproductive clinics in their journey towards getting pregnant. What we want for all of our patients who are in this process is to optimize their DNA and Qi:  As a Naturopathic Doctor, I help with this through the use of supplements and herbs for the DNA and acupuncture for the patient’s Qi. How does Acupuncture optimize the IVF process? Acupuncture optimizes this process via the following: *  Enhances blood flow to nourish the developing follicles *  Supports the estrogen and progesterone phases of the cycle *  Is instrumental in…

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13 Aug
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Recovering from an Ankle Sprain

Recovering from an Ankle Sprain Spraining your ankle can hurt and take a long time to heal.   The first step is to rest.  Then you have to gently move the ankle and get some weight back onto it.  After that, people often forget one of the most important parts or recovering from an ankle sprain. What is the most overlooked exercise when recovering from an ankle sprain? Balancing! When you sprain your ankle, your rip the fibres of the ligaments that hold the bones together.  This hurts! But you also rip and ruin the nerves that are part of that ligament.  Because of this, your…

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