How are your Hormone Levels?

24 Nov
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How are your Hormone Levels? Hormones play such an important role in our health, from balancing our blood sugar to helping us wake up in the morning.  At our wellness clinic in  Mississauga we discuss hormone levels often with our patients! Not sure if your hormone levels are a problem? Fill in the questionnaire below or connect to us for testing! Are your hormone or cortisol levels normal throughout the day? Are you feeling great in…

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20 Nov
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Digital X-Ray

Digital X-Ray We are proud to have the ability to take digital X-Rays in our Mississauga health office thanks to Xtron Imaging.  The digital X-Ray allows us to deliver an even better quality of care to our patients.  The CareRay PACS system allows us to analyze the X-Rays many different ways with built in measurements for analyzing a spine’s alignment and structure.  It also allows us to have greater leeway in the factors used to get a perfect ‘picture’!  We are very pleased with this investment into our Wellness clinic that has been continually expanding since 1977! The Xtron team was able to supply us…

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10 Nov
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Exciting findings with fertility and CoQ10

Exciting findings with fertility and CoQ10 This article highlights that the lack of Coenzyme Q10 can negatively affect egg production and therefore decrease the ability to conceive. See article below: Coenzyme Q10 restores oocyte mitochondrial function and fertility during reproductive aging Coq10 can be found in the following foods: Organ meats mackerel broccoli spinach cauliflower If one is to eat organ meats or spinach please make sure they’re organic. It is great to include a variety of these foods in your diet, however often supplementation is required. Our Naturopathic Doctors in Mississauga will be able to assess your lifestyle, history and current hormonal status to…

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3 Nov
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Thriving through the Time Change

Thriving through the Time Change   “An extra snooze one night in autumn…” Winston Churchill How to thrive through the time change… Although it seems like a great idea to have an extra hour of sleep, many people (and kids!) have trouble adjusting to this time of year.   5 tips on how to optimize your health and energy this weekend: 1. Lay off that halloween candy! With the additives, artificial colours and flavours, this does no favours for our immune system or nervous system and can ‘falsely’ feel like you are more alert than you truly are.  Opt for crunchy snacks like vegetable chips or…

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30 Oct
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How to Write a Birth Plan

How to write a birth plan Some couples get stumped when trying to figure out how to write down their birth preferences or birth plan. They just don’t know where to start! This is a great exercise for mom’s to picture what they ideally during labour. It is also helpful for their birth partners and OBs or midwives to look over during the latter stages of pregnancy and to review at their birth place. Here is a great link to get mom’s started on their birth plans: http://blog.pathwaystofamilywellness.org/pathways/how-to-write-a-birth-plan-that-actually-works/#sthash.fA46gGiM.i24NZYnF.dpbs It’s from one of my favourite magazines, pathways to family wellness. Here at Erin Mills Optimum Health,…

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