Autoimmune Disease and Naturopathic Medicine

Autoimmune Disease is a major health problem in our society. One in twelve people in general, and one in nine women, will be diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. There are over one hundred different autoimmune disorders, including multiple sclerosis, Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, Inflammatory Bowel diseases and Celiac disease. Together these conditions affect more people than […]

Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual Syndrome; A Natural Approach Karen is a 39-year-old woman who came to see me because she felt that PMS was running her life for 10 days of the month. Two young children and a part time job were more than she could handle at those times. She experienced breast tenderness, bloating, and emotions that […]

Estrogen Balance – Key to Women’s Health

Estrogen Dominance Syndrome Estrogen replacement therapy has gotten a pretty bad rap in the world of medical science lately. Not only is taking estrogen pills potentially harmful, a woman’s body can naturally make too much estrogen and create a wide array of health problems. It is actually quite common for women to experience relatively high […]

Weight Loss and Naturopathic Medicine

Lose Weight, Feel Great Five Part Series on Weight Loss 1) Introduction and Physical causes to weight gain – Low thyroid function 2) Physical causes of weight gain– blood sugar regulation 3) Emotional Eating 4) Nutritional Strategies for Weight Loss Success – How to Eat 5) Nutritional Strategies for Weight Loss Success – What to […]

Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast Health Tips for Women: Early Intervention Strategies in Preventing Breast Cancer In Canada one in nine women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her life and the incidence of the disease is rising each decade. In the 1940’s the risk was one in twenty. If we increase our awareness of […]

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

Hormone therapy is an area of medicine that brings up both hope and fear. Hope that women can have relief from menopausal symptoms and hormone imbalances and fear that the same medicines we use to help can eventually cause harm. The goal of naturopathic physicians is to design an individualized program that is both safe […]