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Tag: Depression

Bringing Hope to Mental Health Challenges
Mood and mental health challenges affect many of us, either personally or with those we know.  The Canadian Mental Health Association estimates that “in any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem or illness.”  Not only that but they further state that “by age 40, about 50% of the population will have
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The Gut / Brain Connection
Have you ever had a ”gut wrenching experience?” Have you felt butterflies in your stomach, or had a “gut feeling?” We all have experienced the influence that our thoughts and feelings can have on our stomach, but research is now showing that our guts can influence our mood, behaviour and thinking more that we had previously realized. The
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Think Straight, Feel Great: The Gut Brain Connection
Have you ever had a ”gut wrenching experience?” Have you felt butterflies in your stomach, or had a “gut feeling?” We all have experienced the influence that our thoughts and feelings can have on our stomach, but research is now showing that our guts can influence our mood, behaviour and thinking more that we had previously realized. The
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Possible Symptoms of Food Allergies /Intolerances
Adverse reactions to foods or beverages can be as subtle as a runny nose or as dramatic as severe depression. If you experience any of the following symptoms, you may have a food allergy/intolerance.  rapid pulse after eating gas and bloating abdominal discomfort constipation diarrhea heartburn weight gain skin rashes, eczema, hives tired after eating swelling of body
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Depression and Naturopathic Medicine
A 62 year old woman named Carol came to my clinic this winter concerned that she was depressed.  She had tried anti-depressants in the past and didn’t find them satisfactory.  She asked for my help in creating a program to help her regain her joie de vivre.  I let her know that we would do a proper depression
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