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Acupuncture

Shift workers – finding a balance

We are a diurnal species and thus, we normally sleep at night and are active during the daytime.  As part of modern lifestyle many people are forced …

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Is your blood sugar effecting your sleep?

This is an important post because many of us struggle with insomnia at one point or another. I fall asleep fine, but I always wake …

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Depression – Natural approaches

Depression it’s something that effects us all in a variety of ways.  I recently attended a continuing education seminar with a focus on mental health, …

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A childhood itch causes pain later in life

Most of us remember their childhood experience with “chicken pox” a condition caused by infection with the varicella-zoster virus.  Mine took place over Christmas when I …

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Stressed & Sleepless

Do you find yourself watching the clock or waking up with racing thoughts? Our bodies stress hormone, cortisol can play a huge role in ensuring …

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Hot flashes got you all hot and bothered?

The temperature has been rising, and for many peri or post menopausal women this means more uncomfortable hot flashes. Hot flashes are the most common …

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Naturopathic Doula Course – More tools to add to my toolbox

This past weekend I spent some time back in the classroom, doing some continuing education, I completed a course titled “Naturopathic Doula Training”. For those …

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I’m estrogen deficient – Now what?

The final post on the series of blogs focusing on estrogen, explores the process of menopause in a woman’s body. If you have missed the …

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Estrogen Dominance

In my last post the goal was to understand the role of estrogen within the body.  In case you missed it check it out here. …

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Surviving Allergy Season

Allergic responses are signs of your immune system being active. Sounds like a good thing right? These reactions can be in response to harmless environmental …

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