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Women’s Health

Getting enough calcium on a dairy free diet.

Lactose intolerance affects 7 million Canadians, and approximately 2-3% of children are allergic to diary products. With this knowledge it is sometimes necessary to follow …

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How much calcium do I need?

Calcium is a big health topic especially when it comes to women and children’s health. 99% of the body’s calcium is in the bones and …

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The cortisol connection

In my last post I talked about how high cortisol levels can result in poor sleep, but there are many other health effects of elevated …

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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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Preparing for pregnancy – The Naturopathic Way

Whether you are thinking about getting pregnant, or you’ve been around the block before, striving towards optimal health should always be a goal. One of …

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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. ┬áIn case you missed it check it out here. …

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