PMS: Your Months Do Not Have to Feel Like This!

Do you lose 1-2 weeks of feeling like yourself every month because of your menstrual cycle? Do you experience mood swings, pronounced fatigue, and muscle tension before your menstrual cycle? Have you missed work because of your menstrual cycle? If so, READ ON because your months do not have to be like this! Having premenstrual […]

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Myth Busting Video #3: You Either have to See an MD or an ND

It is a common misconception that Naturopathic Doctors are anti-conventional Western medicine.  For me personally, this is just simply not true. In my ideal world, the most common health care model would be one based off an Integrative Medicine philosophy.  This would be a wholistic, client centred model with a common goal of healing using […]

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Myth Busting Video #2: Naturopathic Medicine is Nothing More than “Hippy Dippy” Medicine

People who aren’t familiar with Naturopathic Medicine have all kinds of different impressions about it’s philosophy and practice.  After the 2nd World War and into the 1950’s, conventional Western Medicine began deeming Naturopathic Medicine as “quackery.”  Heck, even my well-intended younger cousin would tell her friends that I was studying to be a “Witch Doctor” […]

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The Guiding Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Doctors adhere strongly to six guiding principles that outline the fundamental naturopathic approach to health and healing. These principles separate naturopathic medicine from other forms of health care: First Do No Harm Naturopathic Doctors treat using safe and effective therapies and medicines. They emphasize gentle approaches to care in order to minimize side effects, […]

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My Road to Naturopathic Medicine

I have been where you are. Well…maybe not exactly, but there was a time when I too felt unwell and overwhelmed by that feeling that I did not have control over my own health. When I was a University student – studying to be a nurse – there was a point when I was taking […]

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