Cannabinoid Balance (Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency)

Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Clinical endocannabinoid deficiency, (CED), was first introduced by Dr. Ethan Russo M.D. a neurologist, psychopharmacology researcher and former advisor to GW pharmaceuticals. The theory of CED is based on the concept that many neurological conditions are associated with neurotransmitter deficiencies, for example, a deficiency in dopamine with Parkinson’s disease. Subsequently, an endocannabinoid […]

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Eat What You Need: Intermittent fasting made simple

Intermittent fasting is a different way of thinking about eating. I’m suggesting that the majority of people have been eating too much and too often. I’m suggesting that breakfast is not the most important meal of the day. By following a few simple guidelines my readers can  loose weight, feel great and be healthier than […]

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Relax and Let Go; training for a clear mind

Relax an let go We need to learn how to relax. Many great spiritual teachings and teachers have at some point arrived at a similar insight. At its essence it’s the importance of relaxation and letting go. A Chinese proverb states “Tension is who you think you should be, relaxation is who you are”.  We […]

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Why CBD is my new favourite medicine

THC and CBD the ABC’s of Medical Marijuana The perspective of a Naturopathic Doctor   As a practicing Naturopathic Doctor, I have understandably been occupying a front row seat in what has become one of today’s hot topic health issues; the use of medical marijuana. I have seen a trend recently in my patients; they’re […]

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Pomegranate for health

There are few fruits more enticing than the jewel-like arils (seed casings) of pomegranate. Adding to the allure of pomegranate are its incredibly versatile culinary applications and its amazingly powerful medicinal properties. The fruit we know as Pomegranate comes from the deciduous shrub Punica Granatrum. The Pomegranate is native to Iran, The Himalayas and Northern […]

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Spirulina, a truly super supplement!

In this months edition we shift gears slightly to focus on a “super-food” most commonly found in the form of a dietary supplement; Spirulina. Spirulina is a cyanobacteria; meaning that it’s a bacterium which derives its energy through photosynthesis. Cyanobacteria are also commonly known as blue-green algae. Spirulina is commonly made from two strains of […]

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Pu-erh tea for digestion and weight loss

Like a fine wine, Pu-erh is a variety of tea that is often better with age. Pu-erh is a post-fermentation tea, typically produced in the Yunnan province of China. The tea derives its name from Pu-er county in Yunnan, where trading of this fermented tea took place during imperial China. Pu-erh tea begins it’s life […]

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Vitamin and Mineral Infusion for Fibromyalgia: Case Study

Title: Reduction in symptoms associated with Fibromyalgia at six weeks using Intravenous Vitamins and Minerals (Myers Cocktail). Running Header: Myers Cocktail for Fibromyalgia Author: Dr. Shawn Meirovici N.D. Physio-Logic 96 Scarsedale Road, Toronto, Ontario, M3B 2R7 Disclaimer: Patient consent was obtained Key words: Intravenous, Vitamins, Minerals, Fibromyalgia Abstract: Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder characterized by […]

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Pumpkin; more than just decoration!

Pumpkin is a gourd-like squash of the Cucurbitaceae family. The origin of the pumpkin is not definitively known although it is thought to have originated in North America. Pumpkin is a very versatile food; almost every part of the vegetable is edible (shell, seeds, pulp, leaves, flowers). Although the taste and uses of pumpkin as […]

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An Apple A Day

Apple is the fruit from the tree Malus Domestica, a member of the rose family (Rosaceae) which also includes Peaches. The apple tree originated in western asia and was brought to north america in the 17th century. Thousands of years of cultivation has lead to many varieties of apples differing in texture and taste.  I […]

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