Cold and Flu prevention for kids

5 Natural Ways to Combat Cold and Flu Season for Kids

Cold and Flu season is here! Now that kids are back to school and the season is changing we should start thinking about preventing colds and flu. As a Naturopathic Doctor part of my job is counseling parents on safe and effective ways to treat and prevent colds and flu for the whole family. Here […]

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Naturopathic Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Bringing Focus to a Complex Condition (A Naturopathic Approach to the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis)

Multiple Sclerosis is a complex disease; those living with it need a simple approach. A treatment approach should appreciate the physiology of the disease process without neglecting the human body as a holistic system, and the patient as a person. Naturopathy is an ideal philosophy of medicine for the treatment of M.S. as it aims […]

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The Holistic Sunbather: Exposure, Vitamin D and Sun-Blocking Foods

It’s the summer of 2018 and it’s a hot one. Having fun in the sun is what we dream about all winter long and while we do benefit from some sun exposure (boosting levels of vitamin D and serotonin) we must also balance sun exposure with sun protection. In this article I will outline some […]

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Hormone Health

Naturopathic Approaches for Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

A Naturopathic Doctor can play an important role in managing CMT through dietary counseling, specialized testing and by offering relevant integrative therapies. CMT is a hereditary disorder affecting the motor and sensory nerves.  It’s characterized by progressive loss of muscle tissue and sensation in various parts of the body. Currently CMT is incurable and is […]

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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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Pain Management

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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