It was my hope to find an effective alternative to Cannabidiol (CBD) that wouldn’t land me in jail when I travel; so is PEA the new CBD? PEA stands for Palmitoylethanolamide. It is a fatty acid that is found in Eggs, Cheese, Meats and Peanuts. We also make PEA during stress, infections, inflammation, trauma, allergies, pain, […]
Is PEA the new CBD?
Pure Farms Afghan Kush Review
Intro to Afghan Kush I chose to review Pure Farms Afghan Kush because it is a best seller on the Ontario Cannabis Store and because it’s a genetically pure strain. Kush originated in Hindu Kush mountain region sandwiched between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Geographically, Afghan Kush is therefore pretty much as authentic as you can get. […]
Dr. Shawns Cannabis Reviews…Ruxton by Broken Coast
My review of Ruxton by Broken Coast. Deeply relaxing, very potent 4 out of 5 stars.
Dr. Shawns Cannabis Reviews: MK Ultra from Aurora Cannabis
My review of Aurora Cannabis MK ULTRA 4.5 stars out of 5!
Dr. Shawn Reviews…Tweed Argyle Spray
Dr. Shawn Reviews...Cannabis: Tweed Argyle Spray
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 […]
Naturopathic Back to School Basics: Probiotics
Do you give your kids probiotics? Every year it seems like the back to school commercials start to pop up earlier and earlier in the summer months. Although these commercials are aimed at bringing parents into office supply and clothing stores in prep for their kids returning to school, as parents we can also use […]
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 […]
Naturopathic Paediatrics and the Disease Process
One goal of Naturopathic pediatrics is to use natural therapies to prevent and treat mild to moderate conditions, resorting to pharmaceutical and surgical interventions as secondary options or in emergency situations. The core belief in Naturopathic pediatrics is to encourage the body to heal itself. This is achieved through supporting the immune system, addressing nutritional […]
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 […]