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?
Lions Mane Mushroom: Let Food Be Thy Medicine
“Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food”; a famous quote from the Classical Grecian physician Hippocrates. Lions Mane mushrooms are a perfect embodiment of this philosophy; as delicious as it is therapeutic. Lions mane (Hericium Erinaceus) is a white clumpy mushroom with long dangling spines that tends to grow in late summer/early fall on hardwoods. I […]
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
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 […]
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 […]