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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Naturopathic Back to School Basics

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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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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How to get a License for Medical Marijuana and Why should I?

Why get a license? I want to tell you how to obtain a license for Medical Marijuana. Every month I see a handful of patients who are trying to medicate with unregulated cannabis obtained either through “a guy” or a local illegal dispensary. The problem with this approach is that you are buying an unregulated […]

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How to Cook With Cannabis – CBD, THC, Cannabutter, Brownies and Pancakes

How to Cook With Cannabis Dr. Shawn demonstrates how to make edibles with medical marijuana. He’s talking CBD, THC, Terpenes, Cannabutter, Brownies and Pancakes. Check out this “highly” informative instructional video.  

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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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