Natural Remedies

There are many remedies found in nature. To help you find the right natural remedies for you we have compiled these articles and tips.

Acid reflux, heartburn, and gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD) are some of the most common health conditions. In fact, over one billion dollars per year is spent on over-the-counter (OTC) medications to treat these ailments, and cases of these conditions are on the rise[1]. Those who suffer from these conditions kn…

Often patients ask me what are the most important supplements and I most commonly recommend fish oil. Many studies have been done to evaluate the effects of concentrated fish oil supplements on human health. The results are quite impressive. In this article, I will outline why fish oil is a useful supplement for daily…

It is estimated that over 1 billion people world-wide have high blood pressure. It increases your chance of getting a stroke and heart attack and is very important to resolve. It is true when it is as referred to as a ‘silent’ epidemic since you often don’t know it is elevated until you measure it. There are a number o…

There are hundreds of medical studies being carried out on the role of vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, on your health. Many are showing interesting associations. As a naturopathic doctor, I have found that vitamin D is one of the particularly important nutrients since the body converts it into an active hormone that i…

If you talk to a group of grandparents and elders in your community about the kind of home ‘remedies’ and medicines that they used when they were young, you may or may not be surprised. Many cultures have incorporated particular plants and food extracts to facilitate healing, address infections and to reduce symptoms o…

Despite cancer being the leading cause of premature death in North America, and currently one in four North Americans dying from cancer, there is some great news. According to the World Health Organization’s World Cancer Report, healthy lifestyles and a healthy diet can prevent as many as one-third of cancers worldwide…