Physical

Your physical health impacts your ability to live life to the fullest. We want to help you live better every day with these helpful articles and tips.

Psoriasis is a common and chronic, recurrent inflammatory skin condition characterized by itchy, dry, scaly plaques. Symptoms can range in severity from mild to disabling, interfering with one’s quality of life. Psoriasis is considered by many natural health experts to be an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immu…

Breastfeeding is a natural way to provide your baby with the nutrients he or she needs for proper growth and development. The World Health Organization recommends to nurse exclusively until 6 months and once food is introduced, to continue breastfeeding until 2 years and beyond. Your breastfeeding efforts can be hamper…

You begin to realize that your hearing sense is very precious when it starts to weaken or when you lose it, so, it’s helpful to know how to protect it. There are several scenarios that can affect your hearing. It could be as simple as excess ear wax, though it could also be related to several other issues such as injur…

With summer in full swing and many people still going after that beach body; the hardcore promoting of fad diets is also in full effect. (Even though we all should know by now if you have a body and go to the beach… you already have a beach body). “Turn your body into a fat burning machine!” “Lose 10 lbs in a week!” “F…

Caring for your joints is vital to living a healthy and happy life. Use these natural tips to better care for your joints and live more comfortably. Click image to open in full size

Gout is a type of arthritis that is known to occur in approximately 4% of Americans – about 6 million men and 2 million women – and happens as the result of a buildup of uric acid in the body. Uric acid is the natural end-product of the metabolism of purines, a subclass of proteins that naturally occur in human cells a…

Given the right love and support, our hair can be like a crowning glory around us! When it’s silky, bouncy and healthy we feel radiant and amazing! Conversely when it’s limp, dry or we have scalp issues or discomfort; it can be tough to feel our best. I love treating my hair from the inside out with a few key supplemen…

Migraine is a disabling neurological condition that impacts 38 million men, women and children in the United States, and 1 billion people worldwide. Although migraines do tend to run in families and have a genetic component, other factors trigger whether or not someone will actually experience a migraine headache. Thes…

It’s the season for enjoying the outdoors – in the garden, patios, parks or for long strolls or jogs. In the hot summer season it’s useful to be aware of some heart related challenges for those with, or at risk of, heart problems. Below are my summer-friendly naturopathic heart health tips. Impact of Heat on the Heart…

Erectile dysfunction is the “persistent inability to attain and maintain an erection sufficient to permit satisfactory sexual performance,” according to an article published in the BC Medical Journal. It is estimated that erectile dysfunction affects 49.4 per cent of men over the age of 40 in Canada. Many factors contr…