Energy Boots

Low energy levels are a drag on your day and your health. Let us help get you going with these great articles and tips.

Coffee, tea and other caffeine containing beverages are a staple for people around the world. Caffeine is a nervous system stimulant with the potential for addiction if overused. According to the DSM-5, the American Psychological Association’s diagnostic manual for mental disorders, caffeine addiction, known as caffein…

Coffee, a staple drink for 90% of North Americans is derived from roasting, grinding and brewing the harvested berries of the coffea arabica or coffea robusta plant. 1 cup of coffee contains between 60 and 100 mg of caffeine. Known as a mild central nervous system stimulant and psychoactive drug, caffeine has the poten…

The winter months can be tough to get through, especially if you reside in the northern latitudes where the weather is cold, the days are short and stress is often at its peak. If your energy takes a dip during this time of year, it may help you to seek out some natural support. Vitamins and herbs can provide a natural…

Over the past decade there has been an explosion of research into the multiple roles of vitamin D in the human body. It has long been common knowledge that you need vitamin D for healthy bones and teeth, particularly to prevent rickets in children. However, new findings show it has multiple roles, for your immune syste…

One of the most common concerns my patients ask me about is their low energy. There can be many causes, but drinking more coffee and stimulants is not the right solution for most. From the perspective of a naturopathic doctor, there are many factors that can drain your reserves; in this article you’ll learn the top cau…

If you answer yes to any of these questions, you have a problem with your energy, and some solutions appear later in this article. 1. Do you wake refreshed from sleep, ready to take on the day? 2. Do you have significant energy dips in the day, when you wish you could nap? 3. Have you fallen asleep during an activity (…

Being sleepy in the morning and sluggish throughout the day are common symptoms of low energy. Low energy is one of the common reasons why people come and see their doctor. It’s a non-specific symptom, which means many different issues can cause it, and it’s our job as doctors to figure it out. Below are the 8 most com…