Immune System Support

A healthy immune system means fewer illnesses and a happier, healthier life. Our articles and tips will help.

The benefits of a healthy mouth go way beyond just an attractive smile – although that’s a definite benefit that can positively impact your self-esteem and confidence. The truth is, your mouth is a clear window into the overall health of your body at large. Not only does it show signs of nutritional deficiencies and in…

The liver is our 2nd largest organ (next to the skin) and definitely the most complex. Its duties are plentiful and involve converting food into energy and nutrients, manufacturing enzymes, cholesterol, and bile, regulating blood sugar, filtering harmful substances from the blood, and breaking down hormones and toxins…

Do you realize how important your adrenal glands are? First of all, you have two adrenal glands and they are located on top of your kidneys. They make over 40 different hormones that are crucial for regulating many systems and functions in your body: your energy, metabolism, immune, digestive and reproductive systems,…

The thyroid is fundamental for the health and function of every single cell in your body. Your cells use thyroid hormones to generate energy for its everyday processes – for example, brain cells use thyroid hormones to allow you to think clearly, have mental energy and to feel balanced in your mood. Approximately 1 in…

Cold and flu season begins in the fall and ends in early spring. Scientists suspect that we are more prone to contracting the cold and flu in the fall and winter months than in the summer and spring due to a seasonal decline in sun exposure, leading to a reduction vitamin D and potentially a vitamin D deficiency. We al…

Your immune system works daily to keep you healthy. Use these facts and tips to better support your immune system naturally! Click image to open full sized .pdf

As the days become darker earlier and the temperature drops, it’s only natural to crave more downtime spent indoors. But while nesting can be cozy, the lack of sunlight and physical activity can impact everything from our energy levels, mood, and immune health, leaving us more susceptible to the colds and flus that are…

You want to improve your health and enhance your diet with vitamins and supplements. But when you walk into the store, there are so many products to choose from, do you know how much to take, can they be combined… it’s overwhelming. Below are my naturopathic tips to choosing vitamins and supplements. 1. Read the label.…

Well, it’s that time of year again: cold and flu season. Sigh. Everywhere you go there are people all around you hacking and sneezing out pathogenic microbes for your body to take in. Yuck! If you have a healthy immune system, you do not need to worry too much as it should be able handle most infections thrown its way.…

Lyme disease is tricky – the symptoms can vary and the diagnosis is often missed or delayed, but time is of the essence in effectively treating this disease. In this article I will give the most important basics to understanding what it is, different signs and symptoms (not everyone has the same symptoms), how to preve…