The kidney’s role in detoxification is a vital one. It’s the job of the kidneys to flush toxins from your blood by… … More Your Kidneys & Detoxification
Are you considering doing a detox/cleanse, or doing one now? Our primary organs of detoxification are the liver, kidneys, lymphatics, and the colon. Any program that you’re on should be targeting these primary emunctories, especially the liver. Think of the liver as the body’s filter. It has a huge job, performing around 500 detox reactions … More Detoxing & The Importance of Your Liver
Do you suspect your thyroid is under-functioning? Have you had your thyroid tested, only to be told that it’s fine, but you strongly suspect that it’s not? Or, have you been prescribed thyroid medication, but still have symptoms? If so, this post is for you… … More Hypothyroidism: Symptoms, Testing, and How I Can Help
We’re regulated, registered health care professionals in the province of Ontario. We go to medical college after university, very similar to GPs, but our training involves stuff like herbs… … More What is a Naturopathic Doctor exactly? What do we do?
In my experience, 95% of all prescription drugs, including hormonal contraceptives (oral contraceptives/the pill, patches, IUDs, injections, etc.) cause nutrient deficiencies in the body. This is because of the additional actions that the drug has on the body in addition to the intended action of preventing pregnancy – it may block the absorption, and/or use more of these nutrients for its detoxification/breakdown… … More Nutrient Depletions Caused By the Pill
Using herbs to increase your chances of conceiving … More Infertility & Vitex Agnus-Castus
Ladies, Listen Up! If you’re like 80% of women, you know your period is coming because of a few characteristic symptoms – you turn into a raving Xena-like woman (see above), start bawling your eyes out for no reason, eat a couple pounds of chocolate, balloon to the size of a house, etc. This is … More So, Let’s Discover Your PMS Type!