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5 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds?

Oct 30, 2018

As I was carving jack o lanterns the other day, I made sure to put aside all the pumpkin seeds. Growing up, one of my fond memories was eating the freshly roasted seeds for the following week after Halloween. What many people are not aware of is the amazing nutritional impact these seeds have on our health.

Tired Sperm? Sleep More! How Sleep Influences Male Fertility

Oct 29, 2018
When it comes to fertility I believe there are a handful of things we do an a daily basis that greatly effect our chances of conceiving. One area that I like to focus on with all my patients is their sleep.

Tinnitus Case Study

Oct 25, 2018

In early 2018 a patient of mine who was a voice over actor, he would sit or stand in a studio for 10 hours or more a day with ear phones on one ear or sometimes over both. Eventually after prolonged acoustic exposure this gentleman, we can call him Ben, developed a high pitch disturbance in both ears, mostly noted at night time but began to hear the ringing during the day which was disrupting his work.

Caffeine, Stress and PCOS

Oct 24, 2018

If you’ve been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), then I’m sure you’re already aware of the importance of dietary changes to stabilize blood sugar for hormone balance. But what are you doing to reduce cortisol levels?

5 Myths About Miscarriages

Oct 23, 2018

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. If you are someone who is grieving the loss of an embryo, pregnancy, infant or child, my sincerest condolences go out to you. There is no wrong way to grieve this. Some people are able to bounce back and get back to feeling like themselves again shortly afterwards; others will take their time.

What role can acupuncture and low level laser therapy play in healing frozen shoulder?

Oct 18, 2018

Before you go and decide on getting that cortisone injection to help relieve shoulder pain from frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) symptoms you should consider acupuncture therapy. It is not only effective, it is gentle and has little to no side-effects when done by a registered acupuncturist.

Life after loss. What to do after you have a miscarriage.

Oct 17, 2018

In honour of pregnancy and infant loss awareness month, let me first give my sincerest condolences for all of those who have lost pregnancies, babies, children, and a little piece of themselves in the process.

NAC: A Crucial Supplement for PCOS and Endometriosis

Oct 16, 2018

What is NAC?

NAC, or N-acetyl cysteine, is an amino acid that acts as a precursor to glutathione, one of the body’s most important antioxidants. It restores your cell’s ability to fight damage from oxidative stress, improves cellular detox, and helps regulate the gene that produces pro-inflammatory prostaglandins.


TCM Remedy for Cough and Sore Throat

Oct 13, 2018

During this time of year, many people will have the following symptoms: dry skin, dry cough, slight fever and a ​sore throat. According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acupuncture coupled with natural food cures such as pears can help generate production of bodily fluid, moisten dryness, clear away pathogenic heat through the lungs​, lubricate the throat, dissolve mucus, and relieve cough.