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A Biomedical Approach to Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month and with that, I thought it would be informative to explain the approach I take when assessing and treating Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism in the western world has seen dramatic increases over the past decades. In the early 1990s the estimated rate of ASD

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How Healthy Is Your Heart?

February is Heart Month Heart health is something that should be on everyone’s radar. How do you know if you’re at increased risk of heart disease? Take a read through these factors to determine if you should have a conversation with your healthcare team about preventative health measures for heart

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5 Signs You May Have Low Thyroid Function

Hypothyroidism is a common condition that can make it challenging to live your life to the fullest. Check out these signs and symptoms below to see if your thyroid health needs a check up! You’re tired Fatigue is one of the primary symptoms of hypothyroidism. This is because our thyroid

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Restore Your Health Workshops

Announcing… We’ve got exciting news! 2021 is about to get off to an epic start with the launch of Restore Your Health Workshops. This Naturopathic Doctor-facilitated health education program is designed to support you as you transform your health and uplevel your hormones, mood, metabolism, and mindset. Please watch Dr.

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Top 5 Ways to Support Your Immune System in 2020

Immune system function is something that is on everyone’s mind this year. With the cooler weather, more time inside and waning sunlight, your immune system needs some extra support to keep you at your best. These tried and true strategies include essential nutrients for immune system function, herbs that can

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Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dish Inspiration

Click these links to download two amazing Thanksgiving Recipes suggested by Wendy Wells, our Hollistic Nutritionist. Roasted Sweet Potato Brussel Sprout Salad Pumpkin Pie Tarts with Coconut Whipped Cream Enjoy these with loved ones this weekend!

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Air Quality & Your Health

Air pollution is something we’ve all heard and read about, mostly affecting the cities of industrial centres like in India or Beijing. For those of us living in Canada and Vancouver specifically, it may not be something we pay attention to often or take into consideration when we think about

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Brain Health: 12 Ways to Reduce your Risk of Dementia

A recent article from The Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical review journals, highlighted 12 major risk factors for developing dementia. They noted that minimizing these risks could prevent or delay up to 40% of the cases worldwide and that prevention and wellbeing was the goal of dementia care.

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Back to School Essentials: How to Navigate Through the New Year

As the beginning of a new school year quickly approaches, most households have the usual stress and anxiety of stocking up on supplies and ensuring everyone and everything is in order. This year, however, most are faced with a lot of uncertainty as to what the school year will look

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New Patient Procedures in Response to Covid-19

WE HAVE MISSED YOU! WE ARE READY TO RE-OPEN. We are re-opening our doors to patients for all in-person services including naturopathic consults, intravenous (IV) nutrient therapy, and acupuncture on Monday June 1st, 2020. And you are now able to book these appointments! To easily book your naturopathic consultation, please

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Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin

We are now offering Vitamin D injections at the clinic! This painless and quick intramuscular injection is offered once per week for patients who are Vitamin D deficient. In just a few weeks, levels quickly go up into optimal range for most patients. If you spend most of your time

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Oxalates and Autism

Happy 2020 Everyone! For this month’s blog post, I thought I would discuss something that may not be that well known when it comes to investigating and treating those with autism – the effects of oxalates. Many are familiar with the benefits of those with autism going on gluten and

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