Is Weight Affected by Insulin Resistance?

Posted on Apr 4, 2019 in Release, Realign, Relieve | No Comments

You do everything “right.” Somehow, however, those stubborn extra pounds won’t leave. And worse, they seem to have shifted to your midsection. What happened to your shape? You can be eating healthy and still struggle with weight.  For women, it’s easy to blame slowing weight loss on the hormonal shifts that come with age, but […]

Let’s talk about poop, Baby!

Did you just cringe a bit? Let’s face it, potty-shop-talk isn’t anybody’s favourite topic. Nonetheless, our bowel movements hold valuable clues to our overall health. But these signs are often ignored because most of us are a bit uncomfortable talking about them – even to our healthcare providers. Your Appointment is a Judgement-Free Zone Keep […]

Top 5 Tips to Recharge Your Energy

One of the best indicators that you’re having a great day is the feeling that your energy is high, steady, and that overall you feel good and can enjoy accomplishing the tasks at hand.  Maybe it’s that you bounced out of bed that morning, or sang in the shower. It could be that you didn’t […]

Hyper or Hypothyroidism: Often Misdiagnosed

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 in Recharge, Rebalance, Restore | No Comments

Your thyroid is your body’s powerhouse. Your energy levels, metabolism, and heart rate are all controlled by this small, butterfly-shaped gland. Without enough thyroid hormone, your mitochondria aren’t able to produce the energy that your cells need for optimum performance. At the other end of the spectrum, your body can go into “overdrive” if it […]

B Vitamins: Are You Getting Enough?

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 in Release, Realign, Relieve | No Comments

B vitamins are sometimes called the energy vitamins, since they help put a spring in your step and play an important role in maintaining your energy levels. (In fact, they play such a key role that perhaps they should also be called the “Brisk, Bouncy, and Bright” vitamins)  In actuality, there are eight different kinds […]

5 Natural Ways to Improve Cognitive Health

Posted on Jan 29, 2019 in Release, Realign, Relieve | No Comments

Should you be concerned about your cognitive health? Consider these facts: ● Dementia affects between five and eight percent of adults over 60. As the average age of the population rises, that could add up to an astounding 150 million people with dementia worldwide by 2050. ● Dementia is more complex than most people realize. […]

Biohacking: Improve Your Well-being with Simple Health “hacks”

If you follow health-related news, you’ve probably come across the term “biohacking” recently. The word itself might sound intimidating to the average person, but the concepts behind biohacking are actually quite simple: If you follow health-related news, you’ve probably come across the term “biohacking” recently. The word itself might sound intimidating to the average person, […]

The Effectiveness of Orthotics

Posted on Nov 18, 2015 in Release, Realign, Relieve | No Comments

By Dr. Aliya Visram DC Think of your feet as the foundation of your whole body, similar to the foundation of a house. Your feet support the weight of everything above them. If the foundation is cracked or unstable in any way this could affect the structure all the way up! The primary goal of […]

Preventing the Post-Holiday Party Hangover

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 in Recharge, Rebalance, Restore | No Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – with plenty of food, drinks, parties and late nights, it’s not surprising that many of us need a vacation after the holidays.  Here are our top 3 tips to help prevent writing-off your day after a holiday party and get the most of your time off […]

Spring is in the air…and so are ALLERGIES!

Posted on Mar 26, 2014 in Recharge, Rebalance, Restore | No Comments

As we emerge from the coldest winter in 20 years, it’s a perfect time to start thinking about getting our bodies and minds ready for a happy and healthy spring and summer. As Naturopathic Doctors, from a Chinese Medicine perspective we think of spring as a time to support the Liver, an essential organ system […]