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Exploring Lyme Disease – A Hidden Epidemic

Exploring Lyme Disease – A Hidden Epidemic by Dr. Lynn Klassen, ND  Lyme disease has been a hot topic in the news lately with many celebrities like Avril Lavigne and Yolanda Foster disclosing their diagnosis. Even with all of this publicity many people still don’t know about th
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5 tips to help you stay hydrated this summer

5 Ways To Stay Hydrated This Summer The weather is heating up which means our need for hydration has increased. Reaching for sugary, caffeine fills drinks might sound delicious, but caffeine actually further dehydrates you! Here are my top 5 recommendations to improve your hydration:
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Male hormones

Poor libido? Depression? Loss of muscle mass? Consider a Male Hormone Panel…

Our hormones change throughout our lives, and this contributes greatly to our quality of life. A lot of focus is placed in the media on female hormones, hot flashes, and the effects of menopause in women. Men also experience changes in hormone levels, often termed andropause. Some of
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Dr Coe

5 things to consider about the health of your thyroid gland…

I recently took in a 3 day conference at UBC this past June. The topic was hormonal health and the thyroid gland.  For a practitioner who works a lot with thethe endocrine system (hormones), the conference make me consider the health of the thyroid gland with a new perspective. The th
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A Natural Approach to athlete’s foot and other causes of itchy skin in the summer…

Summer is in full swing, and the warmer weather often aggravates skin conditions such as dermatitis, Tinea pedis (foot fungus), jock itch in men or yeast infections in women. Both men and women will often notice itchy skin in areas such as under the arms, under breast tissue, and behi
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Doctor Cameron McIntyre BSc ND

Wound Healing – Are you having issues? Consider a Naturopathic approach…

Wound Healing – Are you having issues? Consider a Naturopathic approach… By Dr. Cameron McIntyre, BSc, ND While this is not often discussed in blog or article circles, this topic is of significant importance, especially for our senior patient base. Issues with wound healing aris
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Summer is Coming, is Your Eczema Ready to Take a Vacation?

Summer is Coming, is Your Eczema Ready to Take a Vacation? Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition with periods of exacerbation and remission. Although each kind of eczema presents differently among patients, they all have the same cause. It is typically found on the hands, fa
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MTHFR

What do weight gain, hair loss, acne and infertility have in common? They may be caused by Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome…

Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects 5-10% of women in North America. Typically diagnosed by the presence of multiple cysts on the ovaries, PCOS is now diagnosed with a wider criteria. Symptoms can include cysts on the ovaries, acne, infertility, facial hair growth, irregular or absent
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Thriving in Relationships

                   Thriving in Relationships with Counseling From the time we are born, we are in relationship with others and ourselves.  Mother’s Day is a time when many of us reflect on the quality of our relationships.  If your relationships with your parents were predictable and
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Diabetes

Five things to think about to lower your blood sugar (and reduce your risk of diabetes)…

An elevated fasting blood sugar level, or elevated hemoglobin A1C, is often the first sign of diabetes or blood sugar elevation. Blood sugar levels can be chronically elevated with little or no symptoms presenting in some cases. Naturopathic Medicine offers a wide variety of approache
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