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supplements

Supplements: how do you select a good one from the multitude available?

Do you walk into a health food store and get intimidated by aisles of supplements? Do you have trouble knowing what to look for when purchasing a supplement? This is a common concern of many consumers as selecting the right supplement can be challenging!  Herbal or nutritional supplem
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Open House

Open house, new practitioners and more

Open house, new practitioners and more I am pleased to welcome an exciting new team of practitioners to the clinic this year. We will now be offering a wide variety of services to help you with your health care goals, including: Registered Massage Therapy Acupuncture including cosmeti
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IV therapy vitamins intravenously

5 Reasons to Consider Vitamin IV Therapy

The weather has changed quickly here in Vancouver, and brought with it colds, flus, and other aches and pains. You have likely heard of vitamin IV therapy, which is the use of higher dose vitamins delivered intravenously, which eliminates concerns of absorption issues or upset stomach
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Xenoestrogen and plastic

Have you heard of Xenoestrogen?

What are Xenoestrogens? Xenoestrogens, translated to “foreign estrogen”, are a category of endocrine disrupters that are not found in nature. Parabens and BPA both contain xenoestrogens. Is exposure to Xenoestrogens bad for you? Specifically, they have an effect similar to estrogen in
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Reset Your Hormones This Summer

With the beautiful weather we have been having in Vancouver, it’s easy to reach for another scoop of ice cream or glass of wine – why not? You’re on vacation, and if not, you are covering for someone else’s vacation. With all of the chances to indulge, summer is a great time to reset
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Sarah Wulkan BScHK

Free Health Events in June with Dr. Wulkan

Dr. Sarah Wulkan will be talking about hormones, weight loss and anti-aging at a free health event in June. Dr Sarah Wulkan was a personal trainer for years before becoming a Naturopathic Physician. She trained many women who would work-out hard and eat incredibly healthy foods yet co
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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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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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Poor sleep? Your hormones may be to blame….

Lights out, restful sleep, wake refreshed and repeat. The cycle of a good night sleep is not a reality for many individuals. Difficulty staying asleep, falling asleep, or both negatively impacts our health in many ways. During the night, hormones such as melatonin are released, which
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