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Rosacea: Treating your skin flare ups naturally

Summer is just around the corner, and with it means glowing skin and enjoying the sunshine. If you suffer from acne rosacea, warm weather can worsen the inflammation on your skin and highlight the appearance of broken blood vessels, which causes rosacea. Rosacea is treated medically u
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Kale Salad with Dijon dressing

During my maternity leave I tried to think of creative ways to incorporate more nutrient dense foods into my diet, such as kale. I always thought of kale salad as being very fibrous and hard to digest. I stumbled upon baby kale leaves in the produce section and they have quickly becom
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IV Nutrient Therapy vs Supplements

IV Nutrient Therapy vs. Nutrition and Supplements

IV Nutrient Therapy: The Benefits Why would I need to get nutrients from IV Nutrient Therapy when I should be getting them from the food I eat? Ideally we would all be getting everything our body needs from the food we are eating. If we aren’t, the next step is to add in specific and
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Vitamin IV image of fresh fruits in water

Vitamin IV Therapy – The Benefits

Boost your immune system Cold and flu season is upon us, so looking at measures we can take on a daily basis to support our immune system is important. Simply taking a multivitamin supplement is not enough – many of the vitamins we take in are water soluble, meaning that the bod
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October News from Marine Drive Naturopathic Clinic

We have some changes happening at this clinic in October and for the remainder of the year. Dr. Vibeke Vaerum, Ph.D. has relocated her practice to outside of the Lower Mainland, and is only taking telephone sessions at the moment. Patients of Dr. Vaerum will soon be receiving a letter
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Back to school – Some Food for Thought

By Dr. Cameron McIntyre, ND Back to school – Some Food for Thought – Are Undiagnosed Food Allergies Affecting your Child’s Academic Success? 3 Things to Consider……….. Well it’s that time of year again – the busiest month of the year for parents in my opinion – September! New schools,
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5 Ways to Boost Your Mood

It’s time to think about back to school and back to work for most people. Although September often feels like a fresh start, many individuals feel a “let down” after a busy and fun-filled summer. Here are 5 tips to boost your mood (written by Dr. Elizabeth Miller, ND
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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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