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  • Three important interactions - What you should know about herbs, drugs, and nutrients Three important interactions
    01 Nov 13

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    Three important interactions - What you should know about herbs, drugs, and nutrientsCurrently, there exists much information, as well as mis-information, about interactions between certain herbs & nutrients and drugs. Some of the most common questions we receive as naturopathic doctors (ND) pertain to this area. This is a very complex area, and we certainly encourage you to consult with a trained healthcare provider such as an ND if you are on any medications.
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Autism - The Role of the MicrobiomeThe human microbiome is defined as the full collection of genes of all the microbes in the human body and “consists of 10–100 trillion symbiotic microbial cells,” outnumbering the number of human cells by ten times. An individual’s genome is 99.9% identical to another human’s; however, their microbiomes will only show 10–20% similarity to one another.
10 Apr 16
Seasonal Affective Disorder - Has SAD Got You Down?What Is It and What Causes It? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that occurs during certain times of the year. It generally occurs during the colder months, and is associated with shorter days. Reduced sunlight exposure during the fall and winter can disrupt the body’s internal clock, also known as the circadian rhythm.
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Coenzyme Q10Over 1.4 million Canadians suffer from heart disease, and it is one of the leading causes of deaths in Canada with more than 33,600 deaths per year. Heart disease includes heart failure, angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, valve disorders, and other conditions related to the heart.