Dr. Krysten DeSouza
Managing Osteoporosis - Considering the Overlooked Nutrients and Best Assessment Tools We’ve all seen the commercials on TV telling us to drink milk to keep our bones strong. We know that we hit peak bone mass before the age of 30, and as we age, our bone mass starts to decline. Depending on our genetics and lifestyle, some of us may decline faster than others.
Dr. Anne Hussain
Five Medicinal Mushrooms - Health BenefitsMushrooms have been used medicinally for thousands of years, mainly due to the beneficial effect they confer on the immune system, nervous system, liver, and kidneys. In China and Japan, mushrooms have been a part of medicine, especially as a tonic to support overall health.
Sarah King
Green Tea and l-Theanine Effects on Cognition and Attention During Stress Green tea is made from the leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis and has been used as a medicinal herb for over 4000 years. Many health benefits are attributed to the catechin and caffeine content, as well as that of the compound l-theanine, accounting for about 50% of the total amino acids from these tea leaves.
Dr. Ariel Jones
Why Do We Get Cancer? A Review of CausesThe incidence of cancer has never been higher. We are seeing a steady increase in cases each year. It is estimated that in 2016 we saw 1.6 million new cases, with breast, lung, prostate, and colon cancers topping the list.
Sejal Parikh-Shah
Down SyndromeAbout seventy percent of children with T21 will have vision problems. Nearsightedness, farsightedness, and crossed eyes (strabismus) are the common visual disturbances found in children with T21. As a result, annual vision tests are very important for children with T21.
Sarah King
Understanding and Treating Menstrual Mood Disorders - Naturopathic Approaches to PMDDMost women are very familiar with premenstrual syndrome (PMS), though how each individual woman experiences PMS can vary completely. Rapid fluctuations in sex hormones can lead to changes in energy, mood, and/or physical symptoms throughout her cycle, most predominantly during the last week of the luteal phase.
Alison Chen
Fish Oil for Physical Fitness - The Next Best Workout PartnerWhat supplements do you take to support your fitness goals? Talk to any athlete or visit your favorite fitness website, and you’ll get a long list of different capsules and powders that help to support the development of muscle strength, endurance, recovery, and general health.
Christina Bjorndal
10 Steps to Improve Mental Health : Using Naturopathic MedicineFor many, mental illness is fraught with many unanswerable questions. In my case, the question “Why me?” is one I have asked myself over and over. This question has become the central quest of my life’s work as a Naturopathic Doctor specializing in mental health, exploring why does mental illness happen?
Natalie Mulligan
A Holistic Approach to Eating Disorders - Naturopathic PerspectivesEating disorders (including anorexia and bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and eating disorder not otherwise specified) continue to be incredibly challenging to treat therapeutically and continue to be very misunderstood among the general public and the medical profession.
Dr. Krysten DeSouza
Natural Nootropics - Because We Could All Use a Boost! When it comes to energy levels mood, memory and concentration, we all seem to have good days and bad days. But when the bad days seem to constantly outnumber the good ones, it might just be a sign that your body is calling out for help.