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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.
16 Jan 16
Gastroesophageal Reflux DiseaseGastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD can be defined as a condition of mucosal damage produced by the abnormal reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus. According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, 5 million Canadians experience heartburn and/or acid regurgitation at least once each week.
16 Jan 16
Erectile Dysfunction - A Naturopathic ApproachAmong all sexual dysfunctions, erectile dysfunction (ED) is the most common [1]. Approximately 1 in 10 men worldwide have ED, the prevalence ranging from 10-71% for men older than 70 years old [2]. This range is so wide and there are no reliable figures available for the incidence and prevalence of ED because most men do not seek treatment. Social stigma is all too familiar and continues to be a reality for men suffering with erectile dysfunction (ED), this being the biggest barrier to them seeking treatment.
13 Feb 16
Bleeding Gums?Noticing blood while brushing or flossing can be alarming and shouldn’t be ignored! The importance of oral health is a concept introduced to most Canadians at a very young age, and with good reason. The Ontario Dental Hygienist’s Association reports that the link between oral infections and other diseases in the body is becoming well-documented and accepted within the health-care community. Periodontal disease is one of the most common human diseases