5 Natural Tips for Digestive Support

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What is IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome is a digestive disorder characterized by a group of symptoms. IBS will affect about 10% of the world’s population and is a very common disorder. 30-50% of referrals to gastroenterologist are for IBS. There is currently no laboratory test to diagnose IBS and that’s why symptoms are used to diagnosed the condition. What are …

Unexplained Causes of Infertility

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Naturopathic medicine offers a unique option for individuals who have received a diagnosis of unexplained infertility because Naturopathic Doctors are trained to look for other possibilities that traditional testing is lacking.  The current diagnostic testing options available are used to identify the major reasons why couples may have difficulty becoming pregnant but it certainly doesn’t identify all the possible reasons.  …

6 Tips to reduce inflammation naturally

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Inflammation plays a significant part in many chronic diseases.  These include arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and other digestive disorders, auto-immune diseases, heart disease, and diabetes.  Exciting research is linking holistic therapies as powerful options to fight inflammation.  Most doctors focus on treatment of the symptoms and not addressing the root cause of an issue. Medications are often given to reduce …

What is Inflammation

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Inflammation is a process that occurs to protect ourselves from further injury, usually as a reaction to an injury, stress, or infection. Short term or acute inflammation is an important component of our immune systems, to help fight infection or injury. For example; when a person sprains their ankle and swelling results, this is a form of acute inflammation. The immune …

5 Natural Tips for Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by muscle pain and fatigue.  Millions of people suffer from this disorder, most commonly affecting women of reproductive age.  Neuro-inflammation aka inflammation involving the nervous system is linked to fibromyalgia. This inflammation of the nervous system can cause individuals to become super sensitive to even the slightest of touch.  This is due to the fact …

Increase Energy Naturally

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LETS START WITH THE QUESTION, WHAT ARE MITOCHONDRIA? Mitochondria are organelles found in most cells where energy production occurs.  Cells that require a lot of energy, such as the heart, have the most Mitochondria.  It is here, in the Mitochondria, that the air we breathe meets with nutrients we consume to form energy.  This is a massively complex process involving …

12 Natural Tips to Boost Fertility

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Chances are you clicked on this article because you are having issues becoming pregnant or you’re at least thinking about the possibly of starting a family.  Most women want to do everything they possibly can to optimize their health for themselves and their baby.  There are a number of different ways to boost fertility naturally which includes dietary changes, vitamins …

5 reasons to take omega 3’s. #5 will surprise you.

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 To promote an anti-inflammatory effect in the body. The average diet has a very abnormal ratio of omega 6’s to omega 3’s. This abnormal ratio results in chronic inflammation. The optimal ratio is 1:1 or 4:1 of omega 6’s to omega 3’s. Guess what the typical ratio is today? 25:1.Time to even out that ratio!! Best sources are considered to …

MOMS!!! Introduction of solid foods to infants, after breast milk of course!!

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The american Academy of Pediatrics recommends breast milk as the only food for the first 6 months of an infant’s life. It’s also a good idea to continue at least through the infants 2nd birthday. Want a strong happy healthy baby? It starts with breast milk. Why breast milk over formula? Breast milk contains numerous beneficial items for your infant. …

5 Reasons to take probiotics

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Probiotics simply put are healthy bacteria. In our bodies, bacterial cells out number human cells at about a ratio of 9 to 1. Yup, you’re more bacteria than human!! Healthy gut flora play a number of important roles in human biochemistry including being an integral part of the immune system. Healthy gut flora are responsible for the synthesis of numerous …