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The ADHD Epidemic… What’s really going on?

Has anyone looked at the list of criteria for an ADHD child lately? In my mind its pretty ridiculous…based on these symptoms I believe just about every young male child will pass with flying colors and be awarded with the diagnosis of ADD or ADHD. There is no debate that ADHD diagnoses have skyrocketed over the past decade…but WHY?? Are… Read More

Effective, Individualized treatment for Mental Health

This is essential information for anyone suffering with ADHD, behavioural disorders, learning disabilities, autism, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. As many of you may well know the incidence of these conditions has absolutely skyrocketed over the past several years. There is no question that when it comes to “mental health” or should I say more accurately “brain chemistry imbalances” the… Read More

Toxic Mold Exposure & Sick Building Syndrome

In 1984, the World Health Organization reported the following cluster of symptoms occurring “with increased frequency in buildings with indoor climate problems” – a collection of symptoms that later became known as “Sick Building Syndrome.” These include: Irritation of the eyes, nose and throat Dry, red mucous membranes and skin Headache Upper respiratory infections Lower airway symptoms Abnormal taste, odour… Read More

The Estrogen Illusion

From Adolescence Through Life The Estrogen story has been a controversial topic over the years. We are bringing clarity and balance to the real deal about Estrogen. The goal is to help you make a more informed choice about the use of Estrogen, and offer you an objective view of how to avoid the risks and enjoy the benefits for… Read More

Interference

When your hormones get in the way of your health Over the past several years I have seen so many women struggling with the same types of symptoms. Fatigue, constipation, mood swings, palpitations, night sweats, irregular periods and PMS, headaches, breast swelling and tenderness, loss of sexual desire, skin changes, insomnia, fuzzy thinking, anxiety/nervousness, depression, bloating, etc… etc… Not every… Read More

Preventing the Christmas Flu!

The holiday season is upon us. It is a time filled with joy, excitement and good cheer. Unfortunately, it is also a season that often brings with it the hustle and bustle of stressful shoppers, cold weather, and lots of sugary treats. Christmas time is renowned for colds and flu but why are we so susceptible to them at this… Read More

Sleep Solution

There’s nothing like a really good night’s sleep to get you through practically anything. Ever wondered why? Sleep produces several really positive factors for the body such as increasing concentration, boosting your immune system, helping you look younger and feel happier. One of the most influential side effects to sleep is the decrease in the stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol is… Read More

Seasonal Allergies

It seems to be that time of year again where patients are coming in with the same old symptoms of: Itchy, watery eyes Runny nose, nasal congestion Post nasal drip Sneezing Itchy throat Fatigue You guessed it…allergy season is back, and with a vengeance I might add. It seems like every 3rd patient that comes into my clinic is dealing… Read More

Some Physical Effects of Gratitude

In our quest for ways to use gratitude as a tool for planetary transformation, we asked some friends to see what the hard and soft science was concerning gratitude. We were both surprised and very pleased with what was reported to us. This is what our friend, Kieran Cooley, a Naturopathic Doctor and Research Fellow at the Canadian College of… Read More

Gratitude, and Why What Goes Around Comes Around

No doubt you’ve heard statements similar to “what goes around comes around.” That principle seems to apply to a lot of things, and we looked at it in the context of gratitude. We have been working on the idea of how we can energize gratitude to transform the consciousness of the planet. One of the aspects of this that revealed… Read More

When We Care to Care We Experience… Gratitude

We are big on gratitude. There’s a lot of buzz about how gratitude can do many beneficial things. Our big aha was that gratitude could actually be used in tangible ways to transform the planet to a place of greater loving, compassion and caring. However, we realized that great ideas are worth very little without tangible actions to put them… Read More

Cyberbullying!

what every parent needs to know about this high speed-techno harassment! When Bill Gates envisioned a personal computer in every American household I don’t imagine his intention was to create a way for bullies to move from the playground to inside the home. Bullying has become an issue of epidemic proportions and although community leaders, government officials, school administrators, and… Read More

A Really Good Vibe

Why do we “feel” music? What resonates within us to really grab hold of a sound, a vibration or a tone that literally fills us up from head to toe in one special moment? How does a song trigger emotions and thoughts? How does a certain melody bring a certain picture to mind? It’s all based upon one simple word.… Read More