Optimal health is not merely the absence of disease. Health is achievable by creating balance in all aspects of your life.

Top 5 Ways To Improve Your Mental Wellness

Whether we acknowledge it or not, healthcare as we know it is in the midst of radical change. More and more patients are demanding answers to the root cause(s) of their symptoms, not wanting merely a suppressive ‘band-aid’ approach. One major area of medicine that has patients, doctors and researchers scrambling for more answers is in the field of psychiatry. Research and awareness of psychiatric conditions have been making great strides as of late, but it has not always been the case. In fact for decades mental health conditions were marginalized to the medical sidelines without gaining much mainstream attention such as many other keynote health conditions facing us globally such as; cancer, heart disease, diabetes, etc. (more…)

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Top 5 Daily Detox Tips (That Work!) For Better Health

I love to learn, so daily detox tips naturally fuels my curiosity for fun research.

Hence, why after 8 years of naturopathic medical education, I decided to further my training and entered into a fellowship in Anti-aging, Regenerative, and Functional medicine. As a result, I became one of a few ND’s in North America board certified in this field, and recently spent a weekend at Harvard Medical School working with some of the brightest and most progressive doctors in the business. What an inspiring few days!

Many of our conversations focused on the concept of aging, what we can do to support and ultimately slow down this process. Traditionally, when most people think of ‘anti-aging’, images of Botox injections, tummy tucks and facelifts often came to mind. While this may appeal to some, I am from the camp that cutting edge anti-aging medicine focuses much more on the cellular and genetic level, where all degenerative processes begin, rather than just focusing skin deep. What we surround our cells with has a direct effect all the way down to our genetic core. This, as you can imagine, not only impacts and how WE look, feel, and behave – but can also significantly impact the health of our children.

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