QUESTION: IS YOUR BODY DEFICIENT IN NUTRIENTS?
Balanced and conscious eating is an art every human should master. Consuming food is such a habitual part of our lives that we rarely question what this process means for our body and overall well-being. To say it simply – we take eating for granted.
7 Hidden Obstacles Hindering Your Weight Loss Journey
It has become increasingly hard to maintain a healthy, balanced life-style in this fast-paced, technology dominated world. On every step of the way we encounter negative stimuli that push us to make bad choices. The food industry constantly bombards us with photos of high calorie,
Functional Medicine — The Unsung Hero of Healthcare?
A couple of months ago I saw 2 patients (let’s call them Michael and Mary), who presented with very different symptoms. Michael was a young man who had lost some weight and suspected that he had diabetes, as the disease ran in his family. Mary
Which Functional Medicine Lab Tests Are Right For You?
Patients are often overwhelmed navigating the complex world of medical lab tests. When a patient comes in, suffering from a ‘bouquet’ of symptoms, each specialist orders a bunch of tests, yet after spending a ton of money and time, the patient often goes home undiagnosed
Critical Info On Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)
I have written a lot about various autoimmune conditions where your body’s defense mechanism turns against you and becomes your own enemy. Today, I want to bring your attention to another immunological condition during which overactivation of mast cells leads to a disorder called mast
Addressing Long Covid – When Will Symptoms Go Away?
Covid-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down. Things that we thought were only possible in movies or books became our reality and consumed every aspect of our lives. The first wave of Covid-19 caught the world off-guard and everyone was focused on understanding the
When Lab Tests Fail: Secrets Behind Your Lab Results
The moment you get your lab results is always filled with a strong sense of trepidation and hope. You fear the worst, but you also hope for the best. This is simply human nature that I have observed over and over in my practice. What
9 Leaky Gut Triggers You Surely Want To Avoid
Leaky gut syndrome (LGS) is another medical problem that mainstream medicine has denied and overlooked for years. But the scientific evidence for leaky gut proves otherwise. Today, a lot of research is conducted to find the answers to hot questions about leaky gut syndrome: is
Naturopathic Medicine: A Holistic Approach to Your Health and Well Being
According to the latest statistics, there are currently 33,700 naturopathic doctors (NDs) working in Canada. But for many of us, naturopathic medicine might be a bit of a mystery. We’re all familiar with regular medicine and might be naturally cautious about trying something new. But
Lupus Disease – Important Things You Need To Know
An increasing number of people worldwide are developing autoimmune diseases – lupus being one of them. Autoimmune diseases (AD) are actually the third most common type of disease in the US after cancer and cardiovascular disease. Considering that human genetics hasn’t changed much in the
How Serious Is Chronic Inflammation Really?
As bad as it sounds, inflammation is a protection mechanism that humans have developed to combat injuries and foreign agents. Fever, chills, muscle stiffness, fatigue can all be signs that your body is fighting inflammation. Successful treatment is important not only for getting rid of
Time To Talk About IV Vitamin Therapy?
Arrival of winter is accompanied by many changes. People start prepping for holidays, snow and cold become a new norm, and most importantly, winter colds and flu infections start lurking around, waiting to get us weak and sick. So, it is the season to start