How Inflammation Is Quietly Accelerating Your Aging
When we hear the term “inflammation”, we often think of it as a negative or harmful process. This is because chronic inflammation has been linked to a variety of health problems, including autoimmune disorders, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. However, inflammation is a natural immune response
Functional Medicine Toronto – Want to postpone Your Expiration Date by Optimal Aging?
As we move further into the 21st century, people are living longer than their ancestors. According to the Administration on Aging (a division of the Department of Health and Human Services), North Americans reaching age 65 have an average life expectancy of an additional 18.8
Functional Medicine Toronto – Are You Getting Enough Fat?
Our relationship with fat over the years has been a complicated affair. We’ve often been told we can’t live with them – but there’s the other “can’t live without them” camp that causes the most confusion. The more scientists discover about fats, the more complex
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
Is Chronic Lyme Disease Real?
As long as we wish to be surrounded by nature and trees, we have to accept the possibility of tick bites and tickborne diseases. And even though many are harmless and cause no noticeable symptoms, there are bacteria, like Borrelia burgdorferi that transmit serious diseases
Anti-aging Success Through Natural Hormone Therapy
First strand of grey hair, fatigue, aching joints and fine lines on the face are all signs of the inevitable – aging. But I’m a firm believer in aging gracefully, especially when it comes to our largest and most exposed organ, the skin. When talking
The Top 4 Key Benefits of a Post Holiday Cleanse (And Tips That Actually Work)
Have your healthy lifestyle habits declined over the past several weeks of holiday celebrations? Many of us stray from our routine sleep schedules, dietary habits, and exercise routines between Thanksgiving and Christmas. So if you’re feeling more stressed than usual, you’re not alone. It’s common
TOP 10 Natural Ways To Beat The Cold And Flu
The holiday season is upon us! But that also means that flu and cold season is here, too. Since the added stress of the holidays may increase your vulnerability to illness, this time can feel like a precarious tightrope walk between festivities and derailing days
Digestive Superfoods – 10 Foolproof Foods To Heal Your Gut
According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, over 20 million Canadians experience uncomfortable and sometimes downright debilitating digestive problems each year. Symptoms can manifest in the form of bloating, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, excess gas, cramping, and/or pain in the abdomen. When multiple symptoms present themselves
A Refreshing Perspective – Acupuncture’s Approach To Insomnia
Sleep deprivation is one of the most significant factors contributing to poor health, physical performance and mental performance. It is defined as trouble falling and or staying asleep, with low energy, especially in the morning, difficulty concentrating, and mood disturbances. One of the biggest experiments
Is Your Smartphone Slowly Destroying Your Health?
Smartphones are certainly convenient! Their multifaceted features, ranging from detailed calendars to various social media apps help many people organize their lives, while at the same time staying digitally connected to friends and family via pictures and video chats. It seems like there is an
Your Sunscreen May Be Causing More Harm Than Good (The Essential List of 2019 Sunscreens That Actually Work)
You probably know that wearing sunscreen is important, especially as you start to spend more time outside during the summer months. But what if you only think your sunscreen is doing its job? According to a report issued by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), over