Optimal Aging

The Optimal Aging page, curated by Dr. John Dempster, a trusted Naturopathic Doctor focused on healthy aging and anti-aging strategies, offers a wealth of resources on longevity, senior health, age-related issues, and age management. Dr. Dempster, ND’s holistic approach emphasizes proactive measures and personalized strategies to support optimal aging. Discover evidence-based insights and practical guidance to help you embrace the concept of aging gracefully, manage age-related concerns, and enhance your overall well-being. From nutrition and lifestyle modifications to comprehensive age management approaches, this page provides valuable resources to empower you on your journey to optimal aging.


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


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

Beat the Cold and Flu

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

Unhappy woman suffering from stomachache, sitting on bed in the morning

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 system 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

man holding smartphone

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