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Be like Tom Brady

Feb 3, 2015 / 5:00 am

Whether you love him or hate him, there’s no question that Tom Brady is performing at or near his best into his late 30s. This past weekend, at the age of...

Is it carpal tunnel syndrome?

Jan 27, 2015 / 5:00 am

Nerve pain in a hand is a relatively common symptom that will provoke people to seek medical advice. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is usually the first thought a...

Keeping New Year's Resolutions

Jan 6, 2015 / 5:00 am

It is one thing to make New Year’s resolutions, another thing to start working on them, and yet another thing altogether to successfully achieve your New...

Setting New Year's Resolutions

Dec 30, 2014 / 5:00 am

This is the time of year when many people begin thinking about their resolutions for the New Year. You may have a good idea of what your resolutions will be but...

Healthy Christmas: Top 5 tips

Dec 23, 2014 / 5:00 am

The Christmas and winter holiday season can be one of the most enjoyable times of the year. For many people the month of December is spent visiting family,...

Sleep and hormones

Dec 16, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we discussed my favourite options for improving sleep by treating the adrenal glands. We discussed how a low-functioning adrenal...

Improving sleep with adrenal treatments

Dec 9, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we investigated the options for testing the function of the adrenal glands. We discussed how the adrenal glands are the body’s...

Testing the adrenals to improve sleep

Dec 2, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s article we discussed the idea of adrenal fatigue causing poor sleep. We talked about how the adrenal glands are largely responsible for...

Poor sleep from adrenal fatigue

Nov 25, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s article we discussed three nutrients that can help people having difficulty getting to sleep. We learned that L-theanine, magnesium, and...

Help me get to sleep

Nov 18, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s article we looked at three of the most important things you can do in order to help yourself fall asleep easier. We discussed how...

I can't sleep

Nov 11, 2014 / 5:00 am

The phrase, “I can’t sleep” is one of the most common things I hear patients say during an initial consultation. In fact, poor sleep is one of...

Adjusting to the time change

Nov 4, 2014 / 5:00 am

It seems like every year when the time changes happen we ask the question, “How do I adjust so I don’t feel so tired?" For many people, the...

Too much Halloween candy?

Oct 28, 2014 / 5:00 am

The most common thing I hear in the weeks after Halloween is, “I ate too much candy!” It's something almost all of us have been guilty of a time...

Extended health benefits

Oct 21, 2014 / 5:00 am

There is no question that in the long run it is more cost effective to prevent illness than to treat it once it happens. It is also more cost effective to use...

Stress and the adrenal glands

Sep 30, 2014 / 5:00 am

The adrenal glands are the organs in the body most susceptible to the negative consequences of stress. As they wear down and fatigue the health of the overall...

Natural treatments for stress

Sep 23, 2014 / 5:00 am

In this week’s column I will highlight four of the most effective natural therapies for reducing stress and supporting the body’s stress coping...

Signs of stress

Sep 16, 2014 / 5:00 am

Many of the signs of stress are relatively straightforward and easy to see. In fact, most people inherently know when they are under too much stress. These more...

Negative effects of cortisol

Sep 9, 2014 / 5:00 am

Cortisol is a hormone that is absolutely crucial for life. Without it we would not be able to survive. However, when we live in chronic strain, worry, and...

Natural treatments for weight loss

Aug 12, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we investigated the most important nutritional supplements for optimal weight loss and body composition. We learned that a...

Supplementation for weight loss

Aug 5, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we investigated the most common problems with the most common weight loss plans. We learned that losing weight and becoming...