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Natural Health News

Why I write articles

Sep 10, 2013 / 5:00 am

The main reason I write a weekly column on Castanet is to help empower people to take their healthcare into their own hands and become more aware of the how the...

Probiotics for Candida

Jul 2, 2013 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we discussed the most important natural agents for killing Candida overgrowth in the body. We reviewed some of the recent studies...

Treating Candida

Jun 25, 2013 / 5:00 am

At least a couple times a week a new patient will ask me about Candida. Usually, they say something like, “a friend of mine who had similar symptoms told...

Candida: What is it?

Jun 11, 2013 / 5:00 am

At least a couple of times a week a new patient will ask me about Candida. Usually, they say something like, “A friend of mine who had similar symptoms...

Prostate health

Jun 4, 2013 / 5:00 am

What is the Prostate and What Does It Do? The prostate is a golf ball-sized gland located between the bladder, rectum, and penis in the male genitourinary...

Probiotics for my infant?

May 14, 2013 / 5:00 am

In last week’s article we learned about the value of a good multivitamin for your infant or toddler. We learned that the most important aspect of a multi...

Vitamins for my child?

May 7, 2013 / 5:00 am

All parents want their children to be as healthy as possible and most parents do whatever they can to support their children. Many parents bring their children...

Childhood eczema

Apr 30, 2013 / 5:00 am

Skin conditions like eczema are amongst the most common reasons parents bring their children to see a physician. In fact, next to constipation, eczema is the...

My baby's digestive system

Apr 23, 2013 / 5:00 am

Many of the most common medical conditions affecting infants have some connection to the digestive system. Over the next several articles I will discuss many of...

Alpha Lipoic for Diabetic Neuropathy

Apr 9, 2013 / 5:00 am

Diabetic neuropathy is a symptom that many people with either Type I or Type II diabetes will face. In fact, roughly half of all diabetics will develop nerve...

Chelation for heart health

Mar 12, 2013 / 5:00 am

The word ‘Chelation’ means, ‘the formation of two or more bonds.’ Chelation therapy is used medically to remove unwanted molecules like...

Causes of poor circulation

Mar 5, 2013 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we examined some of the signs of poor circulation. We discussed how chronic pain, fatigue, swelling, and headaches all could be...

Signs of poor circulation

Feb 26, 2013 / 5:00 am

In a previous column we discussed the importance of having good circulation. We described the circulatory system (heart, arteries, veins, and lymphatic vessels)...

Detoxification lowers blood pressure

Feb 19, 2013 / 5:00 am

High blood pressure (hypertension) is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular incidents in Canada. High blood pressure usually...

Circulation for optimal health

Feb 5, 2013 / 5:00 am

What is Circulation Circulation is the movement, distribution, and removal of all the nutrients and wastes in the body. Circulation is one of the most...

Heart Health Month

Jan 29, 2013 / 5:00 am

February is Heart Health month, which just happens to host Valentine’s Day (the most important day for our hearts!). The Heart and Stroke Foundation and...

Hormones and weight

Jan 22, 2013 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we examined the role of exercise for weight loss and improved body composition. We learned that exercise plays a crucial role in...

Exercise and weight loss

Jan 15, 2013 / 5:00 am

In this week’s column we will examine the role of exercise in weight loss and body composition programs. How Important is Exercise? Most physicians...

Nutrition and weight loss

Jan 8, 2013 / 5:00 am

In this week’s column we will discuss the most important nutritional changes you can make and strategies you can employ to encourage healthy weight loss...

Get your winter sun!

Jan 1, 2013 / 5:00 am

What is the importance of getting sunlight during the winter months? Why not stay indoors, keep warm, and get the sun’s rays during the spring and summer?...

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