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    01 Nov 13

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    Three important interactions - What you should know about herbs, drugs, and nutrientsCurrently, there exists much information, as well as mis-information, about interactions between certain herbs & nutrients and drugs. Some of the most common questions we receive as naturopathic doctors (ND) pertain to this area. This is a very complex area, and we certainly encourage you to consult with a trained healthcare provider such as an ND if you are on any medications.
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Winter-proof the Natural Way - Fighting The Common ColdAn old adage taunts us with the fact that for years medicine has struggled to beat what we call the ‘common cold’ with mild success at best, but boy have we ever tried. Walk into a drugstore any time of the year and you will find shelves stocked with nostalgic cherry tasting syrups, pills to relieve symptoms and keep you awake, others help you sleep,
13 Feb 16
Autism - The Role of the MicrobiomeThe human microbiome is defined as the full collection of genes of all the microbes in the human body and “consists of 10–100 trillion symbiotic microbial cells,” outnumbering the number of human cells by ten times. An individual’s genome is 99.9% identical to another human’s; however, their microbiomes will only show 10–20% similarity to one another.
13 Feb 16
Restless Leg SyndromeRestless leg syndrome (RLS) is a condition that affects the part of the nervous system that causes an urge to move the legs. It usually interferes with sleep, so it can also be considered a sleep disorder.[1] RLS can be quite troubling depending on the intensity of the symptoms. Symptoms include itching, burning, aching, and a desire to move the legs (for no apparent reason). RLS affects up to 10% of the population and affects all genders, but is more common in women and also in children.