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  • Three important interactions - What you should know about herbs, drugs, and nutrients Three important interactions
    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.
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.
10 Apr 16
Is Hormone Replacement Safe? - A ReviewEvery woman—if she lives long enough—will experience menopause. For some, the transition is easy and can even be a relief from the troubles of a regular menstrual cycle. For others, the change is extremely challenging as they struggle to manage frequent “hot flashes,” weight gain, and severe depression. Many of the symptoms of menopause can be directly related to the decreased production of sex hormones— specifically estrogen and progesterone.
17 Jun 16
Gardening and Outdoor TimeAre you spending enough time outdoors? A recent study found that gardening can be a promising strategy to improve fruit and vegetable consumption, physical activity, and physical function in cancer survivors.[1] When we think about all of the different health habits that could have high return on investment, fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity are at the top of the list.