Guide to Hormone Disruptors / Endocrine Disruptors This information is most relevant to mothers with children, women who are planning pregnancies or are pregnant, women dealing with fibroids, endometriosis or other hormonal disruptions, and men dealing with borderline low sperm quality and quantity. This is because recognized effects of reproductive toxicants include menstrual irregularities, early [...]
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Georgia Straight’s ‘Best of Vancouver’ Vote for “Springs Eternal Natural Health Clinic” in the “Best Naturopathic Clinic” category! The Georgia Straight’s annual ‘Best of Vancouver Awards’ is on again, and it’s time to vote! You have until July 17th. If we’ve earned your support over the past year then please help to support our small [...]
Why do some people not eat the healthy things although they want to lose weight? Why don’t people exercise even though they know it feels great to do it? We all have some habits that aren’t consistent with our goals and values. Understanding why we do it might help us to finally change. Often the [...]
Thanks to a patient who informed me of Red Skin Syndrome, or Topical Steroid Addiction, I have realized that this may be the cause of the eczema symptoms in some of my difficult eczema patients. Dr. Rappaport, MD, has first described Red Skin Syndrome, in which what appears to be eczema are actually cases of [...]
If you have found yourself experiencing pain that is not going away, it may be due to a pain pattern that is linked or associated with something completley different. These associations are things you are exposed to in life that are propagating your pain response without your awareness. What is Pain? Pain is a firing [...]
What would you do if you knew the secret to controlling your weight? Having the ideal body size is a thing that eludes many people in our world. The fight to control unwanted weight is an ongoing battle that is tiring and seemingly never won. Imagine knowing how to control your weight. If you knew, [...]
Getting healthy can feel like a constant uphill battle, such as fighting the urge to sleep instead of working out, or saying no to that cookie craving. Sometimes, however, little changes can improve your sense of confidence and get you feeling good that lead you to saying – I can do this! So here are [...]
Hibiscus tea, also known as sour tea, has been recently investigated for its heart protective effects. I’ve enjoyed hibiscus tea personally but more recently discovered its effects on cholesterol and lowering blood pressure. An extract of the herb Hibiscus sabdariffa has been shown in animal studies to lower LDL cholesterol and increase HDL cholesterol. It [...]
Pregnancy is a wonderful season of life. One main complaint during pregnancy, however, is fatigue, especially when there are toddlers to care for as well. There are herbal remedies that are safe in pregnancy that can help boost your energy. It is important to first rule out any medical conditions that is causing fatigue. See [...]
Wheat is one of the most commonly consumed foods in the western world. Yet we do not have a collective grasp on how it affects our bodies. Are whole grains really that healthy? The health benefits of whole grains come from the nutrients delivered as well as the fiber. The problem comes from some very [...]