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In light of newly released research, and as the weather changes and we spend less time outdoors, this month’s newsletter focuses on Vitamin D. Many individuals (especially those living in North Eastern climates) are deficient in this nutrient which scientific research is showing to be...

This month’s newsletter focuses on heavy metals; minerals which are toxic to the body. We’ll talk about how they enter our bodies, what symptoms they can cause, how to test for them, and how to remove them from our bodies. I decided to address this...

Last month’s newsletter began our two part discussion about stress. We spoke about the physiological effects of stress and why stress is a necessary, and sometimes beneficial part of our lives. In this newsletter, we’ll talk about the negative effects of stress; particularly chronic stress. The effects...

Meetings; deadlines; soccer practice; dinner; balancing the check book; dealing with the boss… Each of us, woman or man, adult or child, is faced with a myriad of stressors each day. More intense life stressors including the death of a loved one; a move; divorce;...

You may have noted that my newsletter this month was added to the website a little later than usual… Well, it’s true- Doctors do get sick sometimes! This weekend bought on a case of viral gastroenteritis (the stomach flu). So, for this edition of my...

An exercise program is likely one of the first lines of treatment offered by any naturopath to most patients. Although not a panacea, regular exercise offers health benefits to everyone- young or old, healthy or ill. The benefits of exercise are numerous and include the following: •...

Heart disease remains the number one killer in the United States. It kills more than the next seven causes of death (including cancer) combined! The American Heart Association reports that as many as one third of cardiovascular deaths could be prevented through healthy lifestyle choices....