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Happiness Checklist: Are You as Happy as You Want to Be?

Happiness Checklist: Are You as Happy as You Want to Be?

Are you happy? It might be a simple question, but for many people, happiness feels like an impossible goal to reach. In fact, studies show that only about one in three people consistently identify as “happy.”  If that seems a bit depressing, rest easy. The steps to...

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Fight Seasonal Allergies from the Inside Out

Fight Seasonal Allergies from the Inside Out

Natural Solutions for Spring Allergies Sneezing, runny nose, itchy or watery eyes, headache, sinus pain and pressure, and increased asthma symptoms – the symptoms of Spring and Fall allergies are the same, but the causes are different. If you thought you were safe...

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When does a miscarriage end?

When does a miscarriage end?

By: Dr. Sue Love ND When does a miscarriage end? I was completely floored when during my second pregnancy I was told at 9 weeks, that the baby had stopped growing at 6 weeks. I know this news would be difficult for anyone, but I didn’t realize how difficult it was for...

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Is Weight Affected by Insulin Resistance?

You do everything “right.” Somehow, however, those stubborn extra pounds won’t leave. And worse, they seem to have shifted to your midsection. What happened to your shape? You can be eating healthy and still struggle with weight.  For women, it’s easy to blame slowing...

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Let’s talk about poop, Baby!

Did you just cringe a bit? Let’s face it, potty-shop-talk isn’t anybody’s favourite topic. Nonetheless, our bowel movements hold valuable clues to our overall health. But these signs are often ignored because most of us are a bit uncomfortable talking about them -...

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Top 5 Tips to Recharge Your Energy

One of the best indicators that you’re having a great day is the feeling that your energy is high, steady, and that overall you feel good and can enjoy accomplishing the tasks at hand.  Maybe it’s that you bounced out of bed that morning, or sang in the shower. It...

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Hyper or Hypothyroidism: Often Misdiagnosed

Your thyroid is your body’s powerhouse. Your energy levels, metabolism, and heart rate are all controlled by this small, butterfly-shaped gland. Without enough thyroid hormone, your mitochondria aren’t able to produce the energy that your cells need for optimum...

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B Vitamins: Are You Getting Enough?

B vitamins are sometimes called the energy vitamins, since they help put a spring in your step and play an important role in maintaining your energy levels. (In fact, they play such a key role that perhaps they should also be called the “Brisk, Bouncy, and Bright”...

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5 Natural Ways to Improve Cognitive Health

Should you be concerned about your cognitive health? Consider these facts: ● Dementia affects between five and eight percent of adults over 60. As the average age of the population rises, that could add up to an astounding 150 million people with dementia worldwide by...

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Preventing the Post-Holiday Party Hangover

It's the most wonderful time of the year - with plenty of food, drinks, parties and late nights, it's not surprising that many of us need a vacation after the holidays.  Here are our top 3 tips to help prevent writing-off your day after a holiday party and get the...

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Spring is in the air…and so are ALLERGIES!

As we emerge from the coldest winter in 20 years, it's a perfect time to start thinking about getting our bodies and minds ready for a happy and healthy spring and summer. As Naturopathic Doctors, from a Chinese Medicine perspective we think of spring as a time to...

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