Health Matters

Healthy hormones: Get back on track

Dr. Jennifer Keller, ND and Dr . Alex Keller, ND Hormones play an important role in women’s health. Healthy hormone balance can be the difference between surviving and thriving. Common symptoms of hormonal imbalance that we see are: Low energy Irregular menstrual cycles Low libido Acne Weight gain or difficulty losing weight Infertility Feelings of overwhelm […]

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New chiropractor says chiro is about more than just manipulations

Jane Hobson editorial@pdgmedia.ca “A big part of well being is to be able to function properly and do the activities you want to do,” says Dr. Jennifer Brazeau, who joined Restorative Health chiropractic clinic in Smiths Falls in January. “To me, having the option to move is at the base of general well-being.” Brazeau also […]

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Healing at the speed of light

Picture this: you are a hockey player and you have 1.5 weeks to be ready to play in a tournament. You are practicing hard and pull a groin muscle. Will you recover in time to play? Or, are you struggling with chronic pain in your wrists and hands that is hampering your everyday life and […]

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Chirodontics: team treatment of neck and jaw pain

In my years of serving families in Smiths Falls as a chiropractor I developed an interest in neck and jaw problems that combine my experience as a chiropractor with a range of other skills, enabling me to help many very challenging patients, using a system called chirodontics. Chirodontics combines the diagnosis of chiropractic with concepts […]

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Allergies: Itchy watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing – It’s that time of year again!

Dr. Katie Weststrate, MScCH, RYT, ND www.ahimsanaturopathic.com Roughly one quarter of all Canadians suffer each year with allergic rhinitis (AR), an inflammatory disease of the nasal mucous membranes caused by an overreaction of the immune system to a substance you’ve inhaled. When this happens, your immune system releases a substance called IgE, along with inflammatory […]

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Four ways to optimize your digestion

Optimizing digestion is easy. Sadly, we’ve become disconnected from our digestive processes, which can lead to a variety of digestive concerns. The good news is, getting back on track only takes a few simple steps. 1.Rest and digest Before you can even start properly digesting food, your body needs to be in a relaxed state. […]

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Chiropractic care for your young family

Dr. Natalie Bernicky People often ask me “why would a baby need a chiropractor?” An infant is only able to communicate by crying, so it is up to the parents to interpret and respond compassionately to their distress. The most common reasons parents’ bring their baby or young child in for care are difficulty with […]

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Home tips to help combat cold and flu season

Dr. Jenn Keller ND & Dr. Alex Keller ND As the days get colder and winter’s impending doom settles in, cold and flu season starts wreaking havoc on family health. There are many ways to prevent catching whatever nasty bugs are going around, but sometimes we just can’t escape them. When that time comes, it’s […]

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