Health Matters

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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