Author Archives: Greystones Health

SIFO

What is SIFO (Small Intestinal Fungal Overgrowth)?

Have you heard of SIFO?  You may be more familiar with the term candida, as this has been commonly talked about by healthcare practitioners over the years.  You can still find products in the health food stores for candida cleanses.  … Read More

cosmetic acupuncture

What is Cosmetic Acupuncture?

In short, cosmetic acupuncture is the anti-aging aid for your skin. Your skin is THE largest organ of the body. It takes up around 7% of your body’s total weight. Think of it is a map that reflects the harmony … Read More

FSH

Can I change my FSH level?

If you’re undergoing the fertility journey, then you likely know about FSH (follicle stimulating hormone.  For  women, your level of FSH is dependent on the feedback loop between your ovaries and your pituitary gland.  Because the pituitary gland is a … Read More

egg quality

Can I Improve Egg Quality in my 30’s?

Yes.  Colloquial knowledge is that females are born with their eggs already formed.  But did you know that in order to produce a mature, viable egg each month, the eggs we’re born with, called primordial follicles, go through an extensive … Read More

IBD

Naturopathic Treatment for IBD

In addition to the causes of IBD diseases like Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis that our Toronto naturopath talked about last in last week’s blog, research has shown that an imbalance in the gut microbiome, known as dysbiosis, plays an … Read More

IBD

Do you Suffer from IBD

At our clinic our Toronto naturopaths have helped many people to overcome or manage symptoms from a variety of digestive disorders.  In fact, through our years of experience we have managed to come up with a 3 phase protocol that … Read More

SIBO

What causes SIBO and How to Treat it

Last week we talked about what SIBO is. This week we want to focus on what causes it, and how to treat it. Causes of SIBO There are many causes of SIBO, even though symptoms tend to present in only … Read More

SIBO

What is SIBO?

Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition our Toronto Naturopaths commonly see, where bacteria that normally populate the large intestine in higher numbers, become numerous in the small intestine where it is normal for there to be minimal populations … Read More

IBS

Treatment for IBS

In last week’s blog post we talked about IBS, what it is, and some possible causes for it.  This week we want to focus on treatment options for it. Conventional medical treatments for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) focus on managing … Read More

IBS

Natural Support for IBS

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is a functional condition of the digestive tract that may involve diarrhea, constipation, alternating diarrhoea and constipation, urgent stools, gas, bloating and discomfort with meals or bowel movements.  This condition is well treated with naturopathic medicine.  … Read More