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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

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infertility

The Rise of Infertility

Infertility is defined as being unable to conceive after one year of regular, unprotected sexual intercourse.  In women above the age of 35, support and testing is recommended after six months or less of trying to conceive.  Rates in Canada … Read More

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insomnia

Sleep Series Part 2: Tips for Insomnia

If you suffer from insomnia, then hopefully this second part of our blog series on sleep will help you.  Last week we talked about why we need sleep and what is a good night’s sleep.  This week we are going … Read More

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sleep

Sleep: Are you getting enough? Part 1

Are you getting a good night’s sleep? Our Toronto naturopaths get lots of questions about sleep and insomnia, so we thought we’d address them in a post. In this two part blog series we want to discuss the fundamentals of … Read More

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naturopath

10 Reasons to see a Naturopath

Are you thinking about seeing a naturopath?  Here are 10 reasons why we think you should: Training:  Naturopathic doctors (NDs) are highly educated and are given the same training as medical doctors.  NDs must complete a four-year university undergraduate program … Read More

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testosterone

Low Energy or Low Testosterone

Testosterone plays a role in both males and females, however it is particularly important for men’s health as male levels of it in the blood need to be much higher to maintain good health.  Healthy testosterone levels in men support … Read More

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prostate

Prostate Health Part 3: Prostate Cancer

We are now at part 3 of our men’s health prostate blog.  In our first post we talked about Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) (for a quick recap on that blog post, click here).   In our second week we talked about … Read More

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prostatitis

Prostate Health Part 2: Prostatitis

This month we’re putting a focus on men’s health by looking at three conditions that can affect the health of the prostate. For a quick overview of Part 1’s blog post where we talked about Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), click … Read More

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prostate

Prostate Health Part 1

The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located just under the bladder in men.  The urethra passes right through the prostate gland, carrying urine and semen through to the penis.  However, the normal function of the prostate has little to do … Read More

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sexual dysfunction

Men’s Sexual Dysfunction Happening Too Young?

Erectile dysfunction is common in men over 50.  However, recent surveys have shown that around half of all men in their 30’s and 40’s are experiencing some degree of sexual dysfunction that they feel is a problem.  It’s not often … Read More

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