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diabetes

Diabetes risk and PPI Use

Since November is diabetes awareness month we are dedicating this month’s blog posts to information about diabetes, and how naturopathic medicine can help.  For today’s post, before we start talking about diabetes, we need to first discuss a very common … Read More

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Insulin and Diabetes

In light of diabetes awareness month, we’d like to focus on explaining all things insulin. Did you know, you can develop insulin resistance before you’re ever diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? And it’s not as uncommon as you’d think. Insulin … Read More

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anxiety

Supporting Mental Health Part 3 (Anxiety)

Last week we talked about panic and panic attacks, and this week we want to talk a bit more about anxiety.  While the two can be very similar, anxiety can present different symptoms and challenges for people. Did you know … Read More

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Supporting Mental Health Part 2 (Panic)

This month we are talking about some common topics around mental health such as fear, panic, anxiety, and depression.  Although all four of these things can be influenced by each other, and can be experienced all together at the same … Read More

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Fear

Supporting Mental Health: Part 1

October is mental health awareness month, so we thought we would dedicate this month’s blog posts to topics about mental health support.  Earlier in the year we wrote a couple of posts how exercise can help support mental health – … Read More

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Immune Boosting Tips for Cold & Flu Season

The fall is commonly known as the start of cold and flu season.  However, in actuality, colds and flu are around all year– they’re just more prevalent in months with colder weather.  Now throw COVID-Sars into the mix and we’ve … Read More

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Immunity

How do I Strengthen my Immunity?

In these previous blogs, our Toronto Naturopath Dr. Julia Segal, ND shared ways to prepare our children and ourselves for a healthy school year.  Since immunity is what’s on everybody’s minds right now, parents or not, this blog focuses on … Read More

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How I’m Preparing My Child for Back to School – Part 2

Continuing our conversation with our Toronto naturopath Dr. Julia Segal from last week, we are discussing tips to prepare kids for back to school. If you missed the first half of this post, you can catch it here. Exercise Regular … Read More

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How I’m Preparing My Child for School – Part 1

It’s back to school time.  But how do you prepare your children for school during the time of COVID? We asked our Toronto naturopath, Dr. Segal, ND to share some tips on how to prepare children for back-to-school at a … Read More

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psoriasis

What is the difference between psoriasis and eczema?

Skin that looks dry, white and scaly, feels itchy and/or painful, and may sometimes bleed, could fall into the category of psoriasis or eczema.  There is a whole spectrum of skin appearances that could be considered eczema, as well as … Read More

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