Teenagers, Hormones and Natural Remedies

I don’t know about you, but I look back and reflect on adolescence as an incredibly confusing and difficult time. If you have teens and you are trying to navigate through the journey to adulthood with them, this blog may well help you today.[1]…

How You Make Naturopathy Work for You

So often, individuals come into the naturopathy clinic and ask about natural health. They come in to the clinical environment and they often assume that the way I will treat them is just an alternative health version of traditional western medicine. But is it?…

Stop the Cigarettes!

How can you quit smoking and how can you stay stopped? If I had a complete and assured answer to this question I would be a millionaire! The media and less scrupulous health practitioners regularly decry smoking and will shout out about “the latest…

Treating Highs and Lows with Natural Remedies

Stabilizing your emotions is an important part of natural health. You can do this with a variety of alternative modalities and treatments that are incorporated under the naturopathy banner. Emotions are a rich tapestry and landscape. They colour our lives and our views, our…

Adolescent Girls and Bulimia Nervosa

The media and academic pressure on young girls is fierce. Everywhere you and I look there are images of slim and svelte young women, with perfect bodies and great legs, wearing wonderful clothing and shining smiles. In the age of mass-media the world has…

Another Look at Skin Conditions

There is a plethora of information about adolescent skin conditions on the internet. Today I wanted to contribute to this discussion by proposing a natural health alternative to allopathic prescription medications that are readily prescribed to still-developing teens and young adults. If you have…

Homeopathics and Natural Remedies

Homeopathy / Relaxation Today I wanted to make another mention of the wonderful attributes of Homeopathics. This often overlooked and subtle form of natural remedy is astoundingly powerful and accurate and treats the client with a gentle and longstanding process that aims to strengthen…

Beating Backache

There are many reasons why your back may be playing up or causing you pain. For some women backache begins with pregnancy. For others it is a result of accident or mild injury. Many individuals complain that backache is correlated in with the modern…

Post Natal Blues And What You Can Do

Post-Natal Depression is a serious condition that can debilitate both a mother and child in the early or even later phases of parenting. It can consume a mother and render her incapable of self-care and maternal care for a newborn or for an infant…