25 November 2014

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Why do we treat Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth? Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is incredibly common, and leads to numerous digestive symptoms, as well as contributing heavily to the...

17 April 2015

Seasonal Allergies No More!

The sun is shining and the warm weather is here, but for hundreds of people in Calgary, this time of year also brings itchy eyes, sneezing, runny nose, nasal...

25 September 2015

Castor Oil Packs

The castor bean (Oleum ricini) has a traditional use as a cathartic (strong laxative when taken internally) and has been used for constipation and to induce labour. However, a...

16 June 2016

Gut Bacteria and Naturopathic Medicine

“The three pounds of microbes that you carry around with you may be more important for some health conditions than every single gene in your genome.” Digestion, gut bacteria...

11 July 2016

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

“So I’m told I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome, but why is my bowel so irritable?!” Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is extremely common, affecting at least 15% of people. For...

29 March 2017

5 Naturopathic Tips for a Healthy Gut

It’s amazing how many patients we see that deal with symptoms of indigestion daily, ranging from simple gas and bloating to more severe abdominal pain, constipation and diarrhea.  Here...

11 November 2017

Healthy Holiday Eating

Top 5 ways to avoid having a 'food baby' We all look forward to eating yummy, delicious foods during the holiday season, but we certainly don't want to feel...

07 March 2018

Diet and Digestion: The Root of Health

The Effect of Diet and Digestion on our Health All of our health and well-being begins in our digestive tract. I will almost always remark to patients that “it’s...

04 March 2019

Intermittent Fasting

Introduction What we eat and how we eat have profound and powerful effects on our bodies. How could they not? There are numerous example of this. When implemented properly...

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