12 June 2015

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Introduction It is estimated that 1 in 10 Canadians have some form of thyroid disease, many of which have not yet been diagnosed. The most common thyroid condition in...

14 July 2015

Testosterone and Men’s Health

Over the last weekend in June, the Naturopathic Doctors at Vive Integrative Health Group attended the biennial Health Fusion conference – an interesting and informative conference hosted by the...

20 October 2015

Skin Deep: The Hidden Dangers of Body Care Products

An average person uses 12 personal care products a day and exposes themselves to a cocktail of synthetic chemicals. Since the skin has the ability to absorb and body...

03 December 2015

Nail Polishes – Are They Harmful To Your Health?

In one of my previous posts, I outlined the existence and dangers of the myriad of chemicals found in our daily body care products (Skin Deep: The Hidden Dangers...

31 May 2017

Unexplained Infertility

What to do when faced with a  diagnosis of Unexplained Infertility When a couple is referred to a specialist at a fertility clinic, the usual first steps include a...

12 November 2017

Healthy Menopause

Hormone balance plays a life-long role in everyone’s lives but becomes particularly prominent when a woman transitions into menopause.  From hot flashes and night sweats to mood changes, a...

03 February 2018

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that can affect a female’s fertility potential.  It can present symptomatically in each person in many different ways, such as weight...

24 October 2018

Herbal Remedies For Menopause

Are you a female in your mid-to-late 40s or early 50s and experiencing the following symptoms? - Hot flashes - Night sweats - Weight gain - Poor sleep -...

05 November 2019

The Impact of Low Testosterone in the Aging Male

Are you experiencing fatigue, a change in attitude or mood? Do you have a loss of energy, sex drive or physical endurance?  If you are nodding ‘Yes’ to one or...