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Upcoming Workshop- Sparking the Fire: Hormone Balancing to Rekindle Your Sex Drive

Join Dr. Sarah Vadeboncoeur, Naturopathic Doctor for this lively 90 minute worksop where you'll learn: 3 common hormone imbalances that can dampen your sex drive The impact of stress hormones on your love life Simple lifestyle changes you can start today to balance your hormones and rekindle your inner flame Buy your ticket today by calling us at (613)421-8591 or buy your ticket online through Eventbrite.com Please note: $10 off tickets must be purchased over the phone....

5 Strategies for Surviving Allergy Season

May flowers bring Kleenex season! Don't let allergy season get the best of you. Here are my top tips for surviving allergy season: Get into the habit of nasal rinsing Yes, I know, the idea of shooting water up your nose is almost worse than the allergies themselves, but trust me and give it a try. Nasal rinsing involves rinsing the nasal passages and sinuses with saline water. It helps to flush out pollens that you’ve breathed it and keeps your nasal passages moist which is a key barrier for the immune system. My favorite tool is the Neil Med Sinus Rinse bottle which is available in local pharmacies. Nasal sprays can provide some relief but I don’t find them as effective as nasal rinsing which really...

Doing all the right things but still not losing weight? Maybe you haven’t considered these…

Written by: Pamela Groh, Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN) Ahhh weight resistance! I hear you my friend! When I finally lost those extra 20 pounds that drove me crazy during my teenage years and into my early 30s I thought I had finally figured out. From now on, I thought, “all I have to do is watch my calories and exercise like a maniac. If I do this, I can still enjoy the occasional over-indulgence”. I managed to balance my weight (give or take 3 pounds) for a couple of years since I lost the extra weight and then the game changed. Things got really interesting as I slowly transitioned into my mid-30s. My formula was not working anymore… and it was becoming more difficult to manage my weight...

Why You Should Do A Cleanse Twice A Year

Have you ever done a whole body cleanse? A cleanse, also known as a detox, is a good way to give your detoxification organs a bit of extra help. Your liver, kidneys, and digestive system are always working to remove toxins from your body. However, sometimes your body just needs a bit of help to get through the accumulating toxins. There are many different ways to conduct a cleanse or detox. One thing you should keep in mind is that when your body can’t process toxins fast enough, it pushes them mainly into your fat tissues. Cleanses that are too drastic may take the toxins out of fat tissues faster than your body can eliminate them. When toxins cannot be eliminated properly, they circulate in your body,...