Yearly Archives: 2013

Change Something in You

Quinn Rivet
Greetings! My name is Dr. Rivet and I’m new to the Vitalia Healthcare team but a veteran to naturopathic medicine, this year I start my 20th year in practice! I’v practiced privately in Hamilton, Toronto and Vancouver, taught at both naturopathic schools in Canada (and one in the states), lectured across Canada, did research, wrote a book, and even healed myself of my own personal health story. So with that in mind I want to share with you what I think is important in keeping yourself healthy.
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Brain Fog: 6 Steps to Mental Clarity & 8 Conditions That You Shouldn’t Ignore

Brain fog is one of the most common and debilitating symptoms that I see in my practice. Unfortunately, it creeps up so slowly that you might not realise it is happening until your life really starts to suffer. The forgetfulness and lack of clarity negatively affect work, relationships, and sense of self. It can lead to anxiety, depression, and low self esteem. But it doesn’t have to! There are steps you can take to help lift the fog yourself or you can seek the help of a health professional who can help you address the root cause.
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September News: Stress for many kids and parents

Back to School Time!

With the new school season comes a lot of stress for many kids and parents. The #1 complaint of University and High School kids is stress. Many people also feel tired, depressed, anxious, and have troubles sleeping. Getting back on track with a good routine can be difficult but is essential to good energy, mental clarity, and reducing your stress.
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July Specials

July Specials

Summer is finally here! Read on to enjoy tips on how to keep a fresh summer glow while protecting your skin and helpful tips to keep in mind while traveling!

Congratulations to our June Facebook “likes”
winner, Virgina Turco!! She has won a gift basket from Cyto-Matrix, valued at $200!

Stay tuned next month for another contest!
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April Special

Spring is around the corner and you may have already noticed some trees budding and spring flowers making their ascent. Or, you may have already noticed itchy ears and nose accompanied by sneezing. Our seasonal allergies on the West Coast start as early as February, with Alder trees being the first to release pollen. Late winter and spring allergies are usually related to trees and shrubs while late spring and summer are often grass pollen allergies. Environment Canada has pollen counts and charts available on their website for more information.
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Cellulite Treatment

cellulite

There is a strong negative connotation that comes with the concept of cellulite. These small to large dimples that can be found mostly on females after puberty are thought to be a sign strictly of poor dieting and obesity, but are really far more complex then that. In reality, cellulite can be a side effect of hormonal factors, genetics, gender, and a high-stress lifestyle. Essentially, cellulite is formed through enlarged fat cells, higher levels of toxins, water retention, poor circulation, and fibrosis within connecting tissue.
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