By Dr. Quinn Rivet, ND
What if there was something that was free, you could carry with you 24 hours a day, you can turn on anytime, uses little electricity, doesn’t come in a bottle, it’s good for your brain by increasing circulation to the hippocampus, stimulates the reward centers of the brain, decreases aches, pains and inflammatory markers in the blood, can help your will-power, is able to decrease depression and helps give an optimistic outlook on life, and did I mention it was free? Would you be interested? Continue reading
Dr. Natalie Waller, ND
Yes, it absolutely can be your hormones and it often is! While I’ve seen hair loss due to low iron and other nutritional deficiencies, I usually see patients with thinning hair due to hormonal causes. Continue reading
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Summer is just around the corner and with it comes weddings, bbqs, beaches and patios.
We want to help you have fun in the sun and sparkle at all your events. Continue reading
A recent study conducted at the University Of California San Diego School Of Medicine has found higher levels of Vitamin D, specifically blood levels of 25 – Hydroxyvitamin D, are associated with a lowered risk of cancer. Continue reading
We live in a toxic world. According to the environmental protection agency, over 80,000 chemicals are used in our industries today. From the preservatives used in our food and the chemicals found in our water, to the pollutants found in our air. Let’s not forget the chemicals some of us knowingly put into our bodies, like alcohol and tobacco. Continue reading
Beauty marks make a person unique! Moles (also known as nevi in medical terms) can develop on the skin’s surface in any location and at any time in one’s life. Colours can vary from pink or red to light or dark brown or to black and they can be flat or raised. While the vast majority of new moles are healthy and normal, there are some important characteristics to be aware of that may require further investigation. Continue reading
The weather is warming, and like Sunflowers, we are turning our faces to the sun to soak up the warm rays. Enjoy the sun, but be mindful of the damaging effects of its UVA and UVB rays and start protecting yourself. Continue reading
Dr. Quinn Rivet B.Sc., N.D.
“The results from both epidemiological and physiological studies have demonstrated a strong association between excess abdominal adipose tissue and the presence of metabolic risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD), including insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, and increased circulating inflammatory proteins”(1). Continue reading
Dr. Tasreen Alibhai
I commonly hear many of my patients mentioning they are having a difficult time losing fat or gaining muscle even though they are working out very hard, lifting weights and eating very clean. The problem may be due to the amount of stress they are under. Specifically I am referring to Cortisol levels. Continue reading
Dr. Natalie Waller
A limiting factor to staying active and maintaining a healthy weight is pain.
When you first start an exercise regime, you will encounter sore achy muscles that can make exercise feel difficult. Starting slow and building up is a great way to ensure that you don’t end up with too much discomfort that will stop you from achieving your goals. Continue reading