Consideration of Herbal Treatment for Androgenic Hair Loss;

Dr. Elizabeth Miller N.D.

Serenoa repens or more commonly known as Saw Palmetto was traditionally used in conditions of the urinary tract, more often in men. Extract from the berries of Saw Palmetto is rich in fatty acids (85%‐90%) (1) (2). Since traditional origins, research has emerged to review its ability to help with BPH by having anti-androgenic properties as a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor. An example of a well-known 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor is the medication Finasteride. Continue reading

January is cleanse month!

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Dr. Jennifer Luis, B.Sc., B.Ed., N.D.

Dr. Jennifer Luis, B.Sc., B.Ed., N.D.

Given the fun indulgences of December, most people plan to “get back on track” in the New Year. This year in particular, a cleanse is much easier to attempt because most of us are cooking more meals than dinning out. I am going to share my favourite ways to improve energy, lose weight and get healthier for 2021. Continue reading

Hair Transplants and PRP

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Dr. Elizabeth Miller N.D.

There are several factors when deciding if a hair transplant is for you. PRP is a key factor in preserving hair before and/or after transplant. A hair transplant- like the name suggests- moves hair from one area to another, while PRP promotes growths and protects existing hair. Continue reading

Can Stress Really Turn Your Hair Grey?

Dr. Elizabeth Miller N.D.

Stress affecting the colour of our hair has been a widely acknowledged theory in our society. What is truly the science behind this concept, or perhaps is it a myth? Until this year, there have been many proposed ideas but the correlation of stress and premature greying of hair has remained as theories. Continue reading

Under Eye Rejuvenation with Platelet- Rich Plasma (PRP)

Dr. Elizabeth Miller N.D.

This consult is in place for your safety, and for determining if you are a suitable candidate for the treatment. Certain underlying health conditions PRP may be contraindicated such as uncontrolled diabetes, infection, recent history of cancer and liver disease.  During this consult we discuss if a partial or full treatment would be best suited to you.  Beyond these items, I review general health symptoms and recent laboratory testing.  When indicated, laboratory testing may be recommended prior to starting treatment to investigate underlying causes for the hair loss that may impede your success with PRP. Continue reading