Today I was walking amongst freshly blossomed magnolias and cherry blossoms on my way to work. This time of year in Vancouver is exceptionally beautiful and the return of spring is always exciting. Continue reading
Its Spring in our beautiful city! With the warmer weather the spring blooms are starting to appear. For many, this is the start to allergy season.
- Post dinner evening stroll- Taking a walk around the neighborhood can help with digestion, and involve you in the community. You might catch a beautiful sunset, or notice new plants in blossom. Exercise releases endorphins, which is one of the best ways of improving mood.
“I’ve got to start eating healthy. Starting Monday: no sugar, no gluten, no dairy and I’m bringing salads for lunch every day.” How many times has this, or some variation of it, been said after indulging too much or too often? With a burst of motivation, you start the week off with your new diet rules in place. As time goes on…motivation starts to wane, social events come up, you’re tired of not being able to eat anything and eventually you find yourself back in your old ways. Continue reading
The topic of this article today is our liver and the role it plays in our hormone health. Many of us do not realize how important our liver health is when it comes to our hormones. Continue reading
Are you tired of being tired? Does your body need sleep, but your mind won’t rest? When you are tired, no one has much or any libido. In a culture that demands increased productivity, it is common for us to over extend our schedule between career, family and social events. Continue reading
What comes to mind when you think of aphrodisiac foods? Most likely oysters since are the most well-known food to make you feel frisky. Not everyone can (or even wants to!) snack on oysters every day though. Continue reading
Low libido or sex drive is a very common complaint among both men and women. The underlying causes of a low sex drive are difficult to identify as there are so many factors that may play a role. In this article I am going to discuss the role your sex hormones play in overall libido, focusing primarily on Testosterone, Estrogen and Progesterone. Continue reading
It is heart wrenching to watch your baby develop angry, red and itchy patches over their body. For many parents not knowing how to help or make it stop can be equally disheartening. Allergy, eczema and asthma in children are growing at an alarming rate. Continue reading
Happy 2019! At the start of the new year, many of us are thinking about getting back on track after holiday indulgence. Past statistics of the top New Years resolution indicate eating healthier and losing weight continues to be the top resolution for most people. I suggest we add balancing our gut flora as a part of our top resolution. Continue reading