Acupuncture and Menopause

Acupuncture and Menopause

Many women suffer during menopause, emotional issues, lower back pain, poor sleep, anxiety and the dreaded hot flushes are all common symptoms associated with menopause. The good news is acupuncture is here to help. An acupuncturist’s unique ability to treat menopause...
Headaches and Acupuncture

Headaches and Acupuncture

 Do you suffer from headaches? If you have or do have suffered from headaches, you will know how debilitating it can be. Thankfully there is a solution; traditional acupuncture is effective at providing relief for headaches from a variety of causes. From tension...
Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture is an incredible modality for promoting and maintaining a healthy pregnancy. The Chinese understanding of pregnancy suggests that different stages of pregnancy are governed by certain organs and their respective meridians. It is through this understanding...
Why am I having trouble losing weight?

Why am I having trouble losing weight?

Contrary to popular belief our metabolism is not as simple as calories in and calories out. Our ability to burn fat depends on our muscle to fat ratio, inflammation and energy hormones. If you are having trouble burning fat easily at lease one of these factors will be...

Puberty Blues – Is your Teen at Risk?

By Cassi Cowlam, BHSc(Nat) Naturopath, The Medical Sanctuary The title of the book “Puberty Blues” can sum up perfectly that time in a child’s life when they are rapidly transitioning – no longer a child, but not yet an adult – and this period in their life can be...

Sugar, not so sweet for brains

Sugar might be sweet on your palate, but too much of it is a serious health concern. We know that high levels of sugar in the blood have been shown to reduce the working memory capacity of mice, effectively making them more “stupid.” Now a new human-based study done...
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