Well being

“Do Your Best” , “Be Courageous” & “Do Not Give Up”. When bringing new changes to ones life it is often easier to fall on old habits instead of moving forward with new ones. Take a deep breath and let us take the first couple of steps together and work towards a better well being healthier you!

Sciatica Pain Relief with Exercises

Exercises for Sciatica Pain Relief

By Dr. Brent Wells, D.C.
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In Fitness , Well being
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Published March 26, 2019
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Updated March 26, 2019
Sciatica is one of the most common types of chronic pain, and it can be challenging to treat. Sciatica is irritation along the sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back into your leg. When there is pressure on the sciatic nerve, it can cause pain throughout the lower back, hips, buttocks, and legs. This […]

Zinc for Acne

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published March 19, 2019
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Updated April 15, 2019

Zinc is a crucial nutrient in the treatment of acne. Not only does it support healthy skin development, but it’s also an integral part of our immune system – fighting off infections. Zinc reduces inflammation, swelling and redness and with its bacteriostatic properties, it prevents the growth and spread of bad bacteria on the skin, bacteria […]

Yoga for Digestion

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published February 28, 2019
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Updated April 16, 2019

Being backed up or bloated is never comfortable. Not only may it leave you feeling not the best it is also a sign that your body is not working as it should, leading to a build-up of toxins, a growth of bad bacteria (dysbiosis) and possible dysfunction of organs. Consuming a wholefoods diet, free of […]

Circadian Rhythm - Sleep

Circadian Rhythm

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Well being
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Published January 24, 2019
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Updated April 16, 2019
Circadian Rhythm The circadian rhythm is your sleep cycle. It is part of your body’s clock, informing you when the best time to sleep and wake are. However, like any other system in the body, it can get out of balance. Regulated by hormones, its efficiency is controlled by the health of the body – […]

6 Causes of a Vaginal Yeast Infection

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published January 10, 2019
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Updated June 10, 2019

Causes of Vaginal Yeast Infection Candida is an opportunistic organism, since the 1940’s with the introduction of antibacterial antibiotics as a medicinal therapy, there has been an ever-increasing issue of serious candidal infections in individuals who have used antibiotics (ed. Prasad, R., 2017). There are numerous other reason for Candida overgrowth – or a vaginal yeast infection – that […]

How to Improve Liver Function

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published November 16, 2018
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Updated April 16, 2019

The liver is the largest and one of the most important organs in the body. A few of its main functions are (a) Metabolic — glucose homeostasis, (b) Synthetic — interconversion of nutrients, binding protein for iron, copper and vitamin A, (c) Storage — of vitamins and minerals, glycogen, and lipids, (d) Catabolic —detoxification, phagocytosis […]

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Natural Calm If you have a problem with restless legs, trouble sleeping, aches and pains or you need to relax a little when taking a long flight, Natural Calm’s Powdered Magnesium ‘Mag Calm’ is what you need.  Natural Calm Canada was established by Linda Bolton in 2005. She had been introduced to the wonderful magnesium product by her […]

Wildbrine Fermented foods, like kombucha, kefir, miso, saurekraut and kimchi have been taking the health and wellness movement by storm. Perhaps they are part of your traditional diet and you’ve consumed one or more on a regular basis, or you’ve decided to implement them into your diet to reap the amazing benefits. Not all fermented […]

Psoriasis

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published June 20, 2018
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Updated June 10, 2019

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease, affecting approximately 2% – 3.5% of the population, that’s about 152-200 million people give or take (Menter, A., & Stoff, B., 2010)(Meng, S., et al., 2018). Psoriasis is currently labelled as an ‘incurable’ disease by orthodox medicine, however, when taking a look at the root cause and working from there, psoriasis […]

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