Women's Wellness Blog December 18, 2018

Intermittent Fasting can be a useful technique during Cold & Flu prevention this holiday season

Intermittent fasting is a big buzzword right now, and chances are you’ve heard about it somewhere from someone.  Although currently getting a lot of attention, fasting has been a cultural and religious practice for as long as history dates back. What I find most fascinating when it comes to intermittent fasting, is the ability to improve immune function.  This idea of ‘starving a cold’ –…

Women's Wellness Blog December 13, 2018

Getting your hormones checked – Mapping your cycle

When is a hormonal assessment indicated?  Simply put, if something feels off about your cycle, or you’re having difficulty concieving. Although some of the PMS-like symptoms may be common, this does not mean they are ‘normal’.  These include debilitating menstrual pain, heavy bleed, clotting, breast tenderness, skipped cycles, spotting, significant changes in mood including irritability, rage, anger, or even heightened anxiety, low mood or sadness.…

Women's Wellness Blog November 14, 2018

Healthy hair – why blood work is essential.

Why those gummy bear hair supplements may not be the answer for hair loss, thinning, and dryness. Assessing the health of our hair, skin, and nails can tell us much about what is going on inside.  In my previous post, I mentioned the connection with skin health and digestion.  Similar to this, the health of our hair can be linking also to digestion and our…