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I never wanted to be a naturopath

Growing up, I wanted to be a doc­tor. I grew up want­ing to help people heal. As a child, I thought that being a med­ic­al doc­tor was the only way to do that. Of course, there are so many oth­er

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The simplest stress tip: A deep breath

All of us know how to breathe, but remem­ber­ing to breathe deeply, is some­thing we often for­get to do. Why this is import­ant? When we are stressed out, we take shal­low breaths. Biologically, we are

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Low libido? Get back your sexual mojo

You would think that with being trapped inside this winter, that your sex life would bene­fit, right? On the con­trary. Tonight for those on the Rogers net­work in Mississauga, I’m on Health Matters with Dr

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Cold and Flu

Sore Throat: Antibiotic or natural remedy?

Warning: This post may con­tain sur­pris­ing opin­ions Happy New Year! I star­ted 2014 with a ser­i­ous sore throat (ton­sil­lit­is) caused by a Strep A infec­tion. Strep throat. For the next 10 days I took Biaxin, an anti­bi­ot­ic. Antibiotics you say? But why?

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Do you have the winter blahs?

For many, Happy New Year turns to SAD in the weeks that fol­low. January can be an extremely depress­ing month; either fin­ances are tight due to the hol­i­day sea­son or our waist­bands are tight due

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Embracing an imperfect holiday

The hol­i­day sea­son stirs up a lot of emo­tion for every­one. Reading an art­icle the oth­er day about the pres­sures of con­form­ity over this next few weeks, I real­ized wheth­er you are cel­eb­rat­ing Christmas, Kwansaa, Hanukkah, or

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3 Ways: Natural Eczema Relief

Winter is approach­ing, and with it: dry skin. For those of you with eczema or atop­ic dermatit­is, this can be a stress­ful time because it is hard to know what winter will bring for your skin.

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