By Marika Berni, ND As a continuation of my previous article, Emotional Wellness: Baby to Teen, I share my personal experience with anxiety as a woman, professional and parent. I present the most common emotional upsets one faces at different phases of adulthood and how to manage them. Which came first the chicken or the egg? After years of treating my patients, both children and adults
By Dr. Shawna Darou, ND and Nicole McMurray, B.Sc, RMT If you suffer from chronic or even occasional headaches, you know how disruptive they can be to your life. You may have a big day at the office, commitments to host family from out of town or you’re generally being pulled in all directions – and then, a headache. Dr. Shawna Darou, ND and Nicole
By Dr. Kaylee Alton, ND When it comes to the day you’ll perform in your athletic event, the first rule of thumb is avoid doing anything out of your normal routine. The days leading up to your competition or performance are NOT the days you experiment with new foods, supplements or drinks. You’ll need to prepare and stock up on your fluids and foods ahead
By Dr. Shawna Darou, ND and Nicole McMurray, B.Sc, RMT For the average person, our bone mass peaks when we are in our 30’s, and then starts to decline from that point on. So, we wanted to share some things everyone can do to improve their bone health. When most of us think about improving bone density, we think of calcium and calcium rich foods.
By Dr. Shawna Darou, ND Here’s the quote that started me thinking and writing about this topic: “More physical activity, better diet, including fruit and vegetables, etc., we all know this, not smoking, not too much alcohol, that we will extend our healthy life expectancy already if we do that by around about 10 – 15 years. That’s massive. None of other drugs, for example,
By Dr Shawna Darou, ND Is a morning routine the secret to health, reduced stress and vitality? I’ve been listening to lots of podcasts lately, and have found it so interesting that many inspirational people have a dedicated morning routine. As a busy doctor and mom, I know it sounds crazy to add one more thing to your list of things to do each day.
By Nicole McMurray, RMT In this article, I’ll share four important ways that massage can help get your body ready for physical activity. Massage therapy can be an excellent tool for preparing your body for the increase in exercise that comes along with spring. The changing of the seasons is sure to bring changes in body, mood and energy levels. It’s important to make sure