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Putting Humanity back into Medicine

I am writing this in the middle of what I have come to see as the most mentally challenging 6 week period of the year for many people- the middle of January to the beginning of March. After many years in practice in Winnipeg, this stretch after Christmas seems to be the toughest time in […]

Small changes …Huge Gains

Changing bad habits is a hard thing to do. I’ve been listening to the interesting audiobook “Atomic Habits” by James Clear this last month. Small changes made across many aspects of life can lead to substantial gains! While listening, it reminded me of Naturopathic Medicine principles. ND’s encourage shifting small parts of many aspects of […]

Disease….Genetics or lifestyle?

Disease… Genetics or lifestyle? Inflammation is a response by the immune system to damage in the body. For instance, you injure your arm and the process of inflammation starts with increased blood flow carrying various immune factors to help heal the wound. It is a healthy response when the damage is acute, but when many […]

Cold and Flu season – Herbs that help

 

Lyme Disease – Testing – Naturopathy

It is that time of year where Lyme disease is starting to go chronic in individuals.  Here are a list of symptoms to watch out for: Fatigue – unexplained heaviness in your body Pain in Joints and Muscles Temperature regulation issues Tingling or twitching in your face, muscles or extremities Poor Sleep If you are […]

Chronic Low Energy – Might be EBV

EBV is otherwise known as Mono  or Kissing Disease but did you know it can come back and become chronic? In fact, there are many papers published on the link to conditions like Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia and Thyroid disorders such as Graves Disease.   The complicating issue is most doctors were never taught this either. […]

Lyme Disease – the hidden killer

It is the time of year where people start coming down with unusual symptoms and chalk it up to back to work / school stress.  It is important to remember that if you or a loved one were bit by a tick this summer, quite often the long term infection symptoms do not start until […]

Accurate Lyme Disease and Co-Infection Testing

Lyme Disease testing in Manitoba is known to be unreliable at best. There are over 50 strains of the spirochetes that cause Lyme disease and even the best local tests often miss the mark.  In fact, most infections from tick bites involve other co-infections that produce similar symptoms but do not show up on standard […]

Community Acupuncture Now Available

We are now offering a low cost option for those that wish to have acupuncture treatments but cannot afford the regular prices. Please ask your Naturopathic Doctor about this option or phone the clinic to book in. There will be three different doctors that will provide the service and the acupuncture will be in a […]

2013 Nature Doctors Lecture Series

2013 Lecture Series – See dates below and put in your calendar!   Cold & Flu Prevention & Treatment Dr. Bachewich Oct 17   Why Am I So Tired? Finding Balance and Diminishing Stress Dr. Hembroff Nov 4    Optimal Hormonal Balance: From Fertility to Menopause Dr.Morden Nov 21   Natural Medicine for Happier Healthier […]

ADD / ADHD Overdiagnosed

ADD / ADHD appears to be an epidemic these days in schools.  Some medical professionals say this is in part due to better diagnosis while others say it is due to psychosocial factors and poor class management.  Personally, I feel it is overdiagnosed and multifactoral.  A recent study shown on CBC news highlights the complex […]

IV vitamins and minerals

  IV vitamins and minerals are a fast and easy way to replinish a depleted body. As part of your treatment protocol for fatigue and low energy, IV therapies can get you back up on your feet in a hurry. Stay tuned for more information on the blog. Nature Doctors offers a wide range of […]