Category Archive: Natural Health

Traditional Medicine is Making a Comeback

Our medical knowledge, research and treatments have evolved over the years — both for conventional and traditional medicine. More and more Canadians are supplementing their health regimen with age-old remedies and treatments to help them maintain their health. By staving off illness and maintaining your health with natural remedies like oil of oregano, Echinacea and …

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Health Benefits of Salmon

The farming of fish is an ancient practice and over the years, not only has fishing changed with the times, so has cooking and preparing the food, with frying, smoking, baking, poaching, BBQ’ing and more making sea food like salmon one of the most versatile dishes on the menu, as well as being one of …

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Five Ways to Create a Healthy Home

Have you ever thought of your home as being healthy or unhealthy? While the concept of a healthy home may be new to some of us, it is steadily gaining popularity with homeowners. A healthy home can include a number of elements from building materials used to construct your home to using non-toxic cleaning products. …

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10 Expert Health Tips That Simplify Holistic Living

(BPT) – Diet fads, new workout regimens, exotic health supplements – every day, people are inundated with headlines about health trends. Out of the clutter and confusion a new, arguably more sensible, health movement is gaining traction: holistic living. Taking a holistic health approach means looking at your overall wellness from a big picture perspective. …

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Menstrual Health – Eliminate PMS and Enjoy Easier Periods

As a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner specializing in Women’s Health, many of the women that come to my practice have menstrual imbalances resulting in painful periods, pre-menstrual syndrome, lack of periods, irregular cycles, uterine cysts and fibroids. For all menstrual issues, there are certain preventative measures to be taken in order to enjoy a smoother …

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Winter Health According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

The winter is a time for hibernation. Our bodies want to slow down, our energy is a little lower, we want to sleep more, we want warm, heartier foods. Leaves are falling, animals are hibernating, plants are underground, nighttime comes sooner. How can we be in harmony in the Winter? By recognizing and accepting our …

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Supporting Women’s Health and Happiness with Flower Essences

Many folks have heard of the famous ‘Rescue Remedy’, a blend of flower essences designed to reduce the stress of the user in tense or traumatic situations – and this formula works wonders for many people. Beyond this remedy, popular knowledge of flower essences is somewhat limited. The scope of flower essence therapy is actually …

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Home Remedies – Eight Common Items With Amazing Healing Properties

Home remedies are a marvelous way to ease the pain of headaches, arthritis or rashes without running to the doctor or even the supermarket. The next time you have a cut or burn, or are suffering from varicose veins, consider some of these marvelous items you probably already have in your pantry: Olive Oil It’s …

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Medical Uses of Honey

Today, more and more people are finding out about the medical-uses-of-honey. Why does honey offer you so many health benefits? Simply put, it’s mainly because of its super healthy ingredients. Honey is jam-packed with all kinds of vitamins, minerals and other healthy contents that are beneficial to your overall health. Antibacterial Agents When harmful bacteria …

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Tips to help your family fight the flu this season

With each day the weather gets colder, and thoughts turn to bundling up and hunkering down. But as the temperature drops, we are reminded that flu season is right around the corner. “There are some really simple ways to help your family fight the flu this winter,” explains Laura Weyland, a pharmacist with Shoppers Drug …

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