Fall is undeniably the season of cold and flu. It is a transitional season – not only weather-wise but for most people this can be a time when we change up the school and/or work routines as well. It can be a lot for the body to keep up with. There are a few tips… Read more »
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Everyone has their own way of winding down after a stressful day – reading a book, watching TV, taking a walk….and eating! Stress eating is a term that has become common place. It often comes with connotations of a negative impact on one’s health, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Using food as… Read more »
It has been engrained in many of us to head to the closest walk-in when things aren’t feeling quite as they should. What is not yet as conventional is the option to see a Naturopathic Doctor. While a Medical Doctor tends to administer medicines in an effort to cure what ails you (ie. to treat your… Read more »
What are the benefits of receiving therapeutic massage treatments? Massage can help manage stress, reduce pain and increase range of motion and mobility. The emotional improvements can often be just as important as the physical benefits. These emotional benefits include but are not limited to: Decreased anxiety Enhanced sleep quality Greater energy Improved concentration. Increased circulation Reduced fatigue… Read more »
Have you ever stepped foot in a beautiful grove of tall trees, and noticed a sense of calm? You wouldn’t be wrong. Scientific studies have proven that even as little as 20 minutes in a forest is enough to noticeably reduce both cortisol levels, and stress and anxiety inducing excitatory neurotransmitters levels.