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Aging and fatigue Jul 15th, 2022

Aging and fatigue Let’s dive into an easy option to recharge the body’s batteries, with Coenzyme q10 (Coq10). Remember learning about cells way back in biology class? Within each of our cells, we have mitochondria. Ring a bell? The mitochondria are often referred to as the powerhouse of the cell...

To eat fruit or not to eat fruit Jun 15th, 2022

With summer around the corner and fresh fruit soon to be in season, it would be a good time to debunk some fruit myths. For example, some patients are advised to avoid fruit because the sugar content is just too high. Diabetic patients are a perfect example of this. People...

Vitamins and stress Mar 16th, 2022

How stress affects the body? Many of us are moving at break-neck speed, texting, over scheduling, pandemic paranoia, over-working, sleep deprived and operating with constant anxiety. This fast-paced life affects not only our mind, but our digestive system. Food is broken down into the digestive system, then the body absorbs...

The importance of magnesium Feb 16th, 2022

Why is magnesium important? Magnesium contributes to over 300 to 600 processes within the body, helping it run smoothly. Magnesium plays a big role in energy production, bone development, muscle contraction and it’s vital for brain, heart, muscle and skeletal health. [1] Approximately 50-60% of magnesium is stored in the...

Leaky Gut Jan 18th, 2022

What is leaky gut? The medical term for leaky gut is intestinal permeability. Small tears or openings within the intestinal lining of the small intestine. They can be caused by a variety of issues, such as a poor diet, antibiotics, infections, toxins and stress. We are all born with healthy...

Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Nov 17th, 2021

What I’ve learned from my patients regarding bioidentical hormones. Many of my patients, both men and women, are using bioidentical hormones. These consist of oral creams, patches, gels, troches and pellets. Hormones can be a lifesaver for women, especially experiencing a difficult menopause. These options are beneficial, but we’ve found...