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11 September 11, 2017

Health Benefits of IV Therapy


Health Benefits of IV Therapy Intravenous therapy, or IV therapy, delivers vital nutrients directly to the cells that need them. The nutrients delivered by IV therapy completely bypass your digestion system and enables your body to use the vitamins, minerals and amino acids immediately to help repair tissues, increase energy production and replenish deficiencies. It [...]

5 September 5, 2017

5 Reasons To See A Life Coach


5 Reasons To See A Life Coach Wondering if you'd benefit from seeing a Life Coach? A Life Coach is a professional who works in the present to help you reach a goal, or make a change in your life. They guide you through the process by asking questions that help you evaluate and decide [...]

25 August 25, 2017

Honouring What You’ve Always Known


Honouring What You've Always Known by Jandy Anderson Dalian Method Facilitator I remember lying awake in my room at night as a small child trying to understand the nature of the universe. I knew there was something big inside of me, something powerful and magical that could create something beautiful. I thought about the Christian [...]

2 August 2, 2017

9 Tips for Pain Free Periods


9 Tips for Pain Free Periods By Jenny Abel, R.Ac. Painful periods (dysmenorrhea) impacts as many as half of menstruating women! Many think that having cramps is a normal process; however, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), cramps reveal that there is an imbalance occurring in the body. Here are 9 tips to have pain [...]

10 July 10, 2017

Thyroid Medication: Why It Doesn’t Always Work


Thyroid Medication: Why It Doesn’t Always Work “I am taking my thyroid medication every day, but I still feel tired all the time.” I hear this statement far too often from my patients, and it is something that I have personally struggled with in the past. The most common medication for hypothyroidism is synthroid (also [...]

4 July 4, 2017

8 Tips for a Healthy Brain


8 Tips for a Healthy Brain By Jenny Abel, R.Ac. A healthy brain is key to mental, emotional, and physical well-being. Little adjustments now can make a big difference to our lives and greatly impact the way we age. Here are 8 tips for a health brain– ways to improve memory, focus, mood, sleep, and [...]

23 June 23, 2017

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Should Know


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Should Know June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) awareness month. Here’s 5 things you need to know about PTSD: PTSD is just one of a range of possible responses to experiencing a traumatic event. PTSD is a term use to describe a cluster of adaptations (or “symptoms”) following exposure to [...]

16 June 16, 2017

5 Commonly Asked Questions About Acupuncture


5 Commonly Asked Questions About Acupuncture By Jill Truscott, Registered Acupuncturist at Local Health Integrative Clinic 1) “Does acupuncture hurt?”  I hear this question in clinic very often! One of the big misconceptions about acupuncture, is that because there are needles involved, it must hurt. However, acupuncture is practically painless! The needles we use are [...]

12 June 12, 2017

Natural Treatments for Brain Fog


Natural Treatment for Brain Fog What is Brain Fog? We have all experienced moments of brain fog, whether it’s trouble recalling a word, difficulties concentrating or just feeling like everything seems difficult or tiring. Experiencing few fleeting moments of these symptoms is a normal part of everyday life, but when it starts to occur more [...]

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