Saying that the inability to conceive children is a stressful situation is an understatement for an increasing number of couples. In fact, in Canada it has been estimated that 1 in 6 couples experience this particular brand of “stress”. And how bad is this “stress”? One study found that women with infertility felt as anxious […]
Makes these baby making brownies to help boost your fertility! When I offered my friend one of these decadent chocolatey delights, she asked “what’s in them?!” While there is nothing that rhymes with ‘do ya wanna?’, there are some surprising ingredients that packs a medicinal punch and may improve your chances of conceiving. These brownies […]
A functioning digestive system is the foundation for health. When the digestive system isn’t working properly, other systems stop working correctly as well. Abdominal pain, excess gas, constipation, diarrhea, anxiety, brain fog, fatigue, malaise, arthritis, and itchy skin could indicate that your digestive system isn’t working correctly. An impaired digestive system has also been linked to multiple conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and autoimmune conditions. To restore health to my patients I prioritize supporting intestinal health and restoring the integrity of the intestinal barrier.
It happens once a year, Acutoronto is opening it’s doors to existing clients, and the community to visit us! Please join us for lunch or after work in celebrating over 9 years of service, as well as welcoming our new team members! Thursday June 5th, 2014 12pm-7pm Visit us at: 2401 Yonge Street, Suite 205 We […]
Eczema is a common childhood skin condition that is characterized by being extremely itchy. The skin is typically dry, with redness or loss of colour. In adults eczema affects flexor surfaces such as the elbow and behind the knees. In infants and children the face, scalp, and limbs are affected and the rash can be oozing and crusting in appearance. The most common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis, and these two terms are often used interchangeably.
Acutoronto at the Green Living Show!!! Join Jennifer MacDonald, Naturopathic Doctor and Jenny Redding our Community Acupuncturist on April 25-27 at the Direct Energy Centre. Recharge your batteries with onsite acupuncture and healthy living tips to detox, energize and relax for a better you.
Improving insulin sensitivity is a very important step towards avoiding the long term complications of diabetes. Long term complications of diabetes occur when blood glucose levels are not properly controlled. Excess glucose in the blood gets into the linings of both small and large blood vessels and damages them. This leads to damaged heart, kidneys, retina, and nerves (leading to reduced sensation in the hands and feet).
Migraines are often felt as a painful throbbing or pounding headache that can be on one or both sides of the head and can last for hours. They can be preceded by visual and mood changes. Some people also experience nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound. For lasting relief, it’s important to get to the root cause of your migraines instead of just treating your symptoms.