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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

It has been brought to our attention that, in spite of (or perhaps owing to) the sheer volume of information available on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), people are still confused about the many basics of how to stay safe. The illness is called coronavirus disease… [LEARN MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctors - Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

The value of light therapy for treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is well established1, 2, 3, but for those interested in  pursuing this approach, the obstacles are the time to determine which product will be potentially most effective, and how to implement use  to… [LEARN MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctors - SIBO Breath Test

Is the SIBO breath test the right laboratory test for you? In our experience, many persons having digestive symptoms receive a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but no particular guidance in identifying possible causes, or options for treatment other than symptom management (e.g.,… [LEARN MORE]

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It’s holiday party season, and with that, for many, holiday “over-drinking season” (that’s a discrete was of writing hangover). There are a number of factors that appear to contribute to the symptoms experienced in a hangover: inflammation, oxidative stress and alcohol-induced nutrient deficiency specifically,… [LEARN MORE]

Toronto naturopathic doctors - pain

This post is the outcome of being asked repeatedly how Bowen Therapy works, either by patients skeptical of gentle pressure effectively reducing symptoms of chronic pain, or shocked by the fact that gentle pressure successfully relieved their chronic pain where more aggressive treatments did… [LEARN MORE]

Toronto naturopathic doctors - migraine

I’m writing this post to share some research I stumbled across in the course of my day-to-day work, researching treatments for patients having range of health concerns, in this case migraine headaches. I won’t spend a lot of time here offering background into the… [LEARN MORE]

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Recently, a patient asked me about a specific vitamin C product, basically whether it was worth paying a premium for. In order to offer them the most accurate answer I could, I decided to confirm a few facts before replying, and ended up going… [LEARN MORE]

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Here’s something I wrote, for a class while I was a student at the Canadian College ion naturopathic Medicine (I don’t remember which class, but something women’s health- or oncology-related seems like a reasonable guess). Prayer came up recently, somehow, in an appointment of… [LEARN MORE]

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I recently contributed an article for our friends at Joyous Health on intermittent fasting, what it’s all about, and how Jonah and I do it. Sometimes when we contribute articles, then are edited and we will post them here so you can read them… [LEARN MORE]

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My late teacher, the Japanese Shiatsu Master, Mitsuki Kikkawa, C.S.T., R.M.T., used to torture us repeatedly with brain puzzles like that. Master Kikkawa was a Zen Buddhist, and in keeping with his tradition, he used these seemingly nonsensical or paradoxical statements (called “koans”) as… [LEARN MORE]

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This is an article I wrote for EcoParent Magazine’s Fall 2017 Issue. It hasn’t been posted Online, but I’ve posted it here! After I submitted it, I was contacted by the editor and asked for a few changes – apparently some of the magazines… [LEARN MORE]

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Here’s an article I wrote for EcoParent Magazine back in spring of 2015 on walking: the very real health benefits of this inherently pleasurable activity, and how to easily incorporate it in to your everyday routine. EcoParent hasn’t posted it Online, but here it… [LEARN MORE]

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