August 12, 2020

Let’s talk blueberries. 💙

My favourite berry by far. Growing up in Sudbury, I always looked forward to blueberry picking season. We would go out to pick for hours and the berries were so ripe that they would fall into our buckets. My grandma would make blueberry pie at...

July 22, 2020

Cosmetic Acupuncture (also called facial rejuvenation acupuncture) is a skincare treatment that has been used for thousands of years as a natural alternative to treat the visible signs of aging.

This treatment was historically used to manage patients with facial nerve p...

July 18, 2020

Let’s talk gut health & your hormones. Impaired estrogen metabolism (or detoxification) can cause hormonal imbalances in both men & women. If you are not properly metabolizing estrogens in your gut, this can impact libido, mood, fertility and overall quality of life....

July 17, 2020

Let’s talk 👉🏿👉🏾👉🏼 Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH). Did you know that TSH is actually NOT a thyroid hormone?

TSH is a pituitary gland hormone. Your pituitary gland is located at the base of your brain. 🧠 This little gland receives a signal from your brain to rel...

June 23, 2020

Can we measure how many eggs a woman has left? Unfortunately we cannot. We can, however, use certain surrogate markers to make predictions on your ovarian reserve.

You are born with all the eggs you will ever have. Let’s say that your ovary is like a candy machine that’...

June 11, 2020

☝🏼One of the most common nutritional deficiencies among women worldwide is iron deficiency, leading to anemia. Some research has shown that only 20% of women enter pregnancy with adequate iron stores😱, which are further depleted during pregnancy… and are even further...

May 22, 2020

What does your poo say about you?

Your bowel movements provide us with a snapshot of how your digestive system is functioning. As a healthcare provider, if patients are struggling to describe their poop (...and trust me, I've heard it all), I will use the Bristol Stool...

May 3, 2020

Let’s talk bowel transit time and barbecue parties.

Yesterday we talked about phase 1 liver detox (check it out to review) & today we’re talking all about phase 2. If you don’t like talking about poop, best to scroll past this post. 😜. In phase 2, the hormones that y...