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...

September 10, 2018

Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) involves using specific targeted hormones to replace the hormones that are not being made by your body in sufficient quantities. For many individuals throughout various life stages, bioidentical hormones can dramatically...

Vitamin B12: what’s the importance to your health?

Vitamin B12 is a vitamin that cannot be made in your body and must be obtained through diet.  It is a cofactor in hundreds of biochemical reactions within your body and plays a role in liver detoxification pathways, moo...

August 1, 2018

Gynecomastia is the medical term for breasts in men. Roughly 50-60% of teenage boys and up to 70% of men over the age of 50 have this condition.

What are the signs or symptoms of gynecomastia?

Having a lump of fatty tissue under the nipple with or without a corresponding...

March 17, 2018

Hello Sudbury!

For those of you who have been following updates on Facebook at Dr. Cayla, Sudbury Naturopathic Doctor or through my clinic newsletter, you’ll already know about the Community Health Program (CHP) for Naturopathic Medicine located exclusively at Nickel Ri...

January 22, 2018

🥑Avocado!

Quite possibly my favourite snack and definitely one of my favourite healthy fats. I have been known to consume up to 3 in a day… still learning moderation with this one. 😉

Here’s my health tip for the day:

Do you take Metamucil for fiber? Always read the ingr...

February 4, 2016

I have never smoked a day in my life. I won’t begin to pretend that I even remotely understand the level of complexity associated with an addiction to smoking. I do, however, understand the public health implications, yet I still believe we should not shame or stigmati...

If you’re currently sitting, I suggest that you stand up to read this article.

Humans were born to move. The more we sit, the more we’re going against the natural tendencies of our body mechanics.

Most people are well aware of the benefits of exercise. We have been told...