The Unexpected Benefits of Epsom Salt Baths

2021-03-19T19:00:07-07:00By |Dr Carin, Events|

Epsom salt baths are popular for soothing sore muscles. Many weekend warriors and desk job-workers have experienced the benefits of taking a warm epsom salt bath. But soaking in epsom salt, or magnesium sulfate, has benefits beyond relieving achy muscles. Today I’ll highlight 3 of my favourite benefits and exactly how to take an epsom [...]

Antioxidants You Should Know About

2020-09-21T14:17:17-07:00By |Dr Vanessa, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

To truly appreciate the value of antioxidants, you first need to understand why you need them. Oxidation is the chemical process that causes oil to turn rancid and metal to rust. Unfortunately, your body is also susceptible to oxidative stress and damage. Oxygen is a necessary evil and creates harmful by-products Oxygen is essential [...]

Immune System Benefits of Liver Detoxification

2022-03-24T19:23:21-07:00By |Dr Vanessa, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Are you looking for additional ways to boost your immune system? Liver detoxification is the ultimate naturopathic approach to maintaining immune health and offers many additional benefits for your body. Although other interventions like taking herbal home remedies and immune supporting supplements also have their place (when taken at the right time; in the [...]

3 Ways Gallbladder Issues are making you bloated, tired and toxic

2020-08-26T14:49:11-07:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Unless you’ve had an acute gallbladder attack, you’ve probably never given much thought to your gallbladder. Yet the gallbladder plays a critical role in digestion, energy production, blood sugar balance, weight management, immune system, hormone health. And suboptimal gallbladder function is one of the most common chronic issues we see coming from our modern [...]

Digital Detox: How Everyone Can Benefit From Hitting the Breaker Box

2020-08-17T17:06:08-07:00By |Dr Vanessa, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Have you ever wondered whether what stands between you and more optimal health is within your control? Literally, your digits (fingertips) are how you interface with the digital word. With a tap of a button or a flip of a switch, some people feel instantly better—this is known as electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndrome (EHS). We [...]

Transitioning off of a Detox or Elimination-Type Diet

2020-05-31T19:27:46-07:00By |Dr Vanessa, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Therapeutic diets like the low FODMAP Diet, Anti-Candida Diet, Specific Carbohydrate Diet, and many Detoxification Diets (often anti-inflammatory and low allergy) can get the job done, but they are not designed to be used long-term. Lowering or removing food triggers for what ails you whether it be IBS, dysbiosis, inflammatory bowel disease or a [...]

Part 3: Detoxify Your Body

2020-08-04T20:08:10-07:00By |Applying the Wisdom of Chinese Medicine Series, Dr Jeff, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

If you have been struggling to feel well and refreshed these past few months at home, a detoxification program is the perfect way to reset your body.  My goal is to share with you simple, practical and actionable steps to help you jumpstart your body on the path to health and wellness. A simple [...]

Dr. Carin – Lighter & Brighter: Spring Cleaning for the Body

2022-03-24T19:23:18-07:00By |Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

With the many of us around the world in self isolation and with the economy reduced to only essential services, we’re seeing improvements in air quality globally. Nature is getting the opportunity to detoxify and recover.  This may be the perfect chance for us to do the same. The cleaner environment, the spring season [...]


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