Reduce Breast Pain and Balance Hormones

2021-09-21T20:09:55-07:00By |Brio Health Clinic, Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips|

Experiencing breast pain and soreness? Does it come and go with your cycles? Are you having breast pain for 2, 5, 7+ days before your period? Is the discomfort affecting exercise or sleep? You’re not alone! This is one of the most common symptoms my patients experience. Why is this happening? Where does it come [...]

Seasonal Hair Changes: A Sign of the Times and a Common Cause of Hair Loss

2022-03-24T19:23:20-07:00By |Dr Vanessa, Health, Wellness|

Have you noticed increased shedding on your hairbrush or floor lately? It may be more pronounced when you’re showering or just a subtle change when you part or do your hair. Alopecia is the partial (hair thinning) or complete (baldness) absence of hair from anywhere on the body where it normally grows; the condition can [...]

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 [...]

A Kink in the Hose: Unblocking the Liver for Optimal Digestion

2020-06-09T19:46:09-07:00By |Adults, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

It never fails to amaze me how much our body can heal and repair itself given favourable conditions. This is particularly true in gut health where I’ve had the privilege of witnessing dramatic improvements in my patients. When we take a closer look at the causes of indigestion, we often find liver issues are a [...]

Eating Out with Dr. Carin: A Guide to Healthy (and Delicious!) Food in Seattle – PART TWO

2020-05-11T20:53:00-07:00By |Health Tips|

Just in case you haven't seen it already, click here to check out PART ONE of the series. Kamonegi (in the artsy Freemont neighborhood of Seattle, north of downtown) When you think of Japanese cuisine, the first thing that comes to mind is probably sushi, immediately followed by ramen. Kamonegi goes its own way and [...]


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