Why you should consider taking DIM for fibroids & endometriosis

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Have you heard of DIM (a.k.a. Diindolylmethane)? It’s a combination of two naturally occurring molecules found in cruciferous vegetables. These two natural molecules are known as Indole-3-carbinol or “I-3-C’ for short. Both DIM & I-3-C  have been touted as the miracle workers for many excess estrogen concerns in the body such as endometriosis, fibroids, even breast cancer. This is because …

Fertility myths you need to know about

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Too many women struggle alone with infertility. Even if you haven’t started trying to get pregnant, many women worry that their current health may prevent them from conceiving easily & naturally. It is possible! In order to understand healthy fertility, we first need to understand what myths about infertility exist and put them to rest.   It’s extremely hard to …

A Good Night’s Sleep Helps You Make Healthy Food Choices

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Collaboration post with sleephelp.org Adults should get a full seven to eight hours of sleep each night, yet many people find themselves getting far less. Without adequate rest, your mind and body work in ways that leave you vulnerable to any number of illnesses and diseases. When you’re trying to make good food choices, your body needs sleep to regulate …

Healing Hashimoto’s: one woman’s journey [guest post]

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Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune condition of reduced thyroid function that affects about 5% of the population, and mainly women between 30-50 years of age. However, since it does not always fit the traditional hypothyroid pattern (constipation, fatigue, weight gain), it can go undiagnosed or untreated for many. As a naturopathic doctor I use natural therapies in combination with advanced …

WHY IT’S WORTH SPENDING MORE ON CERTAIN SUPPLEMENTS (& WHICH MATTER MOST!)

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Originally posted on the Well.ca Blog   As a practicing naturopathic doctor, I’m often asked: “Aren’t all vitamins the same?” and “Why would I spend more when I get something similar for much less?” The question about why some nutritional supplements are more expensive than others is a complex one. Instead of asking, “why are these so expensive?” you might …