Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Risks

Although cholesterol lowering medications can be protective for individuals at high risk of having a heart attack, there is little evidence to justify their use for people who are at moderate to low risk of having a heart attack.
Rhodiola rosea - herbal medicine

Herbal Spotlight: Rhodiola

Rhodiola rosea (also known as “golden root”, or “roseroot”) is a herb which is native to the Arctic regions of Europe and Asia. Rhodiola has been used medicinally throughout history in Asia, Russia and Eastern Europe to treat depression, anxiety, weakness, fatigue and mental stress.
What is naturopathic medicine?

What Is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic medicine is a unique system of medicine which focuses on the individual rather than the disease. Natural treatments are used to help stimulate the healing potential of the body, maintain health and overcome illness.
Tips eat more fruit & vegetables

5 Ways To Eat More Fruit & Vegetables

Fruit and vegetable intake is one of the most important factors in a healthy diet. Eating a good amount of varied fruit and vegetables will help you to feel your best and keep you healthy. Here are 5 ways to help get in your 5-10 servings per day.
Skin: acne, eczema, psoriasis

Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis & Treatments

From a naturopathic perspective, when the skin is showing signs of disease, it is often evidence of a problem deeper within the body that is showing itself on the surface.

Fatigue: Causes and Treatment

Fatigue is a very common problem which can have many causes, ranging from the common and benign, to the rare and serious. A few simple lifestyle factors are often responsible for a lot of fatigue present in our society.

Nutrition For A Healthy Life

Nutrition is the most fundamental form of medicine. Eating an optimal diet aides a variety of health conditions, including diabetes and cancer.
Arthritis natural alternatives

Arthritis: Medication & Natural Alternatives

Osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative condition of the joints and surrounding bone. Thankfully there are natural treatment options which improve the pain and inhibit the joint damage which is typical in arthritis.