5 Ways Naturopathic Medicine Approaches Weight Loss Differently

by Joanna Rosenfeld, ND Do you make a New Years resolution to lose weight every year but never quite accomplish your goal? Resolutions are set with the best of intentions, but somewhere around mid January gym attendance has already dropped off, and many of those foods you have decided to ban forever have started creeping Read More…

Why Functional Medicine?

with Dr. Erika Kubanek, There is a lot of buzz about functional medicine these days. I get calls and emails quite frequently from some who have heard about this progressive approach to medicine. Never heard of it? Check out the Institute for Functional Medicine. So, you may ask, what is all the excitement about? Functional Read More…

Aging wisdom says: It’s wise to walk

Get Active – Older people can prevent heart flutters with light exerciseA recent study in Circulation Journal found that adults over the age of 65 can prevent atrial fibrillation – an irregular heart rythm- by light exercise.Researchers followed 5,400 adults over 12 years, who entered the study without arrythmia in their heart. Those participants who Read More…

Delaying treatment of pain can increase chances of arthritis.

By Dr. Robin Armstrong, Vancouver Chiropractor Pain is more than a symptom of osteoarthritis. It causes biochemical changes that may contribute to the destruction of joints, a team of U.S. researchers has found. The work,done in mice, show that compounds produced when mice process pain signals from injured joints may damage cartilage, the tough elastic Read More…