I don’t know if it has been the same in your house, but since the Fall, my little guys have been sick with a cold or stomach bug, what seems to be, every few weeks. Masking and social distancing over the past 3 years has left our immune systems vulnerable. Successful immune function is shaped […]
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Are we really listening, or just waiting for our turn to speak? Listening is a craft, gifted to some, while refined by others. Ego drives a superior response, while humility allows open mutual dialogue. Multi-tasking and distraction are enemies for listening effectiveness and erode connection. Health practitioners are trained in the art of […]
It is more likely than not that you allowed yourself to indulge this holiday season! And good for you, there is no such thing as ‘perfection’ and food and drink are often a part of our traditions at this time of year. So don’t beat yourself up, just commit to some healthier choices in the […]
From our homes to yours, we would like to share our favourite recipes as you prepare for your holiday feast. From all of us, we wish you a very happy Christmas season and many blessings in 2023! With love, Allison, Brittany, Garret, Julie and Michelle. Vegan Mushroom Wellington with Rosemary and Pecans I am […]
If you have been reading our blogs for a while, there is a good chance that you have been introduced to the concept of “qi” by now – the life force that is flowing throughout our meridians from a chinese medicine perspective. But perhaps you don’t know that there are actually different types of qi […]
Come check out our IV suite and optimize your health this winter! In order to offer you more choices to fit your lifestyle and to help you meet your health goals, I am now offering an expanded menu of IV services. To learn more about intravenous therapy, click here. To learn more about ozone therapy, […]
Both IgE (allergy antibody) and IgG (delayed response antibodies – consistent with sensitivities) are antibodies which make up a portion of the immune system. When IgE antibodies react to antigens on foods, this will result in an immediate allergic reaction causing mild to severe symptoms that may be life threatening. When IgG antibodies react with […]
As I return from another week of 4th year Osteopathy classes in Vancouver, I am fascinated by the complexities and opportunities for treating low back pain. We can get stuck in a groove of treating low back pain as purely mechanical in nature, when consideration of the visceral organs may result in a different conclusion […]
Tis the season for cozy creativity and for cold and flu. If you’re looking for a fun and easy way to support the whole family’s immunity this season…take a peek in your kitchen cupboards and fridge. I guarantee you’ll find some ingredients for a tart, spicy and sweet immune boosting fire cider! Fire cider is […]
This summer my husband and I welcomed our third child into the world. Although having a third precious little guy to love has been so wonderful, it is easy to get overtired, impatient, and overwhelmed with the demands of a busy household. It is easy to forget about myself as I prioritize the needs of […]