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Lyme Disease has garnered a lot of attention recently and for good reason. If left untreated, it could progress to heart problems, arthritis, extreme fatigue and general weakness as well as nervous system disorders. Lyme literacy is a must especially during the summer months and more so in recent years […]

Summer Safety: Lyme Literacy




Very proud to say our teenager is super wise beyond her years! Recently in her grade 8 health class they were presented with a video whose aim was to basically deligitamize “Supersize Me”. One multiple choice question asks kids (paraphrasing): what was the reason for health issues faced by Supersize […]

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I often struggle in explaining what Naturopathic medicine is. And so I thought I would list the top 5 rules naturopaths do not typically practice by! Here is to more clarity -hopefully! Let me know what you think… 🙂 It is not: “I either take the mainstream medicine route or […]

FIVE Reasons You Should NOT See a Naturopath!



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Many think self-love is selfish or egotistic but on the contrary love for your Self is healthy! The greater the love for yourself, the greater your ability to love others. Love requires: understanding, respect, acceptance, responsibility and compassion. According to Darlene Lancer, these virtues cannot be compartmentalized and hence if […]

What is Self-love and how exactly do you?


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T H E   V A G U S   N E R V E ? WHAT  |  WHY  |  HOW Many common diseases and disorders that plague us today have their roots in a nerve called the vagus nerve, and it plays a role in everything from obesity to heart […]

Fibromyalgia & The Vagus Nerve


Guest Post by Travis White @ learnfit.org Exercise doesn’t have to be boring. Who says the only way to work out is to hit the gym and run on a treadmill for 30 minutes? There are plenty of ways to get fit while having fun – just think creatively, and […]

Guest Post: Four Creative Fitness Ideas to Get Outside This ...



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How jelly beans made a Canadian man deathly ill, and highlighted the dangers of licorice And that is why we naturopaths do not take Herbal Medicine lightly. Why we study herbal medicine, nutrition and acupuncture for four years after our science-based university level undergrad. We have pharmacists who dispense drugs & […]

Jelly Beans Made a Canadian Man Deathly Ill



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Last night we dealt with my 3 year old’s second bout of an earache. His first was only a few months ago and resolved within a day; a visit to the emergency room on the weekend, a prescription of antibiotics which his Doctor recommended we wait on, and a few […]

Earache Home Remedies While you “Watch & Wait”



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I’m happy to announce that totalhealthnd.com has been selected as one of the Top 75 Naturopathic Blogs on the Web. Looking forward to continuing to provide up-to-date, relevant and practical natural health information to my readers. For a comprehensive list of the Top 75 Naturopathic Blogs, see Feedspot. Yours In […]

Top 75 Naturopathic Blogs on the Web



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Anxiety -as with any other health condition- could arise from one or more causative factors. Be it physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. Likewise, its treatment also requires a holistic approach. Naturopathic Doctors are in a unique position in helping their patients address their anxiety; they are trained not just in […]

Naturopathic Treatment of Anxiety