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Progesterone for Hot Flashes: Research on Safety and Effectiveness

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Progesterone for Hot Flashes: Safety and effectiveness It’s not all about Estrogen… Progesterone Research Reveals Help for Hot Flashes Is oral micronized progesterone (OMP) safe for alleviating hot flashes and night sweats in healthy postmenopausal women? A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of British Columbia suggests that it may be. In this…

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Exercise Specific for Menopause

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Exercise is important during every stage of life. Through every decade, season, indoors and out, exercise is essential for physical health but also emotional, mental and spiritual well-being. About 80% of my practice is women. Regardless of the health concerns that walk through my front door, hormones always play a role in exercise and weight…

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What Is GMO Anyway?

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GMO? Genetically modified organisms (GMO). You’ve heard the term, but what does it mean? The World Health Organization defines GMO as “Organisms in which the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally.” The European Union and other countries require labeling of GM foods, but most of the United States…

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Recipes to warm up your holiday season: Guilt-free from gluttonous gluten!

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There is no reason one can’t enjoy a hot creamy soup, filling, flavourful bread and a melt-in-your-mouth treat over the holiday season – all tasty and gluten free. I have cooked them all and enjoyed them thouroughly. I’d like to wish everyone a Happy Holidays and look forward to seeing you in the New Year!…

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Trouble Breathing in Kelowna from BC Wildfires? Try In-Office Nebulized Glutathione

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Smoke from BC wildfires has blanketed the Okanagan in the last several days. Many people are suffering from eye and respiratory tract irritation to more serious disorders, including reduced lung function, bronchitis, and exacerbation of asthma. Wildfire smoke is composed primarily of carbon dioxide, water vapour, carbon monoxide, particulate matter, hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, benzene, formaldehyde…

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June is Men’s Health Awareness Month.

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Feature Botanical: Ashwagandha Ashwagandha, otherwise, known as Withania somnifera, has been used since ancient times for a wide variety of conditions, and is most well known for its restorative benefits. Not only is it one of the most potent aphrodisiacs in the entire botanical kingdom, but also it has remarkable neuro-regenerative effects.   Fertility and…

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