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The Power of Prevention: Genetic Screening for risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

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The statistics: Fifteen percent of Canadians age 65 and older are currently living with Alzheimer’s Disease (AZD) and other related dementias. The risk for dementia doubles every five years after age 65. And fifty per cent of those over 85 will develop AZD. The good news: AZD begins 20-30 years before the onset of more…

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Boosting Your Child’s Immune System Naturally

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We are better than halfway through the cold and flu season – Phew! However, some parents might still be wondering how to keep their little ones safe from more infections. Many colds and coughs are one of the hallmarks of childhood.  Exercising the immune system is part of nature’s design.  However, daycares and schools are…

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Hypothyroid: Natural Approaches to Diagnosis & Treatment

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Your thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ in the front of your neck. The thyroid plays an important role in your body’s metabolism. The thyroid gland takes up trace minerals, such as iodine, selenium and tyrosine, and uses these to make thyroid hormones T3 and T4, which circulate through the liver, brain and several other…

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Vitamin Shots Help Subside Morning Sickness

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Pregnancy is a wonderful gift and every woman deserves to enjoy the experience. Unfortunately, Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, commonly called “Morning Sickness” (but can occur all day long), affects a large majority of pregnancies. Up to 70% of women report nausea and 30–50% of women go through the dreaded experience of vomiting in the…

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Are Your Medications Making You Sick?

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Drug-Induced Nutrient Deficiency, Testing and Natural Solutions in Kelowna, BC I watch little television these days. It is frustrating to see the ever-growing number of prescription drug television advertisements allowable for public viewing. I’d rather just not watch TV! Many medications, prescribed and over-the-counter, do not address the root cause of disease and are linked…

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Three Herbs for Heart Health

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Drugs have not always been the first choice when it comes to treating heart disease. Botanical medicine and herbs have been used worldwide for their multiple benefits in heart health. In the last 15–20 years, modern research has expanded and clarified those uses. Hawthorn research has focused on congestive heart failure, Ginkgo on peripheral heart disease, and Hibiscus on…

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