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All About Thyroid Function and its Naturopathic Approaches

How much do you know about your thyroid? The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped organ that sits in the middle of your neck. In men, it’s situated under the Adam’s apple. The thyroid releases hormones into your bloodstream; it has control over your energy levels and helps regulate metabolism, develop the brain, control muscles, fertility and […]

4 Health Benefits Men Should Know About Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is commonly used as a treatment modality for older men with symptomatic hypogonadism. The symptoms of hypogonadism can include lower libido, erectile dysfunction, muscle weakness, increased body fat, low mood, and decreased vitality etc. Testosterone replacement therapy is primarily used to treat low testosterone, which can occur with age, or as […]

Naturopathic Approach to Adrenal Fatigue

The adrenals are small glands located above both of your kidneys. They consist of two regions, the medulla which is responsible for producing epinephrine and norepinephrine, also known as our body’s fight or flight response, and the cortex, which is responsible for producing hormones that may affect blood pressure, sugar levels, growth and some sexual […]

5 Household Items That Causes Toxicity You May Not Know About

Lead, Mercury, Asbestos, and BPA are some of the common toxic substances we know. Researchers have warned us of their harmful effects – possible jeopardizing  brain function, including ADD (attention-deficit disorder), kidney damage, compromised immune system, and many more. But did you know other chemicals are hiding in your everyday products that are just as […]

A Naturopathic Approach to Chronic Inflammation

How much do you know about treating chronic inflammation with naturopathy? Here’s what you need to know about inflammation, how it’s connected to chronic diseases and how naturopathy can maximize good health and prevent chronic diseases. What is Inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s critical response to an injury, infection or stress (or a combination of […]

Hormonal Imbalances and Menopause: Why You Should See Your Naturopathic Doctor in Toronto

Do you know exactly how your hormones affect your body on a daily basis? Hormones are important chemical messengers in the human body, working together to ensure that vital functions work in synchrony. Hormones affect your reproductive cycles, sexual function, and your development and growth. They control your current mood and sleep; are in charge […]