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Digestive Bitters: Restoring Healthy Digestion

Digestive Bitters: Restoring Healthy Digestion

Dr. Shannon Sarrasin, ND | November 13, 2019

By Dr. Shannon Sarrasin, ND Bitter is an uncommon flavour that has largely disappeared from our modern palate. Bitter foods and herbs were a common part of the ancestral diet and are still used in Chinese medicine and Ayurveda with huge benefits to body and mind. Herbal bitters are an old medicine remedy for what …

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Women suffering from SIBO, causing digestive discomfort.

Understanding SIBO

Dr. Alexis Blanks B.SC, ND | November 11, 2019

  Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the digestive tract that can cause gas, bloating, abdominal cramping, diarrhea and/or constipation. Naturopathic doctors have always been great at treating this common problem and now the understanding of a common condition called SIBO (pronounced see-bow) is providing more relief for many people. What is it? …

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Treat Your IBS For A Healthier You

Treat Your IBS for a Healthier You

Dr. Alexis Blanks B.SC, ND | October 19, 2019

  Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is a common concern involving a combination of chronic digestive symptoms such as cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation. Naturopathic treatment for your IBS will not only help you to feel better, it will also promote your overall health. IBS is defined as a functional disorder, meaning …

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naturopathic winter health checklist

Your Winter Health Checklist

Dr. Alexis Blanks B.SC, ND | October 11, 2019

By. Dr. Alexis Blanks, Naturopathic Doctor Fall and winter challenge our mood, our energy and, it’s cold and flu season. Here is a winter health checklist of 5 actions you can take to ensure the fall/winter of 2019 is your healthiest yet. 1. Embrace the rain! “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad …

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Eucalyptus Steam Inhale for Chest and Sinus Congestion

Eucalyptus Steam Inhale for Sinus or Chest Congestion

Dr. Shannon Sarrasin, ND | February 26, 2019

The cold and flu season brings a fair share of coughing, stuffy noses, mucus and sinus pain. For chest or sinus congestion, the most basic home treatment that I would recommend is a eucalyptus steam inhale. Steam inhalation is a gentle and effective way to soothe and decongest your sinus and lungs. Add a few …

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