The Pomodoro Technique is a technique I am using for my new 6 week group program and for very good reason – it works! This technique was created in the late 1980’s when a university student used a tomato (pomodoro in Italian) shaped timer to make his time more effective. [Read more…]
Hormone replacement in peri menopause.
A funny thing happened to me about a year ago. I had gone to see my MD about my menstrual cycle and about how heavy it had become. Without asking too many questions she provided just one solution to me – the Pill! [Read more…]
How Can I Get Enough Vitamin D?
This topic comes up a lot in my practice, especially at this time of year.
When we think of “vitamins,” we know they’re super-important for health right?
But vitamin D is special.
This vitamin is actually a pre-hormone not technically a “vitamin” but we use the term vitamin because we need it every day.
10 Signs you might have an anxiety disorder.
Anxiety, how do you know you are suffering from it? How might it show up for you? If you experience any of these symptoms, you could have anxiety: [Read more…]
How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?
Oh, the words “blood sugar.”
Does it conjure up visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, or insulin injections?
Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. You need the right balance of sugar in your blood to fuel your brain and muscles. [Read more…]
The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners
You probably know the negative health effects of eating too much sugar, especially “added sugars” like in soda, candy, baked goods, and many commercially-available cereals and prepared foods, just to name a few. Added sugar is hiding just about everywhere in the grocery store and hidden under different names, just to throw you off. [Read more…]
Is my poop normal? I get asked this all the time, seriously I do.
You already know that your poop can reflect your physical, and sometimes even emotional, health right? I’ve talked about this in a previous post here.
You might find that you get constipation or have diarrhea when you eat something that “doesn’t agree with you,” or when you’re super-nervous about something, or worse still, when your travelling! [Read more…]
Maybe now is not the right time.
One of my amazing clients sent me an email this morning and I wanted to share it with you (with her permission of course), read to the end and find out why. [Read more…]
All About Digestive Enzymes
Not everyone should take digestive enzyme supplements; and not all of them are created equal.
As a practitioner, I find that many people with digestive issues want to jump straight into using a supplement. And many times I would rather try other strategies first or at least complement them with other practices.
Not to mention, that some supplements can be harmful if used inappropriately. [Read more…]
Foods to Reduce Night Time Hot Flashes
Do you get hot flashes?
Are they mostly at night?
Do they set the bed on fire (but not in a good way)?
Let’s get you some solutions!
Before we do that, lets look into why hot flashes occur so we can get to the root cause of these hormonal symptoms. [Read more…]