What "Self Care" Really Means, Part 1: The Body

Image: David Straight Did you know that July 24 is International Self Care Day? All around the world, people will be slowing down a little to honour the fine art of self care. But what does that really mean? [...] read more

Male Menopause: Yes, It’s Real!

Image: Joshua Earle When the topic of menopause comes up, one normally thinks of a woman experiencing hot flashes, low libido, insomnia, and weight gain. But women may not be the only ones who suffer the effects of changing hormones. Many doctors are noticing that their male patients are reporting [...] read more

Six Tips To Get 2017 Back on Track

Image: Jason Briscoe How are those New Year’s Resolutions treating you? Many of my patients took on January detox diets to try and erase the sins of the last holiday season, and start the year off with clean eating. One of my patients was even doing a 30 day “no sugar” [...] read more

25 Healthy Days of Christmas RECAP! Days 1-9

I’m counting down to Christmas in my own special way this year, sharing one healthy tip a day to get through the holiday season. While it’s a shame that this time of year often comes with a side helping of stress, there’s loads of great info out there to turn around your [...] read more

Feeling Blue? 10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues, Naturally

Image: Andrew Neel When the clocks turn back at the beginning of November and the days grow shorter & darker, even the best of us can get a little down. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression or winter blues, is a mood disorder in which people with normal mental [...] read more
On November 22, 2016, posted in: Adrenal Health , Blog , Brain Health , Exercise , Mental Health , Nutrition , Stress Management

Somethin' for the Fellas: Maca Superfood Smoothie

Image: Osha Key Earlier this week I explained the reality of Male Adrenal Fatigue – the release of the hormone cortisol by the adrenal glands can affect testosterone levels in the body, greatly impacting men’s energy, sex drive & performance, and muscle development. One of my [...] read more