The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Is Your Birth Control Causing Osteoporosis?

Making Informed Choices About Your Birth Control The Birth Control Pill, in Brief Synthetic hormone birth control has been approved since 1960, re-formulated to a safer version in 1970, and expanded in formulations and delivery methods since (pills, patches, injections, IUDs). Synthetic... Continue Reading

Top Tips for Managing Jet Lag

Travelling to a different time zone? Whether travelling for work or for fun, your body often undergoes an adjustment period in its new time zone. Fatigue (mental and physical), waking in the middle of the night alert and hungry, and low energy are all part of jet lag. The circadian rhythm is... Continue Reading

IV therapy and Gastrointestinal Health

Intravenous (IV therapy) is a therapy that is high in demand in the alternative health sector these days! If you haven’t heard of it yet, don’t worry…I have you covered! IV therapy administers nutrients and medicinal agents via the vein. There are a LARGE variety of IV therapies that can be... Continue Reading

Tea Makes Me Happy and it Could You Too – Here’s How

Most of us know that tea is dried herbs steeped in water. But what we often forget is that being infused from these dried herbs adds not only flavours but adds medicinal properties as well.   Generally these medicinal properties arrived at through your tea are subtle (not always) however their... Continue Reading

a naturopathic doctor’s personal guide to completing a triathlon

Triathlon training This blog post is more of a race report then examination of specific naturopathic therapies.  It does however reflect the use of naturopathic treatment and philosophies in athletic training, specifically mine. Basics: Issue:  Fatigue, worsened by exercise, low ferritin, low... Continue Reading

parsley & cilantro pesto on trout recipe

Looking to incorporate some trout into your diet, but don't know how? Why not try this delicious trout recipe, created by one of our fantastic naturopathic doctors, Dr. Sarah Kent? In addition to the benefits reaped from trout, the parsley and cilantro pesto in this recipe will aid your body's... Continue Reading