The Naturmend Blog

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Let’s Get Personal… with Meaghan Sichampanakhone

Welcome to our newest blog series - Let's Get Personal! This series is all about vulnerability & getting to know a different side of our healthcare team. Let's hear from Meaghan Sichampanakhone - our facial therapist and holistic skin specialist. 1. What is your favourite part of what you do... Continue Reading

Let’s Get Personal… with Dr. Meaghan McCollum

Welcome to our newest blog series - Let's Get Personal! This series is all about vulnerability & getting to know a different side of our healthcare team. Are you ready to get to know Dr. Meaghan McCollum? Let's jump in! 1. What is your favourite part of what you do for a living? Watching... Continue Reading

Let’s Get Personal… with Dr. Jenny Schmidt

Welcome to our newest blog series - Let's Get Personal! This series is all about vulnerability & getting to know a different side of our healthcare team. Are you ready to get to know Dr. Jenny Schmidt? Let's jump in! 1. What is your favourite part of what you do for a living? What I love... Continue Reading

How to make a “balanced” smoothie

With what seems like millions of smoothie recipes available, it can be a bit overwhelming to start including a daily smoothie. Smoothies are a great way to include more veggies (in particular, more greens) as many of us are not often getting enough vegetables daily. Vegetables are extremely... Continue Reading

The Basics of Vaginal Discharge

Warning: this blog will use the words “vaginal discharge” in a seemingly excessive amount, but the synonym is leukorrhea, so… vaginal discharge on repeat. First of all, let’s establish this: Vaginal discharge is normal and healthy, and an indication of the health of the vulva, vaginal... Continue Reading

The Stress of the Holidays and Emotional Eating – How to Recgonize Patterns & Start to Shift Them – Part 2

Emotional eating is quite common. It affects a large percentage of the population and it is a way for many of us to avoid addressing our underlying feelings. Reflect on the last time you gave in to emotional eating. When asked if eating helped soothe your feelings, your initial response might... Continue Reading

Is Perimenopause Treatable?

What is Perimenopause? Perimenopause is an ambiguous term, which is often used to explain away a myriad of symptoms. It can feel like a combination of teenage years (emotionally your mood is up and down and sideways, your skin magically has pimples again), and menopause (hot flashes, sleep... Continue Reading

Dr. Mawji’s Pearls on Women’s Preventative Health & Disease

Women are incredibly resilient when it comes to changes in health – mentally, emotionally & physiologically. Prevention is indeed incredibly important and being well EDUCATED on your body, mind & overall health are the initial steps to learning about your body, so that you can find out... Continue Reading