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

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

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

Late Night Cravings & How To Tackle Them: A Practical Guide

You start the day with the right intentions. You pack your healthy lunch, your healthy snacks, you look at menus before going in to dine to pick the best healthy options, and you get ready to tackle the day with grace and ease. You come home happy and complete and even prepare an after-dinner snack... Continue Reading

Embracing The Sacred Feminine

As I sit and write this, I can see out of the corner of my eye a massive "to-do" list of at least ten items. I have emails to answer, errands to run, people to connect with, meal plans to write and workouts to complete. I know that many of you have similar patterns of life. In our extraordinarily... Continue Reading

Underactive Thyroid? How Nutrients & Foods can help

Do you have any of the following symptoms: Fatigue? Constipation? Dry skin? Intolerance to cold? If so, your thyroid may be underactive and not be functioning optimally. The Thyroid Foundation of Canada estimates that 1 in 10 Canadians have a Thyroid condition. That is a large number of... Continue Reading