How To Feel Less Stressed Today

How To Feel Less Stressed Today

Alexis Reid

 

Let’s face it stress is everywhere. Something that I find myself telling my patients on an almost daily basis is that your body cannot tell the difference between different kinds of stress. All it knows is...

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How To Feel Your Best Postpartum
How To Get Your Best Sleep After Having a Baby

How To Get Your Best Sleep After Having a Baby

Alexis Reid

 

It comes as no surprise that in the 6-12 months (if you are lucky!) after having a baby, mom’s amount of sleep is GREATLY reduced. There isn’t a tonne that can be done about the amount...

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What Has Happened To Me?! Understanding Your Postpartum Body

What Has Happened To Me?! Understanding Your Postpartum Body

Alexis Reid

 

First off, I want to start by saying your body has just done something truly remarkable! Let’s take a second to think about and acknowledge what you have managed to do in the last 9 months….grow...

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Tired, Can’t Lose Weight, Hair Falling Out and Suffering From Constipation….It Could Be Your Thyroid

Alexis Reid

Many people think that losing weight is a simple matter of taking in less energy (calories) than you expend. While calories consumed and used are a key to weight loss they are not the only factors. Hormonal...

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Managing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome with Food and Herbs

Managing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome with Food and Herbs

Alexis Reid

 

 

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a complex endocrine disorder that affects 5-10% of reproductive aged women. As surprising as the name is you can have PCOS without even having polycystic ovaries! In order to be diagnosed...

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Managing Your Allergies While Breastfeeding

Managing Your Allergies While Breastfeeding

Alexis Reid

 

It’s that time of year again….allergy season. While most people around you may be jumping for joy that it is spring, you are not so happy about it! If this is your first time breastfeeding you...

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Are your Hormones Driving You Crazy?! Dr Alexis' Intro to Hormones Blog

Are your Hormones Driving You Crazy?! Dr Alexis' Intro to Hormones Blog

Alexis Reid

What Your Hormones Are Trying To Tell You

This is the kickoff to a series of posts focusing on women’s health, just in time for Mother's Day! I will be covering everything from PMS to pregnancy. If you want to...

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Natural Cough and Cold Remedies for Children

Natural Cough and Cold Remedies for Children

Alexis Reid

 

Did you know that Health Canada advises NOT to give cough and cold medications to children under 6? Cough and cold meds are also out for pregnant mommas. If you didn’t know this (or even if you did!)...

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How To Avoid Cancer Causing Chemicals In Your Skin Care Products....Part 2

Alexis Reid

Now that you know what to look for (remember the 3 simple rules!) let’s learn some more about what to avoid in your products and why

4) Phthalates

One of the most common offenders in skin care products. It...

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