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What is Eczema? Eczema is a very common skin condition that effects most people at some point in their life. 80% of babies will have a bought of eczema in their first year of life. Unfortunately Harvey, my son, has not escaped this statistic. By the age of 3 months he has a decent amount of eczema caused by eggs and dairy. I treated it by removing the offending foods, and applying our Skin Conditions Cream. There was much pressure from my doctor to use a cortisone cream, but I was confident in our treatment approach and stayed the course...

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Most pregnant woman know the importance of taking their prenatal vitamins, but they are not all created equal. Prenatals work to help make sure that the developing baby receives all of the vitamins and minerals required to grow optimally. Babies are essentially little parasites, in that they will take whatever they need from you, whether or not you have any excess to spare. Prenatal vitamins are especially important for women who are deficient in any vitamins or minerals. The most common deficiencies that I see in my practice are: iron, vitamin B12, calcium, magnesium and iodine. When Should You Start...

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I am guessing that most of you have heard of Leaky Gut before. It has been quite the buzz word in the natural health circles for the last 5-10 years. Leaky gut occurs when the there is a problem with how the intestinal lining is working. When it is working properly the intestinal lining, forms a nice tight barrier which keeps particles that should be in the digestive tract in there and does not allow them to get out into the bloodstream. If this barrier is not in good shape, which happens from eating foods you are sensitive to and...

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It is infertility awareness week and I wanted to cap off the series I have been doing on how to improve your fertility naturally, with an overall summary of all the ways Naturopathic and Functional Medicine can help you to achieve the pregnancy you are longing for.   I have many of my own patient’s stories that I am going to share with you as well.   One of the areas that I find often gets overlooked with infertility, is secondary infertility. Secondary infertility is when a couple has difficulty conceiving after they have already had at least one child...

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Egg health is becoming more of a “hot topic” in the fertility world in the last few years and I am very happy about this! There is so much a woman can do to help improve her egg health, and putting in this effort definitely pays off. Did you know that a female baby is born with all the eggs she will ever have in her lifetime? This means if a woman is carrying a female baby, she has a direct influence on the health and genetic material of all her grandchildren as well! The choices she makes during her...

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