How To Treat Chronic Headaches With Diet & Lifestyle Changes

The post How To Treat Chronic Headaches With Diet & Lifestyle Changes appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. I can’t count how many times a patient has come in to our naturopathic doctor clinic with one complaint, and only when asked, they non-chalantly mention they suffer headaches on a daily basis: “but I just take… Read more »

What Are The Causes of Estrogen Dominance?

The post What Are The Causes of Estrogen Dominance? appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. Our last article outlined what estrogen dominance is, and how liver health plays a role in estrogen metabolism and estrogen dominance. There are a number of other causes for estrogen dominance – many of which are influenced by your day to… Read more »

Botanical of the Month – Red Clover (Trifolium Pratense)

The post Botanical of the Month – Red Clover (Trifolium Pratense) appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. As a Toronto naturopath, I like to educate my patients on how to incorporate local herbs and foods into their lifestyles for long term health. Each month I’ll be highlighting a local, seasonal, Ontario herb in order to… Read more »

Does Gluten Deserve its Bad Reputation?

The post Does Gluten Deserve its Bad Reputation? appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. At our naturopathic clinic in Toronto, in recent years especially, our naturopathic doctors are being asked about gluten more regularly. “Is it good for me?” “Is it bad for me?” The infamous protein explained. Gluten-free is definitely fashionable- but is it… Read more »

Could You Be Gluten Sensitive Without Celiac Disease?

The post Could You Be Gluten Sensitive Without Celiac Disease? appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. To eat, or not to eat wheat? That is the question. The avoidance of gluten continues to be a hot topic in the media. More and more people are opting for a gluten-free diet. For some people, eliminating gluten… Read more »

Top 5 Tips To Stay Healthy In The Summer Heat

The post Top 5 Tips To Stay Healthy In The Summer Heat appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. July and August are much anticipated months in Toronto. The summer season is short- optimizing your health can help you make the most our our short but ever so sweet summer. Here are the top 5 tips from… Read more »

6 Ways To Improve Your Liver’s Function For Better Living

The post 6 Ways To Improve Your Liver’s Function For Better Living appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. Naturopathic doctors recognize that one of the most important organs of the body, but likely least known by their patients for its function, is the super organ – the LIVER. The liver has so many functions, many of… Read more »

Top 5 Ways To Improve Your Sleep Quality

The post Top 5 Ways To Improve Your Sleep Quality appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. Are you getting enough sleep? We’ve all felt the effects of poor sleep- fatigue, decreased cognitive function, craving for carbohydrate foods and caffeine, low motivation and mood. Let’s face it- everything’s compromised when we are not sufficiently rested. Most… Read more »

The Negative Effects of High Cortisol Levels

The post The Negative Effects of High Cortisol Levels appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. Cortisol is a commonly known hormone produced in the adrenal gland that sits on top of the kidney. Cortisol follows a daily pattern in which it rises rather rapidly in the first 10-30 minute after waking, increasing energy, then gradually… Read more »