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 »

Understanding Your Body’s Stress Response System

The post Understanding Your Body’s Stress Response System appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. Chronic stress is detrimental to health. Our modern lifestyle is fast-paced and dynamic. It can be hard for our bodies to keep up. Stress is one of the root causes of many health concerns. Dr. Marnie Luck ND assesses her patient’s… Read more »

Digestive Problems Got you Down? You May have SIBO and therefore a Solution

The post Digestive Problems Got you Down? You May have SIBO and therefore a Solution appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. Have you been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome?  Have your digestive concerns been worked up though ultrasounds, endoscopies and colonoscopies, only to come back completely normal?  Have you been told that your digestive problems… Read more »

Why Working With a Naturopathic Doctor can Benefit your Health

The post Why Working With a Naturopathic Doctor can Benefit your Health appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. In the spirit of Naturopathic Medicine Week, we wanted to write an article that lets you know why a naturopathic doctor is a great addition to your healthcare team. The body has an amazing ability to adapt… Read more »

Abdominal Bloating and Why it Occurs

The post Abdominal Bloating and Why it Occurs appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. Why am I bloated? Many people feel bloated on a daily basis. This can manifest as an uncomfortable, distended feeling after eating. Their pants feel tighter than normal without any weight gain or that flat tummy from the morning is gone… Read more »

The 4 types of PMS

The post The 4 types of PMS appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. Most women are able to recognize their period is coming by emotional and physical changes that occur in the second half of the menstrual cycle (after ovulation, before the onset of menstruation). For some women, these shifts are subtle and are not… Read more »