Hormonal Imbalances and Skin Concerns

Hormonal Imbalance and Skin Concerns. This is a topic that is near and dear to my heart. You wouldn’t know it now, but I struggled with my skin for years. I remember thinking, “I just need to find the right product – or wash my face more often – maybe my skin will clear up”… Read more »

How To Treat Estrogen Dominance Through Diet And Lifestyle

The post How To Treat Estrogen Dominance Through Diet And Lifestyle appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. Estrogen dominance is a sinister hormone imbalance that typically isn’t caused by one single factor. Our previous two articles – What Are The Causes of Estrogen Dominance?, and Estrogen Dominance: The Hormone Imbalance You’re Told You Don’t Have… Read more »

Estrogen Dominance: The Hormone Imbalance You’re Told You Don’t Have

The post Estrogen Dominance: The Hormone Imbalance You’re Told You Don’t Have appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. As a female naturopathic doctor, I have a a great deal of experience in women’s health issues. Much of it treating conditions like hormone imbalances and their effects on our quality of life. Hormone imbalances are a complicated thing… 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 »

Salad Fixings that Pack a Punch!

DETOX SALAD

Salads- I’m not talking pasta or potato salad here, but of salads of the mixed green base- are simple, healthy, nutrient packed and versatile. They are also an excellent way to fill at least 1/2 your plate with greens and vegetables Here are some suggestions to incorporate into your salad recipes: The base: Mixed greens… Read more »

Change of Season Soup – This Ain’t Your Mama’s Chicken Broth

Dried herbs

Well, I don’t know your mother, but depending on your background, I can assume she wasn’t making soup with Huang Qi, Dang Shen, Shan Yao and Gou Qi Zi. These traditional Chinese herbs have been used for thousands of years to strengthen our response to seasonal transition. Summer to Fall is rich in changes: cooler… Read more »

What Brings You Joy?

The simple pleasures bring us true joy.

Seriously. Actually ask yourself – What brings you a sense of unattached contentment and delight? Now ask yourself – How can you cultivate those aspects of your life and share them with others? As a clinician, it is imperative that I ask myself – what am I doing to help my patients enhance joy in… Read more »