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 »

Having Irregular Periods? You May Have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

The post Having Irregular Periods? You May Have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome appeared first on Annex Naturopathic Clinic. As one of the top naturopathic clinic in Toronto, we have a special focus in treating women’s health issues. We often discover that a significant amount of women today find themselves having irregular periods. The cause can be… 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 »

Personal Day

My "me day" aka my "teenage boy day"

I highly recommend taking a personal day to spend a little time with yourself. My favourite “Marnie Day” activity is going to my favourite secret place in Toronto. I usually break out my longboard, put my moleskin notebook in my backpack, stop on my journey to grab a sandwich or a shawarma and a beverage… Read more »

Arctium Lappa

Burdock in a sea of goldenrod.

Also known as Burdock, I found a few of these plants in my neighbour’s (unbeknownst) herb garden. One might call the patch of plants growing in between the cracks in the pavement “weeds”, but I prefer to call them medicine. There they were, a few Burdock plants, nestled in with a patch of Solidago canadensis… Read more »