Channeling your inner Warrior

Jamie Bell Uncategorised

Three weeks ago I had to “sit deep into my Warrior” – a term commonly used in yoga classes to instruct students to push past the burn in their legs and use every muscle in their body to hold a strong posture. I remembered those words because it was a very emotional time for my family. Our youngest daughter, Amarah, was …

How is Fear holding you back?

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

This March break was my first time really skiing. I’m not counting the time my husband took me down a diamond hill…that time I took one look at the summit and I immediately began to hyperventilate…quickly followed by a full-blown panic attack. As I tumbled miserably down the hill, tears filling my eyes as my sweet husband graciously snow ploughed …

When your Lab Results say “You’re Good to Go” but you’re Not Feeling It!

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

  When “no news is good news” and you still feel horribly unwell, what should you do? We say take a copy of your lab results to a Naturopathic Doctor, preferably one at Sanas Health Practice, to tell you the real deal!   Labs are used to diagnose disease and monitor progression. Labs cannot tell you if your body’s physical …

Put your Heart Health First!

Jamie Bell Uncategorised

February is heart health month in Canada and that means you’ll be hearing a lot about how to improve your cardiovascular health! Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of disease in adults. We see a large number of patients at risk because they are hypertensive, diabetic, over-weight or dyslipidemic (have too much bad cholesterol). The wonderful news is, research and …

Tequila won’t kill ya!

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

Tequila – It won’t Kill ya! No! In fact it’ll bring you longevity! Yes that’s right, the substance associated with hanging your head over the toilet and swearing to yourself that never again will you consume engine fuel, set up with salt and ending with lime, can actually bring you longevity in some of the most incredible ways. Now, here …

Health in Practice- Fall Slim Fast by Dr. Marisol Teijeiro

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

Have you been overindulging in the delicious fall bounty? Feeling your waistline expanding? With the abundance of sweet corn available at every corner it is definitely hard to resist. Did you know that our bodies natural seasonal time clocks are set to crave sugars and starchy vegetables like corn at this time of year. It’s an ingenious survival mechanism from …

Intravenous Nutrient Infusions: Not just a hangover cure

Melissa Bingeman Uncategorised

  The many benefits of intravenous nutrient therapy starts with flooding the body with therapeutic doses of vitamins, minerals, electrolytes and antioxidants for the purpose of achieving high intracellular tissue concentration1   Why choose nutrient infusions over supplements or diet?  Certain medical conditions (especially when the digestive system is compromised), can lead to chronic vitamin deficiencies.  For example, celiac disease, hypothyroidism, …