A colleague of mine recently gave a talk on health at a TEDx event. He is a naturopathic doctor, and great motivational speaker. I hope you enjoy the clip! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2t3xjsJOuk
Upcoming author, and Naturopathic Doctor Alan C Logan presents his latest research on your « brain on nature » in an interview with the David Suzuki Foundation. I hope my green-friendly friends are equally excited as me to read his book! http://www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/docs-talk/2011/11/your-brain-on-nature/ Part of this movement is reflective of the need for environmental sustainability, and the impacts… Lire la suite ND talking about greenspace
It is that time for those who suffer from seasonal allergies. I wanted to share a bit of knowledge on allergies and the immune system, and ways to reduce your symptoms using the principles of physiology and nature cure. These principles apply to relatively healthy people who do not have a serious degenerative disease, an auto-immune… Lire la suite see-saw to hay fever
When I was hiking in Costa Rica, I leaned with my hand on a tree trunk and got stung by a tree! A million little needles were stuck in my hand. Not knowing if they were poisonous or not (after all, how else could a tree defend itself from invaders like me??!!) I asked Miguel,… Lire la suite Coffee grinds – many uses!
What does it mean to be « sensitive »? More and more, people are describing themselves as sensitive or hypersensitive. In health, this statement can mean different things. There is emotional sensitivity, whereby psychologically we are easily triggered and reactive, either emotionally or through behavior. There is physical sensitivity, whereby we are sensitive to cold, heat, wind,… Lire la suite Environmental medicine and multiple chemical sensitivity