Use of IVF has increased dramatically as many couples struggle with sub-optimal fertility; however its not just couples with fertility issues opting for IVF, I also see women who are seeking naturopathic assistance to enhance their egg quality as they are freezing their eggs pro-actively due to not having a partner or not being quite […]My top five nutrients for a healthy thyroid
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If you have an auto-immune thyroid disorder you have a much higher risk of getting other auto-immune conditions particularly celiac disease, so yes, a gluten free diet is recommended. Researchers have found that patients with Grave’s disease were at a 5-fold added risk of developing celiac disease when compared to sex- and age-matched control while […]How 5 minutes of gratitude can make you feel better..almost instantly!
When life feels challenging, even though it may feel like the last thing you want to do, writing down one or two things you are grateful for each day, might be the thing that actually helps you the most. I started keeping a gratitude journal after a relationship breakdown. The idea of keeping one initially […]