By Heather Kew, Registered Massage Therapist We describe it as suffering from headaches, and that phrase couldn’t be more accurate. For some people, a headache is a rare occurrence with a very specific cause. For some unlucky people, headaches are a weekly, or even daily occurrence with no clear rhyme or reason. It doesn’t always have to be this way: there are some preventative measures, as well as treatments that can help. Headache Types and Causes The first thing when looking at headaches, is to understand as much as possible about them. There are different types of headaches, each with
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By Carleen Tralenberg, Registered Acupuncturist When I was little, I loved that song “the leg bone is connected to the knee bone, the knee bones connected to the ankle bone, the ankle bones connected to the foot bone, now shake those skeleton bones…boom boom boom”. I can see you all toe tapping as you reconnect with that old tune. We have all had that one injury that has plagued us repeatedly throughout adulthood. We have gone for treatment after treatment, and it may disappear for awhile, but then suddenly it reappears again (like the ghost of Christmas past)…old sports injuries,
By Dr. Jennifer Yee, ND Some of you are probably dreading the start of cold and flu season. Are you the person who catches absolutely everything going around your workplace, your school or your household? And when you become sick, does it drag on for weeks only for you to get sick again after you “recover”? If so, do you realize that naturopathic medicine may be very helpful to re-balance and support your immune system? It is normal and healthy for us to become sick about 1-3 times per year (this applies to children as well). Ideally, the symptoms should