30 04, 2018

My health journey: why I became a naturopathic doctor

By |2018-09-25T13:57:34+00:00April 30th, 2018|Naturopathy|0 Comments

I was a chubby kid, I’ll admit it. I was teased at school about my weight, and it hurt my feelings deeply —I’ll admit that too. If it wasn’t for me being a chubby kid, though, I am not sure I would be where I am today. While I don’t condone fat shaming or bullying others about their appearance, my experience being chubby motivated me to learn about nutrition and exercise. I began by researching things on my own, exercising [...]

27 04, 2018

What is a naturopath?

By |2018-09-25T13:57:13+00:00April 27th, 2018|Naturopathy|0 Comments

When you visit your conventional doctor, it is not uncommon that you would be prescribed a medication to suppress a symptom you have. Your symptom may or may not improve, but then you may notice that you experience some side effects from the medication, so you return to the doctor’s office. Your options are: 1) stop taking the medication, but then have your symptoms come right back or 2) leave the doctor with a new medication, this one to help with the [...]