Entries by katherine

5 Signs that You Are Chronically Underhydrated and What To Do About It

As we enter the warmer months, it is increasingly important to pay attention to staying well hydrated. The hot weather means that you lose more water through your pores as you sweat to cool down. Acute dehydration is a serious condition and requires medical attention. Symptoms of acute dehydration include: dark coloured urine, reduced urine […]

Three Words to Change your Relationship

Who remembers that giddy time in the beginning of a relationship –  when all the happy hormones are in play when you are constantly in the throes of lust, desire, and attraction and you just can’t keep your hands off one another! You remember?… talking late into the night, missing each other terribly when you’re apart? […]

Stress, Balance and Hypnosis

Feeling overwhelmed with never-ending to-do lists? Ruminating about problems at work? Doubting your ability to do the job? Sleeping badly? Not having the time to devote to your family? Are you drinking too much, not getting enough exercise…? These are classic signs of modern-day stress.  Work stress. Home stress.  Health stress. –All have an effect […]

Do you have a Histamine Intolerance?

Do you have a Histamine intolerance? Do you experience unexplained headaches, migraines or symptoms like a runny nose or itchy mouth? How about hives, abdominal cramps or irregular menstrual cycles? Does your face flush or do you have difficulty regulating your body temperature? Are your symptoms improved after taking anti-histamines like Zyrtec? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you […]

Sore muscles after exercising: Is it normal?

Having delayed onset muscle soreness is common after exercise but it’s nothing to be alarmed about. It usually means that your muscles are getting stronger.  Mild soreness is a natural occurrence after any kind of physical activity most frequently experienced in the beginning stages of a program. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, also known as DOMS […]

Loving Your Liver with Chinese Medicine

Spring is here, and with it, after a long winter of hibernating, comes new life, and the growth and activity of plants and animals. In the clinic, it’s my experience that during spring we seem to have more birth and pregnancy announcements. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the Liver is associated with new growth and […]

Natural Treatment for Hypertension

If you have been told you have high blood pressure or Hypertension you may be concerned about taking medication long term. There are several strategies you can take to help get your numbers down which may help you avoid or reduce the need for medication. Many of the strategies involve lifestyle and diet factors which […]