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  • Celiac Celiac Disease June 11, 2014

    Important Information you need to know about Celiac Disease Celiac Disease is much more common than previously thought – and it can affect people of all ages from children to the elderly. Thank you so much to the Gluten Free Support Group of Renfrew County for having Katrina as their Guest Speaker recently! Celiac disease results in dysfunction of the immune system of the gut due to an immune-reaction to Gluten, a protein found in many grains. Celiac disease is also associated with a variety of autoimmune conditions. The intestine can heal with removal of gluten from the diet. However, …

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  • Heart health, naturally

    May 6th – May 12th 2013 is Naturopathic Medicine week During this week, Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) teach their communities about Naturopathic Medicine, health promotion and disease prevention. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Heart disease and stroke are leading causes of death in Canada Residents of Renfrew County are more likely to be overweight or obese, have higher blood pressure, smoke, drink, and eat fewer fruits and vegetables compared to the Ontario average. We also experience proportionately more deaths from heart disease and stroke. Naturopathic Medicine and Heart Health Last week, a study came out in the …

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  • Healing, Naturally

    The Upper Ottawa Valley has another new option when it comes to primary health care providers, and her name is Katrina Traikov. The naturopathic doctor has recently set up shop in the offices of Active Chiropractic, across from Home Depot at 1169 Pembroke Street East, with clinic hours four days a week: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10-4 on Fridays and 9-12 on Saturdays. While not covered by OHIP, Traikov says that most extended health insurance plans offer at least some coverage for naturopathic services, and although she can’t prescribe medication in Ontario, there are other reasons …

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  • What determines your health? May 9, 2014

    So often, we become focused on treating disease and controlling the symptoms that affect us in our daily lives This makes sense given that symptoms like pain, seasonal allergies or acid reflux can range from bothersome, to downright intense. Symptoms are inconvenient, they prompt us to seek medical attention, and often symptoms can have a real impact on our quality of life. Instead of focusing on symptoms and disease, what about taking a good hard look at the factors that contribute to our health? As a Naturopathic Doctor, I am sworn to encourage others to strengthen their health and reduce …

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