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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is estimated to affect one in five men. How common it is typically increases with age. It is estimated to affect 2% of men in their 40s, 25% of men in their 60s, and 89% of men in their 80s. The cause can involve blood flow issues, medications, hormones,  psychological factors, nerve problems, injury, surgery, radiation or chronic illness, and it often involves more than one factor. Sexual health is an important part of our overall health. Erectile dysfunction is quite common and there are many available treatment options. The Sexual Health Inventory for Men is a great screening tool that you and your healthcare …

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Silverthreads – Heart Health

Thursday, November 13th – 1:00 pm –  1163 Victoria St. Petawawa – Lions Club building The Petawawa Silverthreads Present – Eating for heart health with Katrina Traikov ND Come learn about The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet – even without weight loss (eg. prevention of heart attack and stroke, helping to normalize blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels) How to incorporate some aspects of the Mediterranean diet into our busy lives Practical ideas to support healthy eating Tips for eating for blood sugar balance For more information or to register please call 613-687-6574 or e-mail silverthreadspetawawa@hotmail.ca 

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Heart health – We can help with that

Whether you are just wanting support with a healthy diet and lifestyle, wanting to achieve specific health goals, or whether you have unfortunately suffered a heart attack or stroke in the past, we can help.  Just four hours of naturopathic care over one year can make a big difference in terms of your heart health, and your overall health. We can help you meet your health goals, improve your overall level of health and improve your quality of life. At Valley Naturopath, we work with you to identify your risk factors and your health goals, and come up with an individualized …

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4 things you should know about cholesterol lowering medications

1) In people who have never had a heart attack or stroke – cholesterol-lowering medications typically offer minimal benefit If you’ve never had a heart attack or stroke, cholesterol lowering medications typically don’t offer much benefit. In fact, in this group of people, typically, there is no difference in survival between someone who chooses to take cholesterol lowering medication and someone who chooses not to. There is a small decrease in the risk of a suffering a heart attack and stroke if you choose to take a cholesterol lowering medication, however, on an individual basis, depending on your risk factors, …

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Eating for Heart Health

Petawawa Parks and Recreation presents – Eating for Heart Health – with Katrina Traikov ND Come learn about The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet – even without weight loss How to incorporate some aspects of the Mediterranean diet into our busy lives Practical ideas to support healthy eating Tips for eating for blood sugar balance For more information or to register please contact Shallan Dament at  sdament@petawawa.ca or 613-687-5678 ext. 2103

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Eating for heart health – Classes start September 2014!

Wanting to keep your heart healthy and strong? Dietary and lifestyle changes can have a real impact on your long-term health, your cholesterol levels, your blood pressure, your blood sugar and your weight. The Mediterranean dietary pattern has a host of benefits including decreasing your risk of having a heart attack or stroke, and increasing longevity! And it doesn’t have to be painful or drastic!! Classes are tentatively scheduled for 6 weeks starting September 4th, 2014 – Thursday evenings from 6-7 pm at Active Chiropractic. Cost is $75.00 total. Come learn how to protect your heart in a friendly group environment …

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The Mediterranean diet in a nutshell

The Mediterranean diet is well researched. It’s linked with many health benefits; including a lower risk of having a heart attack or stroke even without losing any weight! It can also boost your good cholesterol, lower your bad cholesterol and your triglycerides; and help balance your blood sugar. It can also help lower your blood pressure! Let’s take a look at the components of this dietary pattern. 1) Lots of Veggies (and Fruits) Remember the food guide? Picture the fruits and veggies as the foundation, at the bottom of the pyramid. They’re an important part of our health. The Mediterranean diet involves eating 8-10 servings of vegetables and fruits each day. Fresh vegetables and fruits are a great source of antioxidants; as well as vitamins, minerals, water, and …

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A natural way to heart health

By Katrina Traikov ND Naturopathic Doctor Residents of Renfrew County are more likely to experience heart disease and stroke According to Statistics Canada, residents of Renfrew County are more likely to be overweight or obese, have high blood pressure, smoke, drink, and eat fewer fruits and vegetables when compared to the Ontario average. More of us also experience heart disease and stroke. Recently, a study came out in the Canadian Medical Association Journal comparing routine medical care to routine medical care with naturopathic care for Canada Post workers aged 25-65, at high risk of heart disease. The study lasted for one …

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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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    Request Katrina as a guest speaker

    Katrina enjoys speaking on a variety of health topics. Her talks are fun and engaging. From stress management and relaxation, to eating for heart health, to healthy aging, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! Click here to request Katrina as a guest speaker at your next community group, support group, or office meeting today!

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    Any information presented here is provided for educational purposes only and is general in nature. It is not intended to be health advice for any individual. Please speak to your health provider before making any changes – dietary, lifestyle or otherwise - for direct and individualized advice. As information changes constantly, the accuracy and completeness of any information presented here cannot be guaranteed. Access of the information presented is solely at your own risk. It will be assumed that access indemnifies Valley Naturopath and any person involved in the preparation of the information presented here from any and all injury or damage arising from such use.