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7 Weight Loss Tips

(that have nothing to do with counting calories or weighing your food) Weight loss can be a touchy subject. As women (and men) we’re bombarded with messages in the media about how we’re supposed to look, and what beauty is, however unrealistic they might be. Sometimes, when we shift our focus, we can achieve our goals in a healthier way. It’s my hope that this article can help you learn something new, and may help you look at weight loss in a different way. These tips are in no particular order. 1) Uncover Food sensitivities A food sensitivity is different from …

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Stress Management and The Art of Relaxation

Join us for this FREE Event Thursday, May 5th 2016 at the South Side Community Centre 1578 Wolfe Ave. Petawawa Discover the importance of managing your stress with Dr. Katrina Traikov ND, Valley Naturopath. Come Learn: How stress affects us The health benefits of rest and relaxation Simple and effective ways to manage stress and encourage rest and relaxation Register by: May 2nd Call (613) 687-2104 ext. 0 OR register at the South Side Community Centre, 1578 Wolfe Ave. Petawawa

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The Health Benefits of Walking for 30 minutes a Day

The following information is provided for educational purposes only. Before making any changes please speak with your healthcare provider for individualized advice. Walking is a simple form of exercise that you can enjoy at your own pace. It also has a number of health benefits! Exercise should be something you enjoy, and making a habit of it can make it easier to incorporate into your daily routine. Bone Density and Bone Mass Walking can help maintain bone density and has been linked to a decreased risk of hip fracture. Any weight-bearing exercise involves support from our bones and helps to …

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OSISS Petawawa – Stress Management

Stress management and the art of Relaxation Come Learn About: How stress affects us The health benefits to rest and relaxation Simple and effective ways to manage stress and encourage rest and relaxation The value of self-care This is a Private Event. For more information contact teresa.gamble@osiss.ca     613-687-5511 x 3599

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Mental Health Services Renfrew County – Stress Management

Stress management and the art of Relaxation Come Learn About: How stress affects us The health benefits to rest and relaxation Simple and effective ways to manage stress and encourage rest and relaxation The value of self-care This is a Private Event

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Stress Management and the Art of Relaxation

The Pembroke Library Presents – Stress Management and the Art of Relaxation with Katrina Traikov NDCome learn about How stress affects us The health benefits of rest and relaxation Simple and effective ways to manage stress and encourage rest and relaxation The value of self-care For more information or to register please contact Simon Hartwig at shartwig@pembrokelibrary.ca or (613) 732-8844

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Stress management for the holidays

The holidays can be a time of togetherness, giving, receiving, reflection, relaxation, and enjoyment. There can also be a number of stresses and pressures associated with this time of year. These are very individual, and can range from feeling compelled to see everyone, to overindulgence, to an altered routine or challenging family dynamics. 6 Tips to help you get the most out of your holiday experience 1. Nourish yourself If you’ve ever been on a plane, you know they always tell you to put your oxygen mask on before helping anyone else with theirs. There’s a reason for this: it’s …

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Naturopathic approaches to psoriasis

With psoriasis think systemic inflammation and auto-immunity In plain language, with psoriasis it’s not just your skin that’s affected and your immune system starts attacking your own tissues. Though the immune reaction in psoriasis typically starts out as an “allergic” type response, it shifts to an “auto-immune” type response over time. It’s not just about your skin In addition to affecting the skin, psoriasis can also affect the joints, the cardiovascular system (the heart), and the digestive system. ten to twenty-five percent of the time people with psoriasis have joint pain due to psoriatic arthritis. Having psoriasis also means you …

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Simple stress management techniques

Stress management is a key way to help maintain a high level of health, especially in our fast-paced modern lives. Stress affects different people in many different ways. When we can start to become aware of how stress affects us, this can help us in choosing effective ways to relive our stress. Here are some simple stress management techniques. Feel free to try out a few or come up with your own. Follow your intuition and listen to your body about what feels right to you. Deep breathing Deep breathing, it sounds so simple, and it’s something we have access …

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How stress affects us

As we begin to become aware of how stress affects us, it simply cannot affect us in the same way anymore. Becoming aware of how stress affects us can help us become more conscious of when we’re stressed, can help us choose how to relieve or manage our stress, and can help us in choosing how to respond to a situation instead of reacting. Stress affects different people in different ways People can “carry” stress in different parts of their body For example, some people carry it in their muscles, some people hold their breath, some people carry it in …

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  • Contact and Payments

    Contact

    To book an appointment call Active Chiropractic
    at 613-732-9215 or Renfrew Chiropractic at 613-431-7272

    To contact Valley Naturopath call 613-631-0137 or
    Email info@valleynaturopath.ca

    Accepted Payment Methods

    Accepting VISA, Master Card, and Interac

    Naturopathic medicine is covered by most extended health plans (check with your insurance provider for details), or can be claimed as a medical expense on your tax return.

  • Locations

    Locations

    1169 Pembroke Street East
    Pembroke, Ontario,
    (out of Active Chiropractic)

    1035 O'Brien Road #23
    Renfrew, Ontario,
    (out of Renfrew Chiropractic)

    Hours

    Mondays 10 am - 4 pm
    Tuesdays 10 am - 7 pm
    Wednesdays 10 am - 7 pm


    Thursdays 12 pm - 7 pm

    Home and phone visits available by request.
    Click here to contact us for more information.

    Valley Naturopath is the Ottawa Valley’s choice for personalized alternative, integrative and holistic health solutions. Serving Pembroke, Petawawa, Deep River, Renfrew, Cobden, Eganville, Killaloe, Barry's Bay and Renfrew County.

  • Request Katrina as a Guest Speaker

    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!

  • Disclaimer

    Disclaimer

    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.