Summer sun triggering migraines?

Posted by on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 in Acupuncture, General

By Sabrina Lundquist, RAc at Cardinal Point Health. It is warm and bright out and the urge to get out and do things with the longer days is here! But if you, or someone you love, gets migraines there are some pitfalls to summer. Are any of these suggestions are new to you? Brightness and […]

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Naturopathic Tips for Sun Safety this Summer

Posted by on Thursday, June 16th, 2016 in General

Victoria has had beautiful weather so far this year and with the beautiful weather comes the need to be sun savvy!  It’s always good to have a plan for how to stay cool and happy in the early heat and sun this year.  Planning ahead by being smart about clothing choices with a nice ball […]

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What’s with all this MTHFR Genetics?!

Posted by on Sunday, April 26th, 2015 in General

Genomics is a new field of medicine and science that has developed since scientists first plotted out the human DNA genome. It revolves around identifying the common variations (called SNPs or single-nucleotide polymorphisms) in different genes that exist within the population and how they affect the individual’s health and overall functioning. Epigenetics is an off-shoot […]

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Sleep, sleep, sleep

Posted by on Friday, October 11th, 2013 in General

Sleep, sleep, sleep.  As a mum I talk about sleep a lot.  I do in my practice too.  People often say “I could handle the stress, pain, hot flushes etc. if I could just sleep”.  Of course, the body functions so much better and everything is more manageable with a good nights sleep.  Unfortunately, sleep […]

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Ten Reasons to See a Naturopathic Doctor

Posted by on Friday, July 19th, 2013 in General

Victoria has a fantastic new online magazine called Victoria Mom.  It’s a great website and sister Facebook page with tonnes of recipes, community connections and articles from various health practitioners and other local experts and mom bloggers. We recently did a mini interview and they have done a great article with the Top 10 reasons […]

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Welcome Back!

Posted by on Thursday, July 11th, 2013 in General

Goodness, it’s been a long time since my last post.  And I apologize for letting things go for so long.  We’ve had a lot of changes around the Clinic but more in our families. I gave birth to our amazing little boy in September.  Then in January, Mark (our outstanding Acupuncturist) had a new addition […]

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Gluten – free Pies! Thank you, Living Without Magazine.

Posted by on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 in General

I might have to confess to being more of a chocolate cake person than a pie person, but this article may convert me.  Once again, Living Without has a host of amazing recipes for making delectable gluten-free pies.  The sugar in these recipes can be scaled back depending on how ripe your fruit is and […]

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The popsicle: a summer treat or tool for hiding supplements and healthy foods.

Posted by on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 in General

Its summer time and its toasty (at least on the days its not raining here in Victoria).  We are all craving something cool and refreshing? Before you reach for the ice cream tub try making delectable Popsicles and take the guilt out of it.  And if you have kids this is the best opportunity to […]

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Autoimmune support and the Paleo Blog I love!

Posted by on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 in General

A very good friend of mine has a brilliant blog dedicated to the Paleo diet called ThePaleoMom.  She has amazing recipes (many of which are suitable for families following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet for Autism support) and tips for great whole foods and healthy cooking.  She asked if I’d do a guest post about how […]

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What’s the skinny on all this coffee news? A couple of perspectives.

Posted by on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 in General

Yet again a piece of new research is all over the news.  This time coffee and its supposed protective effects is getting all the press.   This is always a bit of a confusing situation since this news gets highlighted and emphasized but its hard to get through the hype to the actual meaning and implications […]

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