Cardiovascular Health

Registered Massage Therapists Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: Cardiovascular Health, Massage Therapy|

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is more common and Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) can help ease your pain. Now more than ever, most people rely upon technological devices. If we are not at a desk hunched forward over a keyboard, then we are likely tapping our thumbs on our phones. Is it any wonder we are seeing more [...]

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Cholesterol Myth: Our Naturopath Discusses Evidence Showing Statins Don’t Reduce Heart Attack Risk

By | March 13th, 2018|Categories: Cardiovascular Health|

As a naturopath, I treat the patient and not the disease. In doing so, I consider all the factors at play. When it comes to preventing heart attacks, medical doctors put a lot of weight on cholesterol levels and commonly prescribe a class of cholesterol lowering drugs known as Statins. When you look at research though, [...]

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Naturopathic Corner: Keeping Your Heart in Check

By | March 16th, 2014|Categories: Cardiovascular Health|Tags: |

Heart disease is one of the leading killers for Canadians. Rather than dealing with the issues when they arise, implement a heart healthy lifestyle in order to prevent high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol. Choose fish over red meat Fish contains omega-3 fatty acids, which can help prevent heart disease. Best choices include U.S.-caught tilapia, herring, [...]

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