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Creating Your Own Natural First Aid Kit
As a naturopathic doctor, I turn to natural products first to help treat minor aliments like scrapes, bruises, and cold/flu. There are a number of great natural products that can be found at your local health food store or even your kitchen. Here are my six favourite natural products... Read more
7 ways to keep your child sunburn free & healthy this summer
Summer is finally here, which means beaches, outdoor activities, and an increased risk of sunburns. There is a lot of controversy about the safety of sunscreen, especially after Gisele Bundchen (the supermodel) referred to sunscreen as poison and Lululemon’s bags have the statement “sunscreen absorbed into the skin might... Read more
Acne during pregnancy
Pregnancy is full of wonderful surprises, but acne is not one of them. The hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy are normal and healthy, but can also cause an increase in sebum (oil) leading to acne on the face and other body parts. Bacteria on the skin, called Propionibacterium... Read more
Your Child and Eczema
Many families face the challenge of dealing with eczema (also known as atopic dermatitis). It’s an itchy rash that can appear on any part of the body, but is more commonly seen on the face, hands, arms, feet, or behind the knees. It often presents as dry patches of... Read more