52014Aug
Iron and Anemia in Cancer Patients

Iron and Anemia in Cancer Patients

Iron and Anemia in Cancer Patients By: Dr. Adam McLeod, ND, BSc Everyone has seen someone with cancer who looks pale and depleted with energy. This is often due to anemia which means that there are less red blood cells to transport oxygen to tissues in the body. There are a number of different potential…

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292014Jul
Menopause and Naturopathic Medicine

Menopause and Naturopathic Medicine

Menopause is a significant time of change in every woman’s life. While menopause is a normal, natural process, it is often associated with mental and physical symptoms that range from being uncomfortable to debilitating. Symptoms sometimes associated with menopause may include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, irritability, anxiety, depression, skin dryness, decreased libido, mood swings,…

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152014Jul
Mistletoe the Parasite

Mistletoe the Parasite

Mistletoe is a parasitic plant that directly derives almost all of its nutrition from other flowering plants. By parasitizing other plants, they have a competitive advantage over many other forms of life because they do not have to compete in soil for their water and nutrient needs. This description of mistletoe sounds surprisingly similar to…

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42014Jul
Naturopathic Medicine Helps Maintain Body Balance

Naturopathic Medicine Helps Maintain Body Balance

Naturopaths see themselves as teachers as much as physicians, educating their patients in leading a new lifestyle that will help restore balance and heal their bodies. The aim of naturopathic medicine is to allow the body to return to its natural equilibrium. If you want to improve your health and spring-clean your system, try these…

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182014Jun
When is high dose IV Vitamin C indicated?

When is high dose IV Vitamin C indicated?

High dose intravenous Vitamin C has gained a lot of attention in the media lately as an anti-cancer therapy. There is no doubt that when used appropriately this can be an effective integrative cancer therapy1. As the evidence mounts, mainstream medicine is slowly beginning to embrace high dose IV Vitamin C. Oncologists will frequently tell…

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172014Jun
The Difference between Naturopathic and Medical Practitioners

The Difference between Naturopathic and Medical Practitioners

Both naturopathic doctors and medical doctors are licensed physicians who help diagnose and treat health issues in patients. The main difference between the two approaches is reflected in their philosophy of treatment and in the training they receive. What differentiates Naturopathic medicine from conventional medicine is that Naturopathic doctors are highly trained in preventive care….

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32014Jun
Heat: The Achilles Heel of Cancer

Heat: The Achilles Heel of Cancer

Written By: Dr. Adam McLeod, ND It is a well established fact that cancer cells are vulnerable to heat1,2. On a cellular level it makes intuitive sense that cancer cells would be sensitive to heat. Normal cells are spatially arranged so that heat can be distributed evenly and they will not divide if they are physically…

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282014May
Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a whole-body evaluation and holistic treatment that may have a positive impact on the central nervous system and the neuromuscular and endocrine systems. Whether used alone or in combination with more traditional healthcare methods, CST has proven clinically effective in facilitating the body’s ability to heal and often produces extraordinary results….

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142014May
The Importance of Energy Medicine

The Importance of Energy Medicine

Every living organism has an energy field that is in constant interaction with other fields of energy belonging to other people and the environment itself. Energy healing involves the use of focused intentions which can help to re-pattern the patient’s energy field in order to accelerate healing of the body, mind and spirit. Energy medicine…

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