72016Oct
Natural Health Products (NHPs) Are Not Drugs.

Natural Health Products (NHPs) Are Not Drugs.

I know that I’m preaching to the choir here – if you have been to see a naturopathic doctor, there’s a very high chance you’ve benefitted from the recommendation of certain nutraceutical supplements along your treatment journey. And so I invite you to take a moment to add your voice to the ongoing consultation with…

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72016Oct
Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

October 10th is World Mental Health Day. We’ve come a long way in the last few years in raising awareness and understanding of this area of health, but we still have a long way to go. I want to try to tackle a few ongoing misconceptions today. Myth: Struggling with mental health means you are…

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72016Oct
Free B Shot Event on November 4, 2016!

Free B Shot Event on November 4, 2016!

Back by popular demand! Yaletown Naturopathic Clinic will be holding another Free B Shot event on Friday, November 3 from 12PM to 7PM. This a free event open to the public so feel free to bring your family and friends! We will also be offering: FREE 15 minute consultations with our practitioners FREE seminars from our pracitioners on various…

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72016Oct
What I do When I Get Sick

What I do When I Get Sick

Written By: Dr. Adam McLeod ND, BSc (Hons) There are hundreds of natural therapies which can be used to support or stimulate the immune system. It is often challenging to sift through this information to find out what actually works. Everyone that you talk to will have a different solution that they swear by. In…

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72016Oct
Six Steps To Boosting Your Immune System!

Six Steps To Boosting Your Immune System!

Cold & Flu Season is Here! Six Steps To Boosting Your Immune System With fall officially here, it’s now time to prepare ourselves for the inevitable cold and flu season. With back to school and fall routines back in place we tend to spend more time indoors and in close quarters with others, which can…

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82016Sep
Suicide Prevention and Awareness

Suicide Prevention and Awareness

Almost two years ago I woke to the news that a very good friend of mine had committed suicide. In the past, I’d known of people who had done this, but this was the first it had hit this close to home. And as is always the case in situations like this, all I was…

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82016Sep
Using Natural Therapies with Cancer Immunotherapy

Using Natural Therapies with Cancer Immunotherapy

Written by: Dr. Adam McLeod, ND, BSc (Hons) The word “chemotherapy” often strikes fear into patients because they immediately focus on the long list of side effects that can accompany the drug. When patients hear “immunotherapy” they are left with the impression that this is entirely different than chemotherapy and that they should not expect the…

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82016Sep
Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Alzheimer’s Awareness Day is September 21st , so I wanted to take this opportunity to talk a bit about Alzheimer’s disease and how naturopathic medicine may provide the answer that has thus far eluded the pharmaceutical world. There are many potential causes of dementia, which affects more than half a million people in Canada, and…

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82016Sep
Lentil Dahl Recipe

Lentil Dahl Recipe

I hate to say it, but fall is just around the corner. The good thing is, that means lots more time indoor to cook delicious soups and stews. I accidentally made this dahl while I was trying to make a lentil soup! It turned out much thicker than I had anticipated but it’s delicious and…

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302016Aug
How to Balance the Phases of Your Menstrual Cycle to Get Pregnant: Advice from a Fertility Acupuncturist

How to Balance the Phases of Your Menstrual Cycle to Get Pregnant: Advice from a Fertility Acupuncturist

Written by Heidi BrockMyer Just like nature cycles through four seasons during the course of the year, your body cycles through four phases during each menstrual cycle. As you tune into the changing seasons of the year, you eat different foods and switch clothing to support your body as it adjusts to the environmental changes.  These…

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