While homeopathy is just budding in Canada, it is trusted by more than 200 million people worldwide, happens to be the number one alternative medicine recommended by doctors in Europe and has a 200 year old history. Many celebrities—including Queen Elizabeth, Paul McCartney, Martina Navratilova and David Beckham—use homeopathy for injuries, nagging chronic problems, and […]
Homeopathy Tips for the Summer
This week is going to be HOT, and it is the perfect time to get down to the beach, hang out at the lake, or head out of the city altogether. Whether it’s a family camping trip or a hike up the mountain, here are some homeopathic remedies you will most […]
“I can use it directly on the soccer field, within seconds of the trauma, and note the results almost immediately.” Those were the words of Dr. Jean-Marcel Ferret, team doctor for the FIFA World Cup winning soccer team in 1998 when he was talking about homeopathy in an interview. In France homeopathy is well respected […]
Back pain is so common, four out of five Canadians will suffer it at some point in their lives, according to Statistics Canada—and it’s a leading cause of missed work. The causes of back pain are so varied and numerous that a diagnosis is recommended if the pain is intense, or numbness or weakness are […]
Earaches are one of those illnesses that you just can’t leave alone: they are painful, often excruciating, so it’s hard on the person–often a child–in which case it’s also hard on the parent. Antibiotics are often given because of this need to do something–anything–to make the pain go away, even though antibiotics don’t offer quick relief, […]
Young or old, single or in a family of five, we all experience stress. Sometimes it helps to remember stress can actually be good—who wants to live a life of boredom? Too much stress though, and we risk feeling overwhelmed.
When overwhelm hits it’s best to take a step back and reflect on what is actually […]
In this day and age of endless choices and endless information, you’d think we’d be happier and healthier. Instead, the opposite seems true: we easily become overwhelmed and anxious by too many choices and too many things to do. Here are six tips to keep it all in perspective:
Finish things. It’s so easy to […]
Simple solutions for a good night’s sleep:
Homeopathy offers some excellent remedies for insomnia with the added benefits of being non toxic and without sleepy side effects that herbs and medication sometimes cause. There are basically two different kinds of remedies: the kind for the occasional sleep problem, likely due to a temporary situation, and the […]
Incessant tickling in the throat keeping you up at night? Or is it a loose productive cough that just won’t go away? In my experience, homeopathic medicines can provide quick relief for a cough that persists despite all kinds of syrups and teas though the symptoms must fit for it to work, so choose wisely.
We’ve all heard it—regular sleep keeps us fit, sharpens memory, prevents illnesses like diabetes—and ensures emotional balance. Yet getting enough sleep is becoming more and more elusive. We have endless distractions, less routines and more choices. According to Stats Canada (2010), 46 percent of Canadians will avoid sleep to complete some activity—which may not be […]