Karen* was a happy, carefree eighteen year old until she left for university. Never having been away from home for long before, she didn’t know what to expect, but unlike her other friends, she became terribly homesick. She cried a lot. She thought it would pass, but it didn’t. Soon Karen wasn’t eating or sleeping […]
When I was in my 20’s, I went through a period of being susceptible to bladder infections. If I sat on a cold bench or my feet got wet, then I would end up with a niggling feeling and urinary discomfort. Thanks to the wisdom of my mother and our European traditions, it was always […]
Pregnant women tend to avoid medication except when absolutely necessary, which offers homeopathy a special advantage during pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Homeopathic remedies are exceptionally safe and without side effects, which is why 95% of pharmacists in France recommend homeopathy during pregnancy.
Non-toxic and quickens labour
Many people know these remedies are non-toxic, but do they work? […]
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 […]