For each person who comes into my office, I ask myself: are your symptoms related to what you’re eating? It’s a simple question, but it’s actually quite challenging to determine. This article is going to focus on a common question I get asked: What’s the difference between a food sensitivity, allergy, and intolerance? Note* in order to assess if your symptoms are related to what you’re eating, there are many factors at play like: what you’re NOT eating (ie. key nutrients), ho
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) is reported in 70-80% of pregnant women (1) especially in the first trimester. It's a common, normal response to the increase in hormonal levels, but boy oh boy it can sure affect quality of life! Feeling fine one moment and then getting a blind-siding wave of nausea that comes out of nowhere is distracting, unpleasant, and can really interfere with daily life. Thankfully, there are natural options for relief that are safe and effective.
Most women of reproductive age have experienced either physical or emotional symptoms of varying severity leading up to their period. Men across the globe are familiar with 'that time of the month' and how it can change their partner. Some women describe it as a 'flipping of a switch' by a certain day in their cycle. You see the comedies on tv portraying women binge eating and having mood swings - but is this normal? Do you have to put up with it? What’s Normal: A few, mild s