Month: September 2014

Diagnosing PCOS – How Do I Know If I Have It?

In 2008, it was estimated that 1.4 million Canadian women suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) (1) indeed making it the most common endocrine disorder in women of child-bearing age. Diagnosing PCOS A thorough medical work-up is necessary to either diagnose or exclude PCOS, and this involves taking a thorough history, physical exam, lab work …

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Natural Immune Boosters

That time of year has come again – as we spend more inside, viruses and bacteria begin to spread. There are many serious viruses going around this year so tune into this new post to detail natural ways to protect your body from illness. Dr. Erica Nikiforuk highlights some great products, foods and lifestyle suggestions to ward off those bugs!