Health Tips

Health Tips, wellness articles, recipes and more from our team of naturopathic doctors and professionals at Natural Choice Medical Clinic in Guelph, Ontario.

Adrenal Fatigue, Stress Management

3 Ways to Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally: Stress Management

by Dr. Alaina Gair, ND

1 week 5 days ago

Understanding Adrenal Fatigue

by Dr. Alaina Gair, ND

3 weeks 15 hours ago

BHRT, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, Guelph, ON, naturopathic doctor

What are the benefits of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT)? Is BHRT safe?

Whether it be because of the world that we live in, the food that we eat, the lifestyles that we choose or simply beca

1 month 1 week ago

Vicki Sydor, MSW, RSW is a counsellor and Neuro Linguistic Programming Coach in Guelph, Ontario


And what you can do to succeed!!

1 month 2 weeks ago

Age Gracefully Into Your 50s, Guelph Naturopath

Age Gracefully Into Your 50s by Following These 5 Simple Steps

Many of us dread getting older and dream of finding that perfect little anti-aging pill, or the secrets to perfect skin and optimal health.

2 months 2 weeks ago

Egg Quality, Guelph Naturopathic Doctor

Improve Egg Quality and Optimize Fertility with These 12 Steps

“Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock….. your biological clock is ticking.”

3 months 6 days ago

Fatigue, tired all the time.  Guelph Naturopathic Doctor.

Why am I so tired all of the time!?!

Feeling exhausted throughout the day?  Hitting a wall in the afternoon, after your coffee wears off?  Feeling a

3 months 1 week ago

Mindfulness, Alicia Gillett

5 Steps to a More Mindful Life

Author: Alicia Gillett, MSW, RSW


3 months 2 weeks ago

Power of Progesterone- Guelph Naturopathic

The Power of Progesterone!

When thinking about hormones and especially women’s hormones, we automatically think of estrogen.  But do you know that progesterone is EQUALLY as

4 months 3 days ago


Bullying: What You Can Do To Support Your Child

Bullying! We hear this word all too often. Learn what you can do to support your child if they tell you they have experienced bullying.

4 months 1 week ago

Hypothyroidism Treatment - Guelph Naturopath

Hypothyroidism and how our Naturopathic Doctors can help

What is the thyroid?

4 months 2 weeks ago

Did you know that there is a difference between a “naturopath” and a “Naturopathic Doctor”?

Upon graduation, a Naturopathic Doctor receives a post-graduate, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from an accredited naturopathic medical sch

4 months 3 weeks ago

Causes of Infertility - Fertility Naturopath Guelph

3 Common Causes of Infertility That You May Not Know You Have!

When it comes to getting pregnant, the road can be tough for some.

7 months 2 weeks ago

3 Supplements to Take During your 2nd Trimester for a Healthy Baby (and Mom too!)

So you have survived the first trimester!

8 months 2 weeks ago

Natural Choice Medical Clinic's favourite healthy stops in Guelph

Where in Guelph to eat and shop during your Spring Detox!

It is that time of year when the talk of Spring Detoxing is everywhere!

9 months 3 weeks ago



Stressed? Anxious? Depressed? Dr. Aleksandra Gasinski, ND explains some natural treatments for mental health.

10 months 3 weeks ago


PMS: What do anxiety, breast tenderness and bloating have in common?

What do anxiety, breast tenderness and bloating have in common? Read on to find out what your PMS is trying to tell you.

1 year 2 weeks ago


Tired, Sluggish, & Overweight? It Might be your Thyroid

Hypothyroidism is a commonly misdiagnosed condition in women due to incomplete testing. Check if you are hypothyroid with 3 commonly missed lab tests.

1 year 2 weeks ago

Period 101: understanding your cycle

Period 101: Understanding your Cycle in 3 Easy Steps

Period 101: What are your hormones doing throughout the month and how are your period symptoms trying to give you clues about hormonal imbalances.

1 year 2 weeks ago

Boost your Milk Supply, Naturally

If you need some help boosting your supply, here are some natural and safe tips to jump start milk production.

1 year 1 month ago

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Breakthrough Holiday Tips with Dr. Duncan

Dr. Kelsey Duncan, ND shares her advice for having an enjoyable but productive holiday season. We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season!

1 year 2 months ago

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Naturopathic Medicine After Cancer Treatment

There are many reasons to use naturopathic medicine after cancer treatment, including decreasing long-term side effects and preventing future recurrence.

1 year 2 months ago

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Dr. Duncan's tips for heartburn in pregnancy

Many women suffer from heartburn during pregnancy. It can be annoying but also painful. Watch Dr. Duncan's tips to reduce your suffering

1 year 2 months ago


Period Cramping Your Style?

Why you may be suffering + how to start living cramp-less each month. Many women suffer from dysmenorrhea, cramps during their periods, in silence.

1 year 4 months ago

cancer patient

Reducing Side Effects of Cancer Treatments

Naturopathic medicine can help reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation, allowing cancer patients to move through treatment more comfortably.

1 year 5 months ago

immune system

What to Stock in Your Medicine Cabinet This Fall

Natural immune-boosting tips for back to school cold and flu season to keep you healthy from Natural Choice Medical Clinic in Guelph.

1 year 5 months ago


Reduce Nausea in the First Trimester Naturally

Kelsey Duncan, Naturopathic Intern at our clinic in Guelph, shares her top 3 natural tips in reducing nausea and vomiting in the first trimester.

1 year 6 months ago

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Bioidentical Hormones & Menopause

Dr. Eleveld, Naturopathic Doctor in Guelph explains Bioidentical Hormones for the treatment of concerns during menopause.

1 year 9 months ago


Foods that Fight Cancer: Mushrooms

Mushrooms are superfoods when it comes to preventing and fighting cancer, whether used in the diet or as supplements

1 year 10 months ago

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Preventing Cancer and Recurrence

There are a number of healthy steps you can take to prevent cancer and cancer recurrence, including eating greens, exercising, and reducing toxin exposure.

1 year 10 months ago

Trout, fish oil, omega 3

Health Tips for Optimizing your Omega 3 Fatty Acids Levels

The Consequences of An Unhealthy Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio and the Best Sources of Omega 3’s!

1 year 11 months ago


Naturopathic Support for Breast Cancer

Naturopathic treatments are gaining recognition for cancer-killing activity and the ability to decrease side effects of chemotherapy or radiation.

1 year 11 months ago

Cortisol Stress Hormone

How Stress is Stealing Your Hormones

Stress used to serve one purpose – that was to run from lions and tigers and bears. That used to happen occasionally. Now it happens ALL THE TIME.

2 years 3 weeks ago

Estrogen Dominance

Menopause: Are we meant to go through it?

“Isn’t menopause normal? Aren’t we meant to go through it? Shouldn’t my body be going through this process?”

2 years 3 weeks ago

Naturopathic Cancer Care

A growing body of research is now showing that naturopathic medicine can complement conventional cancer care very well.

2 years 1 month ago

How To Be PMS Free By Month End

Breaking down your PMS symptoms and how to be PMS-free by next month

2 years 1 month ago

3 Ways to Stay Energized This Holiday Season

Taking care of yourself during this time will help you survive the holidays with pep in your step and minimal bags under your eyes.

2 years 2 months ago

10 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Boost Fertility Naturally!

On average, approximately one in seven couples has difficulty conceiving and about a quarter of all pregnancies end up in miscarriages. 

2 years 3 months ago

Health Tips for a Happy Healthy Pregnancy

Emotions during this time are ever-changing and hormone fuelled; from excitement and joy of the upcoming bundle, to anxiety and fear. 

2 years 6 months ago

The Versatility of honey

Honey has been around for more than 150 million years and there are many positive nutritional and health benefits from this household item.

2 years 6 months ago

Curry in a Hurry

Love it or hate it, more and more health benefits are coming to light about this golden powder. 

2 years 8 months ago

Anti Cancer Dietary Guidelines

Let’s talk about protein, fats, dairy, carbohydrates, fruits and vegetables. Download our Anti Cancer Dietary Guidelines PDF today.

2 years 10 months ago

The Essentials of Essential oils for your Home and Health

Essential oils can be used in cleaning, as topical applications to the skin (when diluted in a carrier oil), for inhalation or for aromatherapy.

2 years 10 months ago

Naturopathic Morning Smoothie

My morning smoothie is typically the same everyday.

2 years 10 months ago

Beat the Sneezes

Spring has sprung and for those of us with seasonal allergies, this means any combination of sneezing, wheezing, and itchy watery eyes just to name a few!

2 years 10 months ago

Combating Insomnia

The first step is identifying potential reasons you are suffering from insomnia, from there you can try some of my strategies for combating it.

2 years 11 months ago

Naturopathic Medicine and Mental Health

Do you feel clear, grounded and balanced? Or are you at the whim of emotions that seem to take you over? 

2 years 11 months ago

The Best Kale Salad Recipe

I can't take full credit for this one - it is an adapted version of a recipe given to me by my mother in law. This one is always a hit when hosting!

3 years 1 day ago

Naturopathic Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Naturopathic medicine for the prevention of cardiovascular disease: a randomized clinical trial

3 years 1 week ago

Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 - Environmental Working Group

Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 - 2014 shopper's guide to pesticide in produce by Environmental Working Group.

3 years 2 weeks ago

Meta-analysis on organic produce and health

Higher antioxidant and lower cadmium concentrations and lower incidence of pesticide residues in organically grown crops.

3 years 3 weeks ago

Avoid a Miserable Menopause

During peri-menopause and menopause, many different hormones change drastically but the changes that happen can be different for every woman.

3 years 1 month ago

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