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Homeopathy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Homeopathy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

April 2017

While no one can make a definitive case for what causes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, homeopaths believe that we all come into this world with inherent weaknesses and a predisposition toward certain ailments. Prolonged periods of stress, negative thinking,  emotional upsets, … Learn More

Homeopathy for Atrial Fibrillation

Homeopathy for Atrial Fibrillation

November 2016

“My heart flip-flops every time I lie down on my right side”; “I feel as though my heart is pounding against my rib cage”; “My chest feels uneasy and I get so fatigued”; “My heart races and I’m gasping for … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine to Get Your Mojo Back

Homeopathic Medicine to Get Your Mojo Back

August 2016

We all have found ourselves stuck at some point in our lives, feeling like we’ve lost an important part of ourselves. We might feel sad, bored, angry, or frightened, going through a routine existence full of duties and responsibilities. Perhaps … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine for Eating Disorders

Homeopathic Medicine for Eating Disorders

March 2016

Her handshake was flaccid, and she struck me as being sweet, shy and anxious. She was an emaciated 27 year-old mother of an eight- month-old baby. Five months into her pregnancy, Ava started to feel disgusted with her body, saying … Learn More

Homeopathy for Asthma

January 2016

As published in the December 2015 – January 2016 issue of Vitality Magazine Winter is approaching and it can be a dreary season for asthma sufferers, a great many of whom find that their symptoms get worse during the colder … Learn More

Homeopathy for Back pain

September 2015

As published in the September 2015 issue of Vitality Magazine The past sixteen months have brought me the highest number yet of people seeking help with lower back pain and injuries. At first, the condition and the timing seemed to … Learn More

Constitutional Remedies for Panic and Anxiety Disorders

June 2015

As Published in the June 2015 issue of Vitality Magazine Recently, a friend and I were driving down Hwy. 400, headed towards our favourite restaurant and looking forward to a leisurely lunch. The traffic slowed down due to construction ahead, … Learn More

Gentle Healing for Digestive and Bowel Disorders

March 2015

As published in the March 2015 issue of Vitality Magazine Digestion is the complex process of transforming the food we eat into energy needed for growth, repair, and maintenance of body tissues. This process also creates waste products which must … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine For Family Dysfunction and The Holidays

January 2015

As Published in the December 2014 – January 2015 issue of Vitality Magazine Last January, a number of my new patients sought help with various ailments such as headaches, digestive problems, anxiety, depression, eczema, and more. As I was reviewing … Learn More

Homeopathic for PMS: A Natural Alternative to Painkillers

September 2014

As published in the September 2014 issue of Vitality Magazine Do you look forward to your menstrual period as a positive experience, or dread this time of month and find it a major inconvenience? Many women feel negatively about their … Learn More

Homeopathic for Travellers; User Friendly Summer First Aid Remedies

June 2014

As published in the June 2014 issue of Vitality Magazine A few years ago I was sitting next to a mother and her young boy on a bus trip to New York City. Shortly after departure the boy started to … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine for Fibromyalgia; Natural Remedies to Alleviate Pain and Fatigue

April 2014

As published in the April 2014 issue of Vitality Magazine Fibromyalgia is often misunderstood, and even misdiagnosed, when symptoms first appear. It is difficult to diagnose because fibromyalgia’s main symptoms, including widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, sleep problems, mood disorders, headaches, … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine For Embracing Life’s Changes

November 2013

As published in the November 2013 issue of Vitality Magazine “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine for Addiction to Drugs, Alcohol, and more

September 2013

As published in the September 2013 issue of Vitality Magazine “Still enjoying your new Honda Accord?” he inquired, following their sexual encounter in his hotel room. Rising on her elbow, Danielle peered at the stranger she had met at the … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine for Mending A Broken Heart

June 2013

As published in the June 2013 issue of Vitality Magazine Having gone through a relationship break-up recently, I am reminded of how effective homeopathy can be in processing negative emotions and mending a broken heart. Friends and family were commenting … Learn More

Homeopathy for Numbness and its Underlying Health Conditions

April 2013

As published in the April 2013 issue of Vitality Magazine In my years of homeopathic practice I have heard many patients complain about experiencing numbness in some form, although in most cases numbness was not the primary reason for their … Learn More

Homeopathy for Sadness Grief and Depression

February 2013

As published in the February 2013 issue of Vitality Magazine Madeline, a middle-aged woman diagnosed with mild depression, felt worse during the winter months. It started with the anticipation of the obligatory family get-togethers during Christmas. She grew up in … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine for Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

October 2012

As published in the October 2012 issue of Vitality Magazine The first thing I felt was tingling and itching on the left side of my scalp. I then discovered a blister when I looked in the mirror. Luckily I was … Learn More

Homeopathic Remedies For the HPV Virus and Warts

August 2012

As published in the July/August 2012 issue of Vitality Magazine Do you have warts? No problem! Rub a piece of bacon on your warts, then bury the bacon under a tree, and the wart will soon disappear. If you’re not … Learn More

Homeopathy for Treating Migraine Headaches

May 2012

As published in the May 2012 issue of Vitality Magazine Use of alcohol and ‘recreational’ drugs, over¬eating, outbursts of anger, avoidance of social situations, quick judgements of others’ inadequacies – these are all ways in which people avoid feeling their … Learn More

Homeopathy for Overcoming Fears

February 2012

As published in the February 2012 issue of Vitality Magazine “Who is more foolish, the child afraid of he dark, or the man afraid of the light?” – Maurice Freehill Fear is an intrinsic part of the human experience. It … Learn More

Homeopathy for Hair loss in Women

October 2011

As published in the October 2011 issue of Vitality Magazine The hair on our head is like a vegetable garden. How well it flourishes depends on what is happening beneath the surface. Just as poor quality produce is a symptom … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine for Treating Lyme Disease

July 2011

As published in the July – August 2011 issue of Vitality Magazine With the great summer weather in full swing, you want to participate in outdoor activities, but can’t understand why you are suffering from symptoms you typically get during … Learn More

Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome

May 2011

As published in the May 2011 issue of Vitality Magazine Kyle’s parents were disturbed by their son’s behaviour at school. The 11-year-old was often in trouble for pulling other students’ hair, then laughing about it. It started happening sporadically when … Learn More

Allergies – The Soul’s Cry for Help?

As published in the May 2011 issue of Vitality Magazine “No, thanks, I’m allergic to oranges,” announced the woman I was conversing with at a recent cocktail party. As the server walked away with the fruit tray, the woman continued … Learn More

Homeopathy Alternatives to the Influenza Vaccine

January 2011

As published in the Dec 2010 – Jan 2011 issue of Vitality Magazine With increased controversy surrounding the flu vaccine and its efficacy, more people are choosing to stay healthy using natural alternatives. Homeopathy is one outstanding option for safely … Learn More

Homeopathy for Reclaiming Lost Energy

October 2010

As published in the October 2010 issue of Vitality Magazine Have you noticed how your energy improves when you have a new love interest in your life? The world temporarily transforms itself into a kinder, gentler place. You wake up … Learn More

Homeopathy for Insomnia; Treating the Cause

July 2010

As published in the July 2010 issue of Vitality Magazine Sleeping is trusting. In order to get a good night’s sleep, you need to give up control – yield and trust that you will be safe. Sleep disorders are characterized … Learn More

Homeopathy for Perimenopause; A time of Personal Empowerment

May 2010

As published in the May 2010 issue of Vitality Magazine “It can’t be menopause, can it?” was the protesting question posed by a 47-year-old patient with perfectly regular periods. Her recent hot flashes and ‘more than usual’ overnight sweating had … Learn More

Antidote to Depression and Winter Blues

February 2010

As published in the February 2010 issue of Vitality Magazine Ten years ago a friend of mine committed suicide. Although I was aware of her life stresses and struggles with single motherhood, I never realized how deep her pain was. … Learn More

Homeopathy for Relief from Arthritis

December 2009

As published in the December 2009 issue of Vitality Magazine “So, who is the pain in your neck?” I playfully asked one patient complaining of chronic neck pain and stiffness. Appearing a little confused, he went on to elaborate on … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine for Relief from Diabetes Melitus

September 2009

As published in the September 2009 issue of Vitality Magazine Calling this article homeopathy for diabetes is somewhat misleading, since I continually stress the fact that homeopathy does not cure diseases. Homeopathy cures people. Homeopathic treatment does not target one … Learn More

Homeopathy for Varicose Veins and Hemorrhoids

May 2009

As published in the May 2009 issue of Vitality Magazine Often thought of as an unsightly and embarrassing matter, varicose veins are one of many circulatory problems that can contribute to ill health. While they are most common in the … Learn More

Homeopathy for Cholesterol

February 2009

As published in the February 2009 issue of Vitality Magazine If you are like most people, you believe that avoiding saturated fats and keeping your blood cholesterol level low is the key to combating heart disease. You’ve been avoiding eggs … Learn More

Homeopathy for High Blood Pressure

October 2008

As published in the October 2008 issue of Vitality Magazine During her annual physical exam, Nicole was surprised to learn that she had high blood pressure. Her doctor had prescribed medication, but the 52-year-old business owner decided to seek alternative … Learn More

Homeopathy for Improved Relationships

September 2008

As published in the September 2009 issue of Tonic Magazine Seeking homeopathic treatment to fix your relationships may seem unusual, since most people think of homeopathy as a natural means of addressing physical ailments. No one has ever consulted me … Learn More

Homeopathy for Digestive Disorders and Their Emotional Roots

May 2008

As published in the May 2008 issue of Vitality Magazine Madeline, a middle-aged woman diagnosed with mild depression, felt worse during the winter months. It started with the anticipation of the obligatory family get-togethers during Christmas. She grew up in … Learn More

Homeopathy for Arthritis and Other Inflammatory Conditions

September 2007

As published in the September 2007 issue of Vitality Magazine If you’re an arthritis sufferer, take a moment and think back to when you were pain free and able to move as desired. With the use of homeopathy, returning to … Learn More

Homeopathic Medicine for Loss of Balance (Vertigo)

February 2007

As published in the February 2007 issue of Vitality Magazine What is the meaning of my life? Many of us have been confronted with this great existential question which tends to surface when we’re feeling a lack of balance. According … Learn More

Homeopathy for Improving Self-Esteem

April 2006

As published in the April 2006 issue of Vitality Magazine Our self-esteem is shaped by the responses we get from our parents, siblings, peers and teachers while growing up. Psychology’s definition of self-esteem is the person’s perceived value of their … Learn More

Homeopathy for Surgery

October 2005

As published in the October 2005 issue of Vitality Magazine One of homeopathy’s best-kept secrets is its ability to prevent complications from surgery. Homeopathic remedies can help reduce fear and anxiety prior to surgery, excess bleeding during surgery as well … Learn More

Acne and Skin Disorders

July 2005

As published in the July 2006 issue of Vitality Magazine It never fails. You have a job interview, an important business meeting or a hot date and, boom, you look at yourself in the mirror on the morning of – … Learn More

Allergies

May 2005

As published in the May 2005 issue of Vitality Magazine “I love this spring weather”, I declared during a recent customary elevator chitchat. “Why?” queried the woman I was conversing with, “It’s only another dreadful allergy season!” Tempted to offer … Learn More

Anxiety

February 2005

As published in the February 2005 issue of Vitality Magazine In a society that praises perfect physical appearance, youth, confidence, and material wealth, it is no surprise that many people develop feelings of inadequacy, anxiety and depression. The impossible to … Learn More

Homeopathy for Cancer

November 2004

As published in the November 2004 issue of Vitality Magazine The intention of this article is to introduce you to homeopathy and the important role it can play in treating patients with cancer. Given the opportunity, I could write volumes … Learn More

Homeopathy for Candida

September 2004

As published in the September 2004 Vitality Magazine While I’ve been fortunate enough not to suffer with candida, I recently decided to go on the ‘candida diet’ to get first-hand experience on what some of my patients with candida have … Learn More

Homeopathy for Bedwetting

May 2004

As published in the May 2004 issue of Human Spirit Magazine Nocturnal Enuresis, commonly known as bedwetting, is a relatively common disorder fraught with physical, emotional and social implications. By the age of three approximately 60% of children will be … Learn More

Homeopathy for Insomnia and Sleep Disorders

April 2004

As published in the April 2004 issue of Vitality Magazine Your partner sleeps four hours each night, never seems to run out of energy, and is chipper most of the time. You sleep eight hours every night, wishing you had … Learn More

Constipation – Treating the Cause

January 2004

As published in the Dec 2003 – Jan 2004 issue of Vitality Magazine What are you holding onto? Is it money? A long lost relationship? Painful abuse memories? Unwavering attitudes on how things should be? Or, perhaps, your own truth. … Learn More

PMS and Homeopathy: Treating the Cause

September 2003

As published in the September 2003 issue of Vitality Magazine Everyone you talk to has an attitude problem. You’re putting chocolate sprinkles on your salad. The dryer has shrunk every last pair of your jeans. You’re counting down the days … Learn More

ADD/ADHD – Treating the Cause

May 2003

As published in the May 2003 issue of Vitality Magazine Hyperactive? Spirited? Behaves badly? Gifted? A human tornado? Or perhaps a child diagnosed with ADHD. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a medical classification used to identify individuals who are unable … Learn More

Homeopathy for Migraines; Treating the Cause

March 2003

As published in the March 2003 issue of Vitality Magazine Patient: “Every time I take the medication my headache disappears, but only to return the next day”. Doctor: “What happens the next day?” Patient: “My boss drives me crazy, so … Learn More

Homeopathy for Depression – Treating the Cause

January 2003

As published in the Dec 2002 – Jan 2003 issue of Vitality Magazine When did your depression begin and what was going on in your life at that time? This is one of the first questions your homeopath will ask … Learn More

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