Summer 2009 Newsletter

Naturopathic First Aid for Summer Burns -lessen swelling and blistering, and relieve pain by immediately immersing the burned area in cool not cold water or by applying cloths soaked in cool water -apply aloe vera gel topically; gel from the actual plant is best -homeopathic Cantharis 30 CH to heal the burn quicker and relieve…

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Are You Wasting Your Money on the Wrong Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 has long been held as an important factor in contributing to brain, eye, and heart health, as well as the formation of blood. Not having enough B12 can lead to disease, which is one reason it is important to have your levels tested if you suspect a deficiency, which can be indicated by…

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QNC Practitioners Specialized in Mother and Baby Bowen Therapy

QNC practitioners Michelle Durkin, ND, and Janet Riley, RN, completed advanced training on Mother and Baby Bowen over this past weekend. This course was a wonderful opportunity to increase the knowledge base of using the Bowen technique with pregnant women and babies to treat certain health conditions. The course was taught by a midwife and…

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How to Prevent and Treat Adrenal Fatigue

One of the most common results we see in testing patients at the Quinte Naturopathic Centre is adrenal fatigue. The adrenals are two triangular glands over the kidneys, and they produce essential hormones such as progesterone, estrogen, cortisol, cortisone, steroids, and chemicals such as adrenalin and norepinephrine. If your adrenals are not functioning normally, you…

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Do Your Research

How many times have you heard that you can’t believe everything you read? It’s true of media reports and the news, of reviews, blogs, and even memoirs and autobiographies. No matter what it is you read, there is always the possibility that there are untruths in the content, designed to manipulate the reader in some…

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