stress

What is the Thyroid – Stress Connection?

An Interview with Dr Elie Klein, ND Dr. Elie Klein is a naturopathic doctor in Toronto, author of Read This If You Have A Heart – The Book on Lowering High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Naturally, as well as co-owner and formulator of natural health products with My Health Supplements and Nanton Nutraceuticals. [...]

What is the Thyroid – Stress Connection? 2018-09-24T10:27:48+00:00

Stress Management: Feeding the Brain

Guest Post by Philip Rouchotas, MSc, ND, and Heidi Fritz, MA, ND  Our society is overburdened with stressors of all kinds: tense work places, long commutes, family/relationship troubles, financial difficulties, too much caffeine, too little sleep, and not enough leisure time. The offshoot of chronic stress results in depression, anxiety, and insomnia. While we ought [...]

Stress Management: Feeding the Brain 2018-02-15T15:52:49+00:00

Stress & Mental Health – It’s not all in your head!

An interview with Dr. Karen Jensen, ND By Jason Sebeslav, Owner, The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Dr. Jensen received her degree in naturopathic medicine in 1988. She is a well-known lecturer, has written extensively for health magazines and is author of six books. The most recent is Three Brains: How the Heart, Brain and [...]

Stress & Mental Health – It’s not all in your head! 2017-06-22T14:35:41+00:00

Sleep, Pain & Stress: A Naturopath’s Advice

By Dr. Scott Figueroa, ND Published in HWS Magazine Dr Scott Figueroa is a licensed naturopathic doctor with a clinical practice in Niagara Falls. He is also available Mondays and Thursdays to help customers navigate natural health at The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market. Dr. Scott was asked to comment on his top three most [...]

Sleep, Pain & Stress: A Naturopath’s Advice 2018-02-15T15:52:50+00:00

Easing stress safely and naturally

Most of us consider mild or occasional stress a “fact of life” in our fast-paced society, and to some degree, our bodies are built to handle it. However, when stress is extreme and prolonged, our adrenal glands run in overdrive and produce hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol, that can damage organs and upset body [...]

Easing stress safely and naturally 2015-09-09T13:49:30+00:00

Herbs effective for stress relief

Ginkgo is known to help increase circulation and improve oxygen delivery to the brain, while ginseng is known to help boost immunity and endurance, improve mental function and strengthen the adrenal glands. Researchers at the Central Drug Research Institute in Lucknow, India, recently compared the anti-stress potential of ginkgo biloba to that of panax ginseng. [...]

Herbs effective for stress relief 2015-09-09T13:50:30+00:00

Will Kava Come Back? Banned herb returned to shelves in Wales

Canadians who used the herb kava-kava until it was banned in 2002 will be applauding a recent decision by the Welsh government to revoke its ban on the sale of the herb. The kava industry, along with thousands of UK consumers, hopes to see other UK regions follow the move, which came into effect in [...]

Will Kava Come Back? Banned herb returned to shelves in Wales 2015-09-09T13:51:12+00:00

Fatigued? Fight back with rhodiola

Throughout Europe and Asia, the plant Rhodiola rosea is well-known and used by practitioners of traditional medicine. Its name is becoming more recognized in North America because rhodiola is used to combat the effects of stress and fatigue. Since rhodiola is believed to stimulate the central nervous system, decrease depression and enhance work performance, researchers [...]

Fatigued? Fight back with rhodiola 2015-09-09T13:51:18+00:00

Plant sterols up immunity during stress

Plant sterols and sterolins are natural plant fats that have recently gained worldwide attention as natural immune enhancers. The pioneering researcher Dr Patrick Bouic and his team conducted several studies to show how plant sterols affect the human immune system. In one study, it was shown that plant sterols/sterolins cause the body to dramatically increase [...]

Plant sterols up immunity during stress 2015-09-09T13:52:21+00:00

Tired and stressed? Rhodiola is here!

Rhodiola, also known as golden or arctic root, has been heavily studied at both Soviet and Scandinavian clinics. This research focused primarily on its application in sports performance. During exercise, rhodiola has been shown to delay fatigue and increase energy. It can help raise levels of glutamic acid, creatine phosphate and adenosine triphosphate to build [...]

Tired and stressed? Rhodiola is here! 2015-09-09T13:52:23+00:00

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