Brittany Jeffries

Everything You Need To Know About Probiotics

Simply put, probiotics are live bacteria or yeasts that exist within your body. Probiotics are good for your health because they combat against bad bacteria that enters your system. Your body will always house both good and bad bacteria, but … Read More

Why You Need A Standing Desk If You’re Working From Home

Working from home has become common around the world as people learn to live through the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, the working from home concept will become a new normal, even after the pandemic is all over. This is because … Read More

What Education and Training Do Naturopathic Doctors Have?

In Canada, a naturopathic doctor must have a minimum of seven years of post-secondary education. A naturopath must complete an undergraduate degree, similar to a conventional doctor or dentist. Before starting their journey, lots of students who want to become … Read More

How Do Naturopathic Doctors Help Patients Manage Chronic Pain?

People suffering from chronic pain can treat their pain through medical treatments or through the use of naturopathic treatments. Medical treatments for chronic pain often include prescription opioids, muscle relaxants, antidepressants, physical therapy and/or surgery. Lots of these conventional medicines … Read More

What Role Does Your Gut Play In Your Overall Immune System?

Gut bacteria is responsible for developing white blood cells which strengthens the overall immune system and that is why it’s important to keep your gut as healthy as possible. Gut bacteria develops white blood cells called macrophages, monocytes and neutrophils … Read More

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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

IBS is short for irritable bowel syndrome which is a very common digestive disorder that is prevalent in one-in-five adults. IBS usually causes abdominal pain, constipation and/or diarrhea, bloating, gas, nausea, discomfort, lack of appetite, anxiety and painful bowel movements. … Read More