Gluten and Brain Function

GLUTEN AND “LEAKY BRAIN”: how gluten contributes to cognitive decline. It is no secret that diet and nutrition are key for good health, and for a healthy brain. There is a profound difference in outcomes and health levels for those who adhere to a strict diet, versus those who eat whatever they like. Those who are careful about what they put into their bodies experience lower levels of pain and inflammation, more energy, more even keeled emotions, and better brain […]
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Live Blood Analysis at RestorMedicine

Live Blood Analysis Now Available! Special Pricing for May and June Live Blood Analysis is a live blood screening process that instantly provides information about your health, right in front of you as you watch! It is quick and easy, and is suitable for all ages including children. It can provide indicators of health that are unavailable with other forms of blood testing, and it can detect some pathological changes and dysfunctions that occur in the early stages of disease. […]
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RestorMedicine is offering Nutritional IV’s!

I have wanted to offer nutritional IV’s for a long time, and with the addition of Dr. Emily to our team, nutritional IV’s are now on the menu at RestorMedicine! Nutritional IV’s have so many benefits, including: Increasing energy Boosting the immune system Offering high therapeutic doses of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that don’t need to be absorbed through the gut Decreasing recovery time from workouts and illness Come in today and choose from a variety of Nutritional IVs’ […]
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Injectable Nutrients Now at RestorMedicine

We’re doing shots at RestorMedicine! It’s always five o’clock somewhere, so we’re doing shots all day long! Come in and experience a health and energy boost with injectable vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. Injectables are a great way of taking in nutrients for a couple of reasons 1. You can get higher doses via injection than could be taken orally without experiencing side effects. For example, too much magnesium would cause diarrhea if taken in capsule or liquid form. […]
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Herxes and Lyme Disease – What Should I Do?

I’m undergoing Lyme treatment and feeling worse – what is going on and what can I do? It’s very common during Lyme treatment to have periods of feeling worse.  This article will try to help explain what is going on and what can be done about herxes lyme disease. For many people, even before treatment is undertaken, Lyme symptoms can wax and wane.  There can be good days and bad days, good months and bad months, or for some, good […]
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Low Dose Naltrexone: a Beneficial Modulator of Immune Function

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) is used in many illnesses and syndromes, among them Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, autism, rheumatoid arthritis, HIV and cancer.  Since it works to balance the immune system, any condition that involves immune dysregulation may benefit from LDN. What is LDN? LDN is an immune modulator, which means it helps to balance and strengthen the immune system without over-stimulating it.  For this reason it is also used in auto-immune conditions such as rheumatoid […]
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Birth Announcement for Valentina Elison Ducharme

We are excited to announce that Dr. Nicola had her beautiful baby girl last Friday night (October 14). Valentina Elison Ducharme was born at 9.01pm, 8 lb 12 oz, and 20 ½ inches long. Having gone 2 weeks beyond her due date, she came quickly after a five-hour unmedicated labor, and was born naturally and without complication. Dr. Nicola, Dave and baby Valentina are all doing very well and are settling in at home.

How To Prevent Tick Bites

We often get asked about how to prevent tick bites – which of course is the first step in preventing Lyme disease and reinfection with Lyme and other tick-borne infections. While the thought of dousing oneself with DEET and other toxic chemicals is none too appealing, neither is being susceptible to tick bites and the fall-out that can come from that. There now is another option – an all-natural product called Lyme Guard by Ticks N All. This is a […]
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Dr. Nicola’s Maternity Leave

I wanted to fill you in on my plans for the rest of this year. I got married earlier this year, hence the addition of Ducharme to the end of my name, and we are expecting our first child, a baby girl, at the end of September. My current plan is to work as close as possible up to our due date. Once she is born, I will be taking 5-6 weeks off to adjust to my new role as […]
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Dr. Nicola’s Insights In To Lyme Disease Treatment

As numbers of diagnosed Lyme disease patients in Australia grows, the level of government and medical recognition is painfully slow in adapting to the need for information, awareness and acceptance of the problem. Bec Mills, a researcher and documentary film maker, is taking matters into her own hands and is generating a wealth of information which is accessible to all through her YouTube clips and documentaries. On my recent trip to Australia to speak at the 2013 Lyme Symposium, I […]
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