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Dr. Nicola’s Approach to Weight Loss

There are many factors that go into the regulation of weight and body composition. Dr. Nicola works to find the underlying causes of weight gain, and rebalances the body so that it regulates its own healthy weight. Examples of underlying causes of weight gain include: Low thyroid function Imbalances in adrenal hormones (cortisol) Cellular toxicity and sluggish liver function Stress (through its impact on hormones and neurological circuitry) Imbalances in brain chemicals Candida/ yeast overgrowth Food sensitivities and gluten intolerance […]
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Heavy Metal Chelation for Autism

Heavy metal toxicity is a key component in many children suffering with autistic-spectrum disorders. Whether through exposure via environmental factors such as contaminated food or water, or vaccinations these toxins are detrimental to your child’s health. The detection of toxicity levels of heavy metals is challenging and sometimes difficult to quantify. Tests such as hair analysis (Great Plains or Doctor’s Data) are a good place to start and can give some useful information with regards to the potential of heavy […]
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Naturopathic Medicine and the Treatment of Infertility

Naturopathic Medicine and the Treatment of Infertility Introduction Infertility can be defined as the inability to conceive and produce viable offspring i. A diagnosis of infertility is usually only made after one year of engaging in sexual relations without contraception. Where once it was thought of that infertility was predominantly due to the female, studies now show that approximately 30% of cases are due to female factors, 30% due to male factors, 20% to combined, and 20% to unknown causes […]
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Detoxification and Your Health

Detoxification and Your Health Our body, although perfect in design, was never designed for what it is subjected to today. We live in a polluted environment – our food, drink and even the air we breathe are all contaminated with chemicals. In fact, according to Environmental News Network, 2000, U.S. industry releases about 24 billion pounds of toxic substances annually. There are also toxins that we are exposed to in our everyday lives, such as chemicals in cleaners, perfumes and […]
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