Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in Canada for both men and women? Heart disease is often known as the silent killer because it has few or no outward symptoms. While there are “common presentations” of a possible heart attack, most of the time we know someone has heart…Read More →
The ‘mind body soul’ belief is that your health and well-being are a result of integrative health, including mental, spiritual, and physical health. Mainstream medicine is very focused on the physical health part, often providing band-aid solutions for direct symptoms. At Mind Body Soul, we practice a more holistic approach to health. Our naturopathic practice and therapies work to serve the person as a whole, improving overall health.
Focusing on the Body portion of the Mind-Body-Soul triad, we’ve designated a section of our blog to physical health. From common diseases and disorders to physiological symptoms and concerns, this section of the blog covers all things physical.
Many of the mind-focused therapies at Mind Body Soul benefit the body, and vice versa. Physiological symptoms are often the result of hormone imbalances in the body, making the two naturally connected.
Learn more about what we can do for your body at Mind Body Soul!
The holidays can be a stressful time for many of us, financially, emotionally, and mentally. Holiday shopping, or not being able to shop, family visits, cooking, cleaning, and the general state of year-end can bring about higher cortisol levels, sensations of depletion, inability to sleep, low energy and so much more. Below, find some easy-to-follow,…Read More →
Ageing is a privilege. To be able to grow older, hopefully wiser, and one day into grandparents is truly a gift. Taking care of our health becomes evident on our skin. My role is to share with you the many medical aesthetics offerings that are new at Mind Body Soul Integrative that can help enliven,…Read More →
“Health challenges are often multifactorial. That was certainly the way my health plummeted and my iron literally fell off the charts.” My pre-existing Celiac genetic issue was activated by a ripe combination of the Covid virus, vaccination and a long-term relationship break up. Events like these act as a series of assaults on the immune…Read More →
Have you been told you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome or “IBS?” You are not alone! Did you know 7.5 million people in Canada are affected by IBS? 50% of our patients who come in with digestive complaints have been given this label by their medical doctor or gastroenterologist. But IBS is not really a clinical diagnosis. More accurately, this…Read More →
A New Approach to Weight Loss “I think my metabolism is slow” is a phase we hear often from patients who are coming to see us for weight loss struggles. The concept of a slow metabolism is not something new, but do you know what a “slow metabolism” really means? How do the inner workings […]Read More →
For most of our patients, chronic stress is a major component of what we work on. Stress plays such an important role in the maintenance of proper health, and when we are exposed to chronic stress, we can cause disruption in what is called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. The HPA Axis The HPA Axis is […]Read More →
Experiencing pain, whether it’s from an injury or a repetitive posture, can be a complicated and frustrating process. Although there are similarities in the expression of pain, every individual’s encounter with pain is unique to them. Massage therapy can be applied using a variety of techniques to help reduce pain and educate the client about…Read More →
What if I told you that there is a very effective treatment for chronic pain that has been around since the 40’s, that can correct pain in as little as one treatment, and is taught around the world… but you likely have never heard of it? Intriguing, right? The treatment that I am referring to…Read More →
With suspended international travel, school closures, even Disneyland shutting its doors, some of you may be wondering what can be done to protect yourself from COVID-19. Today, we have 73 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia, 304 confirmed cases across Canada and one fatality. COVID-19 is a dynamic situation as cases, countries and recommendations…Read More →