Posts Tagged "Canada"

Integrative Cancer Center Models

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 in Research

Patients often ask me for referrals to integrative oncology cancer centers. While many centers describe themselves as “integrative”, this may only mean that the surgeon attends meetings with the radiologist. Truly integrative cancer centers have teams naturopathic and conventional medical professionals, working together and focused on your care. Dr Jill Shainhouse, a naturopathic oncologist at Insight Naturopathic in Toronto Canada, shares a helpful article on a model for integrative cancer centers. Read the full story here....

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 in Research

A cancer diagnosis is stressful for the whole family. Understandably, you may feel anxious about the future, treatment, finances, or telling family. Finding ways to feel calm in the midst of difficulty can make decision making clearer and can help you gather your strength.  There are many great ways to ease anxiety. One of my favorites is Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MSBR), and approach developed by Dr Jon Kabat Zinn. MSBR exercises help the mind and body to be an ease in uneasy times. Research also shows that MSBR relaxation training leads to better sleep, less pain, less nausea, and...

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Ask the Doctor: Five Ways to Make Water Taste Good

Posted on Apr 18, 2013 in Research

Q: I know I need to drink more water, but it just doesn’t taste good. What are some creative and healthy options? A: Check out this great advice from naturopathic physicians Dr  Lyndsey Wareham and Dr Nicholas Anhorn. They’ve got delicious, fresh ideas on how to make water taste good. Yum! A big welcome to Dr. Wareham and Dr Nicholas Anhorn from Moncton Naturopathic Medical Clinic in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. Thank you for sharing these delicious...

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