Sleep is Non-negotiable Medicine: Why we sleep and what happens when we don’t get enough. An Evidence-Based Discussion.
Sleep is Non-negotiable Medicine: Why we sleep and what happens when we don’t get enough. An Evidence-Based Discussion by Dr. Elena Zarifis, Bsc.(Hons), Naturopathic Doctor Even flowers (dandelions included!) close up for the evening when the sun goes down. Sleep is an essential part of our being; integral to our existence. Yet we still don’t completely […]
The 2020 Guide to Different Forms of Magnesium in Supplements : The Difference Between Magnesium Forms
It is estimated that 80% of our population is deficient in magnesium, yet this mineral plays a crucial role in our bodies. In fact, it is involved in over 300 reactions and pathways in our bodies. It is used in varying processes: from hormone metabolism in the liver, to biochemical pathways that affect the production […]
The Gut-Lung Microbiome Axis: A Bi-Directional Immune Highway
By now, most of us have heard the word microbiome- the collection of trillions of functional bacteria of all different species found in many places throughout our bodies, such as our skin, gut, mouth, vagina and our lungs. Whether you are a practicing healthcare professional, or just watching TV when a popular bodywash company commercial comes […]